Geek Girl Pride is contagious! Stop bullies and trolls in their tracks by being proud.

Traditionally, geeks were the ones with their underwear pulled up out of their pants, their heads wet from swirlies in the toilet, and the “Kick me” sign taped to their back. Geeks are those weaker members of our culture who get bullied by non-geeks, for loving dorky things like video games, fantasy novels, math, science (and science fiction!), and anime.

Flash forward to today, and geeks are more widely accepted, even idolized and popularized on shows like the Big Bang Theory. The focus has now shifted to the ridicule of geek girls, or so-called fake geek girls. Geek girls are bullied, questioned, asked to prove themselves, or ridiculed for being involved in a subculture that’s been primarily dominated by men up until recently. This is a collection of some of my favorite geek girl, geek feminist, and nerd girl pride images, videos, and memes.

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Source unknown

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This comic was posted to the Geek Girl Pen Pals Facebook by Kitsune Ninetails. It’s originally from One stop humor.

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What began as an attack on so-called “fake nerd girls” was quickly reclaimed by awesome geek girls. You can read a lot of the story here. Picture from The Mary Sue.

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Via Cosplay is not Consent

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Via Rad Rangy

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Via Feministriots

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Source: “Ren in a comic book store” by All the Fun

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If you’re looking for a couple more “geek girl” specific posts from my blog, be sure to check out That awkward moment when George Takei‚Äôs Duela Dent Facebook post turned into a geek girl gender war, Geek Girl Advice: Things I wish I could tell my geeky 13-year old self, and
Geek Girl Advice: Things I wish I could tell myself before my first LARP
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Other Geek Girl websites that deserve a shoutout!
Geek Girl Con
Geek Girls Rule
Geek X Girls
Jezebel – not exclusively geek, but lots of empowering chick stuff here!
Nerd Girl News
The Mary Sue

Also make sure to check out two of my favorite geek girl communities (that I am on staff for!), The Larpettes and the International Geek Girl Pen Pals Club! These are fantastic, positive, and encouraging communities that lift us geek chicks up. The Larpettes is an exclusively female community, but guys are totally welcome to hang out with Iggles at the IGGPPC!

I hope these images a sites encourage all my geek girls and geek guys out there to live loud and proud.


Leave me a comment! Post a link to your favorite “Geek girl pride” examples, comics, videos, or pictures!

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