Articles Posted in the " Activism and Politics " Category

  • Disaster Strikes, Fandoms and the Entertainment Industry React

    When disaster struck after Hurricane Harvey, many celebrities and fandom spaces took it upon themselves to help others in any way that they could. Most have chosen to use their power to raise funds for aid groups, but others have used social media to create a new and unique approach to help facilitate rescue efforts. […]



  • The Defenders: Calling Out Rich White Male Privilege

    Keen eyed Geekiary readers may have noticed we haven’t done a proper review of Iron Fist like we do for most of the other Defenders. In fact, we’ve been rather critical of him when we mention him at all.  So it shouldn’t surprise you that while watching The Defenders, most of us are pretty thrilled that he […]


  • “Haawiyat” Comic Lifts the Spirits of Syrian Refugees

    The first edition of Haawiyat, an Arabic-language comic created by the non-profit group CYRIC, has reached Turkey and is being distributed to Syrian children who were displaced by violence in their homeland. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.



  • International Women’s Day with The Geekiary’s Editors!

    Although The Geekiary is going ‘dark’ tomorrow as part of the “Day Without A Woman” for International Women’s Day, we still wanted to do something to *mark* the day. Although our bios are available year-round on The Geekiary’s Team page, we decided that it would be fun to give you a bit more background on […]



  • We Catch up with San Jose’s Councilman Rogers – Uh, We Mean Diep

    We caught up with Lan Diep (AKA Councilman America as I’m now calling him) after his Captain America tribute went viral. He gave us a few words about how people were reacting, what Cap means to him, and what’s happening with that shield. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole […]


  • How Geeks Can Get Through the Trump Presidency

    It’s going to be a tough four years as we try to get through the Trump presidency, but we’ve got to stick together and be active.  RESIST. It shouldn’t be a surprise that The Geekiary’s staff is peopled with liberals, progressives, and fierce independents.  After the election of Trump we wrote Progressive Geeks: We Have Work […]


  • Why We Shouldn’t Totally Boycott Simon & Schuster

    Book publishing giant Simon & Schuster has begun to draw criticism for giving Milo Yiannopoulos, noted (and banned) Twitter troll and basically alt-right spokesman, a book deal. There are calls for a boycott, but I don’t agree with that. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks […]