July 3rd, 2020 | 52 mins 31 secs
feminism, geek feminism, geek feminist, geek girl in the news, geek girls, geek news
The latest and greatest geek girl news from June 2020 covers Rowling's publishing company employees not wanting to work with her, Mixer's racist culture and sudden demise, Twitch's history of not taking abuse reports seriously, the calls for a Twitch Blackout, Tina Fey call for 30 Rock's removal of blackface episodes, an FDA approved prescription video game, and TikTok Teens and K-Pop Stans living their best lives for all our futures.
May 29th, 2020 | 43 mins 33 secs
feminism, geek girls, interview, the feminist shop
You've heard us fangirl about the website and what it stands for. Now, we're absolutely freaking JAZZED to welcome Virginia Mendez, co-founder of The Feminist Shop, onto Geek Herring to talk all things feminism and being a professional feminist!
Geek Girl in the News: Animal Crossing, Brie Larson is too pure for this world, and Celebs being Awesome!
April 3rd, 2020 | 41 mins 38 secs
brie larson, celebrity news, feminism, geek, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, intersectional feminist, marvel, pop culture, thor
The latest and greatest geek girl news from March 2020 covers the world's obsession with Animal Crossing, films getting their released dates pushed back, Brie Larson being a true gem, Thor: Love and Thunder's new villain (you might be surprised!), and all these famous people being pretty awesome during this pandemic, especially Elton John and John Krasinski!
March 27th, 2020 | 1 hr 7 mins
feminism, geek girl, geek herring, geeks, harry potter, intersectional feminism, interview, queer, the gayly prophet, trans
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past year (hey, no judgement - the world's a hard place right now!), you've definitely witnessed J.K. Rowling tumble from her throne. We're pretty sure she's living in a place of hatred and judgement right now. We're joined by Lark and Jessie from The Gayly Prophet to talk about The Hogwarts Problem and how we can still appreciate our magical home without giving its creator another penny of our hard-earned money.
October 25th, 2019 | 42 mins 11 secs
costumes, cultural appropriation, feminism, geek, geek feminist, geek girls, geeking out, halloween, holidays
Halloween is all about dressing up as someone or something you're not, having fun, and eating all the candy your belly can hold. Or at least that's what it was like for Amanda, who grew up in North America. Monika, on the other hand, doesn't have the same kind of connection since they don't celebrate in Austria.
May 24th, 2019 | 1 hr 25 mins
feminism, game of thrones, geek girls, geeking out, got, intersectional feminism, jon snow, season 8
April 26th, 2019 | 46 mins 7 secs
doing gender, feminism, feminism through humour, geek interviews, gender, gender studies, science, sol haring, solveig haring
Feminism and Gender is something we discuss often at Geek Herring but this week we are lifting the bar and talk with Dr. Sol Haring - a scientist whose research fields include New Media, Ageing, and Gender - about different kinds of definitions of the two, how to make feminism fun again, and how to be more aware with our language to include everyone on the gender spectrum.
April 12th, 2019 | 48 mins 22 secs
documentary, feminism, geek feminism, geek feminist, geek girls, geek herring, geek podcast, geeks, intersectional feminism, masculinity, review, the mask you live in, toxic masculinity
While we're a geek feminist podcast, it's so important to understand why toxic masculinity exists. Though not the norm for most men, toxic masculinity is so hate filled and violent that it breeds and seeps its way through society and culture as a whole. But why does it happen?
March 1st, 2019 | 39 mins 57 secs
brie larson, captain marvel, feminism, gamers, geek feminism, geek girls, geeks, intersectional feminism, intersectionality, streaming, tech, trolls, twitch, women in tech
The latest and greatest geek girl news in February 2019 covers the Oscars, Twitch etiquette, awesome female scientists curing disease, how to make your tech team more intersectional, strong ass viking women, and Captain Marvel!
November 16th, 2018 | 32 mins 15 secs
critical geek culture, female representation, feminism, geek girl, geek girl community, intersectional feminism, sisterhood
There are few things like the Geek Girl Community. It can be one of the most supportive environments to be in online, whether you're connecting through forums, in game, social media, or in person. This episode is dedicated to our lost geek girl sister, Cheryl Baker-Carre. Your fellow geek girls are thinking of you and your family <3