There was a fairly recent Pew Poll done on the prevalence of online harassment. Apparently four-in-ten people have experienced some form of online harassment in their experience on the internet.
Online harassment is a serious issue for people of all identities; whether male, female, homosexual, transgender, white, black, Asian, etc. According to the poll,
“Overall, men are somewhat more likely than women to experience at least one of the elements of online harassment, 44% vs. 37%. In terms of specific experiences, men are more likely than women to encounter name-calling, embarrassment, and physical threats.”
I’m discussing online harassment surrounding a recent scandal that has been heavily discussed within the gaming community called #GamerGate. For a neutral view of what the #GamerGate scandal is about, you can review the following image.
As a female Cuban gamer discussing the #GamerGate scandal, I have been harassed on various social media…
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