Evil Army: Queer Representation in Games is an online event which will explore the history of queer representation within videogames, its evolution and how current events are reshaping the view and attitudes of straight gamers and game developers towards LGBTQ+ and queer characters.
Nominations have opened for the Women In Games Awards 2020. The competition celebrates and highlights the incredible work being done by women across the UK, with categories covering everything from development and technical roles, through to business, journalism and mentoring.
Registration has opened for the Rainbow Game Jam 2020, a two week long competition which explores & celebrates identity, gender, sexuality, life and love.
As of today, the Scottish Games Network is an official supporter of the Raise The Game pledge, to make the global games industry a more welcoming, inclusive and diverse place to be.
Entries for the 2020 BAFTA Games Awards are now open. Developers have until November to enter. For the first time, the awards will pilot the BFI Diversity Standards as part of the entry process.
Raise The Game is an important initiative to make the UK games sector a more more welcoming place, with diversity and inclusion within the industry and the games it creates.
Let's be honest, the digital sector has a problem with diversity. In Scotland only 18% of the workforce are female. Female representation at board level is even worse. While progress is... Continue Reading →
Girl Geek Scotland needs your help... Diversity is an ongoing issue in the technology sector. According to recent research, women make up only 18% of the digital technology workforce. That's terrible.... Continue Reading →
Equate, the organisation which focuses on bringing more women into the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths is holding a series of free evening seminars, designed to help women join... Continue Reading →
Please take two minutes to read this article - then share it with your friends and colleagues in the games industry... The Next Generation Skills Academy is carrying out a survey... Continue Reading →