Zoë Quinn is a finalist for a 2018 Hugo Award

Aspiring video game developer and professional victim Zoë Quinn has been nominated for a Hugo Award. The Hugo Award is an annual award for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements from the previous year. Under the category of Best Related Work, Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can … Continue reading “Zoë Quinn is a finalist for a 2018 Hugo Award”

Twitter bans Milo Yiannopoulos

Twitter has banned conservative blogger Milo Yiannopoulos from its social media service after Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones was Tweeted racist, insulting comments from Twitter users. From CNN: Yiannopoulos, who had more than 350,000 followers, has been a provocative and unapologetic voice on the platform. He’s been vocal in the contentious movement known as GamerGate, which … Continue reading “Twitter bans Milo Yiannopoulos”

Brianna Wu accused of fraud by Patreon supporter

Self proclaimed “Godzilla of Feminists” Brianna Wu is being accused of fraud by an anonymous Patreon supporter. The basis of the accusation is connected to the stated purpose of the Patreon goal. Here is what Wu posted on Patreon: Here’s where you come in: If you appreciate what I do, please chip in so I … Continue reading “Brianna Wu accused of fraud by Patreon supporter”

Brianna Wu had blogger removed from RavenCon panel for taking her picture

RavenCon, a science fiction and fantasy convention, is taking place this weekend in Richmond, Virginia. One of the guests is Brianna Wu, iPhone game developer and vocal critic of GamerGate, the leaderless consumer revolt against unethical behavior in the video games industry. Wu claims GamerGate is a hate group and that she has received over … Continue reading “Brianna Wu had blogger removed from RavenCon panel for taking her picture”

What happened at the Calgary Comic Expo?

Last weekend the Calgary Comic Expo, an annual Canadian four-day comic book and pop culture convention, created some controversy after one of the paid exhibitors, the Honey Badger Brigade, an all-women group associated with men’s rights, was ordered to leave. Not only were they expelled from the show without receiving a refund, but the police … Continue reading “What happened at the Calgary Comic Expo?”