More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
CBS News on LOGO Continues Conversation on Homophobia and Online Gaming
As you can see from the video below, the conversation surrounding online gaming and homophobia is continuing to be discussed throughout the media:
GLAAD's Digital & Online Media Program continues to be heavily involved in these conversations. Staff recently spent two days at the Microsoft corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington meeting with XBox Live policy officials and enforcers. We were there in order better understand their current gaming policies, suggest and work towards creating new and better policies, and to talk about the issue of homophobia and defamation on their online gaming platform.
We'll have more in depth details about our trip and the future of our work in this area over the next few days. For now, you can check out our previous post XBox Live, Homophobia, and Online Gaming for more background on the story and issue.