Xbox Live introduces gender-neutral avatar clothing

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Xbox Live Avatars will soon have a gender-neutral clothing option, Microsoft revealed during a Xbox Daily live stream at E3.

In addition to gender-neutral clothing, users can create pregnant avatars or customize avatars with prosthetic limbs or in wheelchairs.

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MegaCon kicks off in full cosplay

By : Patrick O'Connor
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If your inner, or outer, geek is looking for a place to fly its flag this weekend, Central Florida’s big pop culture convention, MegaCon, has begun.

MegaCon is expected to generate $23 million for the local economy Last year, the convention saw 80,000 attendees on its busiest day. This year looks
to be even bigger, with guests like pro wrestler Hulk Hogan, Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, actor Ron Perlman, and cast members from Firefly, The
Walking Dead, Adventure Time and The Princess Bride, among many others.

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Final Fantasy XIV celebrates virtual marriage equality

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Marriage equality is happening all over the world, and even in the gaming world. A pride parade was held for the digital citizens of Final Fantasy XIV’s Eorzea to celebrate Square Enix’s decision to allow same-sex marriages for avatars.

The Pixel Pride parade was organized by the Rough Trade Gaming Community, an LGBT gamers group. The inclusion of marriage equality was one of many revisions to the latest installment to the main series of the Final Fantasy franchise.

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