Thanks to #Gamergate, Feminist Frequency's 2014 revenue was boosted 600%

Anita Sarkeesian prepares for 2015

Thanks to #Gamergate, Feminist Frequency's 2014 revenue was boosted 600%

Whatever side of the fence you sit on, there’s no denying that Anita Sarkeesian’s non-profit organisation, Feminist Frequency, had an eventful 2014 - and 2015 looks to follow suit.

The group that found itself a focal point of the #Gamergate movement has released its first annual report, chronicling the year that was alongside its growth plans for 2015.

The next 12 months will see Feminist Frequency hire more staff, focus on bringing attention to issues of online harassment, and create two new video series exploring “men and masculinity” and “positive female characters” in game development.

On the up

Feminist Frequency, which became an official non-profit in May 2014, has experienced eye-watering growth in the past 12 months.

While 2014 expenditures were $64,200, the organisation raised $441,930 mainly through crowdfunding. 

The impact of #Gamergate can clearly been seen in Q4, with revenues up 10-fold from Q3 and 100-fold compared to Q2.

Revenues were up massively in Q4

You can read the full report detailing the full statistics of its growth here.

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