Geek Feminism Wiki


"Timeline of geek feminism" article likely out of date.

Due to the Geek Feminism Wiki being in archival mode, this article is likely out of date, reflecting the state of the world circa 2009–2013.

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Let's list and track some of the loci of intense Internet discussion in feminism and geek feminism. Please add milestones, mailing list or blog/website/wiki beginnings. Add particular notable controversies and kerfluffles at timeline of incidents.

1977

  • First WisCon (feminist Science Fiction convention)

1980s (approximate)

  • (Sometime in the 80s or very early 90s) FEM-SF listserv established

1987

1988

  • Comp.society.women founded

1993

  • geekgirl [1]created by rosiex

1996

  • (or 1995?) Feminist Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Utopia pages begin (later to become feministsf.net)

1998

2001

  • Carl Brandon Society mailing list established

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

See also 2009 women in FLOSS discussions for a series of discussions in this year.

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Undated

  • Cerise, Iris gaming mag & forums established
  • Women In Science and Engineering (WISE) established nationally and at many university campuses
  • Women 2.0 founded
  • DevChix founded
  • Code n Splode founded
  • Ada Lovelace movie
  • Bechdel test