March 8th, 2012


International Women's Day: recs

It's times like these that I realise I seriously need to either rec as soon as I see/read something, or organise my internet favourites and tags far better! So, after a quick trawl though my links I bring you recs in which women rock. Please do rec me more!


A Girl Needs A Gun These Days by vialethe (Firefly, PG13, 9000 words)
The ladies shine. Summary: A missing rich kid, a kidnapped Captain, a houseful of fake Companions, and one redhead con-artist - it's all in a day's work for the ladies of Serenity.

One Chrysalis at a Time by igrockspock (Torchwood, PG, 5300 words)
Tosh evolves and it's beautiful to watch. Summary: Postcards are not a substitute for a relationship.

How I Met Your Silurian by seriousfic (Doctor Who, PG, 1522 words)
Jenny goes to a rock concert in the 21st century, meets Vastra, and ends up in the Victorian era. Somehow it all works out.

Your History Written In Stars And Time by such_heights (Doctor Who, General, 1462 words)
Donna may have forgotten, but the universe hasn't. Beautiful.

Marriage a Trois by Sorrel (Sherlock 2009, Teen, 33,296 words)
A Holmes/Watson/Mary story in which Mary is the focus and the one to watch. I love her in this.

The Deepest Secret Nobody Knows by sciosophia (Sherlock BBC, PG13, 12,500 words)
The real reason Sally Donovan hates Sherlock so much? They have a child he never sees.

An Avalanche Of Detour Signs by gyzym (Sherlock BBC, Mature, 56,053 words)
One of the best Molly fics ever. Summary: In which Molly Hooper gets a job, gets a degree, breaks a heart, has her heart broken, falls in love, keeps a secret, saves a life, runs a morgue, falls apart, pulls it together, and finds exactly what she didn't know she was looking for--not necessarily in that order.

The Anatomist by rosa_acicularis (Sherlock BBC, Adult)
In which Molly is Jim's twin sister. Be afraid.

you took my hand and danced with me by sciosophia (Sherlock BBC/Doctor Who, PG, 1000 words)
The women of Sherlock as the Doctor's companions.

Hen Party by MinervaFan (Doctor Who, all ages, 5444 words)
A fun fic in which River gets a bunch of companions together.

With All My Crooked Heart by igrockspock (Star Trek XI, PG, 1189 words)
Summary: Uhura makes Gaila take a really boring literature class, and then Gaila tells her about the secret language of the slaves.

Dangerous Jobs for Girls by lazy_neutrino (Harry Potter, PG, 3800 words)
Luna Lovegood, Andromeda Tonks, and Astoria Malfoy are The Quibbler.

The Other Path by laleia (Harry Potter, PG13, short)
When they gossip about Hermione in the streets, she holds her tongue and promises to herself that they will see.

Five Women Who Hate Fleur Delacour by snegurochka_lee (Harry Potter, PG13, 7300 words)
This is THE femgenfic in Harry Potter for me, but I also highly recommend her Five Dead Women and Five Stories about Gwenog Jones.


Suddenly I See by kuwdora
A Castle vid in which the awesome women in Castle's life are appreciated.

Suddenly I See by purplefringe.
A smiley Firefly vid with Kaylee and Inara.

kaydeefalls with the girl who falls downstairs, a Joss Whedon women reclaiming their identities vid.

It's you, girl, and you should know it! by makeshiftusername and Book of Days by kaydeefalls, showcasing the women of Doctor Who and Torchwood.

Martha from Doctor Who is brilliant in Unwritten by DWDeb and Shut Up And Drive by laurashapiro, Donna in Paloma by delta8cephei, and River in Invincible by humansuperior.

Multifandom women are brilliant vids: 2nd Law by kaydeefalls, Tightrope by such_heights, wild child by calapine, She's A Rebel by kaydeefalls, and One Girl Revolution by arefadedaway.

Picspams and other such wonders

Vaginas on the Enterprise, a picspam of unsung women in Star Trek XI.


Sites: where_no_woman, for the illumination of women in Star Trek. halfamoon, celebrating female characters in fandom. femgenficathon, also multifandom. womenlovefest, multifandom again.