The Myth of the Fake Geek Girl

by Rachel Edidin — Comics Alliance

“… The truth is, of course, that it’s not a zero-sum game: insularity and identity-policing will consume geek culture faster and more thoroughly than any legion of imaginary interlopers. For decades, we’ve prided ourselves on being forward-thinkers, early adopters, willing to challenge cultural norms and think and work outside the boxes imposed on us. Imagine how far we could go if we could then stop replacing them with boxes of our own design.”

Absolutely fascinating.

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by | November 16, 2012 · 3:11 pm

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