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Female Overwatch League host receives death threats over Women's Day tweet

Soe 'Soembie' Gschwind-Penski besieged on social media for thanking supportive men

A notable figure from the world of esports has received multiple death threats over a tweet she made to celebrate International Women's Day.

In the original tweet, Soe Gschwind-Penski (aka Soembie) thanked any men that have supported women's fight for equality and recognised her as an equal. You can read the message below:

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James Butterworth SuperGeek - IT Hardware & Software 3 years ago
"prompted multiple death threats and "hundreds of hate messages" from other Twitter users - all within 20 minutes of the first post."

Sexist cowardly keyboard warriors sending the threats bychance? They wouldn't say it to her face, they ain't got the balls.
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