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17 August 2010 @ 11:09 pm
[links] "changing" urban fantasy heroines  
fiction_theory makes a really good point about IO9's The Changing Fashion of Urban Fantasy Heroines article.

Quote: Yes, what a change! Less tattoos, more body policing and worshiping of a societally approved figure! Truly, it's a revolution in the genre as we know it!

How is it that someone will dedicate time to tracking and discussing how many zepplins/dirigibles are on the covers of these books but not how many people of color, fat people, PWD, queer or trans or genderqueer people?

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That Chick with the Evil Laughsparkymonster on August 18th, 2010 02:41 pm (UTC)
I also enjoy the slut bashing in comments! If you wear stilettos you're stupid and a dirty whore!
Carla M. Leecarlamlee on August 18th, 2010 02:44 pm (UTC)
Oh fabulous. One of my plug-ins on Firefox blocks comments there unless I allow them, so I missed the comments, but am not surprised.