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“Queer culture, especially gay male culture, discourages geekiness. It puts emphasis on physicality and mainstream pop culture. You almost have to be closeted twice.” This is the experience of Seattle queer geek community organiser Charles Logan, as expressed in a … Continue reading
by Maddy, originally posted at Metroidpolitan Maddy writes about video games and geek culture for the Boston Phoenix magazine, and she manages their website. In her free time, she plays the keytar and makes cosplays. She is composing a musical … Continue reading
The following is a guest post from Jillian Schaar: Jillian Scharr is a recent graduate of Vassar College and a lifelong daydreamer. She floats between jobs and cafes in the greater NYC area, writing about videogames and computers and fictional … Continue reading