My name is Kitty Rodé! I’m an activist, geek-enthusiast and forest creature living in Ontario, Canada. I run the Golden Feather Initiative – which is the collaborative efforts of socially-conscious LARPers who strive to make the global LARPing community a better place for marginalized folks.

This blog provides a space for me to expand on some of my GFI work, and unpack some of the ways that stigma and discrimination effect those in our communities.

I began my LARP adventure in 2007 when someone handed me a boffer weapon at an anime convention and unleashed me on my friends. Since then, I’ve been regularly traipsing around the woods dressed as elves and other supernatural beings…

I can be reached at kitty.rode@gmail.com