ICYMI , My first piece in Paste Magazine – 10 POC Twitch Streamers You Should Be Following
Disclaimer: I am lucky enough to call some of these fine streaming folks friends, but that doesn’t detract from them being awesome POC Twitch streamers you should be watching! You can find other POC streamers in this directory, put together by the Spawn On Me podcast in collaboration with #IneedDiverseGames. If you are a streamer and want to get listed, you can add your info via this handy form!
If you enjoyed this list, and want more information on diversity, streaming and how that can be improved, there will be a companion article coming soon on this important topic.
Tanya DePass is the founder and Director of I Need Diverse Games, a non-profit organization based in Chicago, which is dedicated to better diversification of all aspects of gaming. I Need Diverse Games serves the community by supporting marginalized developers attend the Game Developer Conference by participating in the GDC Scholarship program, helps assist attendance at other industry events, and is seeking partnership with organizations and initiatives.
Tanya is a lifelong Chicagoan who loves everything about gaming, #INeedDiverseGames spawn point, and wants to make it better and more inclusive for everyone. She founded and was the EIC of Fresh Out of Tokens podcast where games culture was discussed and viewed through a lense of feminism, intersectionality and diversity. Now she’s a co-host on Spawn on Me Podcast. Along with all of that, she’s the Programming Coordinator for OrcaCon, she often speaks on issues of diversity, feminism, race, intersectionality & other topics at multiple conventions throughout the year. Her writing about games and games critique appears in Uncanny Magazine, Polygon, Wiscon Chronicles, Vice Gaming, Paste Games, Mic, and other publications.
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