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Blizzard confirms a second LGBTIQ+ Overwatch character

Blizzard confirms a second LGBTIQ+ Overwatch character

Blizzard Entertainment have confirmed that another character in their incredibly popular shooter Overwatch is a member of the LGBTIQ+ community. In a short story entitled Bastet, readers are given a glimpse into the backstory of characters Soldier 76 (Jack Morrison) and Ana. Ana finds a photo of a young Morrison with a man named Vincent, and […]

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Worth a Read: Interesting stories from around the web

Worth a Read: Interesting stories from around the web

The OUTinPerth team are always traversing the web looking for the most interesting LGBTI news and articles from around the globe, here’s some stories that caught our attention. Hans How: The Malaysian Gay Man Fighting for His Life, and Many Other LGBT Asylum Seekers The Daily Beast Hans How recounts what it was like growing […]

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The Last of Us Part II: Queer kiss steals the show at E3

The Last of Us Part II: Queer kiss steals the show at E3

A stunning sequence featuring two queer characters has stolen the show at this week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Sony debuted footage from the sequel to their survival horror smash The Last Of Us – which begins and opens with an intimate moment between two of the series’ female characters. The new entry lets players […]

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Supanova 2017: Overwatch voice actors on diversity in digital worlds

With over 30 million users the level of fandom that Overwatch has generated can be put into perspective like this; if it were the 1990’s the characters in the game would be all conquering super powered Spice Girls. Since its 2016 release it’s become an online phenomenon with more depth than its simple shoot ’em […]

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Blizzard’s ‘Overwatch’ set to reveal multiple LGBT characters

Blizzard’s ‘Overwatch’ set to reveal multiple LGBT characters

Blizzard Entertainment, the gaming giants behind the Warcraft, Starcraft and Diablo series have revealed they will be including openly LGBT characters in their latest venture, Overwatch. The first-person shooter, released in May this year, has been immensly successful – reporting over 7 million users within a week of its launch. Overwatch’s lead writer Michael Chu says that an upcoming […]

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Dungeons & Dragons Embraces Sexuality & Gender Diversity

Dungeons & Dragons Embraces Sexuality & Gender Diversity

Iconic role playing game Dungeons & Dragons has embraced the possibility for characters to have varied sexualities and gender identities in its newest version. The game, which was published in its first version in 1974 allows players to create their own characters of any species within the Dungeons and Dragons universe to embark on adventures […]

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