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Respectful Nonbinary Representation & Localization

Benjamin Williams  (Senior Program Manager, Microsoft)

Location: Room 209, South Hall

Date: Thursday, March 24

Time: 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Plus Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass, All Access Online Only Pass - Get your pass now!

Topic: Advocacy, Production & Team Management

Format: Session

Viewing Experience: In-Person/Virtual

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: No

People who are nonbinary exist in every country and every culture around the world. Their stories are starting to be told more often in video games and we are here to help you continue this movement towards positive, quality representation. Join members of the Gaming for Everyone team from Xbox as we share best practices for relatable, respectful, and affirming representation of nonbinary characters and player expression in your products as well as how to tackle localizing that content in locally relevant ways.

Takeaway

Sufficient understanding of this evolving space to plan for nonbinary content in your products and begin working with talent who identify as nonbinary on its execution.

Intended Audience

All disciplines from artists, character modelers, writers, marketers, community managers, producers, and more will find something that they can apply in their field.