Ghostbusters is still haunted by negative racial tropes What the movie got wrong Opinion - By Tanya D. I remember the original Ghostbusters movie. I was a teenager when it was released, and I saw it in the theater. It was fantastic for a little nerdling like me to see science and cool stuff and people … Continue reading ICYMI – I wrote about Ghostbusters, tropes & missing discourse for @Polygon
Watch Sammus Music's video below, then come back to this tab. Trust me, I have reasons. https://youtu.be/bjhRvQM-wiw This song is ...it's so fucking important to me. It's about getting therapy, and as a black woman hearing this from another black woman, it made me sob when I heard her sing this at GX3. I've … Continue reading .@sammusmusic’s new EP Infusion is so damned important
What can game developers do to better represent black women in games? “They need to get some fucking empathy,” says Tanya dePass, a campaigner for better representation inside game worlds and among those who create them. She curates websites, hosts podcasts, maintains the#INeedDiverseGames tag on Twitter, works as a diversity consultant andspeaks at conventions and … Continue reading ICYMI – I’m in this @Offworld piece by @sangfroid_san
Thanks to the fabulous @ANerdCalledRage asking me to join her, I'll be on this panel at this year's C2E2: Through Brightest Days & Blackest Nights – A Black Nerd Girl's Journey Fri. April 24| 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Room S405b This is no longer Heinlein’s Nerdom. The white-skinned, flowing haired Damsel in Distress is … Continue reading I’m going to be on a panel at C2E2 this year!! So excited!