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 policies before commenting.** Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
This Saturday is the March for Science, and it’s absolutely the nerdiest bit of activism I’ve ever been involved in. It’s pretty fantastic. - **Read our policies before commenting.** Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
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 […]
For the past couple of years I’ve gone to San Diego Comic Con as the guest of a professional friend, a New Zealand native who works in the film industry. We’ll call her Carrie. Two days ago I got this message: “I’m starting to worry about traveling to the States. I’ve seen a couple of […]
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 policies before commenting.** Please do not copy our content […]
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 […]
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 policies before commenting.** Please do not copy our content in whole to other […]
Earlier today a man named Jack Posobiec decided to announce his boycott of Rogue One because the writers had called it an “anti-Trump movie”. Within an hour the #dumpstarwars hashtag began trending, leaving actual fans wondering: have these people actually seen Star Wars at all? Not sure who this “Jack Posobiec” is? You are in good company. He’s just […]
In a move of support for the progressive community, two Rogue One writers have uploaded safety pin Rebel Alliance logos on social media. After Trump’s unfortunate victory in the US Presidential election, a trend has popped up to express to solidarity with marginalized groups that may not feel safe anymore. People are donning safety pins […]
So far this website hasn’t made any specific posts about the US Presidential Election (except for highlighting the fabulous Ms. Marvel Get Out the Vote issue) because we’re not really a politics blog – we’re a geek culture blog. A lot of social issues tend to bleed over into geek culture, but in general the Presidential […]