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AuthorCara Pollock

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May 4, 2009

It can be disheartening, as a woman studying science today, to learn about the accomplishments of lists and lists of great men, seemingly without a woman among them. For most of history, women have been discouraged from or denied a scientific education and the opportunity to become scientists. King James I, the successor of Queen […]

March 30, 2009

Apparently, musicians = men, and admiring audience = women. This according to some blogger—because it never hurts to throw in a little unnecessary sexism to your post on the nature of hit music—spices things up and pisses off any women who might happen to be reading… I had a little angry rant about it, but […]

September 8, 2008

Catherynne M Valente’s The Orphan’s Tales: In the Night Garden (Bantam Spectra, 2006) and In the Cities of Coin and Spice (Bantam Spectra, 2007) Confronted with a fantasy novel published in two volumes, and split into several ‘books’, it would not be unreasonable to assume that it told of some epic adventure, with a hero […]

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