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 […]
When I first saw the trailer for The Interview I rolled my eyes and complained that the concept was in very poor taste. Writing a script about assassinating a current world leader, especially one who is the head of a country we already have extremely bad relations with, should strike anyone as a really terrible […]
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 […]