Congresswoman Takes on #Gamergate, Misses Point

“The #Gamergate controversy, for those unaware, is a term used to describe recent drama within gaming culture. What it’s about is going to depend entirely on who you ask – if you listen, because the two sides appear to be having two entirely different conversations. One side says it’s all about resistance to the evolution of the larger gamer community, including female gamers with their own market presence and concerns, with rampant sexism at its core. The other side says it’s about ethics in games journalism, and tries to address the way gaming is written about. The space between these two groups doesn’t seem to be a middle-ground but rather a minefield of strong opinions in either direction, with complete disrespect for the other side.”

Read more at The Libertarian Republic.

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