Can you be both a feminist and a nerd?
Of course – we love nerd culture. But it tends to be dominated by straight, cisgender men, and sometimes, it can really suck for feminists.
So if you’re a feminist who loves nerd culture as much as we do, you’re probably looking for ways to make change. Riley J. Dennis has some great ideas on how to do just that.
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Riley J. Dennis is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism. She’s a polyamorous, atheist, gender non-binary trans woman with a passion for fiction writing, feminism, and technology. She got her BA from Whittier College in 2015 doing a self-designed major called Writing Worlds, a mixture of creative writing and anthropology, focused on realistic fictional world building. Find her on her YouTube channel, Twitter @RileyJayDennis, or her website RileyJayDennis.com.
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