Monthly Archives: April 2014

The (Fake) Geek Girl Project / 4: Why this debate, and why now?

The (Fake) Geek Girl Project / 4: Why this debate, and why now?

This is the second to last installment of this series. You may read the foreword to this series, As Always, it Started With Star Trek: A Study On Geek Girls, as well as parts 12 and 3.

Why did the Fake Geek Girl debate reach such intensity in 2012?

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The (Fake) Geek Girl Project / 3: Who Cares?

The (Fake) Geek Girl Project / 3: Who Cares?

You may read the foreword to this series, As Always, it Started With Star Trek: A Study On Geek Girls, as well as parts 1 and 2.

For a little over two years now, geek culture has been tormented with a raging debate, that of the “fake” geek girl. This debate has divided geeks between those who reinforce the notion that some women pretend to be geeks in order to attract the attention of men, and those who contest it. Since late 2012, I have been analyzing this debate and following the changes it brought forth in geek culture.