Episode 42: Geek Girl in the News: James Bond Alternatives, How to Deal with Harassment Online, Stranger Things Female Power, and Exciting New Releases
Geek Girl in the News looks at the awesome or not so awesome news that will make you go either: “YAY” or “OMG I can’t believe that.”
The latest and greatest geek girl news from July 2019 covers a Woman of Colour as the new 007, Twitch streamers and gender discrimination, responsibility and moderation of abusive Twitch streams, permission to be nerds, all new Hitchhiker’s Guide, Cyberpunk representation, the new Switch Lite, and more!
Monika is joined by special guest host Thom from Three Extra Lives who’s filling in for our poor sicky-poo host, Amanda. Thanks Thom for stepping up to the game last minute for us! You rock our socks!
What’s your take on these news articles?
In this episode of Geek Girl in the News, we covered these news stories:
- The new 007 is a black woman – don’t make her a Bond girl
- Reddit Thread: I changed my name on Overwatch and haven’t been a victim of toxicity since. Anyone else?
- Study: Two-Thirds of Online Gamers Experience ‘Severe’ Harassment
- Twitch has to figure out what to do with its biggest stars
- HOW STRANGER THINGS 3 GAVE GIRLS PERMISSION TO BE NERDS
- ‘A Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy’ Is Coming To Hulu
- Cyberpunk 2077 Will Have Reversible Cover Art Featuring a Female V
- Nintendo unveils cheaper, smaller Switch Lite
If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others!
- Geek Discussion: Rising Representation and Diversity in Video Games
- Geek Discussion: Women in Game Development with Three Extra Lives
- Geek Girl in the News: January 2019
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