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BVC Announces The Wizardry of Jewish Women by Gillian Polack

The Wizardry of Jewish Women

Life is never quite what it seems, even without the lost family heritage delivered to Judith and Belinda in boxes. Continue reading

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BVC Announces the Coed Demon Sluts Series by Jennifer Stevenson

Coed Demon Sluts: Beth by Jennifer Stevenson

The Coed Demon Sluts series Continue reading

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Words and the War of the World View

I’ve spent the last week or so poring over materials on street harassment for a presentation and a series of blogs I want to do. Harassment has become rather a high-profile item because—among other things—several women in the last several years have been killed for rejecting the advances of … Continue reading

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About Anger part ii

Ursula K. Le Guin, photo by Marian Wood Kolisch

This blog post is included in: No Time to Spare Thinking About What Matters by Ursula K. Le Guin Introduction by Karen Joy Fowler December 5, 2017 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt                     … Continue reading

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About Anger part i

Ursula K. Le Guin, photo by Marian Wood Kolisch

This blog post is included in: No Time to Spare Thinking About What Matters by Ursula K. Le Guin Introduction by Karen Joy Fowler December 5, 2017 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt                     … Continue reading

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For God’s Sake, Put on Some Clothes

I am fond of procedural crime dramas, lawyer dramas, medical dramas, and I am pleased to note that women are well represented in the roles of FBI agents, detectives, CSIs, lawyers, reporters, doctors, mad scientists, etc.  I am less pleased … Continue reading

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Ongoing Conversations on Feminism and Older Characters

My comments on possible taboos against feminism on the SF Signal Mind Meld have generated an interesting ongoing debate on io9. I also notice that commenters on the Mind Meld raised the same issue of older characters I brought up … Continue reading

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