“At the Crossroads”

Title“At the Crossroads”
Year for Search2018
AuthorsBangs, Elly(b. 1986)
Secondary AuthorsBlue, Elly
Secondary TitleBikes Not Rockets: Intersectional Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories
Pagination100-15
Date Published2018
PublisherMicrocosm Publishing
Place PublishedPortland, OR
KeywordsFemale author, Queer author, Transgender author, US author
Annotation

The story describes three societies, one a completely oppressive, hierarchical dystopia, one an anarchist eutopia where all the peoples of the galaxy are welcome and treated equally, and Earth, which has tendencies in both directions. 

Author Note

The author (b. 1986) self-describes as a queer transgender woman who was raised in a “New Age cult.”

Full Text

2018 Bangs, Elly (b. 1986). “At the Crossroads.” Bikes Not Rockets: Intersectional Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories. Ed. Elly Blue (Portland, OR: Microcosm Publishing, 2018), 100-15. PSt

The story describes three societies, one a completely oppressive, hierarchical dystopia, one an anarchist eutopia where all the peoples of the galaxy are welcome and treated equally, and Earth, which has tendencies in both directions. The author self-describes as a queer transgender woman who was raised in a “New Age cult.”