Author Archives: Zeenah

About Zeenah

Zeenah writes about comics, nerd history, and ridiculous romance novels when not working frantically on her first collection of short stories and complaining about stuff. One day, she'll settle down and write that novel.

Stitch @ Teen Vogue: Twilight’s Jasper Cullen Is Part of Confederate Vampire History

In returning to Twilight — or starting the series for the first time — fans are coming across things they didn’t know about the vampires in the series. A major example? Jasper Cullen’s pre-vampire past as… a Confederate major in the Civil … Continue reading

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To The Scott McCall/Tyler Posey Anti-Fans Who Think My Comment Section Is Free Real Estate

You literally do not know me or anything I’ve been up to in the Teen Wolf fandom – because if you did know as much about me as you claim, you’d know that my actual OTP in the show was … Continue reading

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When Does Online Harassment From Fandom Stop?

If you’re a person of color… Never If you’re marginalized in some way – queer, a person of color, not a cis dude – you can expect to be subject to months or even years of online harassment from people … Continue reading

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What Fandom Racism Looks Like: Revisiting “POC Coded” White Villains/Anti-Heroes

They don’t think that these white men are “POC coded”, something that isn’t even a thing. They don’t think these men are people of color. If they did, they literally wouldn’t create or consume content for them because that is what fandom is like. Continue reading

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[Stitch Talks Ish]Stitch Talks Ish… About Manga

This was originally posted on Patreon 6/27/2021 Show Notes Apple Podcasts BuzzSprout Bite Maker: The King’s Omega MADK  Jealousy  Coyote  Birds of Shangri-La  Painter of the Night  Transcript 0:00:01.8 : Welcome to a bonus episode of stitch talks ish… A … Continue reading

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Stitch @ Teen Vogue: On Loki, Anti-Heroes, and Who Gets to Be a Lovable Villain

A good villain or anti-hero can make a fandom. Often flawed and fearless, they speak to our inner struggles and successes in a way that heroes alone might not be able to tap into, and as a result, they spark … Continue reading

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Stitch Reads Rafael (Anita Blake #28): Chapter 3

Content notes: I talk about sexual assault and metaphysical and emotional manipulation leading to such. We’re all here because I have ongoing issues with the Anitaverse but lack the common sense necessary to stop reading the series even though it … Continue reading

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Stitch @ Teen Vogue: Zendaya Talks Lola Bunny in “Space Jam” and “Euphoria” Season 2

No thoughts, fully head empty except for the fact that… I INTERVIEWED ZENDAYA FOR TEEN VOGUE OH MY GOD I LOVE HER (Please check out the interview on Teen Vogue!)

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Fandom Forward GLA Panel: “Stopping Fandom Racism”

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Link Lineup July 2021

So many links this July (it’s like 12) White Woman Hospitalized After Being Called White Laura, whose recent 23andme revealed that she is of Nordic, German, and British ancestry and nothing else, explained the tragic circumstances that landed her in … Continue reading

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Meme-Ing for a Reason #10: Blocked For Not Being Nice To Racists

No one is more surprised than I am that I’ve been able to get to ten memes in this series. While I’m genuinely hilarious and my meme game is on point, there are only so many memes in the world … Continue reading

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[Stitch Talks Ish] Season 2/Episode 4: Stitch Talks Ish With Sleeq and NJ

Shownotes Apple Podcasts Buzzsprout Check out Sleeq’s previous appearance on my podcast in Season 2, Episode 2! Looking for where you can find my work/social media? Check out my LinkTree Follow Sleeq on Twitter Follow Sleeq on Instagram Follow NJ on Twitter … Continue reading

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[Guest Post] Perspectives on Ruth Doctor

Elizabeth A. Allen and Jonah Akos got together recently to geek out about one of their favorite additions to Doctor Who: Ruth Clayton, a.k.a. the Fugitive Doctor. Played by Jo Martin, “Ruth Doctor” became the first Black Doctor in the … Continue reading

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[Image + Essay] Your Place, In Place

Originally posted on Patreon at the $1 Tier on 4/2/2021, Source: What Fandom Racism Looks Like: Phone A Friend of Color Thinky Thoughts If there’s one fandom behavior I wish I could Thanos-snap out of existence, it would be the … Continue reading

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Fandom Racism 101: Femslash Fandom Has These Issues Too

It is also interesting to note that Glee debuted in 2009, the same year as RaceFail ’09. In many ways, this event, though not engaged with at the same level in all fandom spaces, marked a watershed in the ways … Continue reading

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