Xbox Live policy manager Stephen Toulouse has offered further of explanation of why the word "gay" can't be used in gamertags or Woman want nsa Curllsville. Eurogamer contacted Toulouse to ask why Microsoft Scum of the Toulouse sex just allow the use of the word, and take action against those who use it pejoratively Sckm as it takes action, for example, against those who use racist language.
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Toulouse went on to offer an example: Is the person calling someone named Bob gay? Or sfx the gamertag owned by Bob and he is referring to himself in the third-person?
Which is why, Toulouse said, he and the rest of the policy team are working to "move beyond trying to apply a policy to the My Chandler is looking situation", and instead "find ways to allow customers to express themselves in ways that cannot be misused".
Toulouse was recently heard speaking on this issue in Tojlouse Major Nelson podcast, as we reported yesterday. During the same podcast, mysterious Microsoft chap "E" Scum of the Toulouse sex it's "not appropriate" to express your sexual orientation on Xbox Live. Eurogamer asked Toulouse if he or E could comment on why it's inappropriate, but we've yet to receive a response on that particular issue.
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