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World of Warcraft Homophobic or Heterosexist or NOT QUEER FRIENDLY?

Blizzard of GLBT gaming policy questions POPULAR MAKER OF ONLINE GAME WORLD OFWARCRAFT CITES A GAMER FOR HARASSMENT FOR USING THE TERM 'GLBT'; OTHER GAY GUILDS REQUEST CLARIFICATION

'...Blizzard's stance was clear that recruiting for a guild using "GLBT" was inappropriate as, the company said, it may "incite certain responses in other players that will allow for discussion that we feel has no place in our game."

Gamer John Blatzheim, who heard of Andrews' situation, e-mailed Blizzard to express his concern of a double standard that game masters would send her a warning that she could not use "GLBT" as an advertisement to express a safe place for gay gamers after an incident a few months ago where a plague occurred within the game and players yelled in general chat, "Don't get the AIDS!"

Read it all at InNewsWeekly


Heterosexism simply defined
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heterosexism

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