A Final Word on #notyourshield

#notyourshield History

Infiltrate, corrode from within, and conquer. This strategy has never changed.

#notyourshield in practice

The truth, as we’ve seen, is that it was designed as a way to deflect very real accusations of misogyny, racism, homophobia and transphobia within gamergate.

Intended or not, the end result is absolutely no different than Stephen Colbert’s long running joke that he’s not racist because of his black friend.

This is directly provable because all you have to do is tweet out that “gamergate is racist” and you’ll be bombarded with people using the #notyourshield hash tag as direct evidence to the contrary. This is also known as using someone as a shield.

#notyourshield finality

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Ashley is an independent filmmaker and post-production specialist based in Vancouver, BC. She also sometimes writes things. @ashleylynch

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Ashley Lynch

Ashley Lynch

Ashley is an independent filmmaker and post-production specialist based in Vancouver, BC. She also sometimes writes things. @ashleylynch

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