It is a truth universally acknowledged that Science Fiction and Fantasy are genres dominated by straight white men. This has been the norm for decades and not until the 21st century did this dominance get called into question in prominent and visible ways.
Science Fiction and Fantasy as a whole still have a lot of progress to make when it comes to representing women and people of color. Writers of these genres who are not straight white men do exist, but they may experience more obstacles to getting published, and when they do their work may be overlooked because sci-fi and fantasy media coverage is dominated by white men. Especially in literary magazines, where the majority of reviews are written by men about books written by men as well. I won’t even go into how little coverage books written by people color get — it’s too depressing.
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