Monday, October 14, 2013

Thousands of Activist Gamers Go Ahead And Take Columbus Day Off Anyway

Advocate: "By giving people a day off in the name of a colonialist, you're celebrating that man - you are giving people a gift in his name, after all, and that gift mocks the suffering of the people of the past. It's a form of group microaggression played out by and for a participating audience on a scale no role-playing game could ever hope to ever achieve and many people of Native American and Latino ancestry keenly experience it as an annual reminder of the way they are marginalized by the dominant culture, but...I got a lot of Buffy slash I need to write."

"...maybe I'll do a tweet about it."

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