I’m going to be on a panel at C2E2 this year!! So excited!

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!

A lovely Friday night spent with cool people

I’m really lucky in that I know such awesome people. Hungout last night atmaryrobinette ‘s along with GeekMelange, Karnythia & KTO. I got to meet @tobiasbuckell. Pictured showing off Mary Robinette’s selection of fine spirits. He’s a cool guy and glad I got hang out with such cool peeps. Also, there was pecan pie & … Continue reading A lovely Friday night spent with cool people

Wiscon 2011 and how the emoon situation is making me rethink attending

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 her idiocy Link Roundup @ karnythia's LJ and some great posts on this by Asim are here, here, here and response to the Wiscon concom … Continue reading Wiscon 2011 and how the emoon situation is making me rethink attending

My two cents on the utter idiocy being displayed around health care reform

I've been watching the utter lunacy unfold around the health care reform bill, debates in DC and both those who support and oppose the changes. I've seen the teabaggers accost a man with Parkinson's disease, conservative nutjobs say that Obama is using an 11 year old boys tragedy for sympathy and as a ploy? We've … Continue reading My two cents on the utter idiocy being displayed around health care reform

On Caster Semenya… (xposted from my LJ)

As usual has Karnythia has written this topic up much better than I can but I had to get my two cents worth out there...I've not said a lot about Caster Semenya and her treatment by those who apparently couldn't lose gracefully but attacked her "questionable" gender because she beat other runners in the 800M … Continue reading On Caster Semenya… (xposted from my LJ)

A memo to the black men out there…

that buy into the idea that women of any color should lower their expectations for your trifling ass... especially anyone who agrees with this Memo to Black women informing us we'll never get a Barack or Denzel because our standards are too high? Here's a note from a black woman who sincerely wants to inform … Continue reading A memo to the black men out there…

For all the people who think POC Fans of Sci Fi didn’t exist until the internet? GTFO of my sci fi you dumbasses

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 fuck is that shit? *~*~* wild unicorn herd check in: "If you identify as a POC/nonwhite person and you read or watch scifi or fantasy, … 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