I admit, this is just me venting. Writing to get money, slowly but surely trying to piece my life back together.
I fear for others. I fear for those who will be suckered in because the industry, both large and independent, want to seem diverse.
In a way, progress is not what we want, when we’re forced to play by someone else’s timetable.
Get to know us as people, as comrades, and I think we can change things, together, with our powers combined.
Freedom of speech and nonviolence are central to liberal progressivism, and they are utilized in a way that completely disarms the marginalized and gives those already in power the majority influence of what and how to change.
There’s no such thing as growing as a public figure for advocacy. There’s perfect. There’s saint. There’s martyr.
A lot has changed for me in 2014. 2013 and 2015 Mattie will be rather different people.
i want to fuck the world
Ally isn’t a one way declaration, but something all parties involved declare together because it is going to be mutually beneficial.
This past weekend I went to the Queerness and Games Conference, an event I co-founded last year at UC Berkeley and now hold an advisory and conflict resolution role.
I am more than my pain. I am more than my pain. I am more than my pain.
This isn’t goodbye. It’s going to be even more interesting from here on out!
What is it that we want?
I’m a firm believer of action when it comes to battling against the injustices that happen in life. In every instance, every person can do something to help. The problem is, a lot of people have no idea how to help in situations like this.
This past year, I’ve sat down with a lot of creators about representation in games. One of the first questions out of their mouth to me is “How do you depict minorities well in games?”