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In which we announce the 2013 Galactic Suburbia for activism and/or communication that advances the feminist conversation in the field of speculative fiction. 


[If you want to listen unspoilt to the episode discussing shortlist and winners of the GS Award, listen Noooooow without reading the rest of the show notes. Don't even glance at them! Move along, nothing to see here] 

Culture Consumed: 
Alex: Shadow Unit! Haven ep 1! 
Alisa: Fringe, Haven S1, Game of Thrones S1 and S2, Veronica Mars Movie 
Tansy: The Lotus Palace by Jeannie Lin; Dark Eyes 2 (Big Finish); Veronica Mars Movie 

Shout out for Night Terrace.

Cranky Ladies of History funded! 


Galactic Suburbia Award!! for activism and/or communication that advances the feminist conversation in the field of speculative fiction 
  Foz Meadows for her blogging generally, but particularly "Old Men Yelling at Clouds." 
  Anita Sarkeesian - Tropes vs Women in Video Games (Damsel in Distress 1 & 2, Ms Male Character) 
  The Doubleclicks - Nothing to Prove music video 
  Cheryl Morgan - The Rise & Fall of Grimpink 
  Deb Stanish for her essay in Apex magazine: "Fangirl isn't a Dirty Word." 

Honorary shortlistee (the Julia Gillard Award):

Wendy Davis for her amazing filibuster


Joint Winners this Year!!! (drum roll please) 
  NK Jemisin for her GoH speech from Continuum (link
  Elise Matthesen for her essay "How to Report Sexual Harassment at cons" (link

Also discussed:

“Not Now, Not Ever” (Gillard Misogyny Speech) by Australian Voices


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