Social contracts and white knights an essay of sorts – Guest Post by MadJeffe

This is being posted here with the full knowledge and permission of MadJeffe.   Today in my Circles a person wrote that a western civilization rape culture might exist in prisons and corporate culture in the US but it’s not that widespread. When I pointed out that 1 in 6 women will be raped or sexually… Read More Social contracts and white knights an essay of sorts – Guest Post by MadJeffe

Geek Girls Rule! #415 – Why are Sexism and Harassment such a Big Deal?

Hi.  So, in light of the revelation of Frank Mentzer harassing women, I’m seeing a lot of conversations started by dudes about what dudes can do when harassment happens in front of them.  And that is super good!  Really good!  I’m very happy to know so many dudes who care and want to make things… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #415 – Why are Sexism and Harassment such a Big Deal?

Geek Girls Rule! #411 – How Do You Hold Someone Accountable

Sorry this was delayed, guys. I’ve been getting ready for Big Bad Con this weekend.  So, when this comes up, inevitably, a group of dudes will then ask, “Well, what do you want us to do?” It’s not rocket surgery, guys. Stop hiring harassers, rapists, and abusers. For every, “But he’s nice to me,” there’s… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #411 – How Do You Hold Someone Accountable

Geek Girls Rule! #410 – Handmaid’s Tale, Bitch Planet and the Politics of Women’s Bodies

I did the panel Saturday night at Geek Girl Con with Pleiades McRae and Berlynn Wohl.  We compared the novel of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood and to a lesser extent the Hulu adaptation, and Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick. For those of you who are unfamiliar, The Handmaid’s Tale is a novel… Read More Geek Girls Rule! #410 – Handmaid’s Tale, Bitch Planet and the Politics of Women’s Bodies