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Man Charged In Transphobic Incident Part Of Prolific Community Of Streaming Trolls

Man Charged In Transphobic Incident Part Of Prolific Community Of Streaming Trolls

A 41-year-old Ontario man received more attention than usual after his own recording shows him insulting and threatening a person on transit. While the media shares footage of the incident, Christopher Pretula’s role as part of a small but active racist, misogynistic and transphobic streaming community has gone largely unnoticed.

Growing into Hate: Tyler Blair, the "Fascist Italian"

Growing into Hate: Tyler Blair, the "Fascist Italian"

Tyler Blair said he was a "Nazbol Stalinist Canadian nationalist" at only 8 years old. At 13, he was logging into gaming platforms using the name "Tyler the Fascist Italian." By high school, he was engaging in overtly hateful online spaces - including the neo-fascist forum Iron March. 

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