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18th Mar '17 6:01:43 PM nombretomado
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* {{Neopets}} has numerous types of faeries with different elements and alignments, all of which are all female. No explanation is ever given.

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* {{Neopets}} {{Website/Neopets}} has numerous types of faeries with different elements and alignments, all of which are all female. No explanation is ever given.
18th Mar '17 11:26:56 AM TheNerevarine
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** Averted in ''[[Film/UnderworldBloodWars Blood Wars]]'', as several female Lycans can be seen in the background and fighting side by side with the males.
17th Mar '17 9:35:47 PM Onlythrice
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* The Gerudo from ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'' are an entirely female race of warrior-thieves. Even though they're apparently human, only one Gerudo male is born every hundred years (the only one known is [[BigBad Ganondorf]]) and is destined to become king. In fact, the gossip stones found in the game reveal that the Gerudo often visit the town for the purpose of finding a man to borrow in order to make more little Gerudo. There seem to be no Goron women, though this is difficult to tell based on their strange appearance.

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* The Gerudo from ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'' are an entirely female race of warrior-thieves. Even though they're apparently human, only one Gerudo male is born every hundred years (the only one known is [[BigBad Ganondorf]]) and is destined to become king. In fact, the gossip stones found in the game reveal that the Gerudo often leave the desert and visit the town Hyrule for the purpose of finding a man to borrow (or even marry) in order to make more little Gerudo. There seem to be no Goron women, though this is difficult to tell based on their strange appearance.
17th Mar '17 1:51:45 PM MagBas
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* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series, this is taken to the point where there is no obvious physical difference between male and female Dwarfs; for example, dwarfs of both sexes tend to have long beards. Socially-speaking, there is no issue of gender in Dwarf society, and all dwarfs are treated the same. However, this has the added side-effect of making even ''talking'' about a dwarf's individual sex obscene, and female dwarfs are forced to remain closeted as males. This leads to an interesting situation where female dwarfs begin campaigning to be treated ''differently''. Openly admitting to being female, wearing a skirt, or even ''using female pronouns'' is subversive, but not even the most radical of them would dream of losing the iron helmets or shaving their beards.
** Even dwarfs can't tell the difference; dwarfish courtship mainly involves finding out, very tactfully, what sex the other dwarf is; once they're married, it's just sort of assumed the married dwarfs know which is which (or even if they ''are'' different sexes). Even pregnancy isn't obvious, probably due to the many layers of leather and chainmail that all dwarfs wear.
*** They also figure that, if your relationship has gotten this far without knowing, something as mundane as your partner's physical sex shouldn't have much impact. Plus, what two married adults do in their own home is no one's business.
*** By the latest books, you have female dwarfs introducing themselves as "Wossname Wossnamesdottir" and (to quote Nanny Ogg) "hammering their breastplates into a more flattering shape", so this has effectively faded out. On the other hand, there's no real reason to assume that only ''biologically'' female dwarves picked up the trend, and [[Discworld/UnseenAcademicals Madame Sharn]] at least is heavily implied to be biologically male.
** The golems are an ambiguous example. Being created beings, they are technically genderless, but appear nominally male and will accept male pronouns for convenience. There is one noteworthy exception in one of the Moist Von Lipwig books--Gladys, who is shaped exactly like any other golem (that is, big and blocky and vaguely male) but identifies as female and wears dresses simply because she believes that the overseer of a women's boarding house must be female.

