No. 11: Reshaping Gender Through Sci-Fi

Sex-Role Reversals and Gender Benders by Leila A. McNeill

Difference Futurism in the Year 2312 by Anna Reser

In this issue, Anna looks at the women of Kim Stanley Robinson’s 2312 and discusses some of the ways that science fiction can demonstrate the importance of diverse perspectives for the collective re-imagination of the future. Leila writes about how women science fiction authors use the genre to subvert and re-imagine oppressive social hierarchies based on gender.