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Anyone who has spent any amount of time playing games on Xbox LIVE knows that it isn’t the friendliest place for gay gamers. The word gay gets thrown around as an insult so often (even by people who don’t think that they’re homophobic) that I don’t know how any gay gamer gets through a match of Halo without being seriously insulted. Now Microsoft has taken it to another level by banning a gay gamer who’s Xbox LIVE Gamertag is ‘theGAYERgamer’. Why? Because of general complaints from the community.
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Bigotry at it's finest.
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i bet it becomes reversed
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i bet it becomes reversed
Unless they want a lawsuit on their hands lol
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Wow, thats just sad...
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post #7 of 47
Wow, never thought a bunch of 12 year olds could actually have such an impact. As others have mentioned, this is a prime example of bigotry and I wouldn't be surprised if a lawsuit followed.

Anyone know if the TOS for Xbox Live restricts names with the word gay in it?

Edit - Not saying that everyone on Xbox Live is a 12 year old, but anyone who has played enough matches online knows the sound of the little kid trying their best to insult anyone that is better then them.
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UR MR GAY

Seriously even if he has that name doesn't mean he is one of those pesky kids that are complete social rejects that get massive errections out of shouting the word's
*gay,fag etc...*
Nice going gaysoft (the irony is delicious)
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Maybe the GayerGamer was a total asshat on XBL?
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post #10 of 47
Will they be expected to ban anyone with the word "straight" in their user name aswell?
    
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