Via Hal Duncan (on Twitter) I have just discovered The Outer Alliance, a new group dedicated to intelligent discussion of LGBT issues in speculative literature. Here’s the mission statement and pledge.
- The Outer Alliance is a group of SF/F writers and friends dedicated to LGBT advocacy through education, support, and celebration.
- As a member of the Outer Alliance I pledge to uphold the tenets of education, support, and celebration of LGBT contributions to the science-fiction and fantasy genres through my actions and work, online and in print.
Naturally I have asked to join. Equally naturally I will be keeping an eye on them to make sure that this is an LGBT group and not an LGb(t) group.
And y’all should sign up too.