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Gamergate's Mercedes Carrera Arrested for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
Adult film actress and Gamergater Mercedes Carrera was arrested on Tuesday for alleged sexual abuse of a young child Carrera (real name Melinda Smith) was arrested by the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department alongside adult film producer and director Jason Whitney. Credit: Nicole Comstock @ComstockNEWS on Twitter From Newsweek: Adult film actress Melinda Smith—or Mercedes Carrera, as fans know[...]
GamerGate saw the same tactics used, both in circumventing Twitter's rules around conduct, and in targeting and harassing people of colour, women, trans women, and other members of the LGBTQ community And many of the users talked about above are actively modelling their own movement within the comics industry on the heinous actions of this[...]
Exclusive: The Owner of Speaks – On Trump, Cruz, Secret Empire, And GamerGate
In 2014, the site redirected to the 8chan board on GamerGate, and in 2015, it pointed to the official Ted Cruz campaign page The GamerGate subreddit has asked the question: was one of them? And the answer was a surprising "no." So we went looking. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid[...]
WonderCon Sabotage – Hope Larson's Appearance Nearly Derailed By Idiot
But it's wholly bizarre, and the main thing to take from this (from an organisational point of view) is to call the person or their representative about any irregularities. One tweet suggested that it could even be some kind of gamergate style action, and that's not outside of the realms of possibility, given how the world is[...]
Perry Jones Responds To SXSW GamerGate-Related Panel Cancellations
Yesterday, we reported on the decision by SXSW to cancel two panels which, rightly or wrongly, people had associated with the GamerGate controversy Since then the story has gone global, being reported by everyone from the New York Times to Entertainment Weekly to The Guardian. Last night, one of the panellists for what was seen as the pro-Gamergate side,[...]
GamerGate Has A Booth At Calgary Expo (UPDATE)
UPDATE: Make that "had" a booth… Turns out it was the work of The Honey Badger Brigade, a satirical Gamergate supporting anti-censorship and male support group. @CaptainNovolin Actually they have been asked to leave — Calgary Expo (@Calgaryexpo) April 17, 2015 The original article runs below. A booth at Calgary Expo has a Gamergate banner, selling Vivian James art, a[...]
#ChangeTheCover Is Not The #ComicsGate That #GamerGate Has Been Waiting For
Ever since #gamergate and #notyourshield Twitter hashtags ripped the gaming industry in twain, there have been enquiries as to whether the comic book industry, creators, journalists, fans, would go through a similar… experience. Some thought that the Milo Manara Spider-Woman controversy would be that moment, in the belief that Marvel Comics had cancelled Manara's upcoming variant[...]
The Next Law And Order: SVU Looks To Be About Anita Sarkeesian And GamerGate
Well, I'm sure this will blow over without incident. The next episode of Law and Order: SVU might look a little familiar to those of you keeping up with the happenings of GamerGate and Anita Sarkeesian The episode is called Intimidation Game and here is the synopsis from NBC's website: When a woman is attacked at a[...]
Over 3000 Sign Petition To Revoke Adam Baldwin's Invite To Supernova Over #Gamergate
However a number of those who object to his support for the #Gamergate controversy are trying to get him uninvited, with a petition. In one specific instance, Baldwin directly linked to videos that disclosed the personal details (commonly known as "doxxing") of game developers Zoe Quinn and Brianna Wu to his several thousand twitter followers[...]
The Gaming Year 2014 In Review: The Year Gaming Got Pushed Back
Journalists and bloggers have been under fire from the Gamergate hashtag about perceived faults in their code of ethics The worst parts of gamer culture reared their ugly head too, fighting to oppose "social justice warriors", leading to several vicious online harassment cases, predominantly against women developers and commenters It was just an ugly year[...]