Tag: IDW Publishing

Without You

This week I was treated to a massive dose of sanity threatening emotional issues.  Some were happening in real life, the rest happened in two of my favorite fandoms.  I won’t bore you with my real life issues that involve being pregnant and having to move.  However, I was rather surprised by the strength of my reaction to two different story plots.  It led … Read More Without You

I’m Not Male, I’m Not Female, I am Me.

Our perception of gender is tainted by the media, by what we are told is feminine and beautiful and strong and masculine.  Strong and feminine aren’t supposed to go together just as beautiful and masculine should not.   Right? Wrong. Gender bias is just that bias. As recently brought out in the article Gender Dichotomy is a Fairy Tale We Have Been Telling Ourselves to … Read More I’m Not Male, I’m Not Female, I am Me.

Transformers, Sex and Why Science Fiction is Socially Relevant

  The Role of Science Fiction in Literature I’ve been reading science fiction since I was very young.  I honestly don’t even remember the first sci-fi book I read.  I do remember the first one that made a huge impact on me.  It was a short story by Ray Bradbury called All Summer in a Day.  After that I couldn’t get enough.  Somewhere along … Read More Transformers, Sex and Why Science Fiction is Socially Relevant