Episode 24: Geek Girl in the News: March 2019 – Women’s History Month, All Female Space Walk, NBA 2k!
The latest and greatest geek girl news in March 2019 covers the Women’s History Month, NBA 2k draft picks, history’s first all female spacewalk (however since recording, has been cancelled due to incorrect space suit size!), Brie Larson’s directorial debut, and Final Fantasy XIV race confirmations!
What’s your take on these news articles? What are your favourite books by women you think we should read?
In this episode of Geek Girl in the News, we covered these news stories:
- Women’s History Month
- 10 Must-Read Books to Honor Women’s History Month
- Warriors Draft First Woman into NBA 2k League
- 2 Astronauts are Scheduled for the First All-Female Spacewalk in History
- NASA Updates Spacewalk Assignments, Announces Final Preview Briefing
- Check Out the Whimsical Trailer for Brie Larson’s Directorial Debut Unicorn Store
- Final Fantasy 14 Announces New Dancer Job, Hrothgar Race, and More
- Square Enix Considering Fan Feedback Over Final Fantasy XIV Online’s Controversial New Races
Buy the books we talked about on this episode
- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Buy on Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon DE
- The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank. Buy on Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon DE
- My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Buy on Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon DE
- Hunger by Roxanne Gay. Buy on Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon DE
- I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai. Buy on Amazon US | Amazon UK | Amazon DE
If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please check out some of our others!
- Geeking Out About Captain Marvel: Higher, Further, Faster, Feminist
- Geek Out About Robin Hobb: Fantasy That Represents: – LGBTQ+, Gender Roles, Classism, + More
- Geek Characters: Final Fantasy Reveals Playable Viera Race
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Amanda & Monika
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