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Update: Spider-Parade For The Girl Who Couldn’t Be Spider-Man

Update: 06/09/15 – 12:15 AM EST – Thanks to the Daily Beast we now have video of the Spider-Parade! Follow the link to watch the parade and get more info on how you can help next year! Original Article Follows On Sunday, June 7th a parade is being thrown for Ellie Evangelista, a 4 year old girl who was told by boys in her pre-K class...

Caitlyn Jenner to Receive ESPY Award

Caitlyn Jenner will receive ESPN’s Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the televised ESPY award ceremony next month.  The announcement that Jenner would receive the award was made just minutes after Jenner revealed herself as Caitlyn on the cover of Vanity Fair. In Jenner’s 1976 record setting performance in which she won the decathlon gold...

RuPaul’s DragCon! Are You Going?

Are you going to RuPaul’s DragCon? How can you miss this? The show, the first of its kind, will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on May 16 and 17, and will celebrate “the art of drag, queer culture and self-expression for all.” The show kicks off Gay Pride season with “the largest ever gathering of drag queens and...

You Can Make Your Own Lego Oscar

Nathan Sawaya, BrickMaster, posted his own time-lapse video of him building the Lego Oscar statuettes we all saw, and loved on the 87th Academy awards last night.  While he did make twenty of them exclusively for the night, he’s  hoping that none will show up on Ebay.  They were intended to be “priceless limited edition”...

ICON-O-CLASH: Elite Eight!

Legion, the Elite Eight is now live on the Geek Girl Authority. If you haven’t voted yet, get over there and check out this amazing competition. And remember, we are taking the Final Four to Comikaze tomorrow at 2 pm, where we will also crown our champion. Who will it be? Let’s take a look! The Force was stronger for Princess Leia...

ICON-O-CLASH: Sweet Sixteen

Hey there Icon-O-Clash fans! Have you been having fun voting for your favorite female genre characters so far? Wait ’til you see the mashups the Sweet Sixteen round has in store. Bracket 1: Game of Thrones fan-favorite Arya is taking on dark horse surprise contender Samantha Carter from Stargate SG-1. Will the fierce little Stark’s...