Beyond Binary: Genderqueer and Sexually Fluid Speculative Fiction

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Brit Mandelo
Lethe Press, 2012 - Fiction - 267 pages
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Speculative fiction is the literature of questions, of challenges and imagination, and what better to question than the ways in which gender and sexuality have been rigidly defined, partitioned off, put in little boxes? These seventeen stories explore the ways in which identity can go beyond binary from space colonies to small college towns, from angels to androids, and from a magical past to other worlds entirely, the authors in this collection have brought to life wonderful tales starring people who proudly define (and redefine) their own genders, sexualities, identities, and so much else in between.

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An interesting collection. Mandelo takes a big tent perspective on genderqueer and sexual fluidity, necessary because it's not always appropriate within the frame of a fictional setting to apply ... Read full review


Table of Contents
Introduction Brit Mandelo
Sea of Cortez Sandra McDonald
Eye of the Storm Kelley Eskridge
Fisherman Nalo Hopkinson
Pirate Solutions Katherine Sparrow
A Wild and a Wicked Youth Ellen Kushner
Prosperine When It Sizzles Tansy Rayner Roberts
Bonehouse Keffy R M Kehrli
Sex with Ghosts Sarah Kanning
Spoiling Veena Keyan Bowes
SelfReflection Tobi HillMeyer
The Metamorphosis Bud Liu Wen Zhuang
Schrödingers Pussy Terra LeMay
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The Faerie Conycatcher Delia Sherman
Palimpsest Catherynne M Valente
Another Coming Sonya Taaffe
Bleaker Collegiate Presents an AllFemale Production of Waiting for Godot Claire Humphrey
The Ghost Party Richard Larson
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