Because romance, eroticism and queerness are still far from making it into many mainstream games, I’ve made a list of indie games designed to tug on your queer heartstrings and maybe even turn you on.
Always wanted to get someone on your list into anime – or dive into it yourself – but not sure where to start? Here’s a guide to where to look depending on what they already like.
For the second week in a row, The Walking Dead has delivered us some queer lady goodness. Let’s relive those moments now.
Let’s all hope and pray that this Tara has better luck than her predecessors.
It’s not just about the fact that she falls in love with another girl, but what Utena Tenjou does for those of us who never played by society’s gender rules.
The East Coast’s largest anime convention had everything an anime fan could want, including some interesting conversations about representation of women in anime.
Falcone has a new comic forthcoming, called Clique Refresh, and it’s “a love letter to internet friends and what it means to feel most at home online.”
Seriously. The geeks of the interwebs were on point with the video content this week. Includes a feminist analysis of Adventure Time, Bill Nye explaining asteroid disasters and some rad footage of plants growing (which is, it should be noted, more exciting than it sounds).
The show began airing in 1963, with a hiatus and then a reboot in 2005. All in all, 11 actors have played the alien of everyone’s dreams. Every single one of those 11 actors has been a white man. (Also, as River Song says, spoilers).
How Sony’s PS4 is bringing me back to my gaming roots.
You, too, can put together your own bead sprites in the shape of 1-up mushrooms, Pokémon and the TARDIS. Gather up your geeks and go.
“I did extremely well in any video games with dating elements, like Persona 4, but virtual dating and real dating are two very different things. I could master playing as someone else, but as the old cliché of dating advice often goes, I needed to be myself.”
Maybe it’s the influence of Sailor Moon that is part of what made me a feminist, someone who didn’t think that being a girl was a weakness but was, in fact, a special kind of power.
Rose’s Team Pick: Hollaback! is using comics to educate both men and women about how to respond to harassment. And you can help fund it!
Part one of backing it up: discussing what it is, why we need to do it, what the different kinds of back ups are, etc.
Laura’s Team Pick: They can teach you, and there is no charge.
Ladies and gentlebois, this is my coming out: I am a proud, gay, level 85 warlock. And I am here to recruit you.
Carolyn’s Team Pick: Books, Douglas Adams, and killer animation? Yes please.
The “brony” fandom is a lot more Sapphic than you’d think, at least as far as their fanfiction goes.
Have you had your daily dose of video-game-music inspired covers of songs by Tegan and Sara and The Cure? Here you go.
In which I respond to a BBC interview featuring yours truly on the matter of “booth babes” and call for a better apology from Gary Shapiro, all-around really influential technology guy.