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Big problems at small companies

Bill Coffin | October 23, 2017

In the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal that has enveloped all of Hollywood, a much broader discussion had begun over sexual harassment in general. Powered by the #metoo movement, women and men are coming out with their stories of harassment and abuse to show how widespread the problem is, to offer support to one another, and to call out those who have not just perpetrated harassment in the past, but either continue to do so today, or are seen as having not adequately owned up to past behavior.

This is extending outside of Hollywood, as well. One such place is the tabletop role-playing game industry, a small publishing niche which produces products such as Dungeons & Dragons. I worked in this field both part-time and full-time for a number of years in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and remain active in both the professional and hobbyist communities, even though I no longer write role-playing games. But several days ago, I came across an... To get the full story, subscribe now.