At The Bias: Mansplaining and the Power of Naming

At The Bias: Mansplaining and the Power of Naming

Over at The Bias, Annalee Flower Horne has a new essay: "Mansplaining and the Power of Naming". It is a truth universally acknowledged that as soon as a marginalized group develops words to describe their oppression, their oppressors will label those words ‘slurs.’ Check it out!

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I am a two-time Hugo Award finalist, in 2017 for Best Fan Writer and in 2021 for my essay “George R.R. Martin Can Fuck Off Into the Sun, Or: The 2020 Hugo Awards Ceremony (Rageblog Edition)” in the Best Related Work category.

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