13 April 2015
Recently, The Guardian did a column with a headline that said, “2014: The Year that Science Fiction Woke Up to Diversity.” The column goes on to argue that last year was when SF finally discovered women and people of color (PoC) and produced books about gender issues.
6 April 2015
In fact, non-whiteness is so often coded as the Other that it becomes subtly reinforced as a speculative element; a person of color appearing at all begins to suggest something supernatural—both within the text, and as evidence that a person of color made it in front of the camera at all.
30 March 2015
We are writing our history, shaping our genre to our cultural norms of value and hierarchy and status. And we are leaving out the women.
16 March 2015
These days, I find myself looking back and taking stock of the road I chose to travel when I decided to embrace science fiction.
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