Ok, I am the first person to admit that I can talk some shit. I call people out, on occasion (probably not often enough) I call myself out. I talk about why something someone has said or done is bullshit. That’s here. If I go to your space, and tell you something, odds are pretty… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #520 – Pro Tip: If I talk to you, I’m trying to help you out.
I will not lie to you. I come from a family that views grudge holding as a sport, and an art. I try really hard not let not forgetting that someone has fucked me over crawl over that incredibly fine line into a grudge. These two things are not the same thing. Forgive and Forget… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #518 – Forgiveness and Moving On
So, Bluestockings has told a friend of mine that she intends to issue a public apology, so standby for a link to that when it happens. But I did want to crosspost this. Bluestockings.ca just published a blog post talking about how femme people don’t have a place in nerd culture. This is… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #517 – What the Shit did I just Read?
Sooo, the Arisia Committee has some ‘splainin’ to do, as I and a bunch of other folks wait for their response to the accusation by a former chair that they value the services of a rapist over the safety and services of his victim. I believe the victim. I stand with the victim. And I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #506 – Arisia, I am Disappoint
So, once again dudes are proving themselves the weaker sex by coming down with a case of vapors over realistic depictions of male genitalia in comics. Apparently DC’s decided that Batman isn’t gritty enough, so the’ve started a line called Black Label with an eye towards more “adult” and collectible comics. The wang in question… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #504 – Of Batwang and the Male Gaze
No one volunteered their stories of nerd epiphanies, so I guess that means I’m blowing my cool fifty on something I can review here. Feel free to suggest things you’d like to see me review. The new job is blissful. I’ll just leave it at that. But the world is not. And one thing I… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #500 – And We’re Going to Get Real
I, and a lot of other folks, particularly other female geeks, blog a lot about what’s wrong with geek culture, and the ways it hurts us. But it doesn’t just hurt us. For many of us, finding geek culture, banding with other nerds saved out lives in one form or another, which is why we… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #492 – How Being a Geek Saved my Life