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Posted 20 Oct with 3 notesreblog

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Posted 20 Oct with 0 notesreblog

reminder that THERE IS A NEW TAYLOR SWIFT ALBUM OUT IN LESS THAN 10 DAYS!!! I AM VERY EXCITED!!!

Posted 20 Oct with 0 notesreblog

spookmaster-general:

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spookmaster-general:

The most frustrating thing about GamerGate is that the anti-GG crowd refuse to admit their own wrongdoings. If you show them proof of anti-GG people being cruel, doxxing, harassing, saying racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic things, they brush it off. If you show them proof of your minority status, show them that it’s not just cis, straight, white males participating, and explain why you’re participating (a desire for journalistic integrity), they ignore you.

Not everyone involved in GamerGate is an angel, but there are so many anti-GG folks who have spent the entire debacle doing nothing but condescending to minorities and ignoring the fact that literally the only thing we want is journalistic integrity.

I couldn’t care less if more women got into the industry. If they make good games, I have no beef with them. The same goes for more minorities getting into the business. I’d love to see more diversity in games, as long as it’s good diversity and good representation, and as long as the games remain enjoyable to play.

GamerGate is not—nor has it ever been—about keeping women and minorities out of the industry. It isn’t about feminism. It isn’t about social justice.

It’s about journalistic integrity.

If you oppose GamerGate, you oppose journalistic integrity and stand behind the people who bought their sparkling reviews rather than earning them by producing a quality product. You support bribery. You support lying. You support cheating.

You can call out the bad members of GamerGate while still supporting it and recognizing that journalistic integrity is important.

ummmm

bullshit. “not everyone is an angel” is a pretty huge understatement when in this place called reality, GG people have actually been doing far worse doxxing and threatening than the other side and they’ve been doing that since the very beginning.

who gives a fuck if minorities are participating? like what does that prove? are minorities never ignorant or wrong or something? this point is stupid because it’s completely possible that said minorities are wrong and actually, minorities are totally irrelevant to this argument anyway. it would MAYBE matter how many women are on that side, but other minorities have nothing to do with it.

but the most important point is that this is not and never will be about journalistic integrity. there are some people participating that want that, but the majority of it is either about harassing women or going after people gamers don’t like for reasons other journalistic integrity.

it’s totally willfully ignorant to say it’s never been about women when the movement freaking started with the zoe quinn sex scandal. you’d have to be totally blind to think that was about anything other than harassing a woman for her sexual history that turned out to not even be true. the fact that you guys started a massive fight over baseless accusations from a bitter ex boyfriend shows how eager you were to go after her. if that’s not because she’s a woman then why is it? why the bigger response with less evidence?

no, people here will SAY it’s about journalistic integrity because that sounds good and fair but it’s not. the vast majority of people here have done NOTHING for journalistic integrity other than harass people they don’t like, mostly for totally stupid reasons. anita had almost nothing to do with this situation and she still received terrible harassment. explain that. what does that have to do with journalistic integrity? and why did a woman you guys don’t like get such a worse response than other opponents of your side?

and even if you don’t support the harassment, how exactly are you fighting it by taking down these women and doing EXACTLY what the people that are harassing them want??

this article is important because it shows how fiercely gamergate rejects the idea of actually doing anything helpful. if you reject harassment so much, why haven’t people stepped up to help the victims of it? i know why. because this isn’t about ethics. it’s about punishing people you don’t like, based on either untrue allegations or just not liking the things they say. or maybe you don’t like them because they’re women involved in gaming. i can’t say i know that with complete certainty. it certainly looks likely, honestly, based on past actions of gamers showing that the general gaming community has a lot of seriously messed up attitudes about women. i hope you at least accept that that much is true, considering how women are rejected by the community completely (“fake gamer girls”, anyone? and have you heard how women have been treated in servers?). but i can’t say for sure, i guess, but i do know that this movement that’s supposedly for ethics has done very few things relating to that and much more for advancing unethical practices. and that’s why i can’t support this, even as someone who hates radical irrational social justice people more than anyone, because i also support defending innocent people and am sick of the sexism gamers blatantly advance.

Look, it’s exactly the kind of person I was talking about.

You don’t know what GamerGate is about. You don’t know why it’s so important, or what started it. When minorities disagree with you, we’re ignorant, because we aren’t “good” minorities. We don’t conform to your standards or your beliefs.

You wanna talk about doxxing?

Anti-GG folk have done it, too.

Here, have some more links to the shitty things anti-GG folk have said and done.

Link.

Link.

Link.

Link to lots more links about GamerGate.

Link to a woman gamer speaking in favor of GamerGate.

Link to anti-GG folks purposely stirring up shit so that they can blame it on GamerGate.