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* In the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' series, this is taken to the point where there is no obvious physical difference between male and female Dwarfs; for example, dwarfs of both sexes tend to have long beards. Socially-speaking, there is no issue of gender in Dwarf society, and all dwarfs are treated the same. However, this has the added side-effect of making even ''talking'' about a dwarf's individual sex obscene, and female dwarfs are forced to remain closeted as males. This leads to an interesting situation where female dwarfs begin campaigning to be treated ''differently''. Openly admitting to golems, being female, wearing a skirt, or even ''using female pronouns'' is subversive, but not even the most radical of them would dream of losing the iron helmets or shaving their beards.
** Even dwarfs can't tell the difference; dwarfish courtship mainly involves finding out, very tactfully, what sex the other dwarf is; once they're married, it's just sort of assumed the married dwarfs know which is which (or even if they ''are'' different sexes). Even pregnancy isn't obvious, probably due to the many layers of leather and chainmail that all dwarfs wear.
*** They also figure that, if your relationship has gotten this far without knowing, something as mundane as your partner's physical sex shouldn't have much impact. Plus, what two married adults do in their own home is no one's business.
*** By the latest books, you have female dwarfs introducing themselves as "Wossname Wossnamesdottir" and (to quote Nanny Ogg) "hammering their breastplates into a more flattering shape", so this has effectively faded out. On the other hand, there's no real reason to assume that only ''biologically'' female dwarves picked up the trend, and [[Discworld/UnseenAcademicals Madame Sharn]] at least is heavily implied to be biologically male.
** The golems are an ambiguous example. Being
created beings, they are technically genderless, but appear nominally male and will accept male pronouns for convenience. There is one noteworthy exception in one of the Moist Von Lipwig books--Gladys, who is shaped exactly like any other golem (that is, big and blocky and vaguely male) but identifies as female and wears dresses simply because she believes that the overseer of a women's boarding house must be female.genderless.
15th Mar '17 2:41:11 AM TheNerevarine
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* Vampires in ''Film/PerfectCreature'' are exclusively male, the result of a mysterious virus that causes normal women to give birth to vampires. No female was ever born, coupled with the fact they can't turn other people into vampires and are unable to breed with humans, their propagation hangs solely on more Brothers being born from this virus.

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* Vampires in ''Film/PerfectCreature'' are exclusively male, the result of a mysterious virus that causes normal women to give birth to vampires. No female was ever born, coupled with the fact they can't turn other people into vampires and are unable to breed with humans, their propagation hangs solely on more Brothers being born from this virus. [[spoiler: The plot is kicked off when its revealed they haven't produced any new members in 70 years and they turn to genetic manipulation to fix this, unleashing one crazed vampire scientist in the process]].
11th Mar '17 8:19:06 AM Hanz
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* ''Franchise/DragonAge'' has the Qunari, which were believed to be this trope for a long time until envoys came to Seheron. Only male qunari fight as soldiers, and soldiers were the only qunari seen until a peace was struck. No female qunari has been seen in-game.
** A female qunari is seen in the comic mini-series ''Those Who Speak.'' The qunari definitely have [[CuteMonsterGirl distinctive genders]].
** Qunari become a playable race in ''Videogame/DragonAgeInquisition'' and can be male or female. Technically they aren't Qunari though, since they never knew the Qun growing up.

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* ''Franchise/DragonAge'' has the Qunari, which were believed to be this trope for a long time until envoys came to Seheron. Only male qunari fight as soldiers, and soldiers were the only qunari seen until a peace was struck. No female qunari has been seen in-game.
** A female qunari is seen in the comic mini-series ''Those Who Speak.'' The qunari definitely have [[CuteMonsterGirl distinctive genders]].
** Qunari become a playable race in ''Videogame/DragonAgeInquisition'' and can be male or female. Technically they aren't Qunari though, since they never knew the Qun growing up.
prior to Inquisition.



* In ''VideoGame/MonsterGirlQuest'', all the monsters are female, and survive by raping human males. Early on, we find out that this isn't their fault: The humans' goddess has forbidden sexual intercourse with monsters. Again, they're all female, so it's just a slow form of genocide.

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* In ''VideoGame/MonsterGirlQuest'', ''Monster Girl Quest'', all the monsters are female, and survive by raping human males. Early on, we find out that this isn't their fault: The humans' goddess has forbidden sexual intercourse with monsters. Again, they're all female, so it's just a slow form of genocide.
5th Mar '17 5:08:53 PM nombretomado
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* [[DungeonSiege Dungeon Siege II]] has the Dryads. Quoted from page 40 of the manual, "These creatures resembled Human females in many ways. (If there are male Dryads, they keep themselves well-hidden. None has ever been seen." Also, "No one knows how they reproduce (any enquiries on the subject are met with hostile silence)".

