Eric Johnson, Re/code:
Gamergate has even gone so far as to convince chipmaker Intel to pull its advertising from a gaming site seen as sympathetic to women gamers.
And why? Because their voices are seen as a threat to the gaming community. In a twisted way, Gamergaters are battling a “corrupting” influence in the gaming press and its adherents, but that influence isn’t corporate scheming — it’s social progress.
Let’s rewind and retrace how we got here.
Excellent and informative article on how this whole Gamergate mess came to be.