How Trans Gamers Find Freedom on Roblox

“In Roblox, you can choose your gender. Go in as female and no one knows you’re biologically male. As soon as I got on the computer, I just knew myself as Hannah.”
– A 20-year old Roblox user, in Tom Faber’s piece on how the popular online gaming platform provides a safe space for teenagers exploring their gender identity. “I spoke to almost 30 trans gamers, aged 13 to 30, for this article,” writes Faber, “and each emphasised the important role that games played in helping them to come to terms with their real-world selves.”
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