Posts Tagged With: calgary expo

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April 17, 2015

When Movements are Co-Opted: MOVE ON. SPEAK UP.

Today, Calgary Expo kicked out an exhibitor who had applied for a table under false pretenses. It was a GamerGate group, who used one of the exhibitor’s webcomics as a ruse to put up GG branded signage. And they then started to derail feminist panels- such as last night’s Women in Comics panel. TheMarySue does a great job covering all of this– go there, come back. Now, there are a lot of people within GamerGate who try to swear up and down that they are in it because they want ethics in gamer journalism. Which is a hard story to…