[Worldcon] Writing Gender Roles in Science Fiction

Friday (August 31) at 0900: Writing Gender Roles in Science FictionPanelists listed in program: Joan D. Vinge, Julia Rios, Catherine Lundoff, Victor Raymond, Anne Lyle (Note: Joan D. Vinge was definitely not in attendance.) Disclaimer: These are my notes from the panel and my own, later thoughts. I often was unable to attend the entire ...

To Space and Back

When I was ten, this was one of my favorite books. To be honest, at that point it was a little below my reading level. But I didn’t care. It was about Sally Ride. I’d just recently seen The Right Stuff and I remember being so disappointed that there were no girls among the astronauts in ...

Shame on you, Rep. McNulty

Well, I got absolutely nothing done after trivia tonight. Rather, I spent the last 100 minutes watching the #coleg tag on Twitter with a growing sense of horror. It was already a shit night, thanks to voters in North Carolina. But somehow, the disaster in the Colorado legislature is even worse than that. We had a ...