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    About Renee

    I'm a queer trans woman who lives somewhere in Michigan with my cat Rufus. Yes, he *is* named after the cat in Re-Animator, how kind of you to ask.

    This Week in the News

    by , and  • November 25, 2012 • Uncategorized • Comments Off

    wundergeek - This is an awesome take on the hate for the “Fake” Geek Girls from oxboxer on Tumblr. Brie - David Gaider, lead writer for Bioware’s Dragon Age video game, comics, and novels wrote a Tumblr  post about how valuable it is to have women on your development team. Sunita Williams is returning to Earth...

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    The October Horror Movie Challenge: Is It Only Week 2?

    by  • October 13, 2012 • Essays, Reviews • Comments Off

    It’s been a heck of a week folks. Not only is your erstwhile horror movie hostess dutifully making good on the challenge, but I’m also in pre-production on my horror movie short for film class right now. I’m excited…but exhausted. And running close to past my deadline. So this week is going to be a...

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    And We’re Back!

    by  • September 10, 2012 • Uncategorized • Comments Off

    Hey all, As you may or may not have noticed, Gaming As Women was down for the weekend. This was an unexpected technical difficulty complicated by the fact that our spiritual (and actual) leader is enjoying some much-deserved R&R right now. At any rate, relaxation has been interrupted, matters have been set aright, and...

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    Roundtable: Favorite Fantasy Races

    by , , and  • September 7, 2012 • People & Events • 2 Comments

    Fantasy is one of the classic gaming genres – and more often than not, it features all kinds of fantasy races. Elves! Dwarves! Tieflings! Dragonborn! Kender, for the Margaret-Weis-inclined! Sometimes it feels like there’s an embarrassment of riches – so many options, so little time. Today we’ll share what fantasy races we prefer to...

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    Playing Generously (or What Would Keanu Do?)

    by  • July 23, 2012 • Essays • 2 Comments

    Some years ago, Warren Ellis said something about Keanu Reeves that always stuck with me. “I’ve always said that Reeves is a better actor than anyone gives him credit for – watch him carefully, and you’ll see him deliberately creating a space for other actors to work in.” It’s a nice compliment, and an...

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    This Week In Feminism

    by , and  • July 15, 2012 • News • Comments Off

    I’ve tried at times to talk about the weird place transgender identities occupy in the queer community, but a week ago, Jos over at Feministing took it on in no uncertain terms. And then this week she followed it up with even more pointed commentary aimed at her queer detractors. In the process, she...

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