I'm quite willing to believe that more women are *visibly* involved in aspects, especially higher-status aspects, of sf than before, where "sf" includes not only authors, but also editors, publishers, translators, illustrators, critics, reviewers, scholars, convention organizers, magazine editors and authors, and fans, among others.
But I'm reflexively hesitant to believe we now necessarily live in the
Even if the early decades may look initially unpromising (but how involved were their partners/wives/daughters?), how was the wider community doing in the '90s? The '80s? The '70s?