Updated August 4th, 2017 - See below
Sexism and misogyny are real and pervade our gaming media. The tropes outlined by feminist frequency have a measurable, negative effect on women and young girls. How do we know this? Because real people report their real, personal experiences of this content every day. Many female game designers, journalists and gamers don't feel safe participating in the hobby and often spend time when they do waiting for the other shoe to drop.
For the purposes of this thread, the above is not up for debate and attempts to do so will result in the user being thrown out of the discussion at the very least. Other threads may be created to have intellectual arguments over these ideas, but this isn't the place for it.
This thread is also primarily for people who identify as female to share their experiences. If you don't fit into that category please keep your contributions short and supportive.
Safe space means just that. Share your personal experiences and link to others that ring true to you. Vent your frustrations. Point out people, games and other media doing better. Track improvements. Whatever you'd like to contribute is great!
There's also a GWJ thread underway reviewing games for sexist content: Tropes vs. The Recently Released