Feminist video-games talk cancelled after massacre threat

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A feminist video-games critic has cancelled a speech after receiving the latest in a series of death threats. Anita Sarkeesian had been invited to an event organised by the Center for Women and Gender at Utah State University. But on Tuesday, the director of the centre and others received an email threatening a “massacre style attack” if the talk proceeded. Several threats of violence have been made against feminists working in the games industry over recent weeks. Ms Sarkeesian tweeted that she had not cancelled her lecture because of the email itself, but rather because she had not felt that the security measures would be adequate. “Requested pat downs or metal detectors…

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Feminist video-games talk cancelled after massacre threat

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A feminist video-games critic has cancelled a speech after receiving the latest in a series of death threats. Anita Sarkeesian had been invited to an event organised by the Center for Women and Gender at Utah State University. But on Tuesday, the director of the centre and others received an email threatening a “massacre style attack” if the talk proceeded. Several threats of violence have been made against feminists working in the games industry over recent weeks. Ms Sarkeesian tweeted that she had not cancelled her lecture because of the email itself, but rather because she had not felt that the security measures would be adequate. “Requested pat downs or metal detectors…

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