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

REVENGE OF THE SEALION: GAMERGATE’S CRUSADE AGAINST BLOCKING

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Read the embedded article by Katherine Cross on Gamergate and Mark Kern’s crusade to redefine free speech into their right to harass: http://feministing.com/2015/03/19/revenge-of-the-sealion-gamergates-crusade-against-blocking/

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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

I Set Out To Expose A Hate Movement In Gaming—So They Set Out To Destroy My Life

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Read the embedded blog post by Sarah Nyberg, known online as @srhbutts, on the lengths Gamergate will go silence any who speak out against their lies: http://www.ravishly.com/2015/03/02/sarah-nyberg-hate-movement-gaming-threats-abuse-bullying

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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

Trans Women Do Not Win Against Gamergate

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Read the embedded Storify by A Man in Black on the Gamergate’s disgusting harassment towards trans women (and really trans people in general): https://storify.com/a_cat_in_black_/trans-women-cannot-win-against-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

The War for the Soul of Geek Culture

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Read the embedded article by Alisha Grauso on the ups of current geek culture, and the terrifying downs (yes, that means you GamerGate, 8chan, and other wellsprings of awfulness):
http://moviepilot.com/posts/2015/02/16/the-war-for-the-soul-of-geek-culture-2689164

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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 crashes trans-friendly hashtag (NSFW)

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Read the embedded NSFW Storify of Gamergate going out of their way to display their rampant transphobia (as if they haven’t done enough already): https://storify.com/sadcrow/gamergate-crashes-trans-friendly-hashtag

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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

A sampling of GamerGate’s views on trans people

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They like to claim otherwise, but a twitter search, Reddit search, or a glance at their 8chan board reveals the rampant transphobia of GamerGate. This is just a sampler:
https://storify.com/sadcrow/a-sampling-of-gamergate-s-hate-speech-about-and-ag

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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 and 8Chan phonejamming Trans Suicide Hotline

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Read the embedded screen capture of 8Chan where GamerGaters and channers coordinates and brags about phonejamming Trans suicide prevention (because ethics): https://www.anonimg.com/img/c5bc75d9d913da27d6ce4c2f6b805bcb.jpeg [EDIT: link is dead, so I’ve uploaded the image]

And here is a sampling of GamerGate’s daily, run-of-the-mill hate:
https://storify.com/sadcrow/a-sampling-of-gamergate-s-hate-speech-about-and-ag

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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

Transphobia and #NotYourShield

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Read the embedded Storify revealing the accepted transphobia of GamerGate, or open the page in a separate window:
https://storify.com/hnrysmth/transphobia-and-notyourshield

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