Right. So I was starting another intense post, and then decided I needed a break from all the angry. So you’re going to get something else that makes me happy. I fucking love conspiracy and paranormal podcasts. I grew up surrounded by books filled with real ghost stories, UFOs, Bigfoot sightings, past lives, and other… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #422 – Brief Happiness Break.
So, all these revelations about the bad behavior of men, knowing how women are actively discouraged from coming forward by our society, what does it mean? What does it cost us?A lot. Every woman or person of color or queer person driven out of gaming by harassment or bigotry is someone whose perspective our games… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #421 – What Does it Cost Us?
So a continuing theme in the continuing story of assholes getting called out for sexually harassing women, both in gaming and in the broader world, is that we have spent years, decades, centuries with women being roundly disbelieved any time we talked about being assaulted or raped. This is the result of a combination of… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #420 – I am Not Eve.
So the other day I did a #Nerdy9th over on G+ about Horror. I’ve read horror pretty much as long as I’ve been reading. I seem to recall being in 1st or 2nd grade when I found my first spooky stories book. My folks were really into true ghost stories, so I read a lot… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #419 – My Love Affair with Horror
Now, I am the last person to come out and tell you not to blog while angry. I mean, I am not a giant hypocrite. I blog angry all the time. However, as I’ve gotten older and, I hope, wiser, I have learned that there are two ways to blog angry. The first way, the… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #418 – Two Kinds of Blogging While Angry and What Women Face When Making Harassment Accusations
So, getting ready for this year’s AmberconNW was one of the reasons I did not get any writing done last week, nor did I get Monday’s post done. As usual, the convention was fantastic, and honestly, I could not have picked a better place to find out about my grandmother than surrounded by the 100… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #417 – AmberconNW 2017
Let’s get the disclaimer out of the way: I’ve been running Blue Rose demos at local conventions and comic shops since October. I agreed to run the demos never having played the game before, and spent a week or so studying the book and rules to get myself up to speed. I like it a… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #416 – Review: Blue Rose RPG