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Mattie Brice is starting up a video series on free indie games over up at her site Alternate Ending and will be also be featured here at The Border House. Games Discussed: Depression Quest; dys4ia Notes: This post discusses depression, … Continue reading
I had tried to teach my students in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 100 about transphobia before. When I unwittingly assigned them a classic feminist essay that contained some transphobic language (including an uncritical quotation of Janice Raymond, the use … Continue reading
Samantha Allen is a transgender woman, an ex-Mormon and a PhD student in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Emory University writing a dissertation on sexual fetishism. She is also an erstwhile singer-songwriter. You can find her on the web … Continue reading
Each year, the Independent Games Festival takes place at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. This year’s finalists have been announced, including an impressive list of innovative, beautiful, experimental, and fun indie games. Particularly notable is Anna Anthropy’s game … Continue reading