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For questions that deal with the representation of the social construct of gender in your writing.

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Nice to see this topic come up again. This answer may complement the existing ideas. Answer: Write a character (as an exercise), for whom you do not know the gender. Write out a nicely-fleshed … scene, maybe an entire day, with meals, chores, interactions, a job, a date, a call to a friend, to a parent. Always keep in mind during this exercise that you as the author do not know the gender of the …
answered Nov 28 '18 by DPT
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Perhaps open with a character with a gender-ambiguous name, and never refer to this character as he or her. Or maybe two such characters. I think if done well, the gender-neutral interactions … be going home alone." To my mind, this sort of approach communicates that you are playing with gender rules and that the reader should enter the story accordingly. …
answered Jun 26 by DPT
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Question: How can I apply the lessons learned from writing strong female characters to male characters? Without reading the other answers, the solution is the same as to female characters.It is all i …
answered Apr 7 by DPT
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A short addition to these answers, because I thought your original ideas in another question were already very nicely developed. But today I was considering the mythology and religion on my world, and …
answered Nov 27 '17 by DPT
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. You seem overly worried about gender and sexual-orientation diversity. That's good to pay attention to, but don't lose track of the story. A huge degree of diversity might be necessary for your story--it depends on what you are writing. …
answered Oct 1 by DPT
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You dress the women however you like, and have them take whatever role they wish in their life. You pay them the same (or more) than their male counterparts for equal work, and most importantly, you h …
answered Jun 22 by DPT