Tag Archives: gay

EA Employees: It Gets Better

The “It Gets Better” campaign has had its fair share of critiques and attempts at constructive criticism. At the same time, the videos it has produced often have the effect of leaving me very teary-eyed. Therefore, while I will still … Continue reading

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Quick Snippet: Zynga CEO on FrontierVille gay marriages

  We posted several months ago about the fact that you can have a same-sex marriage in FrontierVille and our excitement about this big win in a new gaming space.  Today, at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Zynga’s … Continue reading

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Homosexuality in Mass Effect 2

Tracey John recently interviewed some people at Bioware and among the questions asked included one about the lack of homosexual relationships in Mass Effect 2. The article had a quote from Casey Hudson, the Mass Effect 2 project lead,  “We … Continue reading

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Change to xbox live code of conduct

Members of the Xbox LIVE community received an open letter today. It read as follows: A Letter from Marc Whitten: Update to Xbox LIVE Code of Conduct Published March 5, 2010 Dear Xbox LIVE members, Since the beginning, Microsoft has … Continue reading

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Uranian Love vs. Status Quo

N.B. The title makes a reference to an early term used for homosexuals, based on the belief that they were a third gender: uranian. A little LGBT history for you. Having finished Mass Effect 2 last week, I’ve been gladly … Continue reading

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A Treatise on Homosexuality and Gaming

(by Guest Contributor Jordan Lynn) I’m Jordan, a videogame researcher with a Master’s in Journalism and Communication. I live with my wife in Athens, GA, where we both work in an office that seeks to improve childhood education through videogames … Continue reading

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“Muscle March is coming to America” or “We’re afraid of being silly”

It’s Japanese.  It’s completely odd/random/silly.  And it’s coming to your Wii with a E-10+ rating.  It’s called Muscle March, and it has gaming commenters up in arms. Why?  Well because it’s gay.  And how does the common gamer determine that … Continue reading

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Jimmy Kimmel on gay sex in Dragon Age

Jimmy Kimmel shows the gay intimacy that you can have in Dragon Age.   Read on for the transcript.

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Dragon Age features “dirty gay sex”

Lots of gamers have been playing Bioware’s brand new RPG, Dragon Age – with myself as no exception.  From thin portrayals of transgender and intersex NPCs to blatant sexism and threesomes, the game is no stranger to controversy lately.  The … Continue reading

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