Kay is out here living her best awkward life now- she's a gaming personality that streams on Twitch and does video game related skits on Youtube. She loves to play Shooters, RPGs, and her content is kid friendly. When she's not gaming, Kay enjoys sharing Memes on Twitter (@KayIsGaming).
When it comes to our Thumbstick Mafia Twitter account, we are consistently in talks about the best ways to promote Black Women, and Women of Color, video game content creators. When we initially started, we would retweet and shout out Twitch links whenever someone was live. Slowly, we started to notice that the account was … Continue reading Thumbstick Mafia Now Accepting Clips!
There are some stories that are being brought to light in the Twitch community of abuse and sexual assault. So far there have been a few and more are expected so, please be cautious in how you navigate twitter + twitch if you have triggers. We will be making ourselves available via multiple platforms so … Continue reading From the Desk of Thumbstick Mafia
Back again with another bonus episode. If you are content creator on YouTube, or a regularly YouTube watcher, then you probably heard of the dreaded Adpocalypse. If not then here is a quick rundown: Companies found out a few ads were placed on content that was offensive. Big name companies started remove their ad dollars … Continue reading Youtube Adpocalypse: How The Fallout Has Exposed New Concerns #TMPOD
Our Sister Community Black Girl Gamers has been featured on Vice Broadly! Here's the interview with BGG Founder: Jay aka Supadupacurl Jay-Anne Lopez. Screenshot via YouTube channel BlackGirlGamers I was just like anybody else. I got a Super Nintendo, then I had a PS1, then I had a PS2, I skipped PS3 and moved onto … Continue reading ‘We Need to Have Our Stories’: The Black Girl Gamers Fighting for Inclusion via Vice Broadly
Break? What's that?! TM Presents: Study Your Craft - Special Episode @sharkyshood @chasinglux
Hey Ladies! We wanted to formally announce our Destiny 2 Clan. Join Here. The clan is both on Xbox 1 and PlayStation 4. We will have sherpas available to help you through the game or assist if you have any questions etc. For those of you looking to generally connect, outside of Destiny 2 - … Continue reading Thumbstick Mafia: Clans, Communities & Clubs
Sharkyshood and I, as you know are very passionate about gaming culture from the perspective black women and woc in the industry. We recently announced our Mid Season break from the Podcast as we would like to take a step back and re-analyze what the next steps are as our vision is growing and expanding along with the community we support.
Welcome back to another episode of the Thumbstick Mafia Podcast! In Season 2, Episode 9 we wrap up our conversation with Simply Undrea by talking about creating a space for your Team and what accountability looks like in that space. We also discuss the difference between comparison and inspiration and why it’s important to know … Continue reading #TMPOD S2E9 – Accountability, E-sports + MidSeason Break
24 hours. 1440 minutes. 86400 seconds. I won’t pretend that I haven’t done ridiculous things for the love of video games and community but I personally believe that a gaming stream lasting 24 hours - for charity or not - is severely pushing the limitations of what is safe and healthy for a gamer. What’s … Continue reading Toxic Stream Culture: Why I won’t support 24 hour streams