Magic: the Gathering (MtG) turned 25 this year and, as a very, very long term player, the London Gaymers and I felt it was a good time to touch on the game’s increasingly supportive approach to diversity and inclusion; and some of the ways that LGBT+ communities have come to be represented in the game.

For those of you who don’t know, Magic: the Gathering is a trading card game where you assume the role of one of the elite spellcasters of the Multiverse — a Planeswalker. Each player begins with 20 life, and if you reduce your opponent to…

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