Why I'm Still A Nerdfighter and NerdCon Nerdfighteria

Why I'm Still A Nerdfighter and NerdCon Nerdfighteria

Nerdfighteria is my corner pub on a Friday night. It’s not the place I grew up, it’s not a place where people share my cultural experiences, cultural identity, or cultural taste. I can’t say that Nerdfighteria is home. And being able this past weekend to witness what was, for some people, a homecoming and reunion, was truly beautiful and made me wish I felt the same.

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Intersectionality with Rowan Ellis

Intersectionality with Rowan Ellis

I’m turning my intersectionality videos into a series! Rowan gave me the suggestion, so I was delighted to be able to sit down with her at VidCon and have her in the second installment. In this conversation, Rowan talks about how the intersection of her identities as a queer woman has affected her experience, as well as influencing how her mental health is perceived. 

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27 Questions Black People Have For Buzzfeed

27 Questions Black People Have For Buzzfeed

So Buzzfeed recently did a video called "27 Questions Black People Have For Buzzfeed" If you haven't seen it already, don't bother. It's based on dated stereotypes and internalized racism, and it completely misses the mark. It was the object of ridicule of Black Twitter, and other black Buzzfeed employees made it a point to say that they weren't affiliated with the unfortunate affair. 

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