Review of Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz – Joanne Stapley

17-year-old Etta isn’t gay enough, sick enough, skinny or white enough for anything, it seems. Etta is bisexual, and the Disco Dykes, [...]

Travelling to the Stars: An Interview with Nicole Marie Burton of Ad Astra Comix

By Kodi Maier At this point it seems almost inevitable: in any debate about the demand for more – for better – representation of minorit [...]

Leading Ladies are Trickling Into Games by Aimee King

In a previous post here titled Confessions Of A Gamer, a writer alluded to conversations about the role of women characters in video games. [...]

Music to Our Ears: The Young Women’s Music Project by Helen L.

Remember what it was like being a teenage girl? Buying your favourite music magazines and hardly ever seeing coverage of female artists in t [...]

Could NXT propel the WWE Divas into a new era of wrestling? by Leigh Hewitt

One day in the early 2000s, I was flicking through the channels on our recently installed Sky box, trying to find something that could hold [...]

When Re-Posting is Not Enough

I’m a Texan. This is not something that is immediately obvious about me, nor is it traceable in my speech, politics, patterns of dress [...]

The Very Special Agent Scully by Riven Buckley

Ah, excellent! I’m glad you’re here, I’ve got someone I’d like you to meet – everyone, this is Special Agent Dana Scully. Dr. [...]

Atlantic City: a New Destination for Geek Pilgrimages by Aimee King

Anyone that’s driven by their local movie theater or looked at a screen in the last five years knows that the geeks have inherited the [...]

Dear Jill Lepore… Is That the Best You Can Do? By Riven Alyx Buckley

I’m not in the habit of writing ranty op-ed rebuttals. But in answer to this piece in The New Yorker, I have a few opinions I need to get [...]

Issue #8 Breaking Boundaries

GEEKS! Thanks to all of you lovely folks who have transferred your Kickstarter pledges over to our paypal page, we are well on the road to p [...]

Getting Your Money’s Worth

Hey GEEKS, As most of you know, we’re currently running a Kickstarter in order to bring the next issue of GEEKED back into print (as w [...]

Only Ever Yours by Louise O’Neill – a review by Joanne Stapley

Upon hearing about Only Ever Yours by Louise O’Neill, a feminist dystopia in which girls are bred for their beauty, I knew I had to re [...]

Got a Feminist for a Valentine? We Gotchu

So tomorrow is v-day and whether you’re of the mind that it’s a ‘mass-marketed scam’, or you’re totally indiff [...]

Breakout by Georgie Watts

Good friend to GEEKED, and author/illustrator Georgie Watts has once again put the proverbial pen to paper. Her new memoir, Cross Eyed Coco [...]

It’s Our Birthday! And… CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! WOOO!

GEEKS! Because today is our second birthday (aren’t we cute? BABY HULK SMASH NOMMY BIRTHDAY CAKE) we’ve decided to roll out some [...]

Are We Perverted or Being Baited? by Kevin Gannon

On October 16th of this year, Parisian workers erected an inflatable tree as part of the International Contemporary Art Fair that’s ta [...]

Is YouTube ‘Peppered’ With Older Men Who Prey on Teenage Girls? by Alice Ryder

The YouTube community has been put on high alert this year, first with two extremely popular YouTubers (Alex Day in particular having over 1 [...]
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