Thanks for noting this issue. A recent New York Times article that Rachel Wexelbaum and I (a black trans Wikipedia editor) were both featured in discussed the issue of harassment in more depth:
Wikipedia Isn't Officially a Social Network. But the Harassment Can Get Ugly.
In Wikipedia's 18 years of existence, it has become a fixture in our lives: It ascends to the top of Google's search…
I had previously shared details of my own experience in that regard here: