Game Industry Showcases Transgender and Non-Binary Characters

Phaylen Fairchild
7 min readAug 19, 2021
The Sims 4

For the first time in history, transgender and non-binary people are seeing representation across a once male dominated industry.

Less than a decade ago, video games suffered a repeating trope of very specific representations across a swath of video games. Males were typically brutish and painfully hyper-masculine, swaddled in heavy armor, while women were…

Phaylen Fairchild

Actor, Filmmaker, LGBTQ+ & Women’s Rights Activist All work copyright