Racism and transphobia cases in eSports mark Brazil’s June

The month of June was marked by several cases of streamers and players banned for racism and transphobia. They were punished by organizations, streaming platforms and sponsors, due to offensive comments in live streams and online games.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The month of June was marked by several cases of streamers and players banned for racism and transphobia. Hernan "hastad", Pedro "Buxexa", Welington "Racha" and Corinthians' Danilo Avelar were punished by organizations, streaming platforms and sponsors, due to offensive comments in live streams and online games.

It should be noted that both racial insult and transphobia violate not only the games' codes of conduct, but also the Brazilian Criminal Code. In such cases, the reporting tools should be used both within and outside the games.

Hernan "hastad" was banned on June 17, when user @caiquelps posted . . .

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