Tags » Misogyny/Sexism
Ok, so I have spent a huge chunk of my life both writing and consuming stories just loaded with plucky heroines. You know, the girl (or POC/Queer/Trans person, or some intersection of all those things) who has to work her ass off and do amazing things to be considered the equal of men who got where they are mostly by being dudes. 781 more words
My apologies to the former President of the United States. But this is a sentiment I can whole-heartedly get behind.
I guess a large part of this depends on what kind of geek you want to be. 849 more words
So, I’ve waffled about this for a bit, because the example I’m going to give is new and still fresh in my mind and possibly in the mind of the person with whom it happened, but I’m going to strip as many identifiers from it as I can so as to preserve their anonymity. 715 more words
I was born in 1971. I’ll let you all do the math there and tell me how fucking old I am.
I grew up with Princess Leia and Wonder Woman, as pretty much my only options for female heroes. 451 more words