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The Grind: Top Queer Game Character Ships

The Grind: Top Queer Game Character Ships

Hey nerds! We’re racking up the XP on a quest to queer up gaming, and this week Taylor’s bringing you some of the top queer ships we’ve wanted to see in your favorite games, from big names like Overwatch and Dragon Age to indies like Earthbound and Undertale. Got some of your own you want to share? Add them in the comments below! 

Bi-Geekly Report: Jadzia Dax and Gender in Star Trek

Bi-Geekly Report: Jadzia Dax and Gender in Star Trek

When it comes to depicting the future of social issues, Star Trek has often been ahead of the curve. In this episode, El Sanchez breaks down how, although the shows can sometimes depict gender and sexuality issues in problematic ways, characters like Jadzia Dax and races like the Trill and J’naii allowed early TNG and DS9 to depict gender fluidity and non-conformity in ways you didn’t often see on television back then.

8-Hit Gaming: Sparkle Leigh Returns For Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

8-Hit Gaming: Sparkle Leigh Returns For Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

She’s back, back, back again and better than ever! Sparkle Leigh returns to Nick Sahoyah’s couch for another episode of 8-Hit Gaming, our show about art, weed, and video games, to play a little Mario Kart Deluxe 8 for Nintendo Switch and talk about how Jurassic Park is her favorite Muppet movie.

The Grind: The Overwatch League

The Grind: The Overwatch League

Hey nerds! We’re racking up the XP on a quest to queer up gaming, and this week Taylor’s taking on the professional e-sports arm of Blizzard’s big FPS, the Overwatch League. Can Blizzard even nerf the toxic masculinity of the league to make it as diverse and inclusive as their game? And can they finally bring us the beautiful junk couple that we’ve always wanted?

8-Hit Gaming: Da Qween

8-Hit Gaming: Da Qween

We’re keeping it in the fam for this episode of our high-larious show about art, weed, and video games, by welcoming queer poet, rapper, singer, and host of the Nightlife Roundup, Da Qween to Nick’s couch for some tips on cruising at the bar-cade and some Street Fighter IV.

Bi-Geekly Report: Queer Zombie Movies

Bi-Geekly Report: Queer Zombie Movies

Celebrating the approach of one of the western world’s best zombie stories, El shares a few of their fave queer zombie movies for this week’s Bi-Geekly Report, your bi-weekly take on queer representation in geek pop culture.

8-Hit Gaming: Strawberry Shartcake Plays Banjo-Kazooie

8-Hit Gaming: Strawberry Shartcake Plays Banjo-Kazooie

The delightfully trashy and decadently sinful Strawberry Shartcake hits up Nick Sahoyah’s couch this week on 8-Hit Gaming, our show about art, weed, and video games, to play a little Banjo-Kazooie and share some road stories about working on Peaches Christ shows.

Nightshots: Qomix Queer Comicon Party

Nightshots: Qomix Queer Comicon Party

It was the cutest and queerest kickoff to Emerald City Comicon, with the hot music, hotter dancing, and all of the amazing cosplay. Special thanks to Northwest Press, Oni Press, Image Comics, and Emerald City Comicon for all the Cosplay Contest loot. We can’t wait until next year!

Totally Unofficial Queer Guide to Emerald City Comic Con 2018

Totally Unofficial Queer Guide to Emerald City Comic Con 2018

One of the best parts about ECCC is the variety of diversity related panels and events to be found, especially panels featuring queer related content, as well as panels representing accessibility, race, and gender. Here are some of the best panels to be found on the list.

8-Hit Gaming: The Best Of (It’s a Clip Show)

8-Hit Gaming: The Best Of (It’s a Clip Show)

We’ve had a lot of amazing folks take a seat on Nick Sahoyah’s couch for our high-larious show about art, weed, and video games. Here are clips of some of our faves, including Biqtch Puddin’, Bob’s Assistant Luis, Carla Rossi, Caitlin Weierhauser, Solomon Georgio, Viktor Belmont, and, of course, Jinkx Monsoon.

Bi-Geekly Report: Black Lightning

Bi-Geekly Report: Black Lightning

Black Lightning is the latest superhero series from The CW and El couldn’t be more excited about it. In this episode of the Bi-Geekly Report, El breaks down the importance of geek pop culture like Black Lightning that features people of color, especially queer ones!