Were science fiction writers against women?
#1
I heard they were bias against women especially Virgina Woolf's books.
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There was certainly a lot of "boy-centric" science fiction in the early days because most people who bought science fiction were males. Virginia Woolf's Science Fiction doesn't sound like she had much of a bias against women but I have never read any of the stories. If there weren't many female characters, or if they didn't do much to move the stories forward, then I guess you would be correct.
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The old and classic TV program, Prisoners of Gravity, did an episode covering women in the comics and science fiction industries. You can find it on youtube last time I checked (about a year ago). The show also covered other important topics in other episodes, and is worth checking out by any SF&F or comics fans. The episode on women backs up Michael's point about most of the output being aimed at boys and young men.
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