Tag Archives: geek

I made a female dwarf and insisted that she have a beard, which I am then sure to RP. The DM tries to use revolving gender pronouns when talking/interacting with my character. I play with my 2 teenage (19 and … Continue reading

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Indie Game Spotlight: Life Flashes By

I came into geekdom late in life because of socio-economic factors, which makes games like Life Flashes By extremely important to me: it is available for free by download and is multi-platform. Life Flashes By is a game in which … Continue reading

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Free TV – The Guild & Dr. Horrible’s Sing-along Blog

(Video does have captions.) Felicia Day has taken geek to a whole new level. While the show tends to be on the mainstream side, it still leans enough towards radical to allow me to fall in like. I found this … Continue reading

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Yet Again – Rape Jokes Are Not Funny, Hello Rape Culture!

Trigger warning for talk of rape culture and rape jokes. Penny Arcade’s rape “joke” comic debacle from 2010 still has fingerprints across geekdom. One acquaintance of mine even shared that some of their friends were asking if feminists have “gotten … Continue reading

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I am a Dwarf Rogue in my D&D group. When rolling for physical attributes, I convinced my DM to use physical category descriptors instead of genders. For instance, one rolls 3d6 when determining the weight/height for “female” characters and 4d6 … Continue reading

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How Feminism Made Me Myself

Once upon a time, in a galaxy far, far away (Montana), I was kind of cool.  No, I’m serious.  I wasn’t popular in high school, but I wasn’t unpopular, either.  I remember vaguely a friend giggling at me because she … Continue reading

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