Posts Tagged ‘sexism’

The Geek Pride Cast #Dickpicandchill

by Matt Gearyon 13/11/2017
In this weeks episode, Matt, Giulietta and Bevan talk Board Games, Matts move, sexism in geek culture and unsolicited dick pics. Don’t forget that all Geek Pride Podcasts, including this one and Pitch, Please! can be found on Itunes, Google Play, youtube and our website for download. If you would like to see live streamed […]

In Defence of Joss Whedon: The Difference Between Character and Creator

by Callum Tyndallon 07/05/2015
Joss Whedon recently left Twitter amid a storm of hate and threats. Whedon told Buzzfeed that “Twitter is an addictive little thing, and if it’s there, I gotta check it. When you keep doing something after it stops giving you pleasure, that’s kind of rock bottom for an addict. I just had a little moment of clarity […]

A Matter Of Con-ventional Respect

by TinkerTonkson 25/07/2013
Doubt. Fear. Discomfort. Failure. These are four things I feel at nearly every convention I ever attend – sometimes fleetingly, and others far more prominently. Don’t get me wrong I love my far from conventional outings into the Expo scene, or running around Ayacon or LFCC. However beneath the buzz of excitement and that moment […]

Riley (6) expresses her disappointment with Avengers actions figures

by Becca Harperon 11/07/2013
Riley is a six year old geek girl. A while back she explained to the world what was wrong with toys for girls along the lines of – why do girls have to have pink toys? I’ll post her video on this topic below. This time she has something very important to share about the […]

A Mother Geek’s Rant: “Where are the girls hero tops mummy?”

by Becca Harperon 19/02/2013
My children have had no choice but to grow up geek; the people they spend the most time with outside of school are all grown up geeks eager to impart their knowledge on the next generation. It is inevitable that my children will embrace the likes of those they look up to. This Christmas, just gone, the second […]