Posts by Blair Durkee

Tell Me Why is the first major studio game to feature a playable transgender lead character

November 14, 2019

Xbox Game Studios and DONTNOD worked with GLAAD to create Tyler, a young trans guy living in rural Alaska.

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July 25, 2019

One in three LGBTQ gamers have faced identity-based harassment in multiplayer games, new report shows

A new report out today from the Anti-Defamation League shows that one in three players have faced identity-based harassment in multi-player games.

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July 17, 2019

GLAAD Praises Groundbreaking "The Sims 4" Box Art with LGBTQ Couple

This week Electronic Arts revealed newly redesigned box art for its best-selling game The Sims 4 which, in a major groundbreaking move, features an LGBTQ couple.

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June 13, 2019

Inclusive games to watch out for from E3 2019 and beyond

E3, the gaming industry’s biggest annual consumer-facing event, descended upon Los Angeles this week for publishers and developers to show off their newest and greatest upcoming games.

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March 29, 2019

'The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset' Wins Outstanding Video Game at the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

As announced in September, the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards proudly features the inaugural category for Outstanding Video Game.

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March 27, 2019

What to do and see for LGBTQ gamers at PAX East 2019

The annual PAX East convention takes place this weekend in Boston and GLAAD has your overview of events of interest for LGBTQ gamers.

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February 19, 2019

Inclusivity in gaming shines at the 2019 DICE Summit

Every year in Las Vegas, members of the gaming industry and press gather at the annual D.I.C.E. Summit for a few days of networking, keynotes, roundtables, and awards—a celebration of the industry’s past accomplishments and future innovations.

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January 25, 2019

GLAAD celebrates the first nominees for Outstanding Video Game in the GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD is proud to announce the first ever nominees in the Outstanding Video Game category for the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. We are committed to ensuring that authentic LGBTQ stories are included in video games.

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