The world of video games doesn’t have the greatest track record for anything approaching the concept of social justice. Those words, in fact, have an amazing amount of power within gamer culture.
But Polygon has a nice piece up talking about trans characters in three recent video games and their varied approaches to introducing them. They aren’t perfect, but they give hope.
Even more hopeful is the fact that the comments section seems to be a supportive place. It’s nuanced. And it’s not like a thousand news sites out there with people flinging textual poo at each other.