Promoting Tolerance in Video Gaming Isn’t Accomplished By Banning the Word ‘Gay’

APPARENTLY … banning any mention of sexuality in video game communities is not the best way to deal with homophobia in gaming. Microsoft, which runs the Xbox Live service and is among the gaming companies that prohibit users from using the words “gay” or “homo” in its games (and is among those that face criticism for it), says it’s revisiting this policy.