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Friday, March 30, 2007

Betty's Story

Gwenda and Meghan redress the gender balance on the Hugo ballot through the magic of parallel-universe-portal Internet software.

It's nice (or maybe it's depressing?) to know that somewhere in the multiverse George is talking about how to get men onto the ballot.

But what's really interesting to me is reading Betty's story.

(Kind of humbling, actually, all that that reveals about my oh-so-very-posthuman future...)

Posted by benrosen at March 30, 2007 02:25 PM | Up to blog


Posted by: George at March 30, 2007 03:18 PM

Very cool and amusing. And definitely possible. ;-)

Posted by: Steve Nagy at March 30, 2007 03:24 PM

After reading through the related discussion on Making Light, a friend of mine also thought of regender.

Except that she decided to use it on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Saudi Arabia.

Posted by: Jackie M. at April 5, 2007 11:05 PM

hmmmm, raised by a militant feminist I'm wondering if we will ever get past the trouble with gender to the land where he/she reflects simply the biological

and I'm uncomfortable with gender-as-choice

Posted by: Chris at April 10, 2007 10:21 PM
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