By the end of the week I end up with far too many tabs open with articles I’ve half read and want to come back to later. Every now and then, I send myself an email with all the links to clean up my browser. I’m going to start posting them here instead.
What women critics know that men don’t - the gendered politics of critique
Gender discrimination in SFF Awards – Lady Business
Nicola Griffith on the Lady Business data (post above): Science Fiction prize data from 1953 to the present
Diversity quotas are meritocracy in action -“For centuries, there was a quota for the representation of men in politics. It was 100 per cent.” … “the fact is that if you truly believe in meritocracy, you must also believe in diversity – any other position is prejudice of the most insidious sort.”
Hard to be a god – Ken Macleod on the politics of SF
Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? - “In my view, the main reason for the uneven management sex ratio is our inability to discern between confidence and competence.”