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Saturday, January 9 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Sex & Gender in Gaming

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Despite our culture's ever-increasing sophistication and sensitivity on the topics surrounding sex and gender, it can often feel like game communities resist progress on this front, preferring instead to rely on harmful gender stereotypes. Join our panelists in a moderated discussion of how games deal with gender and sexuality and how that impacts the conversations we, as gamers, have with our communities. 

Moderators
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Corvus Elrod

Designer of Playful Experiences, Zakelro, LLC
Semionaut and Play Designer. Co-founder of Zakelro!, a two-person, one-poodle creative studio in Portland, OR. Designer of Bhaloidam, a tabletop storytelling platform that uses simple rules, colorful tokens, and personal game boards to track your influence upon the storyworld.

Speakers
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Shanna Germain

Co-owner, creative director, Monte Cook Games, LLC
Shanna has worked as a writer and editor for nearly 20 years, and has six books, hundreds of short stories, and myriad other works to her name. Over the years, she’s won numerous awards for her work, including a Pushcart nomination, the C. Hamilton Bailey Poetry Fellowship, and... Read More →


Saturday January 9, 2016 7:00pm - 8:00pm PST
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