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Banned from Guild Wars 2? ArenaNet tells you why

Guild Wars 2 hasn't even been out for 48 hours yet, but the bans are already coming in. Developer ArenaNet has taken to Reddit to explain to users that their racism and homophobia will not be tolerated.

By August 28, 2012


Online gaming's dirty little secret

While the bulk of mainstream media criticism of gaming tends to focus on the violence, gore, and questionable ethics in combat-centric titles, little is spoken about growing instances of racism, misogyny, and homophobia.

By November 19, 2009


Facebook blocks 'Gay' as last name, but don't push panic button

Social networking site won't let people register with the last name 'Gay,' but it's probably to prevent homophobia, not put it in place.

By July 31, 2007


Cat ladies take over the Australian Christian Lobby domain

An Australian Christian Lobby domain name has been snapped up and turned into a Web site for the Australian Cat Ladies.

By April 29, 2013


Phil Spencer on Xbox One 'always-on' debacle: 'We could have been more clear'

On the final day of the Game Developers Conference, the head of Microsoft Studios opens up about the Xbox One's tumultuous road to launch and the company's indie game relationship.

By March 21, 2014


'Ender's Game' author: Where's 'tolerance' now?

After gay-rights activists move to boycott the film version of "Ender's Game" to protest author Orson Scott Card's opposition to gay marriage, Card asks for tolerance of views like his.

By July 10, 2013


Gossip site JuicyCampus.com faces student backlash

The college gossip website JuicyCampus.com has gotten so nasty that it is now facing a backlash from students themselves.

By February 18, 2008