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* [[DungeonSiege Dungeon Siege II]] ''VideoGame/DungeonSiegeII'' has the Dryads. Quoted from page 40 of the manual, "These creatures resembled Human females in many ways. (If there are male Dryads, they keep themselves well-hidden. None has ever been seen." Also, "No one knows how they reproduce (any enquiries on the subject are met with hostile silence)".
28th Feb '17 7:27:11 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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-->-- '''Lao Softfoot''', VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft: Mists of Pandaria, hanging a lampshade on monster race design[[note]] the only two female mogu in existence wind up becoming bosses later [[/note]].

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-->-- '''Lao Softfoot''', VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft: Mists of Pandaria, hanging a lampshade on monster race design[[note]] the design.[[note]]The only two female mogu in existence wind up becoming bosses later [[/note]].
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* Angels [[spoiler:, Seeds of Life (Adam/Lilith), and probably the Evas themselves by extension]] in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' are strongly implied to be hermaphrodites: the genome analyses shows that they have 24 chromosome pairs, which includes both Y and X sex chromosomes (meaning they have the karyotype XXYY).[[note]]Probably counts as ArtMajorBiology, considering the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XXYY known biological consequences of doubling up on sex chromosomes]] [[/note]] The very existence of paired Y chromosomes generates a bit of FridgeLogic.

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* Angels [[spoiler:, Angels[[spoiler:, Seeds of Life (Adam/Lilith), and probably the Evas themselves by extension]] in ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' are strongly implied to be hermaphrodites: the genome analyses shows that they have 24 chromosome pairs, which includes both Y and X sex chromosomes (meaning they have the karyotype XXYY).[[note]]Probably counts as ArtMajorBiology, considering the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XXYY known biological consequences of doubling up on sex chromosomes]] [[/note]] The very existence of paired Y chromosomes generates a bit of FridgeLogic.



* The Solnoids from ''Anime/GallForce'' were all female, and reproduced by cloning. Their enemies, the Palenoids / [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Paranoids]], were androgynous but ostensibly male (as far as the viewer can tell; they look more like living suits of armor, but all the voices are male). [[spoiler: The [[HalfHumanHybrid Half-Human Hybrid]] created from combining Solnoid and Paranoid DNA was a human boy, who was used to set up the [[AdamAndEvePlot ending]] of the original OVA.]]

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* The Solnoids from ''Anime/GallForce'' were all female, and reproduced by cloning. Their enemies, the Palenoids / [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Paranoids]], were androgynous but ostensibly male (as far as the viewer can tell; they look more like living suits of armor, but all the voices are male). [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The [[HalfHumanHybrid Half-Human Hybrid]] created from combining Solnoid and Paranoid DNA was a human boy, who was used to set up the [[AdamAndEvePlot ending]] of the original OVA.]]



* The Koorime, or ice maidens, from ''Manga/YuYuHakusho''. They usually give birth to an identical daughter every 100 years via parthenogenesis; however, [[spoiler: they can have sex with various male demons, and, in that case, a boy will be born who looks like his father. This boy is called a "forbidden child," and will get dropped off of the floating island where the Koorime live, in the hopes that the fall will kill them. Hiei is just such a child]].
* More in the Manga: ''Manga/PetShopOfHorrors'', [[spoiler: with the Count and family]]. Fandom makes it a business of figuring out how they truly do it...

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* The Koorime, or ice maidens, from ''Manga/YuYuHakusho''. They usually give birth to an identical daughter every 100 years via parthenogenesis; however, [[spoiler: they [[spoiler:they can have sex with various male demons, and, in that case, a boy will be born who looks like his father. This boy is called a "forbidden child," and will get dropped off of the floating island where the Koorime live, in the hopes that the fall will kill them. Hiei is just such a child]].
* More in the Manga: ''Manga/PetShopOfHorrors'', [[spoiler: with [[spoiler:with the Count and family]]. Fandom makes it a business of figuring out how they truly do it...



