WoW players hosted a virtual sit-in to protest Activision Blizzard due to harassment lawsuit
Details of the lawsuit against Activision Blizzard by California's State Department of Fair Employment and Housing were made public on Wednesday night. The lawsuit includes numerous accounts of harassment and discrimination against women within the company. While plenty of players, fans, and former employees reacted to the report online, a guild of World Of Warcraft roleplayers organised a sit-in protest in game while raising now over $9,000 for Black Girls Code.To get more news about buy wow gold safe, you can visit lootwow.com official website.
DFEH's lawsuit alleges that their investigation found women at the company "almost universally confirmed that working for Defendants was akin to working in a frat house, which invariably involved male employees drinking and subjecting female employees to sexual harassment with no repercussion."
As spotted by Polygon, a World Of Warcraft guild called "Fence Macabre" organised a sit-in event on Thursday night to protest Activision Blizzard in response to the allegations.Participating players were "sub-locked", meaning they've pre-paid months of their subscription and still have remaining time available on their accounts. "Most of us have cancelled our subs, we're using the remaining game time to take up server space and raise awareness, and it's worked," one of the organisers told PC Gamer.
While sitting on the steps of hub area Oribos, Fence Macabre were also working to raise money for Black Girls Code, an organisation that works to "empower young women of color ages 7-17 to embrace the current tech marketplace". By the end of the sit-in, the group had raised over $8,000 (now more than $9,000), and plan to leave their fundraiser open until Monday, July 26th.