Matriarchies, Patriarchies, and Beyond: Depicting Gender in Your Fictional World
Are you tired of “egalitarian” futures where 90% of leaders happen to be male? Are you sick of matriarchies where evil women can’t wait to oppress men? Join Mythcreants for a discussion on depicting gender equality, creating realistic matriarchies, and portraying patriarchies in a subversive way. We’ll offer tips for choosing how your fictional culture approaches gender and describe destructive stereotypes we’d all be better off without. While we’re at it, we’ll rant and/or rave about franchises like Star Trek, Wheel of Time, Teen Wolf, Discworld, Battlestar Galactica, Game of Thrones — and more!
GeekGirlCon is Saturday October 10th and Sunday October 11th, at The Conference Center across the street from the Washington State Convention Center. Our panel is at 11:30 am on Saturday in room LL3. Passes will probably sell out before the con begins, so get them right away.
See you there!