I’m not always this cynical…
… but that doesn’t mean this doesn’t ring with a bit of truth.
Q: How many male SFF writers does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: [ten volume epic fantasy series praised for redefining the genre; all the villains have brown skin, and every female character is either raped, murdered or psychologically broken by the finale]
(Warning: Quite a bit of profanity in the original post)