There must be somebody out there who would be willing to sext my glorious ass*. I bet I can find a guy online that would adore me AND he won’t give me those creepy looks like that bartender on 5 keeps giving me.But the important question is, where are they hiding? *[fill in with your favorite attribute here] My favorite pickup site is Omegle."The accumulated over 2,800 comments, many featuring other players' accounts of similar harassment in the game.Much of the conversation was surprisingly civil and empathetic, but it incited a lot of backlash, too.Lo doesn't like having to bar newbies from joining the Discord, but said it's a necessary step in maintaining this kind of a space.
Luckily, /r/Overwatch moderators stepped in and managed to delete most of the worst comments, but the experience made one thing clear: When women speak up about being harassed, they go from here?"I tried my best to read comments by other people who were harassed in competitive, and I feel fortunate to only have a few isolated cases in the beginning/middle of the season and a few at the end.It sounds as though some people go through quite a bit more abuse and I really do think that a Discord could help."For frequent targets of harassment, they definitely do., and the fandom is responding by making life hell for the woman who brought it to light.For devoted players like her, the best option may be a network of private chat rooms that offer an escape from harassment altogether. 20, redditor neutrondamage started a conversation on the forum /r/Overwatch about the unwelcome messages she'd received via voice chat in the game.
But a number of women — and other folks who are marginalized in the traditionally straight, game with five random teammates you don't know — many players escape to their own pre-established communities.