Moist Esports to skip GWB LAN in Saudi Arabia, shows solidarity towards LGBTQ+ community
The gaming community is often wrongly branded as violent, aggressive, and no-cooperative. However, in reality, it is one of the best communities…
The gaming community is often wrongly branded as violent, aggressive, and no-cooperative. However, in reality, it is one of the best communities in the world. The gaming sector has opened up avenues for people to express themselves to be who they are. Surely there are incidents of racism, sexism, and classism. However, the majority of the members associated with the sector hold a positive mindset and stand for what is right. Recently, Moist Esports has won the hearts of the community by deciding to skip the GWB LAN event simply because it goes against their belief and morals. This article will reveal the incident in detail. For more news regarding esports, follow InsideSport.IN
Esports factions have a significant influence in today’s world. These streamers and gamers possess millions of fans who ardently follow them on a regular basis. Needless to state, their actions, thoughts, and words easily manipulate the masses. Therefore, the decision taken by Moist Esports is really remarkable to say the least.
Why is Moist Esports skipping the GWB LAN event?
Moist Esports was recently invited to participate in the upcoming GWB LAN event. The event will be held in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. Moist Esports had the opportunity to vie for the top spot and bag the $2 million prize pool. However, the organization has decided that they won’t be competing in the event.
Moist Esports will not be attending the GWB Lan in Saudi Arabia. To simply put it i will not be associating with a country that does not recognise LGBTQ+ people as human beings.— noah (@nzeroah) July 8, 2022
I think it’s important to put my morals and beliefs over money
Moist Esports’ head Noah, took to Twitter to inform the fans about the decision. Saudi Arabia is one of the few countries that does not recognize the LGBTQ+ community. The gamer has cited this as the basic reason why he has decided to skip the GWB LAN event. Noah does not want to be associated with a nation or an organization that discriminates against the LGBTQ+ community.
Tbh i really wanted to attend GWB. However,seeing how much this meant to noah changed my mind,we're just gonna focus on worlds and do our best there.Sorry if you wanted to see us in Riyadh but hopefully we can give you a good performance at worlds <3 https://t.co/9ZNT2PpX6R— rise. (@riseRL_) July 8, 2022
Noah was supported by fellow teammate Rise who also took to social media to reveal his thoughts. Apparently, Rise wanted to attend the GWB LAN event. However, he changed his mind when he understood how much the decision meant to Noah and his morals. The gamer also extended his heartfelt apology to the fans who were expecting Moist Esport to feature during the event.
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