Episode 4: Geekquality

 

Goat & Kaylee discuss diversity in the geek community; what we praise and what we think needs improvement.

Peggy talks Star Wars solo (sadly without Han) and later she plays our new game Are They Real or Are They Fake with Anne and hilarity ensues.

Kaylee inducts Felicia Day into the League of Extraordinary Women and Anne closes the show with a sampling of Cold Specks for "What We're Listening To." 

Links

Sparkle Dice Alliance*: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SparkleDiceAlliance
"An inclusive and safe space for anyone who identifies as a woman to come out and hang out and play games."

Fake Geek Girls by Albinwonderland: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0ggK9-TBVY

The Psychology of the Fake Geek Girl: Why We’re Threatened by Falsified Fandom by Dr. Andrea Letamendi: http://www.themarysue.com/psychology-of-the-fake-geek-girl/

If you like Return Of The Jedi but hate the Ewoks, you understand feminist criticism
By Caroline Siede: http://www.avclub.com/article/if-you-return-jedi-hate-ewoks-you-understand-femin-224765

The 5 Most Feminist Things About Buffy the Vampire Slayer via Balancing Jane: http://www.balancingjane.com/2012/09/the-5-most-feminist-things-about-buffy.html

Reconsidering Revenge: How Revenge Of The Nerds‘ Misogyny Is Evident In Current Nerd Culture
And how guys can be better to geeky ladies by William Bradley: http://www.themarysue.com/reconsidering-revenge/

Denver Comic Con’s All-Male “Women in Comics” Panel Causes Concern Among Comics Fans by Teresa Jusino: http://www.themarysue.com/dcc-all-male-women-in-comics-panel/

The Sims 4 opens up gender customization options for gamers by Derrik J. Lang: http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/sims-gender-boundaries-video-game-1.3612468

The Largest Ever Analysis of Film Dialogue by Gender- Film Dialogue from 2,000 screenplays, Broken Down by Gender and Age by Hanah Anderson and Matt Daniels: http://polygraph.cool/films/index.html