Twitch deals out month-long bans to streamers using offensive slurs

Popular Twitch streamers Destiny and m0e received 30-day bans after repeated community infractions.

3 years ago

Homophobia headlines

  • Microsoft settles gay harassment suit by ex-Lionhead employee

    Microsoft has settled the gay harassment lawsuit brought against it by ex-Lionhead developer Jamie Durrant, reports Pinknews.That didn’t take too long did it?Although actual settlement details are being kept under wraps, a Microsoft spokesperson said one of the stipulations of the deal was that Durrant would forfeit his position at Lionhead.“We are pleased to have […]

    12 years ago
  • Racism and homophobia in online play is affecting sales, says ex-Microsoft man

    Former Microsoft game user research head Bill Fulton – who previously worked on games like Shadrowrun for the company – reckons the general behaviour of many gamers online is “drastically reducing our sales”.“Of all the ways I spend my free time, playing games online is the only one I would describe as ‘frequently barbaric’,” he […]

    13 years ago