Posts Tagged ‘misogyny’

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Puppies, Politics, and Gay Dinosaur Sex in Space

August 25, 2016

So … this is still going on:

The Hugo Award℠ logo.Watching Hugo voters choose “no award” instead of their nominees did not teach the Puppies Catholic virtues like humility or grace, however. Instead, many became consumed with rage. If they couldn’t take over the Hugos, the next step was to destroy them.

(Marcotte)

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I Beg Your Pardon?

April 6, 2015

Huh?At an unfortunate intersection of literature and politics, we find Phillip Sandifer:

The Hugo Award Nominations have just been successfully hijacked by neofascists.

Oh. My.

There is an underlying fundraising appeal, so, you know, something, something, Burt Ward. Still, though: Really?

I mean, it’s one thing to say that’s a heck of a statement, and things only go downhill from there, but the idea that woman suffrage and evolutionary racism still haunt literary awards is at least a little unsettling.

―bd

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Notes:

Sandifer, Phillip. “The Day Fandom Ended”. PhillipSandifer.com. 5 April 2015.