I remain convinced that there’s only one of these articles, and whoever’s on the “women discover genre” beat this month does a find-and-replace on the name of the work and the major characters therein.  Here’s this cycle’s example.

Attention, reporters: women have been active in science fiction fandom since its inception.  Pretending that women are permanent newcomers to the entirely male-built subculture of fandom erases them from the history of their subculture and denies their contributions.  It is sexist.  Please stop.


ETA: And the article linked above is fairly good compared to this pile of poo from the New York Times, which makes the novel claim that women have just discovered fantasy