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With the success of his opus “New Horizons”, Animal Crossing welcomes gamers LGBT+ by creating an island in special for the month of pride !
Animal Crossing puts the LGBT community in the spotlight ! In fact, the franchise is a smash hit on the Nintendo Switch inaugurates its island colors of the month of pride. MCE TV tells you everything from A to Z.
A little bit of color on your Switch ! Nintendo is a pleasure for all the fans of Animal Crossing with a small gift and not the least. It will delight in any case the LGBT community-friendly.
The game to the multiple possibilities, therefore, will host during the month of pride an island of special. This is the ” Pride Island “, decorated in the colors of the rainbow.
A warm place, which will allow players of Animal Crossing to get together and celebrate this month dedicated to the people trans, lesbian, bisexual and gay. Not to mention the asexual and intersexed and any person who claims to be a ” queer “ (” strange “, editor’s NOTE).
This will give rise to a kind of ” gay pride “ virtual. And this is not the only announcement put on the table. The island will also raise funds to help the asso’ LGBT.
On the 18th of June, the community of Animal Crossing has therefore launched its own hashtag : #GlobalPrideCrossing. A way to show and share their virtual creations via Twitter et al.
Animal Crossing becomes a place for LGBT-friendly
This initiative, to the agency We Are Social , and the association InterPride. The idea was to build a virtual ” room where people can meet, express themselves and celebrate their identities “, says Andrew Baker, VP of InterPride.
A beautiful way to engage the players in the face of violence that still face these people in sum. Remember that even in France, country of Human rights, there is a 36 per cent increase of violence against LGBT+ in 2019.
It only remains for you more than one thing to do : reach out to all players of Animal Crossing and kicking on this island full of colors ! What do you say ?
June 16, 2020