* Nearly every mammal species on Earth becomes this in ''ComicBook/YTheLastMan'', after a strange event somehow [[{{Gendercide}} kills off every male mammal on Earth]] except two, a human and a monkey. (The "on Earth" part becomes important later, as [[spoiler: the International Space Station wasn't affected]])

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* Nearly every mammal species on Earth becomes this in ''ComicBook/YTheLastMan'', after a strange event somehow [[{{Gendercide}} kills off every male mammal on Earth]] except two, a human and a monkey. (The "on Earth" part becomes important later, as [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the International Space Station wasn't affected]])



* In Alessandro Barbuci's ''ComicBook/BSkyDoll'', the Aquarians are an all-female race that reproduce through a cloning process utilizing genetic material from an object known as the "Holy Fish." [[spoiler: While it is not explained further, it is implied that Gaia, the figurehead of the race, has had relations with Agape, and possibly Noa, as well.]]

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* In Alessandro Barbuci's ''ComicBook/BSkyDoll'', the Aquarians are an all-female race that reproduce through a cloning process utilizing genetic material from an object known as the "Holy Fish." [[spoiler: While [[spoiler:While it is not explained further, it is implied that Gaia, the figurehead of the race, has had relations with Agape, and possibly Noa, as well.]]



* While not exactly a single race or species, dinosaurs in ''Franchise/JurassicPark'' are all female to prevent uncontrolled reproduction. [[spoiler: Or that's what they thought.]]

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* While not exactly a single race or species, dinosaurs in ''Franchise/JurassicPark'' are all female to prevent uncontrolled reproduction. [[spoiler: Or [[spoiler:Or that's what they thought.]]



* Several examples in the ''Literature/WomenOfTheOtherworld'' series. [[WitchSpecies Witches]] are always female, and sorcerers always male, and both reproduce with humans. These are explicitly stated not to be male and female version of the same race. ([[spoiler: Until Savannah came along, that is. There are some hints that the characters may be mistaken about that "not the same race" idea...]]) The werewolf gene only passes down to sons. Werewolves reproduce with human women, but their daughters are human. Lycanthropy can be caught via infection/attack, though until recently the werewolves thought no woman could survive the Change. An infected werewolf will pass the trait down to his sons. At the end of ''Broken'', [[spoiler: Elena, the first and only female werewolf, gives birth to twins, a boy and a girl. Both of them are lycanthropes, though they will not change until [[PubertySuperpower adolescence]]. Since their father is also a werewolf, it is unclear whether sons inherit from fathers and daughters from mothers, or if mothers pass lycanthropy down to both genders.]]

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* Several examples in the ''Literature/WomenOfTheOtherworld'' series. [[WitchSpecies Witches]] are always female, and sorcerers always male, and both reproduce with humans. These are explicitly stated not to be male and female version of the same race. ([[spoiler: Until ([[spoiler:Until Savannah came along, that is. There are some hints that the characters may be mistaken about that "not the same race" idea...]]) The werewolf gene only passes down to sons. Werewolves reproduce with human women, but their daughters are human. Lycanthropy can be caught via infection/attack, though until recently the werewolves thought no woman could survive the Change. An infected werewolf will pass the trait down to his sons. At the end of ''Broken'', [[spoiler: Elena, the first and only female werewolf, gives birth to twins, a boy and a girl. Both of them are lycanthropes, though they will not change until [[PubertySuperpower adolescence]]. Since their father is also a werewolf, it is unclear whether sons inherit from fathers and daughters from mothers, or if mothers pass lycanthropy down to both genders.]]
28th Feb '17 12:35:11 PM DaveE
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* ''Literature/TheStarsAreLegion'' by Creator/KameronHurley is set on a series of worlds with all-female inhabitants. The women get pregnant according to the whims of the world and give birth to whatever the world needs. Not whoever, ''[[OrganicTechnology whatever]]''.
25th Feb '17 2:54:34 PM IdumeanPatriot
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* In ''Literature/{{Victoria}}'', [[PlanetOfHats Azania]] is not yet there, but working hard to ''become'' this. Ruled by feminist ideologues, it has outlawed natural births, hoping to breed a new, all-female humanity through eugenic cloning.
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