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Nimona Says Trans Rights

Nimona is not just a tale but a profound narrative that explores the perils of fear, the risks of blind trust in authority, and the liberating force of embracing one’s truth. Beau and I delve into the significance of this story as a queer and trans allegory, discussing the strength found in personal authenticity and the importance of valuing our own wisdom and experiences above rigid dogma and tradition.

Beau is comfortable with any pronouns and appreciates it when people switch them up! Formerly a Magic Judge and scorekeeper, Beau is now a “kitchen sink” freelancer with a diverse professional background that includes roles as a personal assistant, game design consultant, electrician, software developer, legal advocate, and Spanish-English translator, among others. Once, they even spent time crafting chainmail. A lover of graphic novels, Beau has spent years populating a series of cozy apartments with a library of queer narratives.

Riki Hayashi and Matthew Fox explore the ethical questions from the stories geeks love—superheroes, sci-fi, anime, fantasy, video games, and so much more.