The worst online abusers of women aren't who you think they are.
You can't ignore the latest video from GamerGate's biggest enemy.
Apparently, this is trickier than it sounds.
Trolling is bullying, plain and simple. It can happen to anyone who gains a large following, especially in tech. And unfortunately, women are often singled out for the worst abuse.
Sarkeesian has been speaking out about the treatment of women in video game culture for years, but it wasn't until recently
This "perfect storm" of guns and cyber-stalking of women is an example of how Western culture, through both philosophy and Christian theology, works to normalize violence against women, and violence in the general culture.
It is tremendously disheartening to suspect that the treatment of women online is getting worse, not better. We've had decades of experience dealing with those who use the Internet with the intent to cause mental or physical distress or harm. We really haven't leveled up?
You get the idea. Here are the rest. But the let-downs didn't stop there. Perhaps Twitter isn't the best forum for discussing
If the video game industry ever wants to be perceived as high art by a larger mainstream culture, it must finally address the institutionalized sexism that has come to define the medium.