The Patreon account allegedly sold the woman's intimate photos for as little as $4 a month.
Climate change conspiracy theorists on the subscription platform are making thousands promising a new ice age is coming.
In a video, CEO Jack Conte said the layoffs were part of plan to changes to how Patreon would operate internally and develop its platform.
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Patreon posts said Kelly had stripped her of her privacy, urinated on her, and forced her to have abortions in his home.
A community of 3D graphics hobbyists are making and selling avatars of real people in order to fulfill their sexual fantasies, and there's little anyone can do to stop them.
"We don't allow association with or supporting hate groups on Patreon."
By listing them as "adult" and suspending their accounts, platforms bury sex educators and health advocacy organizations.
The subscription crowdfunding platform Patreon confirmed that they are increasing efforts to review content, due to payment processor pressure.
But it remains an open question whether the backers who left will ever return.
Several backers and creators we spoke to are wondering what will happen next.