melannen: Commander Valentine of Alpha Squad Seven, a red-haired female Nick Fury in space, smoking contemplatively (Default)
melannen ([personal profile] melannen) wrote 2017-04-02 03:03 am (UTC)

Yeah, I totally get that! I think for me the idea of a World Without Heteronormativity is the part that makes me feel safe, tbh. Lesbian separatist utopias seem like they should be that, so I keep looking, but there's a reason (well, multiple reasons) the heteronormativity-free worlds I have really bonded with have all included people of genders other than Woman.

(Also A World Without Capitalism, and Whileaway does do the postindustrial solarpunk part pretty well, separate from the feminism part. Actually it's one of the things about the... ambiguity of how she was using Whileaway that Janet et. al. never actually claim the lack of men is what makes their world better as opposed to a couple thousand years of technology, they just take it for granted that it doesn't make their world *worse*, and then let Joanna's POV make it all about the patriarchy, like everything from Joanna's POV is.)

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