The Geek Girl Revolution
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11 women who are changing geek culture

By Ann Hoevel

They’re scientists, artists, organizers, and cosplayers—and they’re making a difference.

Quote of the week

“Being a nerd is awesome; don’t ever let anyone tell you otherwise! Be yourself and be proud of it.”

—Lindsey Stirling

Features

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Captain Marvel wants YOU for the Carol Corps

By Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

How Carol Danvers rallied a platoon of supporters.

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How fangirls changed the future of publishing

By Aja Romano

With the runaway success of Fifty Shades of Grey, fanfiction has gone mainstream.

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The rise of chic geek fashion

By Lisa Granshaw

From the runway to cosmetics, geek fashion is thriving like never before.

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Me IRL: Gail Simone

By Michelle Jaworski

The celebrated comic artist reveals her strangest comic plots and superhero alter ego.

Opinion

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Gamer girls have always been here, and they’re not going anywhere

By Mickey Schulz

Think women playing games are a new phenomenon? Think again.

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3 reasons why we need more female inventors

By Marissa Fessenden

The perception that science is only for nerdy guys needs a reboot.

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With Gamergate, it’s not enough to ignore the trolls

By Matt Rozsa

Only a culture of shame can finally put a stop to Gamergate.