Wait, you said that you don't consider private steam / discord messages when considering whether or not to ban someone, but you still felt it was necessary to include their DMs in your post justifying the ban. Then, to make it sound as bad as possible, you say that "they do not know each other at all" which is stupid considering that 1.) They have each other added; how could they not know each other? and 2.) as if you would send messages like this or that to a complete stranger. Your inclusion of that makes no sense, along with the assessment that calling their relationship "scary" is solely because they are gay and not because it's an online furry relationship with names "boywife" and "boyhusband." Why even include this other than to save face from public scrutiny?
Then, you claim that you've received 6 reports even though you only show 2, and post a bunch of chatlogs acting as if it is extremely damning. Nearly all of it is just trash talk, which your rules explicitly say isn't harassment. One of your points is literally saying "based eSports" is transphobic, which is such a leap in logic and laughable to consider banworthy. The only thing that you can consider "Sexual harassment, homophobic and transphobic comments" is calling them gay, which I think is a stretch personally and don't think it worthy of an 8 month ban. I could see a lighter ban based on his history, but how do I talk it about it exactly? I'd like to talk about it more, but one of your admins told me they can't talk to me about it and to stop harassing them and you are just ignoring scratchh, so I guess just hmu @sigafoo.