Hearthstone introduces a wide-ranging cast of Mercenaries, including its first trans character
In Hearthstone's Forged in the Barrens expansion, the game doesn't focus on the Azeroth's well-known heroes: instead there's a new roster of mercenaries, each with their own stories.
Shadowlands receives GLAAD Media Awards nomination for trans and queer representation in video games
Video games have been grappling with an ongoing reckoning over representation.
Off Topic: My existence shouldn’t be a political statement
In a way, I disagree with the headline of this post -- by default my existence is a political statement because everything is political.
Blizzard’s previously staff-only LGBTQ pin now available to all, with proceeds benefiting The Trevor Project
During last BlizzCon's opening ceremony, despite uploading screenshots every couple seconds like my hair was on fire, a particular pin worn by several of the executives gave me pause.
BlizzCon 2018 had an Inclusion Nexus to shine a spotlight on military, women, and LGBTQ community
I often don't feel very included in the games I love, because I'm bisexual and that's often treated like a fantasy -- except it's very rarely actually depicted in our fantasy.
Tracer’s girlfriend Emily gets a nod in latest Overwatch PTR patch
We know from the Reflections comic that Tracer is a lesbian in a relationship with a woman named Emily, which is a pretty awesome step for representation by Blizzard.