The second book of Scott's Benaroya Chronicles (after Passing for Human), first published in 1984, is still one of the most astonishing works of science fiction ever written.
Rave review from Publishers Weekly: "[a] stunning piece of iconoclasm as Scott takes human society to task for its casual cruelties, meaningless obsessions, and ironic hatred of love. Most notably, Sterling's vampirism and lesbian identity work in tandem to make this an early and invaluable work of queer feminist SF; its historic nature alone is worth the price of admission. Introduction by Theodore Sturgeon."
There has been a recent growth in interest in feminist approaches to practices like hacking, tinkering, geeking and making. What started off as an interest in furthering representations of women in the technical fields of computer science and engineering, often along the lines of
liberal feminism, has now grown into social, cultural, and political analyses of gendered modes of social reproduction, expertise, and work, among others.
The congregation swooned as she bounded on stage, the prophet sealskin sleek in her black skinny ankle pants and black ballet flats, a lavalier microphone clipped to the V-neck of her black button-down sweater.
This post began on a journey with my colleague Ben through Europe and the US in late 2013, talking with other people in the civic-tech and open source world. Our conversations were focused on citizenship, direct democracy, diversity and open technology. In about week three I wrote the following in my journal:
PakistanToday.com.pk Feminism and Islam PakistanToday.com.pk In their works titled “Women in the Muslim Unconscious” and “Quran and the Woman” Fatna Sabbah and Amina Wadud respectively present contrasting opinions on the roles and depiction of...
Inner truth: Gender Equality in Buddhism Daily News & Analysis In a fiercely discriminatory society, Gautama Buddha staunchly refused to allow his actions to be coloured by distinctions of class, gender and birth, or of lay practitioner and monk or...
The Atlantic 'Messages of Shame Are Organized Around Gender' The Atlantic She told me that "messages of shame are organized around gender." For women, she said, there are whole constellations of often contradictory expectations that, if not met,...
MainStreet How To Close the Gender Wage Gap MainStreet NEW YORK (MainStreet) —Working to eliminate the persistently stagnant gender wage gap in the United States – American women working full-time have earned, on average, 77 cents for every dollar...
Michelle Orange is the author, most recently, of This Is Running for Your Life: Essays (FSG, 2013). Her writing has appeared in Harper’s, the Nation, the New York Times, Bookforum, Film Comment, Slate, and other publications. She was born in London, Ontario; her dog, Mercy, was born in Boaz, Alabama. They both currently live in Brooklyn.
Gender Target Aims To Transform Malaysian Boards, But May Take Time Forbes She is a longtime advocate of corporate governance and gender equality in the workplace and was on a committee set up by the Malaysian government to lobby for 30% female...
Tech startups, like any other business sector, gravitate towards jargon that conveniently glosses over what they're really talking about. Wall Street has its collateralized debt obligations, Silicon Valley has growth hacking.
Study backs other reports of gender gap in pay Albuquerque Business First (blog) Study backs other reports of gender gap in pay. A study released Thursday shows that on average, men earn $68,300 annually compared to $44,400.
HipHopDX Dressing The Part: Hip Hop, High Fashion & Gender Roles HipHopDX And as absurd as a man in women's leggings is, taking cues from rappers on fashion or anything else in life may be an equally poor choice these days.
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