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(VIDEO) The Future of Video Games Is Queer, Just Ask Jinkx Monsoon

In an interview with PRIDE, Jinx Monsoon said, “I’ve been playing video games as far back as I can remember. It really became my favorite escape away from the heteronormative world that I lived in. I was never big into sports, surprise, surprise.”

When you play a video game, you are quite literally inserting yourself into a character and exploring the world through their eyes. For many young LGBTQ+ folks, games are one of the first opportunities we have to openly play around with gender and sexuality in a way we might not be able to in real life. That includes RuPaul’s Drag Race royalty Jinkx Monsoon. In an interview with PRIDE, Monsoon said, “I’ve been playing video games as far back as I can remember. It really became my favorite escape away from the heteronormative world that I lived in. I was never big into sports, surprise, surprise.”

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