Gaming’s #MeToo Moment and the Tyranny of Male Fragility

The response to the death of Alec Holowka throws this double standard into razor-sharp relief. The harassment of Quinn and others has nothing to do with concern for Holowka and his family and everything to do with making examples of women and queer people who dare to speak out. The message is clear: Men’s mental health matters more than women’s. Men’s suffering and self-loathing is treated as a public concern, because men are permitted to be real people whose inner lives and dreams matter. Who cares, then, how many women they destroy along the way?

https://www.wired.com/story/videogames-industry-metoo-moment-male-fragility/

Gaming’s #MeToo Moment and the Tyranny of Male Fragility