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9 great gifts for the lady geek

9 Great Gifts for the Lady Geek

In the world of geek culture, there are gifts that you can give the recipient knowing they will love what you have chosen. Whether your geek is into technology, comics, anime, computers, gadgets, cosplay, conventions, cartoons, action figures, gaming and much more, listed here are three great gift ideas for the lady geek in your…

Kickstarter spotlight: graphic novel ‘fangirl’

Kickstarter Spotlight: Graphic Novel ‘Fangirl’

For us girls, it’s hard to find a good female character to look up to in the nerd world. There are few strong female protagonists in comics and other facets of nerd culture, especially ones that are “as nerdy as the boys.” That’s why writer and CEO of Spinner Rack Comics, Tom Stillwell, is working on…

Is the gaming world finally considering the female gamer?

Is the Gaming World Finally Considering the Female Gamer?

We all know women have struggled in the geek world, especially in video gaming.  If you don’t know what I’m talking about, just look up gamergate. Some people say this is changing, since games like Life is Strange are coming out featuring female protagonists. There are still only a few games, especially AAA titles, that feature…

Top 15 strongest women in geek culture

Top 15 Strongest Women in Geek Culture

There are some women who stand out as the most powerful characters in nerd culture. Today, I want to talk about who I feel are the top 15 strongest women in geek culture. 12 through 15: The Sailor Scouts, Sailor Moon The Sailor Scouts definitely need to be included in our countdown. The Sailor Scouts…

The geeky girls’ book blog: ‘picture perfect’

The Geeky Girls’ Book Blog: ‘Picture Perfect’

Welcome back to the geeky book corner, friends! Today I bring to you the third book in Holly Smale’s bestselling Geek Girl series: Picture Perfect where our To quickly refresh your memory (the first book was reviewed a full four weeks ago, can you imagine?) let me go over what’s happened so far. We’ve been introduced to…

The geeky girls’ book blog: ‘geek girl’

The Geeky Girls’ Book Blog: ‘Geek Girl’

Introducing…the Geeky Girls’ Book Blog!  Hello, fellow geeky and nerdy friends of the internet! This is your friendly neighborhood Geek Girl aka Ananya, and from now on, I’ll be bringing you this fortnightly column full of super entertaining book reviews for the inner (and not-so-inner) book nerd in you. The Geeky Girls’ Book Blog (or…

The fake geek girl: sad or incredibly annoying?

The Fake Geek Girl: Sad or Incredibly Annoying?

Lately there has been a lot of hullabaloo about Geek Girls. It is such a broad category and the term encompasses a lot of women. Console gamers, bookworms, tech lovers,  Star Wars fanatics and so on. I even wrote an article recently about Gamer Girls and how they get a bad reputation because they are…

Top 5 girl-gamer myths debunked

Top 5 Girl-Gamer Myths Debunked

So, you think most gamers are men? Think again! Recently, women have stepped up to the controller and claimed their rightful place as the hardcore gamers that they have worked so hard to become. Now that women have infiltrated an almost all-male culture, ridiculous myths and accusations are abounding. I, for one, can’t take it…

Best valentine’s day gift ideas for geek lovers

Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Geek Lovers

Well, geeks and geekettes, Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and if you are like me, you have put off shopping for your significant other. Now, less than a week away, you’re  experiencing that deer-in-the-headlights feeling that accompanies last minute shopping. Fear not! Geek Insider is here to help you with a few geeky-gift ideas from…

Geekgirlcon: empowering women, one convention at a time

GeekGirlCon: Empowering Women, One Convention at a Time

GeekGirlCon, which takes place in Seattle, is inspiring women to dream big. When it comes to Geek culture and women in America, equality has always been just out of reach. Whether it’s gaming and comic books or something a little more serious like a career in the science and technology fields, men have consistently dominated…