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"It’s no different to go from creating such diverse worlds to simply reimagining our existing worlds another way. If we can accept a talking tree, why can’t we accept a female Thor? Or, why not have a Muslim Captain America? Or, what about a transgender Aquaman?" 
April 10, 2015. Imagined Universes and Their Inhabitants. Written by GeekGirlCon copywriter JC Lau. When Marvel announced last year that Thor was going to be female, there was some backlash from pockets of comic book fandom saying that the change went against the mythology of the comic, ...
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Don't miss your chance to be a part of our fifth convention! Sign up today!  #GGC15   #Seattle  
Be An Exhibitor at GeekGirlCon '15. Calling all geeky artists and business owners–we're now taking applications for artists and exhibitors at GeekGirlCon '15! Whether you're a veteran exhibitor, or brand new to our Con; whatever your geeky niche, if you celebrate women in geek culture, ...
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It's our latest #geek  About Town! 
A calendar of geeky events happening in and around Seattle, WA, in March 2015.
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Do you rock a geeky business or know of one that would be a great fit at #GGC15 ? Apply today!
Be An Exhibitor at GeekGirlCon '15. Calling all geeky artists and business owners–we're now taking applications for artists and exhibitors at GeekGirlCon '15! Whether you're a veteran exhibitor, or brand new to our Con; whatever your geeky niche, if you celebrate women in geek culture, ...
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Dr. Aprille Ericsson-Jackson was the first African American woman to earn a PhD from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and she's the subject of our latest #GeekGirlCon  blog! #BHM  
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Be a part of the +GeekGirlCon family. Apply to be a member of our fantastic #staff !
February 13, 2015. Join Our Staff. If you've ever wondered what makes GeekGirlCon such an exciting, vibrant, and welcoming place, a big part of that is the dedication of our all-volunteer staff, working year-round to make sure the Con reflects the best of inclusive geekiness.
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Never mind that this is the best .gif ever, we have another fantastic write-up of The Heroine's Journey from last year's convention. #GGC14   #JosephCampbell   #BTVS   #OrphanBlack  
March 25, 2015. GeekGirlCon '14 panel recap: The Heroine's Journey. If your flavor of geekiness encompasses writing, literature, or heroic fantasy, you've probably heard of the Hero's Journey, or the Monomyth–an idea presented by Joseph Campbell in his 1949 book The Hero With the Thousand Faces.
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Women in video games may seem like a relatively new phenomenon, given the coverage in recent years about girl gamers, “fake geek girls”, female representation in games and game development, and debates over what proportion of gamers are actually women...
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If words don’t adequately describe reality, invent more words. If adhering to linguistic norms is hurting people, abandon those norms.
February 27, 2015. Grammar Ain't All That. Written by GeekGirlCon Manager of Editorial Services Winter Downs. Language is a fundamental part of being human; in fact linguist Steven Pinker argued in his book The Language Instinct that it's an evolutionary instinct hard-wired into the brain, ...
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New blog time! It's another #GGC14  recap from last year's convention.
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The celebration of the female geek.
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GeekGirlCon celebrates and honors the legacy of women contributing to science and technology; comics, arts, and literature; and game play and game design by connecting geeky women worldwide and creating community to foster continued growth of women in geek culture through events.

Join us at The Conference Center in downtown Seattle on October 11 and 12 for GeekGirlCon '14. See our website for details.