We Need to Talk

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Massive Trigger Warning: We discuss sexual harassment and assault, as well as suicidal ideation.

We need to talk about Activision Blizzard, a lawsuit, as well as what that means for the podcast and streaming going forward.

Link to the Bloomberg article, there are links included in there to the actual lawsuit. If you do take the time to read it, please take care of yourself, it is harrowing to say the least.

#ActiBlizzWalkout organized by many employees. Not included in this story is the list of demands that the employees have. This one has the list. In solidarity, many players also staged mass-logout events.

The World of Warcraft team’s statement.

Ubisoft employees joining the voices of Activision Blizzard employees demanding change.

Causes to champion and donate to:

Black Girls Code
Futures without Violence
Girls Who Code
Women In Animation
Women in Games International

Key witness who is fielding witnesses and survivors to the DFEH.

If you are having a hard time with this, know that you are not alone. Please reach out if you need to.

USA Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-8433
The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
Rape and Sexual Assault: 1-800-656-4673
Canada, French speaking: 1-866-277-3553 (1-866-APPELLE)
Canada Suicide Prevention Service: 1-833-456-4566
National Suicide Helpline UK: 0800 689 5652
Rape Crisis National Helpline UK: 0808 802 9999

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