24 jun, 17:00–19:00

Anita Sarkeesian and LEIA – games, women, and making a difference

A unique chance to listen to a legend and true inspiration for women and feminists in gaming: Anita Sarkeesian, organized by Sverok’s LEIA. The theme of the evening is games, feminism, and making a difference.

Anita Sarkeesian


(Subject to change)

17:00 – 18:00 – The doors open and the visitors can watch the “Love Bomb”, a collection of the difference difference Anita and feminism has made to the nordic gaming community.

17:30 – 17:50 – Presentation with selected personal stories of the changes that can be made to the gaming community on a bigger level.

18:00 – 19:00 – One-on-one talk with Anita about gaming, feminism and making a difference. Moderated by Linnea Risinger.



The event will also be live streamed on Twitch with the help of SverokTV. You can also follow the stream on site! The link to the stream is:




The event is free, but you will need a ticket for a guaranteed spot. We will have a waiting list if we sell out. Tickets go live on 10th of June at 12:00, GMT +1



You can send in questions to the one-on-one talk with Anita:




We are trying to show what Anita and feminism meant to the nordic gaming community with a ”Love bomb”, where we will collect accounts from feminists in gaming all over Sweden. This will all be collected into an exhibition and shown at the event. Be a part of it as well!:




The event is hosted by LEIA, a mentorship program and network for women in the gaming community and a part of the Swedish gaming federation, Sverok – Spelhobbyförbundet, together with the district Sverok Stockholm-Gotland, the learning organization Studiefrämjandet Stockholms Län and Internetstiftelsen (the Swedish Internet Foundation). We are all very proud to host this event with Anita.



Anita Sarkeesian is a feminist media critic and creator of Feminist Frequency, a website hosting videos and commentaries on women in popular culture. She rose to fame with her web series ”Tropes vs. Women in Video Games”, where she analyzed how women were portrayed in video games.



You can support Sverok in creating events like this by leaving a donation through Swish to:


(Write Anita Leia in the message)





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  • Price: Free
  • Organizers: Internetstiftelsen, Studjefrämjandet, Sverok LEIA, Sverok Stockholm Gotland
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