She knew very quickly that she wanted to become a full-time streamer, but building up a following while holding down another job was hard. Loading comments… Trouble loading? Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Women battle old-fashioned sexism and new forms of harassment to become big players in the world of professional gaming by Stephanie Convery. The Australian game developer Leena Van Deventer argues that the effects of this gendered mass marketing is most obvious in the current generation of and something gamers. So it would be kind of hard to go away from that.
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Like much of the online world, streamers and their followers are often known only by their first name or chosen on-screen handle.
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Video games were heavily marketed as products for men and the message was clear: no girls allowed. But despite being among a growing number of visible, high-profile women in professional gaming, all the women Guardian Australia spoke to had something else in common, too: a sense of isolation. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.