eSports analyst receives death threats after thanking men on women’s day

  • Soe Gschwind-Penski’s women’s day tweet prompts online abuse
  • Overwatch host doubles down on praise of male allies in response

A prominent eSports commentator revealed on Thursday that she received “death threats and hundreds of hate messages” in response to a tweet expressing gratitude to men on International Women’s Day.

Soe Gschwind-Penski, the Overwatch League host and analyst known as Soembie, had sent a tweet earlier on Thursday offering “a special shoutout to all the men in our lives who have supported us, gave us a voice when we had none, fought for our cause and treated us the way we all ought to treat each other…like a fellow human being – no race, no gender”.

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