May they be forever alone for their elitist douche-baggery.
I was recently interviewing the woman who founded Her Universe and we were talking specifically about women and geekdom. I asked about the rise of girls in geek culture and she very accurately corrected me: There is no “rise” of geek girls. We’ve always been here. Girls are just as nerdy as dudes are. Ladies have always been interested in sci fi and fantasy and video games – we just don’t talk about it a lot because men are assholes.
Reblogging for all of the above, but it’s especially the last comment that made me hit the button to share.
We’ve always been here *bangs pots and pans*
Women invented SciFi, fanfic, and … basically created modern Fandom. So…