Transgender Woman Discovers Gender Identity After Playing Video Game

Posted on April 13, 2019 7:04 am

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“Something had clicked in my brain, and I was finally ready to consider the possibility that I was trans.”

In an essay published Friday in Vox Media-affiliated gaming site Polygon, a journalist described coming to the realization that she was a transgender woman thanks to her experience playing a video game.

Margaret Evans, a trans woman on the autism spectrum, recounted the first time she picked up the video game, “Acceptance.”

“Acceptance” was developed by Laura Kate Dale, a transgender gaming critic and news editor for Kotaku UK. At the start of the game, the player is asked to select