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Twitch to punish misconduct that happens outside of Twitch
Twitch to punish misconduct that happens outside of Twitch
Off-service conduct policy states platform is willing to suspend people for violent extremism, hate group membership, sexual assault, and other actions taken elsewhere
Twitch permanently bans Ali 'Gross Gore' Larsen after sexual assault allegations
Twitch permanently bans Ali 'Gross Gore' Larsen after sexual assault allegations
Also removes partner status after multiple violations of its Terms of Service, including adult sexual exploitation
Twitch Streamer Gross Gore Banned After Years Of Sexual Assault Allegations
Twitch Streamer Gross Gore Banned After Years Of Sexual Assault Allegations
Today, Twitch banned and de-partnered Ali “Gross Gore” Larsen, a longtime streamer and subject of controversy, after sexual assault allegations old and new came to light last weekend. Read more...
Report: Alienware Ends League Of Legends Sponsorship Over Riot CEO’s Sexual Assault Investigation
Report: Alienware Ends League Of Legends Sponsorship Over Riot CEO’s Sexual Assault Investigation
According to a report in Dot Esports, Alienware, the high-performance gaming PC brand owned by Dell, has severed ties with Riot Games over Riot CEO Nicolo Laurent’s ongoing sexual harassment investigation and other public relations concerns. Read more...
Former Overwatch League MVP Jay 'Sinatraa' Won Suspended Over Sexual Assault Allegations
Former Overwatch League MVP Jay 'Sinatraa' Won Suspended Over Sexual Assault Allegations
Former Overwatch League MVP and current Valorant pro Jay “Sinatraa” Won was suspended from his team Sentinels today after being accused of sexual assault by a former girlfriend.
Valorant pro Jay 'Sinatraa' Won accused of sexual assault by former partner
Valorant pro Jay 'Sinatraa' Won accused of sexual assault by former partner
A statement shared on social media by Cleo Hernandez alleges repeated sexual assaults.
How Twitch failed to create a safe space for staff and streamers | Podcast
How Twitch failed to create a safe space for staff and streamers | Podcast
Latest episode delves deeper into the stories of sexual assault and racism at the company behind the leading streaming site
Report: Employees Accuse Twitch Of Indifference To Sexual Assault, Harassment, And Racism
Report: Employees Accuse Twitch Of Indifference To Sexual Assault, Harassment, And Racism
In a new report by GamesIndustry.biz, current and former Twitch employees recount issues of racism, sexism, and assault at the company that they say were never properly dealt with and often even enabled by a white bro tech startup culture. Read more...
Twitch staff call the company out on sexual assault, racism, more
Twitch staff call the company out on sexual assault, racism, more
Employees from throughout the streaming platform's history describe a culture of indifference to inappropriate, unsafe, and abusive behavior
Twitch Employee Accused Of Sexual Assault No Longer With Company
Twitch Employee Accused Of Sexual Assault No Longer With Company
Back in June, Hassan Bokhari, accounts director of strategic partnerships at Twitch, was accused of sexual abuse and assault by a Twitch streamer named Vio.
Manga Writer Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault, Manga Pulled From Publication
Manga Writer Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault, Manga Pulled From Publication
Tatsuya Matsuki, the scribe behind manga Act-Age, has been arrested for alleged sexual assault against a middle-school girl in Tokyo. Read more...
Ubisoft fires PR director over harassment allegations
Ubisoft fires PR director over harassment allegations
Stone Chin denies allegation of sexual assault, claims it was not linked to Ubisoft's decision to terminate his employment
Over 50 Sexual Misconduct Allegations Have The Super Smash Bros. Community In Turmoil
Over 50 Sexual Misconduct Allegations Have The Super Smash Bros. Community In Turmoil
The competitive community for Nintendo’s popular Super Smash Bros.
Talking Point: What Do Abuse Scandals Say About The Smash Bros. Community, And Its Future?
Talking Point: What Do Abuse Scandals Say About The Smash Bros. Community, And Its Future?
