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QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking 2, no. 2
edited by Charles E. Morris III and Thomas K. Nakayama
Michigan State University Press Journals, 2015
Paper: 978-1-68430-038-9


Editorial Introduction
Charles E. Morris III, Thomas K. Nakayama, "Queers at Play, Transformative; Blackness and Queerness in Ferguson, Electric"

Matt Conn, "Gaming’s Untapped Queer Potential as Art"
Edmond Y. Chang, "Love Is in the Air: Queer (Im)Possibility and Straightwashing in FrontierVille and World of Warcraft"
Heidi McDonald, "Romance in Games: What It Is, How It Is, and How Developers Can Improve It"
Adrienne Shaw, "Circles, Charmed and Magic: Queering Game Studies"
Jeffrey Sens, "Queer Worldmaking Games: A Portland Indie Experiment"
Bonnie Ruberg, "No Fun: The Queer Potential of Video Games that Annoy, Anger, Disappoint, Sadden, and Hurt"
Sarah Beth Evans, Elyse Janish, "#INeedDiverseGames: How the Queer Backlash to GamerGate Enables Nonbinary Coalition"

Queer Conversation
Carly A. Kocurek, "Tabled for Discussion: A Conversation with Game Designer Michael De Anda"

Jeffrey Q. McCune, Jr., "The Queerness of Blackness"
Javon Johnson, "Black Joy in the Time of Ferguson"
Reuben Riggs, "Meeting Queerness and Blackness in Ferguson"
Jennifer Tyburczy, "Undeniable Forensic Evidence"
Nyle Fort, Darnell L. Moore, "Last Words: A Black Theological Response to Ferguson and Anti-Blackness"

Book Reviews
Katsuhiko Suganuma, Contact Moments: The Politics of Intercultural Desire in Japanese Male-Queer Cultures, Reviewed by Shinsuke Eguchi
Christina B. Hanhardt, Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of Violence, Reviewed by Eric A. Stanley
A. Finn Enke, ed., Transfeminist Perspectives in and beyond Transgender and Gender Studies, Reviewed by Sam Hsieh
Adela C. Licona, Zines in Third Space: Radical Cooperation and Borderlands Rhetoric, Reviewed by Alyssa A. Samek
Sheena C. Howard, Black Queer Identity Matrix: Towards an Integrated Queer of Color Framework, Reviewed by Dominique D. Johnson

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