Tips from the Games and Online Harassment Hotline on stamping out toxicity in the workplace

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by James Batchelor

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This month marks the one-year anniversary of the Games and Online Harassment Hotline, a US-based support service for anyone suffering from discrimination and harassment in the industry.

The project was started by games critic Anita Sarkeesian, who serves as executive director, and first conceived after the 2019 wave of allegations concerning abuse among games professionals.

Sarkeesian’s organisation Feminist Frequency first tested the waters by opening its Twitter DMs to anyone who wanted to share their story and find someone to talk to, then ran a trial for the hotline itself around GDC 2020, offering support to those who had

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