restricted access   Volume 2, Number 2, Summer 2015

Table of Contents

Queer Gaming

Queers at Play, Transformative; Blackness and Queerness in Ferguson, Electric

pp. v-vii


Gaming’s Untapped Queer Potential as Art

pp. 1-5

Love Is in the Air: Queer (Im)Possibility and Straightwashing in FrontierVille and World of Warcraft

pp. 6-31

Romance in Games: What It Is, How It Is, and How Developers Can Improve It

pp. 32-63

Circles, Charmed and Magic: Queering Game Studies

pp. 64-97

Queer Worldmaking Games: A Portland Indie Experiment

pp. 98-107

No Fun: The Queer Potential of Video Games that Annoy, Anger, Disappoint, Sadden, and Hurt

pp. 108-124

#INeedDiverseGames: How the Queer Backlash to GamerGate Enables Nonbinary Coalition

pp. 125-150

Queer Conversations

Tabled for Discussion: A Conversation with Game Designer Michael De Anda

pp. 151-172


The Queerness of Blackness

pp. 173-176

Black Joy in the Time of Ferguson

pp. 177-183

Meeting Queerness and Blackness in Ferguson

pp. 184-192

Undeniable Forensic Evidence

pp. 193-207

Last Words: A Black Theological Response to Ferguson and Anti-Blackness

pp. 208-214

Book Reviews

Contact Moments: The Politics of Intercultural Desire in Japanese Male-Queer Cultures by Katsuhiko Suganuma (review)

pp. 215-217

Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of Violence by Christina B. Hanhardt (review)

pp. 218-223

Transfeminist Perspectives in and beyond Transgender and Gender Studies ed. by A. Finn Enke (review)

pp. 224-226

Zines in Third Space: Radical Cooperation and Borderlands Rhetoric by Adela C. Licona (review)

pp. 227-229

Black Queer Identity Matrix: Towards an Integrated Queer of Color Framework by Sheena C. Howard (review)

pp. 230-233