'League of Legends' developers accused of fostering 'culture of sexism'

'League of Legends' developers accused of fostering 'culture of sexism'

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League of Legends developer Riot Games has been accused of fostering a culture of sexism, Kotaku detailed in a lengthy report Tuesday.

Kotaku spoke to nearly 30 current and former employees at Riot Games to paint a picture of the kinds of things that women face at Riot Games and its “bro culture,” including comments about women’s looks, women’s ideas being dismissed, and a lack of opportunities for women at the company.

According to employees who spoke to Kotaku, the 12-year-old company behind League of Legends has a certain idea of the kind of employees it wants: dedicated gamers. Unfortunately, as we’ve seen in the broader tech industry, men in power tend not to consider women to be as serious about this stuff as they are, no matter how passionate they actually are about gaming or tech at large. Read more…

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Source: Mashable | 'League of Legends' developers accused of fostering 'culture of sexism'

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