Fake Geek Girl

SF & Fantasy

On the “Fake Geek Girl” Part Three: The “Fake Geek” at Anime Conventions


The issue of the “Fake Geek (Girl)” is a hot-button and loudly-heard issue right now on the internet, in-person, and even companies’ hiring policies. But this is mostly for American-made comics and gaming. What about their cousin geek, the anime convention?

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SF & Fantasy

On the “Fake Geek Girl” Part Two: My Two Cents on a Workable Solution


If a minority group reacts with the same prejudice it has endured by a majority group, it is not only the epitome of ignorance, it is a tragedy. The situation, instead, is a golden opportunity for bridges to be made.

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On the “Fake Geek Girl” Part One: In the Field at NY Comic Con: It’s Not Us, It’s Not Them; It’s the Companies


Since “Fake Nerd Girl” is still somehow a thing, I thought I’d go to NY Comic Con and report from the field. What I came up with surprised me—and may surprise you too, while not surprising you at all.

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