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

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