Science fiction has broached the subject of gender identity, but usually from a cis-centered viewpoint. This panel will discuss topics concerning trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming people that writers can address in their stories, such as coming out, choosing a pronoun, or deciding on a new first name.
Artificial intelligence. Biotech hackers. Cybernetic organisms. Digital immortality. Exocortex systems. First contact. Galactic empires. Hive minds. Interstellar travel. Whew! There’s SO MUCH to talk about in science fiction, we can't fit it all into one weekend...but we’re going to try!