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The Question of Gender Identification in Online Games - Piki Geek

Despite the number of “gurl gamers just want attention” comments, it’s pretty common knowledge that a great number of gamers who are female hide their true gender when it’s possible. This week on Saucy Saturdays, I want to explore the reasons why women choose to keep their gender hidden, why and how men (and sometimes other women) encourage them to, and the implications it has for the construction of gaming communities.

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bwazy2122d ago

Don't even have to read the article to understand where this is going. Regardless of such, I don't blame females and males for encouraging them to hide their gender.... Weird sh*t goes down when a girl is suddenly revealed in online games...

Sad really.