72 minutes | Sep 16, 2021

Tanya DePass is on the front lines fighting for diverse and safe spaces in gaming

Although my conversation with gamer and activist Tanya DePass was initially recorded at the beginning of 2021 on THEBLERDGURL LIVE, our discussion around diversity in gaming and enduring the harassment that goes with it is still ongoing timely. DePass is the founder and Director of I Need Diverse Games, a not-for-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois, dedicated to better diversification of all aspects of gaming. A partnered Twitch variety broadcaster, DePass, (her online persona is cypheroftyr) often speaks on issues of diversity, feminism, race, intersectionality & other topics at conventions. DePass was also named part of The Game Awards Future Class 2020 and was one of Kotaku’s Gamers of the Year 2020. Tanya DePass was featured on BETHer Presents: The Queen Collective Tanya DePassartist: Lethendralis Most recently, DePass was featured on BETHer Presents: The Queen Collective talking about her work. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN ON YOUR FAVORITE PODCATCHER If you enjoy this episode please subscribe and leave a comment over on iTunes for me if you can, it really helps me out. Or, screenshot your podcatcher and tag theblerdgurl over on IG stories with what you liked about it! Show Notes CLICK HERE TO REPAIR YOUR CREDIT WITH THE SELF CREDIT APP Tanya DePass TwitterI Need Diverse GamesBET Presents: The Queens CollectiveInto the MotherlandsRivals of WaterDeep The post Podcast: Tanya DePass is on the front lines fighting for diverse and safe spaces in gaming appeared first on theblerdgurl.
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