And here, for good measure, have a link to someone in the gaming journalist industry, a minority man, fearing for his career after coming out in support of journalistic integrity.

Do I even need to mention the shit that went down involving TheFineYoungCapitalists?

You’re just further proving what I’m saying. Anti-GG folk are aggressive, and they will gladly silence and belittle minorities if it suits their rhetoric. Bullshit Anita isn’t involved. She does game reviews. She’s been vocally against GamerGate. She’s an anti-GG advocate. She got her own damn self involved in GamerGate.

She’s also a fucking con artist and a proven liar. She’s stolen artwork and let’s play footage from people without credit. She’s been dead wrong about half the shit she’s ever said, and y’all continue to defend her. Y’all jump all over GamerGate whenever anything happens to Anita, even if GamerGaters aren’t involved in any way, but when shit’s happening to us, to actual minorities, when we’re being doxxed, called slurs, told that we’re lying about our minority status, y’all are nowhere to be seen.

Because in the end, for y’all, it’s all about those straight, cis, white women y’all are so damn obsessed with. It’s about supporting their comfortable, privileged asses, while ignoring the shit people supporting NotYourShield are getting.

You say we don’t care about journalistic integrity? Prove it to me. Prove to me, a minority, that I don’t care about journalistic integrity. Prove to every single member of NotYourShield that we aren’t in it for the right reasons, that we aren’t passionate about turning the gaming industry around. When shit like TheFineYoungCapitalists incident is happening, when we’re being mocked and ridiculed with tags like TweetLikeNotYourShield, when we’re being silenced and dehumanized, just as we always have been by the majority, you tell me we aren’t in it for journalistic integrity. Yes, this is all a ploy against your favorite fucking feminists. That’s totally all it is: a war on straight, cis, white women, because everything is always about straight, cis, white women, and minorities can never be passionate about shit without our passion somehow being redirected to be about harming straight, cis, white women.

You’re a disgusting little troglodyte.

Your feminist role models are not what GamerGate is about, you self-centered goblin. Stop making this shit about the poor cis, straight, white, middle-class American women, and maybe open your eyes to the fact that underprivileged people are being harassed, doxxed, threatened, and dehumanized by anti-GGers every goddamn day.

um first of all you need to calm down. calling me a “goblin” just because i disagree with you makes you look pretty stupid.

this entire post talks about how you’re a minority. what you fail to realize is that i don’t care. like, congratulations, you’re a minority with an opinion. so what? how is this opinion superior to anyone else’s? this isn’t even about minorities. women aren’t even a minority, and that’s definitely the group that’s most involved here.

his minority status really doesn’t make his harassment more or less important. this is just the same “omg i’m so oppressed u cis scum!!!!!!” BS that social justice people on this site pull all the time. whining about oppression isn’t an argument. it doesn’t matter if she’s straight or cis or middle class, she’s still getting harassed. just like it doesn’t matter that they’re minorities when they’re getting harassed. i don’t understand why people think unrelated privileges make their argument any stronger because they really don’t.

that first link isn’t really much of an argument because it doesn’t even say what the girl did. how am i supposed to judge that when i don’t even know what happened?

some of those are real harassment but that’s still not nearly as much as i’ve seen gamergate people doing. and gamergate is its own movement, the actions of the bad people in it matter much more because it’s a group that’s trying to change things, while people against it are mostly keeping it the same. bad people in that movement can change things for the worse, which actually has a negative effect on things. i’ve seen people defending it and saying it’s not about harassment, so if they really think so i don’t see how saying the other side harasses people really says anything in support of you. like, congratulations, that doesn’t make your harassment disappear. how are you going to make any positive change for any kind of integrity if you just want to fight people and be right?

i don’t really care if anita is apparently the worst person ever. you still shouldn’t focus your movement on taking her down when she’s barely related to this at all. how does that further any kind of integrity? what does that do except, surprise, harm someone you don’t like?

all you ever mention is how privileged women are. who cares if they’re privileged? that doesn’t really make bad actions towards them okay??? i don’t care if you’re a minority, i don’t care if anyone else is a minority, that doesn’t matter at all and it’s stupid that you’re bringing that in to somehow validate what you do and make you more of a victim.

yeah, how dare i support people that are of a more privileged group. because everyone in that privileged group is apparently incapable of suffering ever. ok man. you’re acting like a 15 year old tumblr kid right now.

i never said you specifically don’t care about integrity, i don’t know who you are at all (although you’re really looking like you care more about being a minority and taking down people you don’t like instead of actually helping anything), i said that this is a movement based mostly on things other than integrity. and i have plenty of proof based on the actions towards people who aren’t even really related to the movement, and also about how crazy defensive you get at somebody daring to suggest that you do anything worthwhile instead of just making this some kind of war zone.

now because i’m not 10 years old, i’m not going to call you a troglodyte (who even uses that word???), instead i’ll just say to conclude that you seem to be doing a lot of attacking (mostly towards people that don’t really seem to have much to do with it other than disagreeing with you) and not much to actually help anything.

