July 12th, 2019 | 58 mins 8 secs
afab, amab, body positivity, cosplay, geek culture, geek girl, geek herring, gender, genderfree, non-binary, sca, society for creative anachronism geek, trans woman, transgender
Have you ever wanted to live out your medieval life dreams in a safe and modern way? This is exactly what today's guest, Jamie Unrau, does with the Society for Creative Anahcronism. Today, we're talking about this cool, geeky hobby, their gender identity and journey, and the intersection of both.
Geek Girl in the News: Gender discrimination in game development, FFVII, & female representation in video games
July 5th, 2019 | 1 hr 3 mins
equal pay act, ffvii, final fantasy, game development, geek, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek girls, gender discrimination, riot games, tifa, video games, women in tech
The latest and greatest geek girl news from June 2019 covers gender discrimination in game development, FFVII Tifa's chest restriction, E3's sad state of female representation, girls wanting to avoid the "geek" label, and the Amazon/Netflix OTP.
June 21st, 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
anime, comiccon, convention, cosplay, dragon ball z, final fantasy, geek, geek culture, geek girl, geek herring, gender and cosplay, japanese culture, manga, sailor moon
Calling all our anime and manga lovers.... this episode is for YOU! We're joined by our guest experts, Jannie and Nat, who are sharing their views and thoughts after spending much of their lives involved with this community.
May 17th, 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
female game developer, game dev, game development, geek, geek girl, three extra lives, trivia, video game industry, video game trivia, video games, warcraft, women in game development
Female game developers are an important part of the game industry! Women have an active and substantial role in not just indie games, but AAA titles as well, including some extremely well-known games. We're joined by Thom Knight from Three Extra Lives to take in some trivia before chatting about women in game dev.
May 10th, 2019 | 43 mins 49 secs
black hole, blizzard, female scientist, game dev, geek girl, geek girl in the news, katie bouman, skyrim, space, tomb raider, warcraft, women in science
The latest and greatest geek girl news from April 2019 covers the next Tomb Raider installment, black hole scientist, Katie Bouman, vs internet trolls, Blizzard's employee pregnancy tracking, Game's Industries top 100 most influential women in game dev, Chicago's first black, lesbian mayor, and Shirley Curry (aka Skyrim Granny) getting immortalised in Elder Scrolls VI.
January 4th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
critical geek culture, feminist, geek girl, geek girl in the news, geek herring, geeks, intersectional, intersectional feminism, neil degrasse tyson, sexual misconduct, women in sport
Geek Girl in the News looks at the awesome or not so awesome news that will make you go either: "YAY" or "OMG I can't believe that." The latest and greatest news in Decebber 2018 covers famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson sexual misconduct accusations, Bethesda’s firm stance on homophobic assaults, gender neutral cocktails, women in sports and more!
December 28th, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
body positivity, cosplay, final fantasy, geek, geek culture, geek girl, geek herring, gender
Cosplay, or costume play, is more than just dressing up as your favourite character for Halloween. The dedication cosplay artists put into their costume goes above and beyond anything you could imagine to get every details of their character’s costume right. From sewing custom outfits to melting bits of foam together to create those extra large fantasy swords, there’s no better way to describe it than dedication, passion, and talent. Today’s guest, Anna, has been cosplaying for over a decade and has some pretty impressive titles under her belt!
November 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 27 mins
critical geek culture, geek culture, geek girl, interview, video games
The soundtracks that bring our video games to life are mindblowingly awesome and can be completely life-changing to listen to. Would it surprise you to learn that almost 90% of game music is written by men? Women, like today’s guest Karina Pardus from Coy Compositions, are challenging gender inequality in music composition.
November 23rd, 2018 | 31 mins 37 secs
fantastic beasts, geek girl, geek herring, geeks, harry potter
With Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald being released to the Potterheads of the world, we take the opportunity and talk about the involvement of Johnny Depp in this addition to the Wizarding World cinematic experience.
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