The Last of Us is one of several recent big-budget games to feature a LGBT character.

The positive influence of LGBT video game characters

With such excellent characters popping up in games that are selling millions of copies (Last of Us has sold over seven million copies at last count, early last year), this helps to portray the LGBT community in a strong and positive light and help more people understand and accept it.

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Why Facebook, Yahoo & others are celebrating LGBT Spirit Day

GLAAD (that’s the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) is promoting Spirit Day this Thursday, Oct. 20, and encouraging folks to wear purple and display that color on their online profiles. In response, Facebook and other companies are “going purple” for the day.