Her Universe’s “Year of the Fangirl” Needs Your Help!
Year of The Fangirl Needs Your Help!
See this post by The Wookiee Gunner for more details!
Her Universe’s “Year of the Fangirl” initiative began in early 2013 with the goal to highlight and appreciate a different fangirl every day and support the growth of the fangirl community. Since then, hundreds and hundreds of fangirls ranging from various ages and backgrounds have applied to be “Fangirl of the Day.” As a result of bringing the community together and demonstrating that women are proud geeks, the Daily Dot declared Ashley Eckstein as one of ten people who changed fandom in 2013.
Most geek girls have had their geek cred questioned and been called “fake” at some point in their lives, and Eckstein strived with this campaign to bring together women from all over the world to form a supportive community on her company blog and on social media. Eckstein spotlighted a “Fangirl of the Day” to show how everyday women can be geeks and gathered a…
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