Tag Archives: LGBT
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 11:11 GMT
EA’s Full Spectrum event kicked off in New York yesterday, to discuss the industry’s approach to LGBT issues at large. The overall response is that more diversity is needed, and that the perception is that the industry is still very much the domain of ‘white dudes’.
Thu, Mar 07, 2013 | 12:24 GMT
EA is hosting a “Full Spectrum” event in New York today, which will be used as a platform for discussion LGBT issues in gaming.
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 | 22:02 GMT
Gamespot parent company CBS Interactive, EA, Microsoft and Zynga have signed an amicus brief against the US’s Defense of Marriage Act. They’re the only companies directly involved in gaming to get behind the brief, which EA said is impractical for employers, as it forces them to treat same-sex and different-sex partnered employees under different rules. Additionally, Polygon reports EA will further cement its reputation as the most pro-actively anti-homophobic games industry body by hosting a one-day conference on LGBT issues in video games next week.
Fri, Nov 16, 2012 | 04:42 GMT
EA has once more scored very highly in the Human Rights Campaign’s LGBT corporate equality index.
Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | 11:43 BST
EA has discussed the treatment of LBGT themes in games, sparked by the controversial Defense of Marriage Act in the States. The publisher – as well as Zynga – has discussed the issue at length in a new interview, stating that as far as investors are concerned, there is no need for concern or debate on the issue as it stands.
Sun, Oct 30, 2011 | 08:56 GMT
Little drops can turn into a flood. Julie Horup explains why the industry’s growing acceptance of queer themes is more than niche appeal.