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In this episode we discussed:

Hugo Voting closes March 13 - http://www.aussiecon4.org.au/index.php?page=66

Jonathan Strahan to edit a new cyberpunk anthology - http://www.jonathanstrahan.com.au/wp/2010/03/04/cyberpunk-a-new-anthology/

Article on lack of Jewish fantasy -http://www.jewishreviewofbooks.com/publications/detail/why-there-is-no-jewish-narnia

and responses from Farah Mendelsohn (http://fjm.livejournal.com/907353.html), Abigail Nussbaum (http://wrongquestions.blogspot.com/2010/02/fantasy-and-jewish-question.html) and Rachel Swirsky (http://rachel-swirsky.livejournal.com/197973.html)

Invisible women in horror & SFX magazine -http://splinister.com/blog/?postid=589

and -http://tansyrr.com/tansywp/invisible-women-in-horror/

On Johnny Weir being too gay for ice skating - http://current.com/items/92224102_thats-gay-johnny-weir.htm

Angelina inadvertently causes the world to end by dressing Shiloh as a boy - http://shakespearessister.blogspot.com/2010/03/today-in-transphobia.html

And how a Swedish couple chose to keep the gender of baby 'Pop' a secret - http://www.thelocal.se/20232/20090623/

Rachel’s Future Tense video - http://www.mechanicalcat.net/rachel/log/Conventions/C6__Report_from_the_Art_Dept

We have recently been reading:

On Joanna Russ, by Farah Mendelsohn The Secret Feminist Cabal, by Helen Merrick Feminist Philosophy and SF: Utopias and Dystopias, by Judith A. Little The Adventures of Alyx, by Joanna Russ How to Suppress Women Writing, by Joanna Russ

And our pet subject of the week was the Australian Spec Fic Snapshot - http://tansyrr.com/tansywp/snapshot-etc/

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