From Escapism to Activism: How Animal Crossing Became a Warm Reflection of 2020

#GlobalPrideCrossing highlights how social movements and brands have come into the game

Global Pride Crossing on June 27 brings Pride Month to the digital world of Animal Crossing. Global Pride Crossing

As protests against police brutality stretched into Pride Month amid an ongoing pandemic, the confluence has brought about important conversations around intersectionality, racial injustice and the importance of human empathy.

Mitch Reames is a freelance writer based in southern Oregon. A 2017 graduate of the University of Oregon school of journalism and communications, Reames covers a wide range of industry topics including creativity, agencies, brands, esports and more.