Hello, my name is Serene, and I’m a pop culture addict. I’m also a military-boot-wearing, bell-hooks-loving, third wave feminist.
Sometimes these worlds of interest conflict and sometimes they don’t. So, ultimately I’m carving out this little corner of the ‘tubes to celebrate two apparently disparate worlds – the land of nerd culture and the Feminist Army (and she/his/hir allies).
I have spent many, many hours trying to bring these two places together. I have to believe there is a way I can celebrate my treasured cultural artifacts while satisfying my feminist needs. It’s not easy. There have been many movies that I hate on feminist principle, while my nerd brethren go apeshit for (see: 40 Year Old Virgin). Alternatively, my nerd friends may not understand why I want to spend an evening with Kate Bernstein discussing gender politics. So goes life.
What I hope is that if you took the time to read this introduction, you may identify or feel the same way. So, let’s be friends. I know there are more of us out there.