John Funk said:
Is it definitely confirmed that they were hired dancers? The articles seem to imply it, but I haven't seen any outright say it.
Considering that nobody has written it as a fact, a lot of people are assuming they were simply normal party goers who happened to be wearing revealing outfits.
They were hired dancers by the organization that payed for the event, YetiZen. They were professional paid to entertain dancers. I just don't know how this changes anything, to be honest. Hired or party go-ers, it's all blown out of proportion.
Of course it is, everything always is.
The fact that there were dancing women in revealing outfits isn't the issue. The problem is to do with the attitude of the people who hired them. It shows a lack of sensitivity as well as a fair few assumptions.
To be honest, John worded it much better than I can think of, the post I quoted him from sums it up. It's the fact that there has been a lot of issues with perceived sexism in the games industry as of late. Hiring dancers as eye candy for the male guests is not the kind of thing a smart company would do during such times.
I have already said before, I think she and other people have overreacted, but it doesn't make the company any less idiotic for doing what they did.