- Double Union — Updates to the page about how becoming a member works: Feminist hackerspace Double Union has updated their page and process for becoming a member. (August 1)
- HOPE X: Hackerspace Community Dynamics Meet-Up | MIT Center for Civic Media: Liveblog of a discussion on building communities within hackerspaces. (July 21)
- The Case Against Cards Against Humanity: Is Max Temkin a Horrible Person? – The Daily Beast: Super interesting point about satire in this one, along with some discussion of consent. (July 29)
- Escher Girls: DMCA takedown requests used to silence feminist critique of a comic artist. (August 1)
- SDCC 2014 – a slow but disappointing evolution of geek diversity | the travelling unicorn: On (the total utter lack of) native representation in San Diego Comic Con panels. (August 3)
- Jason Aaron identifies as Feminist, sells us on new Female Thor | Feminism/geekery Reassurance that the new female Thor is not just a publicity stunt, Jason Aaron identifies as a feminist and indicates that he sees a female Thor as a natural progression.
- tim | Ethical Culture Fit: Read this one over carefully—there’s a lot to take away on “free speech”, “speech” vs “action”, and much more. (July 30)
- This Chart Graphs Diversity in Science Fiction and Fantasy Films. Guess How Wide The Gap Is? | The Mary Sue: It’s very wide, according to data on the top 100 grossing films analyzed by book publishers Lee and Low. Bonus fact: out of 8 people of color protagonists, 6 of them are Will Smith. (July 30)
- Marvel Announces Princess Leia-Led Star Wars Comics Mini-Series At Comic-Con | The Mary Sue: “Mark Waid and Terry Dodson’s Star Wars: Princess Leia will explore Leia’s elevation to the position of leader of the rebellion, as well as the personal impact of the destruction of her homeworld Alderaan.” It will only be a 5 issue run, however. (July 29)
- There and Back Again: A Wizard’s Tale by Tifa Robles | GatheringMagic.com – Magic: The Gathering Website: On how playing Magic helped her gain strength and direction in her life. (July 31)
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