sexual abuse

The Guardian catches up to Marion Zimmer Bradley child abuse scandal, with questionable new comments

By Paul St John Mackintosh
June 27, 2014 // 2 Comments

The Guardian has finally covered the Marion Zimmer Bradley child abuse story, already featured – and extensively discussed – in TeleRead. And although it brings new and helpful insights from many, including Bradley’s own daughter (and victim) Moira Greyland, it also brings some [...]

Marion Zimmer Bradley was a child abuser – says her own daughter

By Paul St John Mackintosh
June 11, 2014 // 77 Comments

Every so often, the question of a writer’s life versus their work comes up – specifically, whether the value of the work mitigates, or even has any legitimate connection with, the wrongs they committed, endorsed, or sympathized with in their life. For instance, does Pablo Neruda‘s [...]

Sexism in Genre Publishing: The debate grinds on … and on

By libertyc
July 12, 2013 // 1 Comment

Writers can hardly have missed the recent spat at the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America about sexist attitudes, statements, and behavior at that organization, and in the broader community of cosplay, fan conventions, and general genre buffs. Now, a female publishing professional has [...]

Philadelphia Weekly's first e-book is a harrowing look at life after sexual abuse

By Cara Gavin
November 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

Aside from the fact that the majority of them seem to be (sadly) going the way of the Dodo, alternative newsweeklies aren’t exactly known for being publishers of e-books. The independently-owned Philadelphia Weekly, however, has just published its very first official e-book; it was [...]

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