Multiple other videos show Loehr having their head scratched by another individual while appearing to act as a deer: This is a member of the Twitch Trust and Safety Council having a DEERGASM on stream: pic.twitter.com/fq2LoDhPyF, On the ADL’s website, Loehr is described as “Transgender, and an advocate for authenticity, challenging herself and others to find and express truth through vulnerability.”, Other Twitch streamers, such as transgender streamer TobyontheTele, discussed the appointment of Loehr stating, “It’s weird y’know because who’s asking for it? If normal radical liberals in Big Tech weren’t bad enough, Twitch has named a transgender streamer who self-identifies as a deer to be on the platform’s “Safety Advisory Council.” She also loves to flaunt her power and that she is endorsed by Twitch, the problem isn't that you're:- trans- a girl- roleplay as a deerit's the fact that you're:- flaunting your "power"- saying "people should be afraid of you",- reassuring that twitch "fully endorses you".you're showing signs of someone who could abuse their power. Follow him on Twitter @LucasNolan or contact via secure email at the address email@example.com, TechAmazonfeminismJeff BezosLGBTlivestreamMasters of the UniverseTransgendertwitchvideo games. Related: Twitch Safety and Advisory Council Member FerociouslySteph Responds to Critics, Claims Comments “Taken Out Of Context and Sensationalized,” Says She Was Harassed. CohhCarnage Says He's "Flying Solo" On The Twitch Safety Advisory Council Thanks To The Deer Girl Drama. We will continue to invest in tools, products, and policies that promote the safety and well-being of everyone on Twitch. Twitch, what are you doing? Twitch Trust and Safety Council having a DEERGASM on stream. Making a microcosm of a better world, and you're welcome in it! Featured 05/23/2020 Deer girl (FerociouslySteph) thinks its necessary to take away voice chat in video games pic.twitter.com/fX3i689exL. Um well it’s when you identify as a deer and reach sexual climax. It must be a huge minority…there’s clearly just this small percentage of people that are like ‘Twitch is a hateful place, the gaming industry isn’t accepting, and voice chat isn’t accepting, Twitch should ban voice chat because voice chat is not inclusive’, like what odes that even mean?”. Fulltime twitch streamer. Don’t take my word for it though when you can see it play out before your very eyes: They went on to detail that this Council will: Draft new policies and policy updates This will also just spiral out of control, and you are just witnessing the beginning of it. Twitch partner and member of the platform’s new Safety Advisory Council, Steph ‘FerociouslySteph’ Loehr has revealed that she was doxxed online … ... the peculiar thing about this streamer is that she identifies as a deer, all while going by female pronouns. pic.twitter.com/8eMRr3wR4h, This is just the start of her controversial stances. There's actually a clip where he talks about how he goes out into the yard and actually eats grass. NewsBusters reports that the Amazon-owned live-streaming website Twitch has added a new member to its “Safety Advisory Council,” a transgender woman who identifies as a “trans deer-girl” named Steph Loehr, known by his screen name of “FerociouslySteph.”. At the heart of the Safety Advisory Council and all of our work at Twitch is the desire to foster a safe, inclusive, and creative community of passionate people. And Twitch has endorsed me to do that.”. Loehr has argued that voice chat mechanics in games negatively affect people from “marginalized groups” as they do not have a typical “cis white male” voice, making them a target for harassment. “When using your voice provides a competitive advantage, marginalized gamers are placed in a lose/lose situation.”, Former Blizzard game developer Mark Kern responded to the announcement from Twitch by tweeting that “Twitch’s new safety council features a person who believes voice chat in games is sexist. It’s a video of a ‘Twitch Trust & Safety Council’ member having a DEERGASM on camera. I am simply advocating for subordination to a single rule set by all on the platform, regardless of personal identities or agendas. Did I mention she thinks she is a deer and eats grass? Do I have a story for you guys! By Eric Switzer May 19, 2020. FerociouslySteph, known across r/LivestreamFail as Deer Girl, is trolling the entire Twitch community in the most obvious way and you're all falling for it. Yesterday, Twitch.TV announced a new initiative--a Safety Advisory Council composed of online safety experts who will advise the streaming platform on "enhancing [their] approach to issues of trust and safety." Twitch Names Transgender Streamer Who Identifies as Deer to ‘Safety Advisory Council’ Newsbusters ^ | May 18, 2020 | Alexander Hall Posted on 05/18/2020 3:54:36 PM PDT by kevcol. Who thinks that voice chat doesnt belong in video games. People believe I am a threat to their video game mechanics. Footage of a Twitch streamer experiencing a "deergasm" on a live stream has recently gone viral on Twitter, and people are seriously disturbed. I'm sure you are all aware of the clip in which "Steph" Loehr, Twitch's newest member of its Trust & Safety Council, is being caressed by his boyfriend while making deer noises. Safety councils have historically been filled with toxic, hate baiting, cancel culture oriented power trippers.”