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Critic cancels speech amid threat
01:59 - Source: KUTV

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She was supposed to give a speech on women in video games

Someone e-mailed a threat to her and those who would attend

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CNN  — 

Anita Sarkeesian is no stranger to graphic threats.

Her vocal criticism about the misogynistic representation of women in video games has invited more than its fair share of hate from defensive gamers and Internet trollers.

On one occasion, for instance, she’s had to temporarily leave her home. She’s continued speaking out.