Category Archives: GENDER

The Killing Joke and “Bad Timing” Only Prove the Timelessness of Patriarchal Rape Narratives

Recently, a heart-wrenching account of survival ushered forth into the land of viral media. The publication of the “Stanford Vict [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

For Books’ Sake Presents Furies: a Poetry Anthology of Women Warriors

Furies: A poetry anthology of women warriors For Books’ Sake in aid of Rape Crisis England & Wales Published: 1st October 2014 Pa [...]

Things that go through my head regarding my appearance that jars with the usual things that go through my head by Francesca...

This is an attempt to honestly report on some frankly ridiculous thoughts regarding the way I look, which take up space in my head I frankly [...]

Choose Your Own Adventure Feminism: The Multiple Narratives of Maleficent

OK so first, a whole bunch of disclaimers: -I know that Maleficent has been out for many many moons by now which is why I had given up on w [...]

Georgie Watts on her Debut Novel: Owl Eyes

  ‘Twenty year old Sarah is struggling to cope with a stressful job, demanding parents and an eating disorder, when she is drawn [...]

Call for Submissions: The Sexy Issue!

It’s that time again… NEW ISSUE TIME!! WOOP WOOP! We are SO stoked about the next issue and as ever, we need YOU to make it happ [...]
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