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A gamer channel on Amazon’s Twitch sends the trolls packing

Anna Prosser Robinson, host and programming manager for Misscliks, at headquarters for Twitch in San Francisco, July 17, 2017. The gaming channel Misscliks, founded in 2013 by Robinson, a twitch employee, and three other women was one of the first to explicitly lay out a goal of being a place where people of all genders and backgrounds could participate in gamer culture without fear, prejudice or harassment. (Christie Hemm Klok/The New York Times)

An unusual channel on the video-game streaming platform, Misscliks, is designed from the ground up to minimize the type of sexist or misogynistic commentary that’s all too prevalent in the genre.

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