Articles Posted in the " Activism and Politics " Category



  • Geekery and Activism Collide with the ‘Better Cup’ Project

    Better Cup – Facebook – Twitter – Website When I noticed the Better Cup project I was immediately intrigued. If it’s one thing we know well here at the Geekiary, it’s that us geeks can be very socially conscious and politically active about the causes that are important to us.  Combining the two activities seems […]


  • Walker Stalker Con Joins Boycott Against Discriminatory North Carolina Law

    Yesterday Walker Stalker Con announced that they will be postponing their Charlotte, North Carolina convention. This change is because they, along with many other companies boycotting North Carolina, hope for a repeal of the state’s bigoted law which forces people to use the restroom of their assigned birth gender regardless of their actual gender identity. […]


  • Disney and Marvel Take a Stand Against Discrimination

    Today it was announced that the Walt Disney Company – and by extension Marvel Studios – will basically boycott the state of Georgia should its “religious liberty” bill be made into law. - **Read our policies before commenting.** Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.


  • I’m Proud to be a Social Justice Warrior

    Trigger Warning: This article contains discussion about violence against women, rape, and abuse of other under represented groups. We here at the Geekiary take representation very seriously.  It’s in our FAQ, after all, so it’s not exactly a secret.  Getting accused of having an agenda isn’t something new and, after so many accusations, we decided […]


  • FANDOM SPOTLIGHT: Fan Based Activism Research Project

    As part of our San Diego Comic-Con Press Coverage Logistics fundraiser we’ve set up a special Fandom Spotlight series to highlight some of our contributors.  This week we had a chance to talk with Ashley Hinck about her research project focusing on fan based activism or ‘fan-based citizenship performance’. First of all, tell us a bit […]



  • The Geekiary does the Ice Bucket Challenge

    For the past few weeks there’s been a big rush of people dumping ice on their heads for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  It’s spread across fandoms with celebrities participating including actors from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (all three Chris’s have participated), Teen Wolf, Arrow, and Supernatural.  It’s even transcended politics with George W Bush […]