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Safe Spaces in Geekdom

Hey all,

There’s been a lot of chatter in the environments surrounding Doomtastic about safe spaces lately. While this is of course always an issue in any situation or social network, some recent happenings in our area and some of the events we follow have led to more discussion. Some people have noticed in all this hullabaloo that we really seem to go out of our way to create them and why we do that.  And some people have asked for some information on creating safe spaces, especially some people who know us IRL. This is especially based on our home, if anyone read our earlier post on how  the Doomtastic headquarters is a safe space, you might know this too. Continue reading Safe Spaces in Geekdom

Anime Expo 2017-Success!! (part 2 of 2)

Hey, all welcome back to our second piece talking about Anime Expo 2017!

Anime Expo 2017
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A few days ago we wrote about the exhibition hall, the absolutely amazing Anisong World Matsuri, and some of the panels and screenings we got to see there. And they were all fantastic.

But there were also some amazing guests at Anime Expo 2017 that are definitely worth discussing and raving about :P.  Although this is most likely going to be shorter, we cannot promise anything. So here goes… Continue reading Anime Expo 2017-Success!! (part 2 of 2)

Geek House=Safe Space

I opened my front door after work today to find two of my housemates watching One Punch Man and discussing Stephen Universe. Another one is working on a Arios model in our craft room while someone played Xenoverse in one room and Tales of Berseria. Yes it is a lot of people. It is also a big house. The point, however, is that we are fortunate enough to be a household of geeks. (In case you did not know, pretty much all of Doomtastic shares a house and there are a few other geeks here besides).  We kind of live the nerd life as our roommate says.

Geek house= safe space
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