Posted 19 Oct with 46 notesreblog

i’ve stayed out of this until now but i’m sick of gamergate at this point and it’s becoming more and more obvious that it’s not doing anything positive

Posted 19 Oct with 0 notesreblog

spookmaster-general:

The most frustrating thing about GamerGate is that the anti-GG crowd refuse to admit their own wrongdoings. If you show them proof of anti-GG people being cruel, doxxing, harassing, saying racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic things, they brush it off. If you show them proof of your minority status, show them that it’s not just cis, straight, white males participating, and explain why you’re participating (a desire for journalistic integrity), they ignore you.

Not everyone involved in GamerGate is an angel, but there are so many anti-GG folks who have spent the entire debacle doing nothing but condescending to minorities and ignoring the fact that literally the only thing we want is journalistic integrity.

I couldn’t care less if more women got into the industry. If they make good games, I have no beef with them. The same goes for more minorities getting into the business. I’d love to see more diversity in games, as long as it’s good diversity and good representation, and as long as the games remain enjoyable to play.

GamerGate is not—nor has it ever been—about keeping women and minorities out of the industry. It isn’t about feminism. It isn’t about social justice.

It’s about journalistic integrity.

If you oppose GamerGate, you oppose journalistic integrity and stand behind the people who bought their sparkling reviews rather than earning them by producing a quality product. You support bribery. You support lying. You support cheating.

You can call out the bad members of GamerGate while still supporting it and recognizing that journalistic integrity is important.

ummmm

bullshit. “not everyone is an angel” is a pretty huge understatement when in this place called reality, GG people have actually been doing far worse doxxing and threatening than the other side and they’ve been doing that since the very beginning.

who gives a fuck if minorities are participating? like what does that prove? are minorities never ignorant or wrong or something? this point is stupid because it’s completely possible that said minorities are wrong and actually, minorities are totally irrelevant to this argument anyway. it would MAYBE matter how many women are on that side, but other minorities have nothing to do with it.

but the most important point is that this is not and never will be about journalistic integrity. there are some people participating that want that, but the majority of it is either about harassing women or going after people gamers don’t like for reasons other journalistic integrity.

it’s totally willfully ignorant to say it’s never been about women when the movement freaking started with the zoe quinn sex scandal. you’d have to be totally blind to think that was about anything other than harassing a woman for her sexual history that turned out to not even be true. the fact that you guys started a massive fight over baseless accusations from a bitter ex boyfriend shows how eager you were to go after her. if that’s not because she’s a woman then why is it? why the bigger response with less evidence?

no, people here will SAY it’s about journalistic integrity because that sounds good and fair but it’s not. the vast majority of people here have done NOTHING for journalistic integrity other than harass people they don’t like, mostly for totally stupid reasons. anita had almost nothing to do with this situation and she still received terrible harassment. explain that. what does that have to do with journalistic integrity? and why did a woman you guys don’t like get such a worse response than other opponents of your side?

and even if you don’t support the harassment, how exactly are you fighting it by taking down these women and doing EXACTLY what the people that are harassing them want??

this article is important because it shows how fiercely gamergate rejects the idea of actually doing anything helpful. if you reject harassment so much, why haven’t people stepped up to help the victims of it? i know why. because this isn’t about ethics. it’s about punishing people you don’t like, based on either untrue allegations or just not liking the things they say. or maybe you don’t like them because they’re women involved in gaming. i can’t say i know that with complete certainty. it certainly looks likely, honestly, based on past actions of gamers showing that the general gaming community has a lot of seriously messed up attitudes about women. i hope you at least accept that that much is true, considering how women are rejected by the community completely (“fake gamer girls”, anyone? and have you heard how women have been treated in servers?). but i can’t say for sure, i guess, but i do know that this movement that’s supposedly for ethics has done very few things relating to that and much more for advancing unethical practices. and that’s why i can’t support this, even as someone who hates radical irrational social justice people more than anyone, because i also support defending innocent people and am sick of the sexism gamers blatantly advance.

Posted 19 Oct with 46 notesreblog

neptunain:

there’s an incredibly homophobic and transphobic page on facebook called heterosexuals inspiring pride and they make awful clip art comics that literally make no sense and im laughing so hard

*on a first date* so have you heard about stupid tumblr people

Posted 18 Oct with 0 notesreblog

did i really just see someone on here asking for a trigger warning for gore on a picture of a pomegranate because “it looked like a heart”

Posted 18 Oct with 0 notesreblog