Video games and comic books have long been thought of as the province of white, straight, cisgender men. But Miguel Miranda, administrator of the DC Gaymers social group, knows better.
“For a lot of queer gamers, gaming is a part of how we dress, how we interact, how we have fun,” he says. “It’s an essential part of our identity.”
To celebrate that identity, Miranda is bringing together queer gamers for a chance to network and socialize during this weekend’s Awesome Con.