Posts Tagged ‘nerds’

Make Your Dude-Dominated Subculture More Accessible to Women

Yesterday, feminist sci fi enthusiast and From Austin to A&M blogger Courtney Stoker graciously agreed to answer this blog's questions on how to reconcile her feminist ideals with her geekier subculture interests. Today, it's time for the bonus round!

Buffy Vs. Edward Cullen: A Feminist Mash-Up

In this video mash-up wedding the Buffy the Vampire series and the Twilight movie, editor Jonathan McIntosh presents "a critique of Edward’s character and generally creepy behavior" in order to expose "the more patriarchal gender roles and sexist Hollywood tropes embedded in the Twilight saga." I'm all for Buffy smacking down anybody. Still, aren't we [...]