About Sasha Pixlee

Photographer, history geek, gamer.

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  • Sasha shared from The Secret Feminist Cabal by Helen Merrick
    Her article begins “I am going to tell Dr. Richardson a secret. Women are not walking sex organs. They are human beings” (deFord 1956: 53). DeFord challenges the arguments about women’s physical capacity or potential ability to become colonists to Mars. Instead, she attributes the low numbers of women in the sciences to “the discouragements and obstacles set in their path by people with Dr. Richardson’s viewpoint.” She also points to the real world examples of women who have trained as physicists, chemists, astronomers, and engineers (54).49 DeFord’s rebuttal of Dr. Richardson could...
    Note: Miriam Allen deFord, to "Fantasy & Science Fiction" in 1956.
  • Sasha shared from The Secret Feminist Cabal by Helen Merrick
    Her article begins “I am going to tell Dr. Richardson a secret. Women are not walking sex organs. They are human beings” (deFord 1956: 53). DeFord challenges the arguments about women’s physical capacity or potential ability to become colonists to Mars. Instead, she attributes the low numbers of women in the sciences to “the discouragements and obstacles set in their path by people with Dr. Richardson’s viewpoint.” She also points to the real world examples of women who have trained as physicists, chemists, astronomers, and engineers (54).49 DeFord’s rebuttal of Dr. Richardson could...
    Note: Miriam Allen deFord, to "Fantasy & Science Fiction" in 1956.
  • Sasha shared from The Secret Feminist Cabal by Helen Merrick
    “There are plenty of images of women in science fiction. There are hardly any women”
    Note: Joanna Russ, 1974.
  • Sasha shared from The Secret Feminist Cabal by Helen Merrick
    “There are plenty of images of women in science fiction. There are hardly any women”
    Note: Joanna Russ, 1974.
  • Sasha shared from The Secret Feminist Cabal by Helen Merrick
    Robert Bloch (like the Panshins and Geis) attempted to redefine and guide the feminist critical agenda, arguing that Wood (and McIntyre) should “stop worrying about how many females can be counted in Star Wars…and address themselves to some of the more pressing ERA problems — rape, battered wives, child support and welfare, abortion legislation, etc.”
    Note: DEAR MUSLIMA.
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