In honor of the 20th anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Bitch is featuring three writers offering their perspective on how Buffy impacted their feminism and perspectives. It’s our tribute to the show that taught a generation to slay the monsters, embrace their dark complexities, and find their superhero strength.
“Perhaps more so than other genres, including fantasy, spy-fi, and superhero, science fiction provides unique space for provocative and revolutionary considerations of gender, bodies, power, reproduction, community, and heroism.”
A three part blog series on how geektivists, geek girls, and gamers are making interventions in geek culture.
It’s time for people who are grasping onto their privilege like the One Ring to understand the fact that geek culture is evolving for the better. Geektivists, Geek Girls, and Gay/mers are making the personal political, using their powers of good to create inclusive communities.
Stuller revisits Rachel Fudge’s article “The Buffy Effect: or, a Tale of Cleavage and Marketing,” which was published in 1999, after the second season of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.