Trigger Warning: Discussion of Gun Violence and Sexual Violence
Last week, like many of you, I was shaken to hear of the shootings in Isla Vista that specifically targeted women. These shootings resulted in the hashtag #YesAllWomen that has since been used to highlight the issues that … Continue reading
I’ve been reading a lot of articles over the past few years about “traditional gender roles” from many, many perspectives. Every so often I stop and wonder why this topic fascinates me so much. Finally, it hit me – whose traditions are these, anyway?
I don’t know that much about … Continue reading
If you pay any attention to astronomy news on the internet or follow much of the astronomy and space geek communities on Twitter, you’ve probably run across Dr. Nicole Gugliucci over the past few years. With her perfect pseudonym, Noisy Astronomer, her infectious enthusiasm for much more than just her … Continue reading
I’ve wasted so much time in my life, mainly through worrying about people, situations, and circumstances that I have no control over. Worry is completely useless, yet it’s a habit that I, and many of my fellow Geek Girls, have a hard time breaking. The problem isn’t so much the … Continue reading