Online Troll Urges Game Developer Rachel Bryk To Commit Suicide

Up-and-coming game developer, 23-yearo-old, Rachel Bryk took her own life following months of anonymous cyberbullying. Bryk had to deal with chronic pain and low self-esteem on top of braving trans-phobic harassment for being a transgender woman.An anonymous harasser urged Bryk to jump off a bridge. This occurred only days before she ended her life, jumping from the George Washington Bridge.  One of her colleagues from Dolphin commented, “No matter what, she was always willing to help anyone. Of all the devs she was the most helpful on the forums, always pitching in. Dolphin is a smaller place without her.”

 

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