“Pay us. Or do work. Be moderators. Or just, like, when people are shitty or transphobic or homophobic in your life, call them out. Put some of that labor on your shoulders so that we can keep working on surviving every day. And then we can thrive and travel into the brilliant gay future together,” said streamer Adam Koebel in response to a question about what allies can do during TwitchCon’s “Gayest Panel.” Can confirm: it was very gay. You can watch it here.

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Man what a terrible quote. Give us money or do some of our work for us (moderate) for free.

I really hope that wasn’t the tone of the whole panel but if it wasn’t I can’t help but wonder why this is the sole quote pulled.

The second half is clearly well meaning but the first half is anything but.