Topic: Feminism

  • The Pride

    The Pride

    Welcome back to our post-millennial analysis of the current state of fandom. Today we examine a superhero comic where each character is based upon a gay/queer archetype. The Pride and its efforts at satire may sometimes land flat, but its exploration of diversity and acceptance makes it worth the read.

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  • GamerGate, A Look Back

    GamerGate, A Look Back

    What was GamerGate? How did personal attacks devolve into something criminal and how did women in geekdom react? We dig a bit under the surface, the facetious arguments and the woefully blown-out signal to noise ratio, to explore what can and did happen when “fun and games” turned ugly.

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  • Courting Disaster – Series Conspectus

    Courting Disaster – Series Conspectus

    An overview of otaku and gamer fandoms, their interrelations, and engagement with pop culture. From GamerGate to syncretic mythology, to the underlying social justice issues, this telescopic lens will be aimed through the prism of intersectional feminism that pulls no punches and takes no prisoners. From Amazons to Zelda, we’re going to get gritty with it.

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  • Generation Zee — Who, What, Why is this a thing?