Monthly Archives: April 2019

Post PCA 2019 Analysis

Off-hand, I have a list of a few words that I think apply to my experience at PCA 2019 Community Validation Cannibalism Expensive First of all, while I was surprised that folks in fan-studies gave two shiny cents about me … Continue reading

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What Fandom Racism Looks Like: Woke Points For What?

In and outside of fandom spaces, performative allyship is a thing to be wary of. In a piece for The Wooster Voice, writer Sharah Hutson describes performative allyship as, “when folks pretend to care about a cause but magically forget … Continue reading

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Queer Baiting, Coding, Reading, and Representation: A Pint-Sized Primer

This is a pint-sized primer about the differences between queer representation, queer coding, queer reading, and queer baiting because I wanted to have something small to keep around and kind of… wave it at folks that want an easy way … Continue reading

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Fleeting Frustrations #5: K-Pop Groups’ Hood Phases

In general, I’m used to Blackness being seen as a cool and fun style to adopt by people who aren’t always clear about how they feel about Black people. Continue reading

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Stitch Does Stuff in April 2019

March sure was a month… I spent the last half it in a fog for a variety of reasons – job interview that went well not going anywhere, reawakened fear that I’ll never get financial stability, screwing up a job … Continue reading

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