Two Riot Games employees depart after defending a women-only PAX West event to League players

League of Legends developer Riot Games has been dealing with allegations of a sexist work environment for the past month and two employees who defended diversity efforts have left the company yesterday, anonymous sources confirmed to Kotaku.

It’s still unclear whether these employees quit or were fired, but both systems designer Daniel Z. Klein and communications associate Mattias Lehman were known to be outspoken on social media with the game’s community. Most recently that discussion revolved around a controversial decision to keep some events at PAX West open only to women and non-binary folks. Klein, and Lehman did not return requests for comment.

Many employees at Riot have come forward after Kotaku published an expose early last…

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