7 Queer Video Game Characters Who Slayed Your Console

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Queer Video Game Characters


The inclusion of LGBTs in video games has evolved greatly from the mid-'80s, when the first LGBT reference only included half of a lesbian couple, to today's games that give you the options to have your characters form same-sex relationships. For example, in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, your character can have a same-sex marriage. And, in Mass Effect 3 and Dragon Age 2 games, your interactions can lead to some pretty steamy scenarios. Although the inclusion of trans characters and themes is low, we've gathered seven characters to know and love.

Andrew Villagomez is an entertainment, travel and men's lifestyle writer and editor. He tweets at @AndyVeeNYC, and his blog, Vee Travels, focuses on men's fashion and gay travel.

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