Where now for Smash, and esports as a whole? Before we begin, we'd like to point out that this article discusses sexual coercion, sexual assault, rape, and sexual abuse of minors, and links to stories of these accounts.
Splinter Cell creative director Maxime Béland resigns from Ubisoft after misconduct allegations
Splinter Cell creative director Maxime Béland resigns from Ubisoft after misconduct allegations
Maxime Béland has resigned from his post at Ubisoft. In a statement issued to our sister site VGC, Ubisoft confirmed Béland had left his position "effective immediately" but added it would continue to investigate the allegations made against him. Béland was suspended last week as the publisher/developer reportedly put two senior executives and "several other employees" on leave as it began investigating claims of misconduct after multiple allegations of sexual assault and harassment have been made against a number of Ubisoft employees, including Tommy Francois, Maxime Béland, and Andrien "Escoblades" Gbinigie.
Leaders, members, sponsors depart top WoW guild amid assault, abuse allegations
Leaders, members, sponsors depart top WoW guild amid assault, abuse allegations
Multiple people allege that Method protected member accused of sexual assault and preying on minors
Mixer Shuts Down & The Last of Us Part II No Spoiler Impressions | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 42
Mixer Shuts Down & The Last of Us Part II No Spoiler Impressions | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 42
This week, Joel and Ben discuss the breaking news regarding Mixer being shut down and becoming part of Facebook Gaming, the huge wave of sexual assault and harassment allegations sweeping the Destiny and Twitch communities and we finally get to talk about The Last of Us Part II! **No Spoilers** Each week, Joel and Ben … Mixer Shuts Down & The Last of Us Part II No Spoiler Impressions | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 42
WoW's top competitive raid guild is collapsing amid multiple accusations of sexual assault and abuse
WoW's top competitive raid guild is collapsing amid multiple accusations of sexual assault and abuse
It looks like the end for Method as partners, team members, and affiliated streamers terminate their contracts.
World of Warcraft Guild and Esports Organization Method implodes after terrible handling of sexual assault allegations
World of Warcraft Guild and Esports Organization Method implodes after terrible handling of sexual assault allegations
Fanbyte Media and Wowhead have decided not to renew their partnership with Method.
Ubisoft has reportedly put
Ubisoft has reportedly put "several" staff on admin leave as it investigates misconduct allegations
Ubisoft has reportedly put two senior executives and "several other employees" on leave as it begins investigating claims of misconduct. As Tom summarised in the week, since last weekend, multiple allegations of sexual assault and harassment have been made against a number of Ubisoft employees, including Tommy Francois, Maxime Béland, and Andrien "Escoblades" Gbinigie.
Twitch Finally Starts Banning Streamers Accused Of Sexual Abuse
Twitch Finally Starts Banning Streamers Accused Of Sexual Abuse
Over the weekend, over 50 people, mostly women, in and around the world of Twitch came forward to accuse streamers and other industry figures, mostly men, of sexual abuse.
Ubisoft addresses allegations against multiple staff, investigating further
Ubisoft addresses allegations against multiple staff, investigating further
Ubisoft has issued a statement acknowledging the recent allegations of sexual harassment and assault concerning multiple employees at the company. No individuals are named, as Ubisoft says it is still investigating the various claims, but the statement includes an apology from the company for having "fallen short" in providing a safe environment for both its staff and fans. Since last weekend, multiple allegations of sexual assault and harassment have been made concerning Andrien "Escoblades" Gbinigie, a veteran employee who worked for years as community manager for the Assassin's Creed franchise.
YouTuber Syndicate denies claims of sexual assault
YouTuber Syndicate denies claims of sexual assault
YouTuber Tom "Syndicate" Cassell has responded to allegations of sexual assault made by two women last weekend.
A Wave Of Sexual Abuse Stories Is Causing A Reckoning In The Twitch Streaming World
A Wave Of Sexual Abuse Stories Is Causing A Reckoning In The Twitch Streaming World
Over the weekend, a trickle of sexual harassment stories surrounding influential figures in the streaming world grew into a tidal wave.