Queer Tropes – Feminist Frequency

The Premiere of Queer Tropes and our Patreon Launch!
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We’ve got so much amazing news! Today is the premiere of our eagerly-anticipated Queer Tropes vs. Video Games series, and we can’t wait for you to see it! […]

Queer Tropes vs Video Games: Video Games’ Relationship Status – It’s Complicated
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In this installment, we examine the complex history of gay relationships in games, from Fallout 2 in 1998 to much more recent games like Dream Daddy and The Last of Us: Left Behind. For a long time, even those rare games that included any […]

Queer Tropes vs Video Games: Are You Gay or Just Coded That Way
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Video games have inherited a thing or two from the movies, including a troubling tendency to equate being gay with being evil. From The Legend of Zelda’s most […]

Queer Tropes vs Video Games: Press ‘B’ To Hate Gay People
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Throughout much of game history, from early Leisure Suit Larry adventures to the latest installment of Grand Theft Auto, gay and trans characters were rarely depicted at all […]

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This year the gaming industry had its own #MeToo moment, which revealed how common abuse, harassment and sexism are in the gaming community. We’ve created a set of new initiatives to combat this and have a fundraising goal of $25,000 by December 31. We’re in it to win it, but we need you!