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    (For those of you who can’t see the picture, it’s a promotional photo for season three of Game of Thrones, showing actress Ellie Kendrick as Meera Reed. The Facebook comments are, unsurprisingly, pretty awful. Alexis Solar says simply, “meera should be pretty,” while Dylan McAwwsome-Cantwell elaborates by saying, “That thing looks like Sherlock’s down-syndrome brother. Kinda expected Meera to be hot.”)
This is why women feel uncomfortable in “nerd” culture. There are entirely too many ignorant dudes who have no idea how to interact with women in a non-creepy, non-objectifying way, and they ruin things for everyone.

    (For those of you who can’t see the picture, it’s a promotional photo for season three of Game of Thrones, showing actress Ellie Kendrick as Meera Reed. The Facebook comments are, unsurprisingly, pretty awful. Alexis Solar says simply, “meera should be pretty,” while Dylan McAwwsome-Cantwell elaborates by saying, “That thing looks like Sherlock’s down-syndrome brother. Kinda expected Meera to be hot.”)

    This is why women feel uncomfortable in “nerd” culture. There are entirely too many ignorant dudes who have no idea how to interact with women in a non-creepy, non-objectifying way, and they ruin things for everyone.

     
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