This silly-sounding spectrum has a huge impact on how we respond to characters.
Why root for a heroic protagonist when you can root for a mediocre white dude instead?
War of the Spark's missteps makes its storyline both cliché and offensive.
Keeping misogyny out of our description takes vigilance.
The pressure on women to look good is simply an order of magnitude higher than it is for men.
Be warned; many breasts will be mentioned.
An infestation spreads through the ranks of our beloved genre.
Gender is a complex thing, and writing a character whose gender is different than yours can seem a daunting task.
How MacFarlane's Star Trek parody failed its female cast.
Where did all the women go? Detective Oren's on the case!
These harmful tropes show patriarchy sucks for everybody, even in ways you might not realize.
To stop your story from perpetuating patriarchy, avoid these red flags.
Watch for these warnings signs to prevent sexism from seeping into your story.
How your writing can do better at gender rep, however your story's society handles it.