GaymerCon Renamed 'GaymerX' in Response to Trademark Dispute [Update]

No sooner than did GaymerCon gather enough financial backing to organize its first ever meeting in 2013 did a trademark issue—something that pisses off gamers of any orientation—arise with the name. "Gaymer" has been trademarked by the guy who owns gaymer.org, and he even sent a cease-and-desist letter over to Reddit… » 12/25/12 5:00pm 12/25/12 5:00pm

The Voice of Team Fortress 2's Sniper Would Like You To Support…

Gaymercon, a convention for everyone but with a focus on creating a safe space for gay gamers and tech fans to congregate, will be happening on August 3 and 4th of 2013, somewhere in San Francisco. The con is happening no matter what, but—wait for it—the organizers would love for you to donate to their Kickstarter to… » 8/02/12 1:00pm 8/02/12 1:00pm

A Transgender Transition Inside EA Sports: "Will Everyone Stare at Me?"

Going from the person most co-workers know as a man to one they will know as a woman is a challenge most people won't ever have to face. Doing it in the sports division of a video game company probably adds a ridiculous degree of difficulty.


But when EA Sports producer John Worrall became Kelly Worrall, she says… » 5/09/12 6:01pm 5/09/12 6:01pm

Mass Effect 3 Writers Didn’t Want Same-Sex Romance to Be “a Straight…

Mass Effect 3 became the game in the sci-fi series where BioWare finally opened up the relationship possibilities for players wanting to romance a character of the same gender, with characters Esteban Cortez and Samantha Traynor only available for wooing if you played as a male or female Commander Shepard. » 5/07/12 7:30pm 5/07/12 7:30pm