Episode
June 4, 2014

She got game

Should sexual harassment of women in online games have real world consequences?
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Sexism is so rampant in online games that women are known to be called "slut" simply for greeting other players. The competitive, anonymous environment of massively multiplayer online games like Halo and World of Warcraft can create a breeding ground for abuse. On Wednesday at 19:30 GMT, we ask whether sexual harassment in the virtual world should have real world consequences.

In this episode of The Stream, we speak with:

Stephen Toulouse @Stepto
Former head of enforcement, X-box Live
www.stepto.com

Jenny Haniver @NitKa_Official
Gamer
notinthekitchenanymore.com

Celeste Headlee @CelesteHeadlee
Journalist
celesteheadlee.tumblr.com

James Portnow @JamesPortnow
Video game designer
extra-credits.net

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