You could make that argument about 90% of the rooms that people have. There's a health and fitness room? A room for people to talk about "Cosmopolitan", but having an LGBT topic room is absurd to you guys? This place makes absolutely no sense lmao
Can people stop being banned for talking about LGBT related topics then? There's no public room to discuss stuff like that and private rooms only work if you know a good amount of the player base and can invite people.
I think a big problem is that banning and muting just happens SO OFTEN. Maybe they don't need an entirely new system, but better rules that don't end in constant bans. I saw at least three or four handed out in the lobby this morning lmao.
I live in a place with a shared wifi connection, which means that whenever anyone makes ANY kind of mistake, I get banned, because all that pokemon showdown does is IP bans. I have tried talking to staff, and they never offer any actual help other than "oh well you can't prove it wasn't you so...