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Why Do Girl Gamers Get So Little Respect?

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Why Do Girl Gamers Get So Little Respect?

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Why Do Girl Gamers Get So Little Respect?

Why Do Girl Gamers Get So Little Respect?

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Forty percent of the people who play video games in the U.S. are female, according to the industry group Entertainment Software Association. But according to 17-year-old Jessica Cernadas, the games are designed to appeal to guys. And that, she says, is very frustrating.

Jessica Cernadas' story is from Radio Rookies, a program at member station WNYC in New York.