Looking at Gender Tensions in SF

Over the past two weeks, I’ve been reading. I finished Octavia Butler’s trilogy (Xenogenesis), as well as Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness, Marge Piercy’s Woman on the Edge of Time, Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice, and James Tiptree Jr.’s The Women Men Don’t See. I’ve come up with a few preliminary observations […]

Abstract: “Other” Genders and Sexes in Science Fiction

I am interested in science fiction, speculative fiction, and utopian/dystopian fiction. I am especially interested in the portrayal of “other” genders in this genre. This semester, I am completing an independent study on women and gender in science fiction. Through this study, I have narrowed my focus. Two books that have been instrumental in this focus […]