In 2018, I wrote this article about revenge porn. I loved & still wanted to work for Blizzard at the time, so I told @Kotaku that Blizzard learned of his conduct from the media in March, as they asked.

It was a lie. I reported it to them on February 9th.

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@Kotaku Blizzard commented to Kotaku that Uncleswagg was removed from his moderation position because they removed all of the moderators in favor of an in-house team, unrelated to these events. That was also a lie. He had been removed in February and re-instated after he complained.
@Kotaku His being re-instated, and his complaining, because they do so without telling him why he had been removed, was the reason I wrote it, and the reason why I was subsequently doxxed by 4chan. Blizzard never reached out to see if I was okay. I was near suicidal from the stress.
@Kotaku I lied on their behalf to give them the distance they wanted from him, me, what had occurred, and the fact that they had unpaid volunteer moderators with no vetting, and they couldn't even ask me if I needed any support.

Now that I see it from here... it's classic abuse.

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24 Jul
@mikemorhaime Taking responsibility and apologizing for your role in this is paramount, Mike, and I really appreciate it.

When things got really bad in bnet - many of us felt abandoned by you, and what's worse, when I was threatened with physical harm and panic cc'd you about it -
@mikemorhaime I was later reprimanded for doing that, completely ignoring how terrified I was that my trying to save someone's life had somehow put my job in jeopardy, and that I was going to be assaulted at a work event because of it.

It felt like I was never given any grace, despite so -
@mikemorhaime many men in leadership being repeatedly excused for their behavior, and often being made to feel that the sexual harassment was totally normal and "not that bad", and even a compliment because of how normalized it was in bnet and wow.
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23 Jul
Being a sex worker, past or present, does not make you any less entitled to consensual sexual experiences.
This goes for pirating paywalled or viewing otherwise leaked pornography, lewds, and nudes, too.
People suggesting that this is a "duh" thing forget that our culture regularly devalues promiscuity and sex work in rape/harassment culture as an invitation for non-consensual interactions. 3/7 of google searches for me using an additional keyword are looking for my leaked nudes. cher scarlett blizzard	 	cher scarlett linkedin	 	cher scarl
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22 Jul
This is certainly LONG overdue.

I would be hard-pressed to find someone that wasn't witness to sex in the game lounges, coke in the bathrooms during a cube crawl, or a woman who wasn't sexually harassed at least once.

I am so proud of these women.

kotaku.com/activision-bli…
Blizzard has claimed that the DFEH report is false/misleading/irresponsible.

I can tell you that I knew what was going to be in this report before I read it because during my time there - for only a YEAR - I witnessed ALL OF THESE THINGS.

AND NAME NAMES.
On the phone with old coworkers crying in validation
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20 Jul
21 year old Cher trying to take her own headshots 😂 Cher is taking selfies in a bathroom
Rarely seen cleavage in that one 😂
and yes, I took this in the bathroom 😭😭😭😭😭
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15 Jul
I am absolutely irate that this remote policy is now affecting people with disabilities who have already disclosed their disability and previously been given accommodation to work remotely.

What kind of a message does that send to your disabled workforce?
This is why I loudly advocate about these things on Twitter, and why I've spoken to the press on the two occasions I have.

People don't know who to tell about these things, and in the past, they've just quietly gone on suffering, or found another job that accommodates them.
It is so important to have the space to talk about workplace issues, especially ones of this magnitude.

This is egregious, & I absolutely will not back down.

Disclosure of a disability is about protecting YOU, not your employer. It's all need-to-know.

abilityjobs.com/458-2/#:~:text…
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