Tag: Geek Harassment

Guest post, by Anon

WWAC is always willing to post carnival submissions and guest posts pseudonymously and anonymously. This powerful post is a contribution to round four, Harassment In the Geek Blogosphere. I wasn’t going to write about harassment in the geek blogophere because I don’t run into a lot of it and I didn’t feel I had much…

Planet Comic 01, digital comics museum

Round Four: Harassment and the Geek Blogosphere

Anita Sarkeesian’s (Feminist Frequency) Tropes Vs. Women In Video Games Kickstarter was met with some initial excitement and some predictable disdain. Then the harassment campaign hit. After thousands of comments threatening her with death and rape, the defacement of her Wikipedia page, and an attempt to have her pitch video flagged as ‘terrorism’ and removed…