Tagged With pride 2018

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We celebrated Pride this week at Kotaku with stories from queer staffers about Street Fighter ships, queer fandoms in Overwatch and in K-Pop, and our desire to see queer characters survive and thrive in the games we play.

Before we take down the beautiful rainbow logos that festooned the site this week in celebration, we wanted to discuss all those big gay smooches at E3 this year, and the state of queer gaming in 2018.

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"This panel, we're just going to show our gay," Lai Frances proclaimed to the packed crowd at KCon's panel on LGBT fandom in Korean pop music. The K-Pop fans in attendance roared with approval.

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When The Last Of Us Part II's new trailer debuted at this year's E3, protagonist Ellie enjoyed a slow dance and kiss with another woman. My queer friends and I confessed to one another that we were assuming the worst.