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The Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) is a 501c3 non-profit organization based in the US, which supports and promotes creative fannish works.

The OTW both supports transformative works with hosting resources and software customised for their needs, and by furthering legal arguments that fan-fiction and other transformative works do not infringe copyright under US law. The OTW assists fans with both related legal issues and with media attention. Read more.

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  • Boyfriend-transmitted geekdom is an issue for women in geekdom where, if they happen to have been introduced to a geek skill, geek interest, or geek community by a former or current male partner they are always viewed as an impostor geek.
  • Mothership HackerMoms is a hackspace in Berkeley, California, that focusses on providing space for hackers who are mothers.
  • The Anita Borg Memorial Scholarships are scholarships for women studying computing at university at undergraduate and postgraduate level, in memory of Anita Borg.

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