Milo Yiannopoulos, rightwing writer, permanently banned from Twitter

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Horrible human being Milo Yiannopoulos has finally been permanently banned from Twitter after setting his followers, and their extended network of hate-filled shitbags after Leslie Jones, one of the star of Ghostbusters.
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/jul/20/milo-yiannopoulos-nero-permanently-banned-twitter

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

Satirical erotica author Chuck Tingle’s massive troll of conservative sci-fi fans, explained

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Read the embedded Vox article on Chuck Tingle and his trolling of the most hateful of scifi fans (and Hugo Award voters), and their gamergate supporters, with helpful background and added context:
http://www.vox.com/2016/5/26/11759842/chuck-tingle-hugo-award-rabid-puppies-explained

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

Baldur’s Gate Developer States: Will Change Trans Character and Remove Gamergate Joke

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Read the embedded article Crave online, by Paul Tamburro, about Baldur’s Gate developers capitulation to online harassers, misogynists, sexists, and other generally awful human beings, on the trans character and side storyline, in the latest update:
http://www.craveonline.com/entertainment/974283-baldurs-gate-developer-states-will-change-trans-character-remove-gamergate-joke

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.” 
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

The Unsafety Net: How Social Media Turned Against Women

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Read the embedded The Atlantic article by Catherine Buni and Soraya Chemaly on social media’s use as a weapon against women:
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/10/the-unsafety-net-how-social-media-turned-against-women/381261/

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Too many women have had their lives upended by the severe threats and harassment they have received online, and they often feel they have nowhere to turn for help. … These threats cause fear for personal safety, create a chilling effect on free speech, and have a negative economic impact for women conducting business online. That is why we’re asking the Department of Justice to enforce laws that are already on the books, and make these cases a priority.
—Congresswoman Katherine Clark

Sad Puppies, Rabid Chauvinists: Will Raging White Guys Succeed in Hijacking Sci-Fi’s Biggest Awards?

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Read the embedded article from Yes! magazine about the Gamergate-esque (and supported) attack on the Hugo Awards:
http://www.yesmagazine.org/peace-justice/sad-puppies-2015-hugo-awards-20150814

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Why Are You So Angry: examining the backlash to Tropes vs Women

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Watch the embedded YouTube series Why Are You So Angry, from Innuendo Studios, as it examines the backlash against Feminist Frequency, Anita Sarkeesian, and the Tropes vs. Women series:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJA_jUddXvY62dhVThbeegLPpvQlR4CjF

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

GamerGate, Twitter, Feminism

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Read the embedded Tumblr post by PyroTyger on the paper-thin (and false) arguments from some of Gamergate’s loudest voices, and the rabid attacks on anyone who questions their inconsistencies (or flat out lies):
http://pyrotyger.tumblr.com/post/125129759336/gamergate-twitter-feminism

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Message from Tauriq Moosa to his Supporters

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Read the embedded post from Tauriq Moosa, where he asks supporters to shift their efforts away from fighting his trolls, and toward amplifying minority voices: http://freethoughtblogs.com/indelible/2015/06/29/please/

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

Felicia Day Interview – Gamergate & Feminism

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Watch the embedded Red Carpet News interview with Felicia Day on Gamergate and Feminism:
https://youtu.be/ex4JCxwzImY

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Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine

The Tor Books Mess

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Read the embedded recap by author Jim C. Hines on Vox Day’s continued crusade against John Scalzi’s publisher, Tor Books, first attempted through Gamergate, and now through a similar, but less successful hate campaign in Science fiction/Fantasy fandom called the Sad/Rabid Puppies: http://www.jimchines.com/2015/06/the-tor-mess/

For more on the Sad/Rabid Puppy campaign read here: http://www.jimchines.com/2015/06/puppies-in-their-own-words/


Under the guise of pushing for journalistic reform and anti-censorship in gaming, GamerGate has targeted prominent women critics and designers like Sarkeesian, Zoe Quinn, Brianna Wu and Leigh Alexander with a relentless campaign of threats and harassment.” —Rolling Stone Magazine