Patreon

Patreon

Crowdfunding site Patreon is purging far-right figures

"We don't allow association with or supporting hate groups on Patreon."
David Gilbert
12.7.18
sex education

Facebook and Patreon Are Making It Harder to Find Sex Educators

By listing them as "adult" and suspending their accounts, platforms bury sex educators and health advocacy organizations.
Samantha Cole
7.24.18
Patreon

Patreon Is Suspending Adult Content Creators Because of Its Payment Partners

The subscription crowdfunding platform Patreon confirmed that they are increasing efforts to review content, due to payment processor pressure.
Samantha Cole
6.28.18
crowdfunding

“We Messed Up” — Patreon Backing Off Its Awful Payment Policy Changes

But it remains an open question whether the backers who left will ever return.
Patrick Klepek
12.13.17
Charlottesville

The internet bailed Charlottesville white supremacist Chris Cantwell out of jail

Elspeth Reeve
Tess Owen
12.11.17
Patreon

Creators Are Concerned About Patreon’s Service Fee Change

Several backers and creators we spoke to are wondering what will happen next.
Samantha Cole
12.7.17
porn

Here's How Patreon Politely Makes It Impossible for Adult Content Creators

The crowdfunding site said there’s nothing to worry about, but at least one adult content creator is already being sent violation notices.
Samantha Cole
11.10.17
pornography

Porn Is Still Allowed On Twitter

Twitter's updated guidelines had users worried their adult content would be affected.
Samantha Cole
11.3.17
porn

Adult Content Creators: Patreon Is Doing ‘the Exact Opposite of What We Asked For’

Patreon's perceived crackdown against porn has gotten messy, and one of the people fighting back was suspended by Twitter without explanation.
Samantha Cole
10.25.17
porn

Adult Content Creators Are Fighting Patreon's New Anti-Porn Rules

"Every platform kicks us off eventually. Where are our rights?"
Samantha Cole
10.25.17
YouTube

YouTube Says Patreon Links Are Not Banned on YouTube

The company has introduced an extra step it claims will curb “abuse.”
Patrick Klepek
9.28.17
Emulation

Atlus Tried to Take Down a PlayStation 3 Emulator’s Crowdfunding Page

The company argued the emulator's mere existence infringed on their copyright, but Patreon pushed back.
Patrick Klepek
9.26.17
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