Announcing the Romance Option Podcast!

Announcing the Romance Option Podcast! Sex, Love, and Geekery. Two queer black women giving you frank talk about relationships. Hosted by @biancajand & @cypheroftyr See, if you leave me and Bianca alone for a few days, we come up with ideas! Romance Option will be a monthly podcast where we take your relationship questions and get … Continue reading Announcing the Romance Option Podcast!

My Hugo Award eligibility post for 2018!

Hugo Award nominations are now open through March 16, 2018, and I’m pleased to share I’m eligible for consideration in a few categories. I am eligible for consideration for Best Fan Writer. Articles that I wrote in 2017 include: Dream Daddy has a problem with Bisexual Representation – and it’s name is Joseph The Backlash … Continue reading My Hugo Award eligibility post for 2018!

ICYMI – I was on @Wizards_dnd to talk about diversity, D&D and more!

  TANYA DEPASS ON CREATING D&D CHARACTERS Tanya DePass (@cypheroftyr) has played D&D for years and she brings her experience in talking about diversity in gaming to creating D&D characters and her shared love of Dragon Age 2 with Greg Tito. Lore You Should Know – Matt Sernett (@Sernett) and Chris Perkins (@ChrisPerkinsDND) discuss the … Continue reading ICYMI – I was on @Wizards_dnd to talk about diversity, D&D and more!

ICYMI – I hung out with the @_MediaMavens podcast to talk up Dragon Age!

Listen to "Alistair and Cullen Fanfic" - Ep #21 on the Media Mavens site // Download the MP3   Today's Topics: We invited Tanya DePass of I Need Diverse Games and the Fresh Out of Tokens Podcast to chat with us about Dragon Age and answer a whole lot of listener questions. Guest and Topic … Continue reading ICYMI – I hung out with the @_MediaMavens podcast to talk up Dragon Age!

Oops, never shared my Podcast Movement thoughts, here you go

I posted this for my Patrons a while ago but never cross posted this here. Since it came up on a podcasting panel I did recently, I was reminded to post it publicly. Enjoy! So I attended Podcast Movement in Chicago last week and it was ... a thing. I only went because they had … Continue reading Oops, never shared my Podcast Movement thoughts, here you go

I’ll be at @BitBashChicago and #ChiNerdFest this weekend!

I'll be around Bit Bash Chicago as a volunteer on Saturday, August 13th! If you haven't gotten a ticket yet you can snip $5 off with code INeedDiverseGames5 when you buy a ticket online. Learn more at BitBashChicago.com 2016’s event includes a selection of games created by Chicago developers, games dealing with socially relevant issues, … Continue reading I’ll be at @BitBashChicago and #ChiNerdFest this weekend!

Announcement: I’ve joined @GenieCast!

I've been doing more and more consulting about Diversity issues, Podcasting and other topics; now you can sign up and get that content via GenieCast! Announcement/press release below. Professional speaker and author, Tanya DePass has joined the Geniecast marketplace to deliver Diversity Consulting & Podcasting expertise to global audiences. Geniecast is the world’s largest online marketplace of … Continue reading Announcement: I’ve joined @GenieCast!

Next up on the convention go-round, SFWA Nebula Conference

 For the first time ever, even with the Nebula's being in my back yard, I'll be paneling at the SFWA Nebula conference. Thanks to Mary Robinette-Kowal for inviting me to attend and be on panels this year. Schedule below, and I'll be wandering around all three days as well. I have panels on Thursday and … Continue reading Next up on the convention go-round, SFWA Nebula Conference

It’s Fucking Tea Time! Star Wars Force Awakens

I had the pleasure of chatting with Ashley Barry (Hyrule Hyrulia), Emma Kidwell (FemHype) and Sophie Turner (Geeky Merch) about Star Wars Force Awakens! https://youtu.be/sBXzunfezHQ Published on Apr 18, 2016 In today's episode, we discuss the dvd/blu ray release of The Force Awakens. Show Notes: Ajiri Tea (www.ajirifoundation.org) Oscar Isaac gif (http://45.media.tumblr.com/3916b77a61...) Behind the Scenes … Continue reading It’s Fucking Tea Time! Star Wars Force Awakens

I’m on @lessthanorequal #72

I had the honor of visiting with Aleen Sims of Less Than or Equal once more! #72: Tanya DePass December 22nd, 2015 · 50 minutes Tanya and Aleen talk about what's involved in putting together panels for a diverse conference, how feminism should be for everyone, and podcasting. Guest Starring: Tanya DePass Listen on Relay.fm/LTOE … Continue reading I’m on @lessthanorequal #72

I visited with @JusticePoints again for @bioware month!

Ep. #120 - "Good Looking Inquisitors" http://wp.me/p3PYxh-aN  We chat with @cypheroftyr about Bioware games! Our hundred-and-twentieth episode features Tzufit and Apple Cider talking to Bioware fan and #INeedDiverseGames creator Tanya DePass. We go over what tickles Tanya’s fancy about Dragon Age and Mass Effect, as well as why the inquisitor’s story is so important. What We’re … Continue reading I visited with @JusticePoints again for @bioware month!

@NYMGamer #102 – Tedium In Games

Episode 102: Elfroot, Bells, and Potato Crops, or Pick, Plant, Repeat Forever: Tedium in Games BY SAMANTHA BLACKMON AND ALISHA KARABINUS · MAY 29, 2015 Episode 102: Elfroot, Bells, and Potato Crops, or Pick, Plant, Repeat Forever: Tedium in Games (Right click and save as to download, or hit us up on iTunes or Stitcher) … Continue reading @NYMGamer #102 – Tedium In Games

Heroine’s Journey #10 – LC Brown and I talk about Rat Queens!

EPISODE #10: RAT QUEENS  Listen to us talk about Rat Queens! Use Left/Right Arrow keys to advance one second, Up/Down arrows to advance ten seconds. Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Tanya DePass, creator of #INeedDiverseGames, once again joins LC Brown … Continue reading Heroine’s Journey #10 – LC Brown and I talk about Rat Queens!

Catch me and @biancajand on @nerdgasmnoire Live tonight at 8:45 pm CST!

Tonight! 04-14-2015 On #Nerdgasmnoire we invite cypheroftyr & biancajand to discuss gender/racial Identity in gaming community @ 8:45pm CT. Listen at: http://nerdgasmnoire.net/live    &  Art by the lovely and talented KivaBay! Please donate and support her work on the #feministdeck Check out Nerdgasm Noire online at nerdgasmnoire.net, on twitter at @nerdgasmnoire Can't listen in tonight? Check out … Continue reading Catch me and @biancajand on @nerdgasmnoire Live tonight at 8:45 pm CST!

I got to hangout with the fine folks over at the Dialogue Wheel Podcast!

I recently had a chance to join the folks over at the Dialogue Wheel podcast to talk about #diversity in #DragonAge. This is a short episode, Part 2 will be about an hour long. https://youtu.be/FfKs3Y1J_xo Welcome to Date Night with the Dialogue Wheel episode 25, "Diversity in DAI." Chachi, Tyler, Evan, and guest Tanya D … Continue reading I got to hangout with the fine folks over at the Dialogue Wheel Podcast!