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Saturday, December 12 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Gaming While Trans: A Discussion on Gaming & Trans Culture LIMITED

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The gaming community can be a harsh and difficult place to those who are different. So how do you navigate it and find a community to belong to when you are trans? How do games effect us? Is that effect reflected in our culture? Come hear Brianna Wu and Katherine Cross talk about where the gaming community and trans community cross into each other and deal with these issues and more.

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Katherine Cross

Gamasutra
Katherine Cross is a gaming critic, sociologist, and feminist scholar who studies virtual worlds, particularly gender and the dynamics of online harassment. Her academic work has been published in Women's Studies Quarterly and in Loading: The Journal of the Canadian Games Studies Association. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, Rolling Stone, Wired, Time, Boing Boing, Polygon, and numerous other outlets. She is also a weekly columnist at... Read More →
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Brianna Wu

CEO/Founder, Giant Spacekat
Brianna Wu is the head of development at Giant Spacekat. She's a software engineer and the host of Isometric and Rocket podcasts on the Relay.FM network. Worldwide press has called her the “Games Boss.” Over the past few years, she’s become a frequent speaker on women-in-tech issues.


Saturday December 12, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
GX Ballroom 2 Marriott - Salon III

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