Category Archives: NSFW

Writing in the Margins, or, Patriarch’s Day, Part 4

(Trigger warning: sexual bias, harassment, assault, misogyny.) Foreword: This is the fourth in a series of related posts on sexual abuse and harassment, misogyny, and the science fiction and fantasy community. I think it’s the last, for now. The first … Continue reading

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My Childhood Emotional Abuse, or, Patriarch’s Day, Part 3

(Trigger warning: child emotional abuse.) _______________ Foreword: This is the third in a series of related posts on sexual abuse and harassment, misogyny, and the science fiction and fantasy community. The first post was here (“A Clockwork Clarion”). The second … Continue reading

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My Childhood Sexual Assault, or, Patriarch’s Day, Part 2

(Trigger warning, in case the title doesn’t make it clear: child sexual assault.) _______________ Foreword: This post is in solidarity with Moira Greyland (daughter of Marion Zimmer Bradley and Walter Breen), Cath Schaff-Stump, and other survivors of childhood abuse and … Continue reading

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A Clockwork Clarion

(Trigger warning: rape fantasy stories, stalking, gang-rape prank, misogyny, sexism) I’ve been reading the #YesAllWomen twitter stream (a backgrounder is here, for those who haven’t been following it), and decided I needed to share my own story. I tweeted about … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Bear has an excellent post up about celebrity and the relationships writers have with their fans, here. It was inspired by this video (NSFW) by a, let’s just say, incredibly enthusiastic, Ray Bradbury fan. All right now, you salacious … Continue reading

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