The future is all straight, white men?
August 13, 2009 7:44 AM Subscribe
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GLAAD recently published their third annual GLAAD Network Responsibility Index
, evaluating networks on the quantity, quality and diversity of images of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people on television. The SyFy (Sci-Fi) channel was given an F rating for their failure of their depiction of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) characters. In response, the head of the SyFy network promised to be more diverse
Scifi writer, John C. Wright
, is outraged. So outraged he ranted on his livejournal equating homosexuality with necrophilia, pedophilia, and bestiality.
This comes on the heels of the Scifi racefail
by writers Patricia Wrede, Teresa Nielsen Hayden and her husband Patrick, Kathryn Cramer and Will Shetterly leaving many SciFi fans wondering why the future seems so backward.