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Saturday, July 12 • 10:00am - 10:45am
Creating Character: Exploring Queer Identities Through Games

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Carolyn Petit

Managing Editor, Feminist Frequency
I spent four years as an editor at GameSpot, where my experiences as a publicly transgender woman in the games media gave me a unique perspective on the state of games culture. My review of Grand Theft Auto V for GameSpot, which touched on issues of misogyny in the game, caused quite an uproar, while also triggering discussions about what a game review should be and what purpose it should serve. I'm currently Managing Editor at Feminist... Read More →

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Regina Buenaobra

Content Marketing Lead, ArenaNet
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Heather Cerlan

Environment/ Texture Artist, Naughty Dog Inc.
Heather has worked in the game industry for about 10 years. She has worked on several games such as Uncharted 4, The Last of Us, Dragon Age 2 and Ultima Online. You can follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/hmcdrummergirl
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Emilia Schatz

Game Designer, Naughty Dog
Emilia has worked on a ton of games in her 12 years as a game designer, including Ghostbusters: the Video Game, Uncharted 3, and The Last of Us. She specializes in level layout and puzzle design, but often has her grubby fingers in a lot of other aspects of design. While slaving away on Uncharted 4, she came out as a trans woman to her team at Naughty Dog and transitioned genders at the studio in March 2014.


Saturday July 12, 2014 10:00am - 10:45am
*GX Panel Room B (3F) Grand Ballroom C (3F)

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