Get ready for an exciting three-month extravaganza as DIGIPRIDE 2023 kicks off to celebrate LGBTQ+ pride in style. Presented by Healthysexual, Wizards of the Coast, and Xbox, this online event, in collaboration with Gayming Magazine and Twitch, promises an array of engaging activities, panels, and exclusive content from May through July.
Month of May: Panels, Podcasts, and Mario Kart
In May, DIGIPRIDE starts off strong with thought-provoking panel discussions. The Gayming Podcast features episodes tackling the intersection of video games and mental health, as well as the celebration of AAPI heritage month with prominent AAPI streamers sharing their perspectives. The impact of LGBTQ+ comics is explored in a special panel, highlighting award-winning individuals in the industry. For some light-hearted fun, catch your favorite streamers competing for charity in the DIGIPRIDE Derby playing Mario Kart.
Month of June: Esports, Juneteenth, and House Party
June brings an exciting blend of events. Esports enthusiasts can tune in to witness the exhilarating action of the inaugural Pride Cup. Collaborating with NYC Gaymers, DIGIPRIDE commemorates Juneteenth, a day of significance in the fight for equality, with discussions on its importance. Join the House Party, an evening of entertainment and mischief, as funds are raised for the Stream for a Cause initiative.
Month of July: Disability Pride, D&D Adventure, and International Drag Day
July continues the celebration with more captivating content. The Gayming Podcast dedicates an episode to Disability Pride, shedding light on the experiences and achievements of the disabled community. Brace yourself for the highly anticipated DIGIPRIDE Charity One Shot, where participants engage in a thrilling Dungeons & Dragons adventure, raising funds for charitable causes. On International Drag Day, immerse yourself in the world of fierce drag artists as they take the stage on Twitch.
DIGIPRIDE 2023 aims to go beyond the confines of a single month and provide a three-month extravaganza to celebrate LGBTQ+ pride. Alongside the events, expect exclusive competitions, reviews, features, and interviews on Gayming Magazine. Engage in the ongoing conversation by using the #gayming tag on TikTok. Don’t miss out on this unique and inclusive celebration of the LGBTQ+ community and its contributions to the gaming industry.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who are some of the participants in the Gayming Podcast: Video Games vs Mental Health?Some of the participants in the Gayming Podcast: Video Games vs Mental Health are Miabyte, GRZLY, Mxiety, Whinnaay, and Rosie from Safe In Our World.
What is the Pride Cup and when does it take place?The Pride Cup is an esports competition featured in DIGIPRIDE 2023. The exact details and schedule for the Pride Cup are yet to be announced.
Who is hosting the SLAYPEX Tournament?The SLAYPEX Tournament, a POC-founded LGBTQ Apex Tournament, is hosted by Kylie Gabor.
What is the purpose of the D&D Charity One Shot?The D&D Charity One Shot is an event within DIGIPRIDE 2023 aimed at raising money for charity. Participants play a one-shot Dungeons & Dragons game to support a good cause.
How can I join the ongoing conversation surrounding DIGIPRIDE season?To join the ongoing conversation surrounding DIGIPRIDE season, you can use the hashtag #gayming on TikTok.