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Halfway Human
4.00
Absorbing and fascinating, but hm, I dunno. It's as much about marginalisation and oppression as it is about gender -- well, more about that than gend ...more
not set
Dec 04, 2011
 
Otomen, Vol. 2 (Otomen, #2)
4.07
1. Masculinity of small fluffy boy affirmed through violence, yay, how revolutionary. I do think in that scene it's Asuka's acknowledgment of small fl ...more
not set
Feb 07, 2010
 
Lilith's Brood (Xenogenesis, #1-3)
4.27
Good stuff! Was it gender essentialist? I liked that there were Filipinos and Chinese people etc. etc. in prominent roles. Got a bit bored by the last ...more
not set
May 27, 2010
 
The Sheik
3.34
Oh god this is HORRENDOUS. I skimmed this very quickly and deleted it from my Kindle the minute I was finished.

To describe this sufficiently I'd have
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not set
May 07, 2011
 
Otomen, Vol. 1 (Otomen, #1)
3.98
This is so much fun! It could be really dreadful and yes, it is kind of gender essentialist, but I think it's just over the line of -- it's okay to li ...more
not set
Feb 07, 2010
 
The Masqueraders
4.00
Not likely to go down as a favourite Heyer, if only because my passion is for the Regency period and this isn't set in it, but quite charming all the ...more
not set
Jun 19, 2008
 
After School Nightmare, Volume 2
4.15
I like the giraffe. The school they're attending appears to be a sort of Ohtori Academy set-up; I don't know how the real world relates to it. Are the ...more
Apr 2007
Jun 06, 2007
 
After School Nightmare, Volume 1
3.88
It was agreed in a discussion with a medic that Mashiro is not actually a hermaphrodite, but a biological female with a hormonal imbalance whose paren ...more
Apr 2007
Jun 06, 2007
 
The Well of Loneliness
3.58
See all the problematic aspects of this book, including pernicious ideas about homosexuality, biological determinism, sexism, melodrama, doomed lesbia ...more
not set
Sep 23, 2008
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