. One of the many things Steph hates about gaming is voice chat. Streamer and Bodybuilder Knut Spildrejorde discussed Loehr’s assertion that many gamers are really white supremacists stating that Loehr should be unpartnered on Twitch for their statements. After all the drama surrounding the new Twitch Safety Advisory Council, CEO Emmet Shear has released a statement in order to clarify the council's role and Twitch's position on comments made by "Deer Girl" FerociouslySteph. People also don’t like me for my pride, and they don’t like that they have so little power over me.”, Twitch told Newsweek on Friday: “It is unfortunate to see a member of the advisory council targeted for harassment. It just shows how big of a joke Twitch is if nothing else. Twitch streamers have absolute control over how they moderate their streams and manage chat toxicity. Today, Twitch is announcing the formation of its new Safety Advisory Council, a group made up of streamers, academics, and nonprofit leaders that will advise the company on online safety … Shortly after Twitch announced its new Safety Advisory council (a group of streamers, academics, and leaders that was put together to advise the company on online safety … A streamer who goes by the username FerociouslySteph is causing a lot of drama by abusing her newly given powers on the platform Twitch. Since being appointed to the Safety Advisory Council, popular Twitch streamer, founder of HealthyGamer.gg and psychiatrist Dr. Alok Kanojia has invited Loehr to appear on his stream, where he regularly discusses emotional or psychological issues with other Twitch streamers. That is how twitch can remain great and not succumb to bias in either direction.”, Loehr has spoken to Newsweek about his experience joining the council, stating: “I am getting harassed because I represent a lot of things people hate about diversity and acceptance.” Loehr added that the cause of the harassment is because “I am different and twitch has platformed me.”, Loehr continued to tell Newsweek: “People believe me to be mentally ill for being different. It reads, “Harassment directed at council members or anyone at or on Twitch only underscores the importance of the council. 100% Cringe. She also believes that a lot of gamers are white supremacists. There's no chance this would go over well on r/livestreamfail even if their favorite streamers were on the council, but Twitch goes a different direction and LSF has a meltdown. If the roles had been reversed here, there is no doubt in my mind that they would have been action taken by Twitch. pic.twitter.com/kfQ4QgzrvF, — 『Ryuuko Matoi』@Kamen Rider Ex Aid (@Smug_Legend) May 16, 2020, In another clip, Loehr states “I’m just not cool with white supremacy y’all…it’s really not that…I think a lot of you gamers are actually white supremacists, sorry, just a fact…of how I feel…which is my opinion.”, Loehr further warned in another clip that “I have power,” and that “there are some people that should be afraid of me. We are in close communication with each of the members and are working diligently to provide them with whatever support they may need.”, Lucas Nolan is a reporter for Breitbart News covering issues of free speech and online censorship. Please let us know if you're having issues with commenting. As stated earlier, the streamer is a member of the Twitch Trust and Safety Council, which many find to be a little worrying. FerociouslySteph Twitch Moderation Controversy refers to a dispute between supporters and detractors of Twitch streamer FerociouslySteph over a number of issues, including her conduct on the site, position on Twitch's advisory council, and the suggestion that games forcibly remove voice chat. Hot take, but the weird deer RPing and the retarded competitive gaming arguments that the latest member of twitch staff engages with is less concerning than the fact that a person hired to "promote healthy streaming habits" accuses detractors of being white supremacists. Period. The issue here is not that she is trans, but that her values including that all gamers are white supremacists and that voice chat should be disabled are values that Twitch doesn't itself stand for. If you disagree with her, she'll probably call you a Nazi. What is a “deergasm”, you ask? Amazon-owned game-streaming site Twitch announced today the formation of a new group that will guide decision-making around new policies and products: the Twitch Safety Advisory Council. https://stream.livestreamfails.com/video/5ebdc75d9c5c0.mp4, https://stream.livestreamfails.com/video/5ebf1a7fd5e1e.mp4, https://stream.livestreamfails.com/video/5ec2b5b5b6e8e.mp4. Posted by 1 month ago. Makes 0 sense why Twitch needs any sort of "safety council". It involves Twitch, its “Trust and Safety Council” their ambassadors a girl who eats grass and self identifies as a deer… Amazon-owned live-streaming site Twitch has reportedly appointed a transgender “deer-girl” with links to the ADL to its “Safety Advisory Council.” The streamer, known as “FerociouslySteph” on the site, argues that voice chat in video games is a tool of oppression and that “a lot of you gamers are actually white supremacists.”, NewsBusters reports that the Amazon-owned live-streaming website Twitch has added a new member to its “Safety Advisory Council,” a transgender woman who identifies as a “trans deer-girl” named Steph Loehr, known by his screen name of “FerociouslySteph.”, Loehr is listed as a “Professional Community Leader” with the Anti Defamation League (ADL) and now serves as a member of Twitch’s Safety Advisory Council, which according to Protocol’s newsletter on May 15 is “made up of eight members: a mix of academics and professionals with online safety expertise, plus a few Twitch creators.”, Twitch’s Safety Advisory Council described Loehr as an individual whose “fight for inclusivity includes creating a competitive team composed entirely of marginalized gamers, and vehemently opposing non-inclusive mechanics such as voice chat.”