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5-12-2008 @ 12:48PM
Wow Greta, you took that totally the wrong way! I'm a woman who leads raids, and I know first-hand that the boys are very hesitant about this. Maybe I didn't phrase it well, but I did notice that the raid leaders being talked about in the article were all men. Eva, the guild leader in question, didn't seem to be considering leading the raids herself. And, I suppose, who knows what Eva's real-life gender is!Maybe I have a chip on my shoulder about this, but I do notice that when women lead, they have to work very hard to do so. I also recruit for my guild, and the second I invite someone onto vent to talk about joining, they have a noticeable--either favorable or unfavorable reaction--to my clearly female voice. I think it's good to recognize the male dominance in this game and work against it. Even my own guild had to be pretty much coerced into appointing an equal number of male and female officers. I just thought that maybe the guild leader in question hadn't even thought of appointing female raid leaders, as most guilds don't.
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