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Quinnae is a young, Latina trans woman who games, reads, writes, and likes slugs. Her hobbies-slash-flaming passions are sociology, feminism, gender studies, politics, and eating pizza. At present she is studying to be a college professor, and is also an officer … Continue reading
A bit over a week ago, I read a preview of Fallout: New Vegas on GameDaily. At first, I was excited. I enjoyed Fallout 3 immensely and was looking forward to another dose of more of the same. Then I … Continue reading
“There’s no good reason for anyone not to use voice chat.” That, or something like that, was something that a guild-mate once said to me when I was playing Warhammer Online and which really set my teeth on edge. With … Continue reading
One of the things that I’m looking forward to here at The Border House is trying to spot the themes and trends that develop across multiple posts. Looking at issues in isolation is great as an opportunity to really focus … Continue reading
[This post is off-topic, as it doesn't involve games, social media, or virtual worlds. However, I have yet to see this reported on the web - so I feel compelled to bring attention to it.] On my morning drive yesterday, … Continue reading
This post was written by Rachel Walmsley. Rachel Walmsley (http://rho.dreamwidth.org/) is a 28 year old British woman. She’s a transwoman and a gamer, predominantly enjoying RPGs, strategy and puzzle games. When I saw that The Border House was looking for … Continue reading
I’ll be right up front about it: I’m absolutely random. Honestly, is there anything else to say? Is there anything else you guys need to know about me? Yes? Awww. Well howdy everyone. I’m Seraphina Brennan — one of Massively.com’s … Continue reading
This past week on GayGaymer I wrote about my encounter with characters that were either trans or intersexed in Dragon Age: Origins; I say either because it is not clear to myself, and while it may have been to the … Continue reading