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Friday, July 11 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Gaming and Intersectionality - How Politics and Games Collide

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Saw the #1reasonwhy discussion? Hate the "it's just a game" argument? Like your FPS with some politics? This panel aims to explore the role that gaming & media play in the LGBT rights movement, and how gaming representation impacts our standing.

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Joshua Meadows

Freelance Writer
Joshua Meadows is a freelance writer and photographer from NYC who now lives in Sydney, Australia. He's written for a variety of magazines, newspapers and websites on topics from LGBT politics to video game news & reviews. Being a former staff writer for XY Magazine & GayGamer.net, he's written articles covering the intersection of civil rights and gaming for years. In Sydney he's one of the organisers of Sydney Gaymers, one of the largest... Read More →

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Mattie Brice

Mattie Brice is a play and games critic, designer, and activist. She previously wrote at publications like Kotaku, Paste Magazine, and PopMatters about design and social justice within the video game industry, and now writes independently. She also designs experimental games like EAT, Mission, and her most notable Mainichi, which was exhibited at the Museum of Design in Atlanta and an Official Selection at IndieCade. Mattie regularly speaks at... Read More →

Friday July 11, 2014 2:00pm - 2:45pm
*GX Panel Room C (3F) Union Square (3F)

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