Quote of the Day

[Trigger warning for homophobia and harassment.]

"Gee, now he knows how pretty much every woman in the world has felt at some point having to put up with unwanted advances from straight men. Poor baby."Michael Jensen, editor of AfterElton.com, bringing the LOLs while writing about Bioware's great response to a homophobic straight dude's complaint about getting hit on by other men in Dragon Age II, in which characters are allowed to flirt with each other irrespective of gender.

And, ya know, as an aside, getting casually flirted with by men who take the hint when you register disinterest isn't a huge complaint of most female gamers. It's the guys who don't understand the difference between "flirting" and "harassment." And harassment is not even what Complainy Gamer was complaining about: "It makes things very awkward when your male companions keep making passes at you. The fact that a 'No Homosexuality' option, which could have been easily implemented, is omitted just proves my point."

Oh, Complainy Gamer. What color is the sky in your bubble of privilege?

[H/T to Shaker Siobhan.]

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