Posts Tagged 'fake geek girls'

2015 in Review: Geek Girls and Gender

2015 in Review: Geek Girls and Gender

By Emma Louise Backe For several years, TGA founder Marie-Pierre has been conducting research on the fraudulent phenomenon of “fake…

The (Fake) Geek Girl Project / 1: The How-to

The (Fake) Geek Girl Project / 1: The How-to

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 analysing this debate and following the changes it brought forth in geek culture.