On 1/25/2015 1:03 PM, Sarah Stierch wrote:
After reviewing the Arbcom case, I don't even know who got the idea
that any of the contributing editors are feminist, per se. No one even
mentions the word, except once, when describing a subject that was
"slandered" in the gamer gate article(s).
I read the article and some
discussion in the past.
And skimmed evidence and current proposal (all that convoluted
info/opinion that makes Arbitrations so difficult).
Off hand this is what I think about media labeling it feminist:
*Obviously the quoted Mark Bernstein's labeling sanctioned editors as
feminists helped frame it; looks like he might have brought this to the
*Reading the article in its current state it's clear that the whole
"Gamergate" movement is a bunch of misogynists who ignore real big
corporate ethics issues while picking on small mostly female efforts.
Anyone fighting against imposing the Gamergate view point obvious is
defacto acting to advance the feminist cause, even if they don't
consider themselves feminists. (Not that it was entirely clear to me who
all the pro-feminist editors were, including the banned 5; that would
take too much research.)
*I did note that two editors who were very supportive of ending
disruptions at GGTF and the banning of pro-GGTF editors took opposite
views on gamergate - and both got site banned.