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On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Gaslighting of American Women

For once, it does not feel good to be right.

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Nike

They’ll never back down. Read more »

i’m samantha irby and i’m here to take your call*: *if you promise you’ll subscribe to Bitch

if it helps, picture a bunch of celebrities pretending to talk on phones behind me as i implore you for your help. Read more »

No Girls Allowed: The Fragility of Gaming Culture

As the Internet began to grow and accelerate through the ’90s and early 2000s, gamers began congregating in online spaces and solidifying the rules of their subculture…Many of those rules—fueled by any number of extant factors, such as sexual intimidation and social ostracization—could be... Read more »

Popaganda: Best-Of Geek Culture

As we put together brand-new podcast episodes to debut in August, we bring you three favorite nerdy stories from past episode of our show. We take trip through the history of women working in the comic book industry, debunk five myths about women and video games thanks to Elizabeth Sampat, and talk... Read more »

The First Indigenous Comic-Con is Happening This Year

“In this nerd pop culture era we live in, especially for Native folks, we're marginalized in those spaces.” Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Favorite Nerds

Far too often, pop culture creators gear their work toward an assumed audience: 18-45 year-old white, straight men. But nerds come in all genders, races, and orientations. On this episode, we celebrate the release of our Nerds print... Read more »

Rewriting Reality: A Forthcoming Speculative Fiction Anthology Asks Transgender Authors to Imagine New Worlds

It’s been a helter-skelter year for sci-fi and geekdom. Read more »

No Filter: Finding Chicana Empowerment, Community, and Art on Instagram

My feed is a treasure trove of girls who look like me. Read more »

Geeking Out: Four writers on nerding while Black

From Scooby-Doo’s Velma to Willow on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, nerd girls have always been white by default. Read more »

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