Alva Chua on Sex Work, Representation, and Dysphoria
We welcome Alva Chua back to discuss representation and performativity within games, and how it relates to her past career as a pro-domme. We also touch on contextualizing trans experience through genre, negotiating empowerment, where the lines in fantasy begin and end, games' terrible track record of portraying BDSM, and we critique VA-11 HALL-A and The Red Strings Club, as well as Waypoint's review of the latter title.
This episode contains spoilers for The Red Strings Club, Catherine, Digital Devil Saga, and Danganronpa.
Intro Music "Gyaru-kei Digital" by パフェ♥カフェｐａｒｆａｉｔ♥ｃａｆｅ
Outro Music "トワイライトでHEART-BEAT" by パフェ♥カフェｐａｒｆａｉｔ♥ｃａｆｅ