video games

Welcome back to another installment of my informal analysis of gendered character tropes in JRPGs and their effects as role models on the younger generation of players. ...continue »
This is Part 1of 2 of an informal essay regarding gender stereotypes in JRPG character archetypes and their analyses. This part focuses on the Protagonists, Love Interests, and Bromance characters in JRPGs. ...continue »
Gaymer Days! Join us on October 1st from Noon - 6pm at Our Center! LGBTQ gaming and networking Console, tabletop, phone, tablet, and card games take over the entire center! Gaming in Color Documentary! Different contests all day! Meet and Greet fellow gaymers! ...continue »
Our Center
1745 S Wells Avenue
Reno, NV 89502  
October 1, 2016
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Gaming + Social Justice and Geeks OUT - DC are proud to invite you to the Gaming in Color Watch Party. Please RSVP on the Facebook event: Created by MidBoss, the same folks responsible for organizing GaymerX • Year Four (GX4), Gaming in Color is an hour-long documentary that explores queer themes in gaming, as well as the rise of gaymer culture. Since this is G+SJ's first social event, we'll be sure to have lots of popcorn and snacks. BYOB....continue »
Check the Facebook event for the address
Washington, DC 20011  
October 11, 2016
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Part Weekend Update, part Daily Show, the G.E.E.K. Show will provide up to the minute satirical commentary on the issues of the day in Pop Culture, specifically of the “Nerd and Geek” variety. Co-hosts John Minus and Dillon Stevenson skewer the often ridiculous world of geek and pop-culture news. The show will also feature stand-up comedy from the areas most passionate comedians. At the end of the show we interview a comic about what they are geeky about, because we all are a geek about something. Dare to Be Stupid; come to the G.E.E.K. Show....continue »
QED: A Place to Show & Tell
27-16 23rd Ave
Astoria, NY 11105  
September 11, 2016
8:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Having a rough summer? Pop culture is here to help! ...continue »
We need representation in video games because we are playing video games. But for those unfamiliar with the world of gaming (or for those who wonder why the queer community is facing this difficulty), there are some important questions to ask. ...continue »
Anita Sarkeesian, founder of the YouTube channel Feminist Frequency, explores the trend that sexualizes female characters in video games. ...continue »
Jungles! Loinclothes! Bloodthirsty orcs! Spears made out of mammoth teeth! Shields made out of shark teeth! Axes made out of other axes! I think! Welcome to the savage land of the World of Warcraft's most recent expansion: Warlords of Draenor! *Bloodthirsty Ogre Noises* ...continue »
The queer geek convention par excellance may have had its final hurrah, but that doesn't detract from the magic it created. ...continue »