The Sims 4 introduces first non-binary character with Island Living
The Sims 4 has debuted its first stock character who is gender non-confirming as part of its new ‘Island Living’ expansion pack.
5. Geopolitical flashpoints.In the not too distant past, a small supply disruption would send oil prices skyward. In early 2014, for example, violence in Libya blocked oil exports, contributing to a rise in oil prices. In Iraq, ISIS overran parts of the country and oil prices shot up on fears of supply outages. But since then, geopolitical flashpoints have had much less of an effect on the price of crude. During the last few weeks of 2014, violence flared up again in Libya. But after a brief increase in prices, the markets shrugged off the event. Nevertheless, history has demonstrated time and again that geopolitical crises are some of the most powerful short-term movers of oil prices.
YouTuber Lilsimsie shared a glimpse at the character’s ‘Create a Sim’ settings, which show Lia to have a “masculine” physical frame and a “feminine” clothing preference. The settings also state that Lia is able to become pregnant.
“In a game that’s supposed to be about representing people, it is so cool to see people represented. The Sims, one of the biggest franchises ever, just put an actual transgender Sim into their game… and she’s beautiful,” Lilsimsie said.
The Sims 4 loosens gender binary
The Sims players have been able to create custom characters outside of the gender binary since 2016, though the game hadn’t featured a gender non-conforming stock character until now.
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“In a game that’s supposed to be about representing people, it is so cool to see people represented.”
“Creating the possibility for greater gender diversity within the world of The Sims is an exciting development,” 现在，我们来说说2010年。
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The Sims 4 releases Pride content
On Tuesday (June 18) EA rolled out a raft of LGBT+ content to celebrate Pride month, made available on The Sims 4 on PC, The Sims FreePlay and The Sims Mobile.
Players can access items such as gender-neutral bathroom door and Pride-themed clothing.