Chicago ‘Men’s Rights’ Meetup Infuriates Locals, Has Police On Lookout

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Read the embedded article on Chicago’s response to “Men’s Rights” activist Roosh Valizadeh’s pro-rape event:
https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20160203/rogers-park/loyola-warns-students-of-pro-rape-mens-rights-meetup-near-campus

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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

New York Times: The Serial Swatter

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Read the linked article from the New York Times about a Canadian teenager who victimized female gamers through doxxing, blackmail, DDoS, and SWATing (and law enforcements inability, or refusal, to understand online crimes):
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/29/magazine/the-serial-swatter.html

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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

Almost No One Sided with GamerGate: A Research Paper on the Internet’s Reaction to Last Year’s Mob

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Read the embedded academic paper by Livio De La Cruz on the fact-based reality of Gamergate and its limited, echo-chamber exaggerated, support by the community and humanity at large:
http://superheroesinracecars.com/2015/08/17/almost-no-one-sided-with-gamergate/

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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

Safeguarding Research: A Scholarly Roundtable on Gamergate, Part 2

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Read the embedded, second roundtable discussion at First Person Scholar on the approaches necessary to asses and research GamerGate: http://www.firstpersonscholar.com/safeguarding-research-part-2/

Part one can be found here: http://www.firstpersonscholar.com/safeguarding-research/

Note: This was published in March, 2015, and we missed it. Our apologies.

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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

Game of Fear

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Read the embedded article by Zachary Jason on Eron Gjoni’s purposeful creation of Gamergate as an army to stalk, harass, and punish an ex-girlfriend: http://www.bostonmagazine.com/news/article/2015/04/28/gamergate

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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

Thoughts from a woman who posts on the Internet

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Read the embedded blog post on why it is often scary being a woman on the internet:
https://medium.com/@dahanese/thoughts-from-a-woman-who-posts-on-the-internet-5380af6dbefc

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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

#1ReasonToBe at GDC 2015

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Read the embedded Storify by Bonnie Ruberg, live-tweeting of the #1ReasonToBe panel at GDC 2015:
https://storify.com/MyOwnVelouria/1reasontobe-at-gdc-2015

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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 #1ReasonToBe Panel At GDC Moved A Room Of Gamers To Tears

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Read Jessica Lachenal’s embedded blog post discussing the #1ReasonToBe Panel At GDC 2015:
http://www.themarysue.com/1reasontobe-gdc-2015/

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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

Brianna Wu’s studio, Giant Spacekat, pulls out of PAX East due to safety concerns (update)

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Read the embedded Polygon article on Giant Spacekat’s withdrawal from PAX East due to Gamergate-related safety concerns:
http://www.polygon.com/2015/2/19/8070269/brianna-wu-giant-spacekat-pulls-out-of-pax-east

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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