Home > News > Genderqueer Sci-fi Novel 'Beyond Binary' Out May 5 • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

NEWS STORY

Genderqueer Sci-fi Novel 'Beyond Binary' Out May 5

Genderqueer Sci-fi Novel 'Beyond Binary' Out May 5
Get XBIZ News
XBIZ Research
Will virtual reality boost the paysite market?
Yes, it will soon
  39.66%
Yes, but in a few years
  36.87%
No
  23.46%
Out of 179 votes. Results based on votes submitted by members of XBIZ.net social network.
Mar 30, 2012 11:45 AM PDT    Text size: 

San Francisco — Lethe Press has set a May 5 release date for editor Brit Mandelo’s debut anthology “Beyond Binary: Genderqueer and Sexually Fluid Speculative Fiction.”

A collection of 17 sexually themed sci-fi stories, "Beyond Binary" explores how “identity can go beyond binary from space colonies to small college towns, from angels to androids and from a magical past to other worlds entirely.”

The book is drawing favorable comparisons to the award-winning, LGBT sci-fi anthology series “Bending the Landscape,” published in the late '90s by Meisha Merlin Publishing.

"Beyond Binary" includes works from Keffy R.M. Kehrli ("Bonehouse") Ellen Kushner ("A Wild and Wicked Youth"), Catherynne Valente ("Palimpsest"), Sarah Kanning (“Sex with Ghosts) and Liu Wen Zhuang (''The Metamorphosis Bud'').

“‘Genderqueer’ can be a label, but it’s also an umbrella term that contains a multiplicity of other identities which slip, subvert, or explode restrictive, binary ideas about selves and bodies," Mandelo wrote on her Tor.com blog Queering SFF. "The potential for experimentation, change, fluidity and non-normative construction of self is huge — whether it’s today, or in the Renaissance, or in the future, or on a whole other world.”

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

EDUCATIONAL FEATURES

E-Stim Basics: Selling Customers on Powerboxes as Pleasure Tools

Electrosex is a commonly misunderstood pleasure practice for good reason: Most of us have negative associations with electricity; maybe we’ve been shocked after rubbing our feet across a carpeted... More »

Search Oftentimes Is Left to Chance

Adult content is frowned upon in search, whether in paid, organic or social. With the big algo updates from the past few years, Google has cleaned up search, trying to get rid of spammy and low-quality... More »

Five Tips to Generate Repeat Business

A $50 sale is great. But what if you could get that same $50 sale to come back four times in the next few months? Here are some ideas how to achieve that. 1) On your receipts, you should have an option... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ World magazine, the industry's leading e-commerce trade publication, delivering in-depth coverage of the online, mobile and ancillary digital markets.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Everything To Do With Sex Show

Jan 20 - Jan 22
Montréal, Québec

Everything To Do With Sex Show

Jan 27 - Jan 29
Halifax, Nova Scotia

The European Summit

Mar 04 - Mar 07
Barcelona-Sitges, Spain

The TEA Show

Mar 05 - Mar 06
Hollywood, CA
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!