. It gets more entertaining. Boy oh boy! The drama surrounding the Twitch Safety Advisory Council has really shifted the focus away from its intended purpose, says council member CohhCarnage. pic.twitter.com/kfQ4QgzrvF. One clip featured Loehr wearing antlers while explaining: “In my spare time, I go out to my yard, and I, and I prance around. Since the announcement that Loehr would be joining Twitch’s Safety Advisory Council, clips from Loehr’s live stream have been posted across the internet, including in forums such as /r/LiveStreamFail on Reddit. Twitch recently appointed her to be a part of an eight-member Safety Council to progress rights and standards for all streamers to adhere to. And that they are, because I represent moderation and diversity, and I’m gonna come for hurtful, harmful people. I've spent hours researching this topic and I created for you a mini documentary about the Twitch Council. Meet The Latest Member of The Twitch “Trust & Safety” Council FerociouslySteph. Turns out the Twitch Ambassador who wants to ban voice chat eats grass because they think they're a deer. The safety of our council members is our top priority and we’ve taken preventative measures to help ensure their safety and well-being. Skip to comments. Memology 101 - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1X9HTMhyL4UpmjgkrN41oQ #Twitch #Streaming #GeeksandGamers In a recent stream, Kanojia alleges that Loehr was told by Twitch not to conduct any more interviews until a meeting of the Safety Advisory Council had been called. FerouciouslySteph is a non-cis furry who believes that the gaming community benefits only white men. When Twitch announced their bureaucratically named Twitch Safety Advisory Council this week, it was quickly dismissed by many as a publicity stunt. “The concept that voice chat requires people to reveal their linguistic profile, which can contain a lot of identity information people can target you for harassment or judgment in game,” Loehr told Newsweek. This person cannot be on twitch's "Trust and Safety" team. If you’re a really shitty person, I’m going to stand up against you. Advertisement Before the bizarre "deergasm" video, Steph had already been stirring up the controversy amongst the Twitch community. The issue here is not that she is trans, but that her values including that all gamers are white supremacists and that voice chat should be disabled are values that Twitch doesn't itself stand for. Twitch guidance on what is acceptable vs not acceptable in terms of behavior is clearly stated and delegates that guidance to the twitch streamer. Twitch needs to take her off the safety council and replace her with a trans person who will not let the power go to their head. There are tons of valuable transgender voices that need to be represented on Twitch but to have that minority be funneled through the most power-hungry and eccentric person is not the right move. https://t.co/7zoz4TBMRX. Twitch Trust and Safety Council having a DEERGASM on stream ... A person not even representing 1% of the platform now holds a council role on what is right and wrong. ^_^ ️ Close. The creation of the Safety Advisory Council is just one way we are enhancing our approach to issues of trust and safety. pic.twitter.com/kOO7k76Kqn. in, PETA's Virtual "Animal Crossing" Protest Blows Right up in Their Face, One Hilarious Pic To Sum Up Each American State, Heavy Metal Without Distortion Is Basically Surf Rock From Hell, The Most Terrifying 7 Seconds of Scared Straight, Dude Shoots Himself To Prove the Durability of His Bulletproof Jacket, Big Batch of Memes to Peruse as You Please (40 Images), Drunk, Pregnant Russian Streamer Fights on Camera and Ends up Dead. Self proclaimed “deer” (not joking)& Transgender gameris seen having a “deergasm” while their lover rubs their head @Twitch hired this deer to identify & ban intolerant behavior on the platformBig tech is hiring mentally ill people to censor youpic.twitter.com/WSeDcbEtiZ. Safety councils have historically been filled with toxic, hate baiting, cancel culture oriented power trippers. Knut said in a full statement: “I find it ironic that someone who was recently appointed to Twitch’s council, with a stated intent to promote equality and improve the platform, is the one who is directly attacking specific groups. 19. Adorably ferocious trans-girl Twitch Broadcaster with ambitions of softness. Twitch recently announced their new Twitch Safety Advisory Council a few days ago with the explicit purpose of informing and guiding “decisions made at Twitch by contributing their experience, expertise, and belief in Twitch’s mission of empower communities to create together.”. Amazon-owned live-streaming site Twitch has reportedly appointed a transgender “deer-girl” with links to the ADL to its “Safety Advisory Council.” The streamer, known as “FerociouslySteph” on the site, argues that voice chat in video games is a tool of oppression and that “a lot of you gamers are actually white supremacists.” And I eat grass.” Loehr then acted out eating grass stating that “it helps me feel, like, in tune with my deer-self.”, Turns out the Twitch Ambassador who wants to ban voice chat eats grass because they think they're a deer. Oh, and she has 'deer-gasms' on stream! Twitch’s new safety council features a person who believes voice chat in games is sexist. Twitch needs to take her off the safety council and replace her with a trans person who will not let the power go to their head.
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