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- Multiple women have come forward with claims that men in the video game industry abused them.
- The claims range from allegations of rape and sexual assault to reports of inappropriate public behavior at industry events.
- The accusations have prompted a larger conversation about how men within the gaming industry use positions of power to target and intimidate women and non-binary people.
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Several prominent men in the video game industry have been accused of abusing women and non-binary individuals this week.
Game designer Nathalie Lawhead sparked the conversation on social media on August 26 with a blog post titled “calling out my rapist.” Lawhead accused Jeremy Soule, a music composer for popular video games like “The Elder Scrolls,” of rape and abuse during their time working together at a Vancouver development studio.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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