Sexism in online video games: The role of conformity to masculine norms and social dominance orientation

@article{Fox2014SexismIO,
  title={Sexism in online video games: The role of conformity to masculine norms and social dominance orientation},
  author={Jesse Fox and W. Tang},
  journal={Comput. Hum. Behav.},
  year={2014},
  volume={33},
  pages={314-320}
}
Sexism toward women in online video game environments has become a pervasive and divisive issue in the gaming community. In this study, we sought to determine what personality traits, demographic variables, and levels of game play predicted sexist attitudes towards women who play video games. Male and female participants (N=301) who were players of networked video games were invited to participate in an anonymous online survey. Social dominance orientation and conformity to some types of… Expand
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