If I'd put everything I'm doing in one post, it would have been way too long so here's the rest of the stuff I'm up to! Saturday I'm getting back … Continue reading I’m doing a lot this weekend Part 2 of 2
Here's my current PAX East schedule. Until the official schedule is posted, all things are subject to change. I Need Diverse Games will also be in the Diversity Lounge again! … Continue reading Final #PAXEast Schedule
I'm doing sooo much stuff in April, but it's cool and I'm excited even if I'm a little tired just thinking about it. That means streams will be sporadic and … Continue reading Next weekend kicks off a super busy month for me!
Today is the 1 year anniversary of getting canned from my day job. At 1 pm this day last year, I was in tears, unsure about everything. I'd not been back … Continue reading Marking a year of…changes.
Saturday, October 1 When Fandom Ain’t Fun – A Frank Talk by QPOC 12:00 pm Panels Room B Queer fans of color are often left out, pushed out and talked … Continue reading My Day 2 of @GaymerX aka I’m on ALL THE PANELS
Here's my final panel schedule for PAX West, which is next week! EEP! If you don't see me running around from panel to panel, then I'll be at the I … Continue reading Final @PAX West schedule!
I'm finally slowing down, a bit on the convention circuit. In a couple of days I'll be on my way to CONvergence with GeekMelange & JesseLex for a few days of … Continue reading Upcoming Convention Shenanigans…
Ok, so I get asked for advice and my thoughts on a lot of things relating to diversity and representation. Lately I've been getting asked about the proper/authentic/least offensive way … Continue reading So you want to describe a POC character…
April 29th, 7:00 pm - When Being 'On' Is what people Expect A panel where Mark Oshiro (Mark Does Stuff) and Tanya DePass (I Need Diverse Games) speak about the … Continue reading My @Penguicon schedule!
A NEW CHALLENGER APPROACHES! …and it is VStheUNIVERSE with their hit variety show “The Geek Show!” Next month the VtU crew are celebrating everyone’s favorite pastime: Video Games! Join VStheUNIVERSE … Continue reading ICYMI – I’ll be on the Geek Show – Videogames edition
Think Galactic is pleased to announce that Think Galacticon 3 is happening July 8-10 at Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL. Notable guests include Nebula-nominated author N.K. Jemisin as well as … Continue reading Think Galacticon 3 – With notable guests N.K. Jemisin & Adrienne Maree Brown!
This will be brief and entirely ineloquent because I am sick and cannot brain well. In short, disinviting E Moon as GOH is NOT FUCKING SILENCING HER! Reposting her own … Continue reading A brief thinky post on the Wiscon situation and disinviting EMoon as GOH
So there's plenty more going around the web on the lack of response from Wiscon's concom, especially after the governing body SF3 has suggested that E Moon's (link goes to … Continue reading More on Moonfail… and how Wiscon has disappointed me
So, it's not news about the whole emoon Islamaphobia post that is now shut down by the author. It isn't news that many fantastic people have written their piece about … Continue reading Wiscon 2011 and how the emoon situation is making me rethink attending
Stolen off LJ from kittie_kattie I have a new level of non existance: Apparantly PoC didn't start getting into sci-fi/fantasy until the interent showed us the way. Seriously? What the … Continue reading For all the people who think POC Fans of Sci Fi didn’t exist until the internet? GTFO of my sci fi you dumbasses
So folks have had enough of the SF communities epic fail at depicting CoC (characters of color). There has been massive wank, fail and omgwtf is wrong with you fuckers … Continue reading Karnythia speaks up about the Great SF Race Fail of 09′
Why defend freedom of icky speech? Posted by Neil at 11:11 AM This is a bit long. Apologies. I'd meant to talk about other things, but I started writing this … Continue reading Why defend the Freedom of Icky Speech?
With all the miscegenation hoo ha going on in Daily Deviant, some American hating know it all decided to blow their horn on the semantic battle going on in D_D. … Continue reading It’s shit like the commentary below that makes me go ballistic
Fic rec: The Prefects Portrait by SchnoogleHermione's quest for a quiet place to read leads to the discovery of a remarkable portrait. The girl in the picture meant so … Continue reading The Prefects Portrait – by Schoogle Fic Rec
Missing from 'Harry Potter' – a real moral struggle By Jenny SawyerWed Jul 25, 4:00 AM ET If literature truly reflects society, then the end of the Harry Potter series … Continue reading Missing from HP7… a moral struggle?
Just to be safe, I'm putting the fic fest info after a break. Again so no one local beats me to death with their copy of DH for spoiling it … Continue reading Post DH Fanfic fest…I may just do it!
My LJ pal Karynthia wrote the post below; and it resonated with me because I've finally stopped to think about the fandoms I'm interested in and how the few people … Continue reading On POC self hatred in fan fiction… a thought sparked by a friends LJ post