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  • Tech Industry and Gaming Culture

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  • Intersectionality

  • Fixing Broken Tech Culture

Mini-Essays: In Their Own Words

A collection of interviews and profiles on women in the videogame industry. Featured women range from high-power execs to industry veterans to industry adjacents and professional gamers. This book is a celebration of their accomplishments and a reminder that women have always been important inventors and influencers, contributors and creatives in the industry, since the first pixel was drawn.

Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play

Published: 2018
Publisher: Prima
Contribution Type: Mini-Essays
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Marie, Meagan. Bryant, S.T, et al. (2018) “In Their Own Words.” Women in Gaming: 100 Professionals of Play. Prima Games. pp. 41, 78, 110, 317.

Distraction and Reaction: On Allies and Terrible Allydom

Game Devs & Others: Tales from the Margins

Essays from a cohort of underpresented game developers, community, and contributors, giving a brief glimpse into what life in the industry is like for those of us on the margins.

Published: 2018
Publisher: CRC Press
Contribution Type: Industry Essay
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DePass, Tanya. Bryant, S.T, et al. (2018) “Distraction and Reaction: On Allies and Terrible Allydom.” Game Devs & Others: Tales from the Margins. CRC Press. pp. 69-76

Black and Female in Tech: An Intersectional Guide for Intersectional People

A peer-reviewed collection of papers and studies related to social issues in games. We take on the matters of race, gender, sexuality, and (oh-so-importantly) intersectionality when it comes to games and the tech industry as a whole.

Diversifying Barbie & Mortal Kombat: Intersectional Perspectives and Inclusive Designs in Gaming

Published: 2016
Publisher: ETC Press
Contribution Type: Industry Essay
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Kafai, Y.B., Richard, G.T., Tynes, B.M., Bryant, S.T, et al. (2016) “Black and Female in Tech: An Intersectional Guide for Intersectional People.” Diversifying Barbie & Mortal Kombat: Intersectional Perspectives and Inclusive Designs in Gaming. ETC Press. pp. 133-144

Vedawala, A., McWilliams, L., Bryant, S.T, et al. (2016) “A Year in Microaggressions.” Still Walking in the Bones of My Ancestors. Independently Published.

Still Walking in the Bones of My Ancestors

Published: 2016
Publisher: Independently Published
Contribution Type: Personal Experience Essay
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A companion zine to the publication 100 Years From Now Our Bones will be Different

This zine contains real stories, perspectives, and experiences as recounted by African-Americans today.

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© 2020 by Shana T Bryant

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