Slut Shaming and Concern Trolling in Geek Culture

Last month, science geek and costumer Emily Finke attended a sci fi convention dressed in a screen-accurate uniform from Star Trek: TOS, where she was met with microaggression, mock-concern and men intent on outing her as a Fake Geek Girl. So she decided to write something, "because I haven't caused enough flame wars… » 6/07/13 7:00am 6/07/13 7:00am

Make your own superhero heels and walk a mile in Wonder Woman's shoes

Red or blue heels, red and gold fabric, straight pins, needles and thread are all you need to slip into the role of Wonder Woman. Self-described geek crafter @Seelix gives step-by-step instructions in transforming plain heels to superhero heels. This how-to guide makes no mention of imparted superpowers, but as… » 5/06/12 10:30am 5/06/12 10:30am