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Interview with Anna Anthropy on Gender Identity and Gaming

June 20, 2012

Gender tropes lurk behind the Xbox controller.. and Anna Anthropy is determined to bend them. The author of Rise of the Videogame Zinesters hopes to develop a gaming world that’s more gender-friendly for everyone.

Being trans doesn’t make the fact that I’m a woman any less real, and obviously it’s often safer for trans women on the internet not to advertise the fact that they’re trans. Today, I’m totally out about being trans because I want other trans people to find me and feel safer in this games space.”

Read the entire interview here!

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