As the internet brought diverse new fans to the boys club of nerdom, a real-life movement arose to keep women and marginalized people out.
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What is fueling this misogynistic nerd rage? Why are they targeting marginalized creators with organized harassment campaigns, and what kind of damage have they done? Gamergate is just one symptom of a larger trend that’s tearing online communities apart. And to understand Gamergate, you need to understand how fan culture turned toxic.
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Greetings I am April,
Reporter Controlled News. I find the truth in all the lies! The internet is an amazing place, Unfotiantly it is filled with as many lies at it is truths. It is my job to sort out the truth from all the lies. I do this to the best of my ability. Its so easy to get caught up in all the information it can be hard to sort things.
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