Roleplaying (like its immediate ancestor wargaming) has historically been a male-dominated hobby. Efforts to increase female participation in roleplaying have led to discussion of both sexism among gamers and of potentially sexist content in the games themselves.

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Hazel's Women in Gaming Page
Articles (with reader feedback) on various topics.
RPGnet: The Head of Vecna: Women in Gaming and Other Myths
Bi-weekly column by professional game editor Hilary Doda.
Women in Gaming Archive
Collected discussions from a sixdegrees.com group.
RPGnet: Chicks In Roleplaying And Other Stuff
A call to accept women gamers. (August 03, 1999)
RPGnet: Women in Gaming?
Sandy Antunes's satirical report on mixed-gender gaming. (November 04, 1997)
RPGnet: Chicks in Gaming
Satirizes efforts to encourage women in roleplaying. (September 09, 1997)
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