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Dr… Who? Or the Revenge of the Feminazi

So, a female Doctor is coming. Is the casting really a sign of the apocalypse, as some fanboys would have us believe?

Woman Can’t Be Comedians? Funny You Should Say That…

With no concern for his safety, Ira Nayman wades into the controversy over whether women can be funny, exploring possible reasons for why men are so resistant to the idea.

Articles populaires mars 2014

Fabien explains our March scribblings for reader of the language of love.

A Reaction to the Recent Sexism Debacle

James plants a flag for straight white males - but not the one you'd expect.

An Homage To Feminine Male Characters (And The Women Who Voice...

It has long been a fascination that the shonen manga industry has allowed male characters who are not typically masculine to be interesting, complex, and relatable characters, as well as allowing women to take on the roles of young men.

A Year With Amazing Stories: My Anime Blogiversary!

Morgana Santilli reflects on a year of posts and blogging. Happy Blogiversary!

What Were You Expecting, Baby?

A look at criticism of Space Dandy and some thoughts with relation to Cowboy Bebop.

What’s the Trouble With Selfies? Speculative Fiction and the Mirror Effect

Are speculative fiction's attempts at promoting diversity working? Take a selfie to find out...

Witch: The Old Woman

Not all witches are always out to suck a child's soul - or fatten them up and eat them

Animanga: Surprisingly Not A Man’s World

I am glad that I've never had to defend myself and what I love because of something so trivial as my gender expression. I can only hope that the entirety of fandom can grow to this point and further as dialogues surrounding hobbies and sexism continue to spring forth.

AMAZING News August 25, 2013

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Who Killed My Little Pony?

I used to play with My Little Ponies. I hated dolls, kept my hair short, wouldn't wear dresses, but even I was susceptible to...

TIME MACHINE: Past Popular Posts

Like the Omega 13 Device - but Better! Travel back in time up to seven days, not a paltry 13 seconds.  Why, 13 seconds doesn't...

FEMME FATALES: The Most Overused Device in Modern SFF?

Of late, I’ve been reading a lot of articles that hint at a simmering feud between men and women in Science Fiction & Fantasy...

Popular Posts 6/1-6/8 2013

Have Literary Luddites Taken Over SFF Fandom?! Sexism and the SFWA Girl, You’re In the Army Now Crossroads: The Difficulty of Police Procedural Speculative Fiction No. 18 –...

Girl, You’re In the Army Now

Why do authors write equal opportunities for women into fantasy worlds with pre-modern technologies and societies? Unless they are Terry Pratchett, they're only making themselves look silly.

From the In Box 6/1/13

SFWA CONTROVERSY:  RESNICK & MALZBERG & 'SEXIST' COVERS Daniel M. Kimmel Announces BOFCA Facebook Page SFWA Controversy!!!  Authors Up in Arms! Pitchforks and Torches Heading for...

Understanding the Sexism of Fantasy

Thank you to Kate Elliott for her involvement with the inception and development of this post. One of the little pleasures of my life is...

I, Shebot

If this photo gives you the creeps, congratulations, you may be human. But in another few years, it may not be so easy to tell. And as usual, science fiction is largely to blame.