Vampires and zombies and spaceships and swords and clones and superpowers and ghosts and time-travel, oh my!
When I made a pledge to myself a few years back to only read sci-fi books by or about queer people, I wondered whether the cover art would be subtly queered in the process. The answer, in many cases, was no: it was queered to the absolute max.
8 great queer women-focused poly SF/F books coming right up!
If you’re overwhelmed by Doctor Who’s 50-year history but want to get into it for the first time for the first woman Doctor, this guide’s for you!
Ofc there’s one final telepathic orgy.
Where to find Black queer lady leads in dystopian, science fiction, magical realism, and paranormal fiction.
This is the opposite of the games I usually play and it is a very welcome break. There is no plot. I AM the plot.
Ten years ago, Doctor Who was the first show to let me see myself, and to feel seen; when I felt entirely alone, it showed me a universe waiting for me.
Wish Westworld was gay? Well, Humans is for you!
“Bill Potts’s sexuality will be revealed pretty much straightaway in her second line of dialogue when the show returns to BBC One on 15 April.”
From hard and soft sci-fi to military sci-fi to space opera: here are eight (gay) books you should add to your reading list.
Let’s contemplate gender diversity in Star Trek together. Also: have you considered running for political office?
LGBTQ readers so rarely get queer-normative spaces, and so to have an entire book full of comics where people casually use “they” or “xe” pronouns, where women make offhand mentions of their girlfriends and where trans people can just matter-of-factly be trans, is just wonderful.
“There was way more crowning than I was prepared for, but maybe that’s radical for a TV show?”
Get ready to launch into a sci-fi future on film, as imagined by queers of color! Watch those films online and check out Sistah Sinema’s upcoming Valentine’s Day screenings.
9. The power to make people allergic to any food/cure any allergy.
Six kickass women of color from three sci-fi TV shows you should know but maybe don’t.
The show began airing in 1963, with a hiatus and then a reboot in 2005. All in all, 11 actors have played the alien of everyone’s dreams. Every single one of those 11 actors has been a white man. (Also, as River Song says, spoilers).
Here at Autostraddle, we love kickass women. We’re presenting a list of 20 of our favorite kickass fictional heroines as a way to jumpstart this feelingsfest and leaving the rest up to you!
“If I can get through this without cryin’ it’ll look a lot cooler.”- Nathan Fillion