Elayne Riggs' Journal (for Leah)

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Silly Site o' the Day

So yeah, there's this dismissive argument going around that women can't actually be geeks if they're into cosplay (one of the geekiest subcultures I know, and one in which I've peripherally participated with Leah during Ren Faires) or, you know, breathing while pretty. I see it as the latest last gasp of proprietary male nerddom hoping to keep icky girls out of their clubhouses, at a time when many of the best clubhouses are actually female-built. Anyway, here's your moment of Zen about that:

Via one of my favorite geeks, Colleen Doran, who gives 'em what fer. Also, this.