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OverActive and Egale team up to bring LGBTQ inclusion in esports

Egale Canada, an organization for LGBTQI2S people and issues, and Overactive Media, a global sports and entertainment organization, are teaming up to bring LGBTQI2S inclusion to esports, focusing on youth and young adults. The association is receiving a $ 71,600 CAD seed grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, which was awarded in the spring. The two organizations will work together to enhance diversity and inclusion and discover the unique needs of young LGBTQI2S people in the competitive and grassroots play space. According to research reported by Danielle Vitali "From thugs to heroes: homophobia in video games, " 97 percent of teens who play video games have experienced cyberbullying. Egale and OverActive Media will researc...