Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is

This post, by science fiction author (see my post on Redshirts elsewhere on this blog) and blogger John Scalzi, provoked a great deal of controversy. I think it’s brilliant, as is Lisa Nakamura’s take on in it “Queer Female of Color: The Highest Difficult Setting There is.”

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Carol Stabile is a founding member of Fembot , an online collaboration of scholars conducting research on gender, new media, and technology. She teaches at the University of Oregon. View all posts by cstabile

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