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‘Massacre’ threat forces Sarkeesian to abandon public speaking event

Tropes vs Women creator Anita Sarkeesian has been subject to another death threat, causing her to cancel a planned public speaking event. Standard Examiner reports that she was due to talk at the Utah State University’s Center for Women and Gender later today until the organisers received an email threatening …

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Death threats force another female games developer to flee home

Developer Brianna Wu was this weekend forced to leave her home after she received death threats on Twitter. Wu is the creator of smartphone title Revolution 60 and head of development at Boston studio Giant Spacekat. She was targeted by members of the #GamerGate campaign, who also posted her personal …

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Joss Whedon backs Sarkeesian’s Tropes vs Women series

Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator and The Avengers director Joss Whedon has publicly backed Anita Sarkeesian’s latest Tropes vs Women documentary. Watch the @femfreq #TropesvsWomen vids,” he tweeted. Even if u think u get it, the sheer tonnage makes misogyny seem newly appalling.” The video, entitled ‘Women as Background Decoration’, …

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