GeekGirlCon
14  mai     18h00
I Completed My Goodreads Reading Challenge: So What?
Teal Christensen    For the past several years I’ve been setting myself a goal of reading 50 books per year. Somehow, I always feel certain I’ll easily accomplish it and reliably come out five to ten books short. Last year was the first time I’ve ever officially succeeded. In the final few days of December 2020, I...
07  mai     18h00
Melinda May, a Superhero Without Superpowers
Cerys Willoughby    When I was growing up, I often observed that there was a distinct lack of good women role models in film and TV. Women characters always seemed to fit into a limited set of stereotypes: the damsel-in-distress, the leading man’s beautiful-but-personality-free love interest, the femme fatale, and the...
30  avril     16h30
Oh (Pokémon) Snap
Rebecca Anglesey    Trainers Today is the day After a 22-year wait (yes, you read that right) we are finally getting a new Pokémon Snap. As I have waited not-so-patiently for this long-desired sequel, this week I thought I would fire up my Nintendo 64 and play through the original Pokémon Snap for a trip down memory...
23  avril     18h00
An Earth Day for 2021
Kalyna Durbak    Yesterday marked the 51st Earth Day I’m sure that there are many sites that will list tips to reduce your carbon footprint and be a better steward of the Earth. This is not that kind of post. Did you know that the first Earth Day was a massive protest? What started as a nationwide environmental...
16  avril     18h00
GeekGirlTalk: Race and Sexuality in Bridgerton
Teal Christensen    Welcome to #GeekGirlTalk, a (biased, subjective, opinionated) conversation about the pop culture we’re currently loving, hating, and obsessing over. To launch this series for the year, I’ll be chatting with Caitlin, one of our content strategists here on the GGC blog, and Jill, our former workshop...
30  mars     19h00
GeekGirlCon Condemns Hate Crimes and White Supremacy: A Message from the Board
Teal Christensen    In our eleven years, GeekGirlCon has made it our mission to celebrate and honor the legacies of underrepresented groups in science, technology, comics, arts, literature, gameplay, and game development. To keep our community mission alive, we must take a stand against white supremacy and show...
19  décembre     17h30
Happy Holidays from the GGC Family
Indigo Boock    This year proved to be a challenge in unexpected ways, but I’m so proud that we’ve made it this far that we found solace as a community, that we persevered and kept going. We did it together, and we will continue to push forward together. I wanted to let you know that we’ll be taking a MORE The...
02  décembre     17h00
GeekGirlCon Gift Giving Guide: 2020 Edition
Rebecca Anglesey    Happy holidays you fabulous geeks It is a bit of an understatement to say that this year has been a little rough, so we thought we would try to ease a little of the holiday stress by giving you a few gift giving (or asking) ideas selected from our favorite exhibitors from GeekGirlCONLINE. This...
26  novembre     18h00
Showing Up for Indigenous Communities with Our Money, Time, and Attention
Teal Christensen    Our community comes together on Indigenous land-the occupied, unceded territory of Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish, Suquamish, Snoqualmie, Snohomish, Lummi, Skagit, and Swinomish. It’s our responsibility to reckon with this reality every day, throughout our personal lives,...
11  novembre     20h00
Change Is in the Air
Kalyna Durbak    Last spring, I wrote about my reliance on nature to mark the passage of time during lock down. I don’t have to look outside my window for long to see that there is change in the air. The leaf buds I described in the blog post are now fiery red leaves. I’ve always loved looking MORE The post Change...