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Joss Doesn’t Get to Ruin Buffy. She Doesn’t Belong to Him Anyway.

In light of the open letter from Joss Whedon's ex-wife Kai Cole, many feminist nerds find themselves in a time for soul searching. A lot of people are wondering if they have to give up something they loved, something that was formative to their feminist or queer identity because of one man's terrible behavior. Joss fansite Whedonesque even shuttered in light of the allegations. While they were also clear that they had been considering the move for a while, it certainly made a strong statement.

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We Are Not Things: Shining Examples of Women’s Autonomy in Sci-Fi

Recently, the bodily autonomy of women has been a recurring theme in some of the most entertaining and successful sci-fi properties. But with Orphan Black coming up on its final season, what other media plays with this topic through imagined worlds, new technology and far-off futures?

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