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 […]
Out actor Colton Haynes will be presented with the Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award at the 17th Annual HRC Seattle Gala this Saturday. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
MegaCon 2016 is fast approaching, and I’m very excited to announce that The Geekiary has spoken with The Trevor Project, which champions a cause near and dear to our hearts, and I will be holding a fundraiser for them at my booth next weekend! In case you haven’t heard about The Trevor Project, here is […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
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 […]
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 […]