Our founder Cypheroftyr is at GX4! Come check out this panel today in Panels Room B at 5pm PST!
Geek policing and gate-keeping happens when someone shows interest in something of the nerdy persuasion, and “true fans” chase them away or “cred check”, especially towards marginalized groups.
“You’re not a REAL geek if you don’t like Firefly!”
“FEMALES don’t like strategy games.”
“OMG WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU LOVE 4TH EDITION, IT SUCKS!”
These are all examples of gatekeeping & geek policing. Get more info here!
Panelists: Donna Prior
Moderator: Tanya DePass