In April, Valorant executive producer Anna Donlon said on Twitter that she doesn’t solo queue in her own game because of the harassment women invariably face in competitive games. And whenever the topic of harassment is raised, a chorus of ‘get over its’ appears to declare that it’s not a problem.

“I’ll be super real here: harassment and bullying in games is not a status quo I’m comfortable accepting,” wrote Donlon in a Valorant update today. “I replied to a colleague’s tweet last month about my fears of solo-queuing, a problem I’ve had for many years of multiplayer gaming. And I’m not alone. We’ve learned to mute others who are harassing us. We’ve learned to mute ourselves in order to keep the peace. And as a result, we have a competitive experience that can feel compromised. We often find ourselves at a disadvantage.”

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