Woman Like Me

Outline of Contents

1. Benefits of Playing as a Woman (current article)

2. Gender Performativity

3. Sexuality Performativity

4. Cis-temic Sexism & PVE vs. Non-Consensual PVP

5. Black Like Me — Woman Like Me: The Damsel in Distress & Ethnographic Research

Terms to Know

Prevalence of Gender Swapping

Chapter 1: Benefits of Playing as a Woman

Excerpts From Participants

Realistic Sex-Linked Name (Not Gender Neutral; Avoid Immaturity)

Yes, I’m wearing a mask in these images. #WearAMask

Breast Size (B is best for performativity)

Race & Skin Color

GamerGirl Takes on the N Word


My Avatars

Elder Scrolls Online (ESO)

Final Fantasy 14 (FFXIV )

Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA5)

One male after another lols

(Chapter 2 Teaser)

CyberGender Identity

Gender Identity & Expression: Pronouns Matter

6 of my 7 KO’d teammates commended me for finishing off the boss… solo. Someone was jealous.

Appendix of Chapter 1




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Dr. Jarryd Willis PhD

Dr. Jarryd Willis PhD

I'm passionate about making a tangible difference in the lives of others, & that's something I have the opportunity to do a professor & researcher.