Geek Girls Rule! #620 – Review: Wake, Siren by Nina MacLaughlin

So, Bitch magazine had an interview with Nina MacLaughlin where she talked about how it dawned on her one day that nearly every story in Ovid’s Metamorphoses is about rape or attempted rape. She’s right. It’s always couched in terms of “deflowered her,” or “then she knew his love,” or some shit like that. But… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #620 – Review: Wake, Siren by Nina MacLaughlin

Geek Girls Rule! #574 – Gatekeeping, Internalized Misogyny, and You

I am about to make someone super unhappy.  Because in addition to my, I’m sure, original unsatisfactory to them response, I am about to dissect their comment here to really get into the meat of several assumptions they make and why they’re wrong. Ok, first, the comment in question: My problem is that what I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #574 – Gatekeeping, Internalized Misogyny, and You