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Laundry Day: Online Aggression

  In August 2010, Penny Arcade posted a comic strip about that featured a character who jokingly referred to having been raped by dickwolves.” For many feminists, tired of hearing endless references to having been raped, raping, and so forth in online games, this was the straw that broke the camel’s back – see the Geek Feminism wiki about the…

Trolling and/or/as/alongside Harassment: what I learned from writing (poorly) about Dickwolves

Whitney Philips (University of Oregon, PhD Candidate in English) About a year ago, I wrote an essay about Dickwolves. Well, tried to write an essay about Dickwolves—about halfway into the project, I realized I was out of my league, or at least was working outside my jurisdiction. Because as trollish as some of the engagement might have been, a large percentage of the…