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Pride Week: Seven important lessons toward greater LGBT+ inclusivity

Hello! All this week we’ve been celebrating Pride and the power of positive representations in games. Every day we’ve been bringing you stories and insights from different parts of the LGBT+ community, and if you’ve missed any of our previous Pride Week features, you’ll find a full list below. You can also help support Pride with Eurogamer’s newly redesigned t-shirt – all profits from which will be going to charity.

I’ve dedicated half a decade to diversity and inclusion in games. I am the managing director of Queerly Represent Me (a charity focused on improving representation in games and the industry), I’m co-chair of the IGDA LGBTQ+ SIG, I’m an ambassador for inclusion initiatives as part of my role at Sledgehammer Games, and I have written more articles and given more talks on this topic than I can even count anymore.

I have studied many forms of marginalisation because to work in diversity requires us to think intersectionally, but I started out looking at representations of queerness. Because of this (as well as my own bisexuality), Pride Month holds a special place in my heart.

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