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(Almost) Everything You Know About GamerGate is Wrong

Harassment campaign? Misogynist hate mob? Alt-right test run? It’s much more complicated.

Five years ago, a hashtag was born that blew up the internet — or, some will say, the world as we know it. It was sparked by one man’s blogpost about his messy breakup with his ex-partner, which grew into a flame war over…

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Cathy Young

Cathy Young

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Russian-Jewish-American writer. Associate editor, Arc Digital; contributor, Reason, Newsday, The Forward etc. https://www.patreon.com/CathyYoung