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An email sent to Utah State University officials threatens to terrorize the school with a deadly shooting over a talk to be delivered by feminist critic and Tropes vs. Women in Video Games creator Anita Sarkeesian, Polygon confirmed with the school’s Center for Women and Gender Studies.
What makes this even worse is the terrorist threat references the École Polytechnique Massacre in an aspirational way:
"If you do not cancel her talk, a Montreal Massacre style attack will be carried out against the attendees, as well as students and staff at the nearby Women’s Center," the message reads. "I have at my disposal a semi-automatic rifle, multiple pistols, and a collection of pipe bombs."
But what if this was an isolated ev-Let me stop you right there:
Game developer Brianna Wu, head of development at Boston-based Giant Spacekat, fled her home after receiving a series of specific, violent threats directed at her and her family on Twitter last night. Police confirmed they are actively investigating the threats.
Here’s the most tragic irony about all of this: jumping straight to threats of violence is simply a poor coping skill fostered by the toxic masculinity that feminists like Anita Sarkeesian have been criticizing all along.