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Unrequited Love: EarthBound's Gay Tony

Unrequited Love: EarthBound’s Gay Tony

Shigesato Itoi’s playfully imaginative and offbeat EarthBound was one of the first Japanese RPGs that I had the pleasure of playing as a child. It’s a game that that holds a special place in my heart, and one that I learned to appreciate more as I grew older. Being only eight years old at the...
Gaming's Top 5 Sexiest Men and Women of 2011

Gaming’s Top 5 Sexiest Men and Women of 2011

It’s the week of Valentine’s Day, so I thought I’d do something in the spirit of beauty, lust, and romance. I’m starting off the week by celebrating the sexy faces of gaming with a list of the top 5 sexiest men and women in 2011 (I consulted a lesbian gamer pal of mine to help...
Proposition 8 Ruled Unconstitutional

Proposition 8 Ruled Unconstitutional

Score one for equality! A panel of the US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals have ruled that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional in a decision 2 to 1. This does not, however, mean that gays and lesbians can begin wedding preparations just yet. Proposition 8 will still be in effect until the Supreme Court hands down the...
Conservative Activist Speaks Out Against SW:TOR's Same-Sex Romances

Conservative Activist Speaks Out Against SW:TOR’s Same-Sex Romances

I think we’ve all come to expect a certain level of insanity when it comes to activist groups with the word “family” in them, and the Family Research Council is no different. Tony Perkins, president of the FRC, recently spoke out against Bioware’s planned inclusion of same-sex romance in their Star Wars MMO. Here’s a...
Submit to "Drawn OUT", a Collection of Coming Out Comics

Submit to “Drawn OUT”, a Collection of Coming Out Comics

Coming out of the closet is simultaneously one of the most terrifying and exhilarating things that we, as members of the LGBT community, have to do in our lifetimes. Comic artists Kate Jade Leth and Megan Rose Gedris have taken it upon themselves to form a compilation of coming out stories by LGBT comic artists. You’ll have until March 31st...
BlizzCon 2012 Cancelled, Returns in 2013

BlizzCon 2012 Cancelled, Returns in 2013

Citing a busy schedule with their focus on big releases like D3 and WoW:MoP, Blizzard has announced that the next BlizzCon will be held in 2013.
ArenaNet Finally Announces Beta Dates for Guild Wars 2!

ArenaNet Finally Announces Beta Dates for Guild Wars 2!

It’s been a long, excruciating wait for those of us that have been begging ArenaNet for any news regarding the open beta for Guild Wars 2. Finally, in celebration of the Year of the Dragon, ArenaNet has announced that “select press” will be invited into a beta this February. An open beta test will follow in March...