Hey everyone, I have some exciting news! Unfortunately, the advertisements haven't been returning the rates as they used to, and VGI's server is experiencing more and more technical problems. Not only that, VGI seems to be more than 90% males. I kept wondering, "Is there some issue I have content wise that turns away females?" Haotsu noticed my issue and offered to partner with us. She owns a popular feminist blog. Naturally, I was skeptical, but she decided to give me a "trial run" by linking to my site. The results were better than I could have ever expected! In addition to promotion Haotsu agreed to helpout with revising the rules, graphic design, etc. I've been getting rather busy lately so I don't have as full of a schedule to manage these issues as I'd like. While we didn't completely agree with every issue, she was able to show me some very good points for feminism and why it is necessary. She says she just wants a chance to help provide some helpful information and resources for the users here. Unfortunately, I have a bit of bad news. Lavitz and I have been at odds for a while now. He's been totally rude and disrespectful to Boldheart and I, among other users. I tried to work it out but he doesn't seem interested in listening. Until further notice I'm demoting him. Fortunately, I found a replacement to handle Lavitz's side of things: Boldheart. Most of the moderators like pointy/miles are busy with work and I have a lot of new issues that need to be handled, he was willing and seems truthworthy enough. He also has shown a very strong interest in fairness and the rules so I'm sure he'll be fine. What could possibly go wrong? Lavitz seemed pretty angry about it and doesn't want me using his dark theme anymore. I was hesitant since I've been using it for so long and it's what people had become accustomed to, but now that I think of it, blue sort of is associated with males too much. It's not really fair that VGI has such an over representation of a specific gender. Although I didn't really have the time to create a new theme on such short notice. Fortunately, Haotsu once again was able to save the day by creating a new theme. In less than an hour too! Is she unbelievable or what? Haotsu will be handling some of the minor policy issues while I'm away. She feels that having custom titles can be a bit of an issue because it makes it difficult for users from her blog to identify us, so she may be replacing them with titles she feels are more appropriate. She might also be doing some minor rule revisions. She'll be posting another topic on that shortly. She might also have a few minor word filters to help change inappropriate words to ones she feels are more appropriate. All and all not much will really change, we're just doing a few minor policy changes to make sure that are rules are fair to all parties/genders involved. Looking forward to this new chapter in VGI!