Posts Tagged: In the News

Moving Forward with PAX: A How-To

Full disclosure: On a personal level, I’ve been boycotting Penny Arcade and affiliated properties since Mike Krahulik’s statements in June, and stated as much in an open letter back then. It’s my feeling that I’ve not let this conflict with my duties as Social Media Director for GAB though, as I’ve stayed true to our… Read more »

From Jenny Hanniver: Lots of Words [UPDATED]

Note: we are hosting this blog post here at Jenny’s request due to an overwhelming amount of traffic on her site that brought it down (the original link for the post was http://www.notinthekitchenanymore.com/lots-of-words/) On July 26th, I was playing Black Ops 2 on my Xbox 360. Another player in the lobby took issue with me being there,… Read more »

Fully Human: What Gamers and Developers Can Learn from the Victory over DOMA

DOMA is dead. And good riddance. But the cause of death wasn’t caused by a spontaneous, nationwide chanting of kumbayah. It was a hard fought, computer mediated battle to re-humanize the LGBTQ community. Propelled by viral activism, supporters and allies pushed back against the marginalization of the LGBTQ identity as threatening, deviant, and irrelevant to the status… Read more »

Reconciliation: A roundtable discussion with Chloe and Allistair

This past week was a harrowing one for the video game community as a whole, several members in particular, and for communities beyond. I wrote an article that was met with mixed response due to its vagueness, which was an attempt to not speak on any individual’s behalf. Yesterday evening I received an email from… Read more »