Category Archives: Fandom

[Thread Collection] Antiblackness & Anti Shipping (4/12/2021) + Additional Thoughts

Anyway, these “let’s unpack anti shipping and why it’s bad” posts never reckon with the fact that people who are anti fans of a pairing with a Black character/celeb and who do harass people for years over being into the pairing… are never called that. Snowbarry shippers who have 6k large followings on Twitter and IG Continue reading

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[Thread Collection] The Archive As Fandom Dream Thoughts (4/10/2021 + 4/8/2021)

Today has been full of people talking critically about the AO3’s failures in response to a viral tweet about ao3 as “the fucking fan fiction dream complaint” and yet another moment of folks in fandom going “well i don’t see … Continue reading

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Fandom Racism 201: Introduction

Starting soon, we’re leveling up to Fandom Racism 201. The goal of what I’ve been privately calling my “school series” is to constantly level up and look at different fandoms, experiences, and displays of racism in fandom/fanworks. Fandom Racism 101 … Continue reading

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A Thought Exercise On Antiblack Microaggressions In Fandom, I Suppose

I just want to talk about how people purposefully misrepresent my work/tweets and assign meanings to it that are actually entirely absent. Because I need to walk through the weirdness to see if I can make it make sense to … Continue reading

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[Thread Collection] Palatable Fandom (Anti) Racism (2/23/2021)

Originally a thread on my still-locked main account and edited for clarity with additional links. One thing that’s super fascinating is that white people who talk about racism in fandom, especially doing a gentle “dear fellow white people” on their … Continue reading

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[Image + Essay] Look At Those Launderers

Understand how weird it is that on the day of this very terrifying election, I can say that there’s not just an air of “people who talk about racism in fandom just want to take our controversial [NSFW content]”… But that I’ve seen people basically say that. Continue reading

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[Thread Collection] Sinking the Ship of Theseus in Fandom Harassment Disguised As Discourse (3/15/2021)

Originally posted here and retweets would be appreciated especially if your friends in fandom are falling for the disinformation focused harassment campaigns I’m talking about here. This video absolutely speaks to my ongoing harassment from supposedly “progressive” fandom spaces (for … Continue reading

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Ships ‘n Shit: 13×5

Images taken from the Gundam Wiki pages for Treize and Wufei. Gundam Wing pairings were all about the numbers. For much of the fandom that I witnessed as a youngun in fandom, Wufei and Treize (signaled by their numerical designations … Continue reading

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[Thread Collection] Your Priorities … Seem Seuss Skewed

Still locked on main thanks to people who believe boundaries and fandom are a thing they get, but not me, but if you’re following me, you can see the original thread here. if your talking point for why the biggest … Continue reading

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Fandom Racism 101: Basic Body Politics

I love a tol and a smol and if you’re in fandom… chances are that you do too. There’s something supremely thrilling about size differences in a pairing. I know people who’ve gotten into their ship of choice specifically because … Continue reading

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What Fandom Racism Looks Like: All The Pieces of Heroes of Color

“[…] this problem of cannibalizing a hero of color to enhance a white character isn’t new.” – tumblr user thehollowprince in response to a tumblr message received July 16, 2020 (Archive link.) I’ve never seen folks in fandom cut up … Continue reading

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[Stitch Talks Ish] Season 2/Episode 1: Stitch Talks Ish… With Morg

On BuzzSprout On iTunes [Link Coming Soon] The music spaced between the parts of this comes from Shoepop – Loyalty Freak Music and I got the MP3 from Pixabay! Did you listen to my 2020 wrap up? Wanna be a … Continue reading

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Three Things About The Negative Backlash to Fan Service #2

I have been harassed for writing about racism in fandom spaces since 2017. Before, people had one off “lol that’s d*mb” and “fandom isn’t racist” responses, but it wasn’t until people started taking me seriously that the harassment amped up … Continue reading

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Meme-Ing For A Reason #5 – Take The BLM Out of Your Bio

I cannot get over how many people continue to be antiblack on main while having the nerve to have the Black Lives Matter hashtag in their Twitter (or another social media accounts) bio or in the header of their account. Continue reading

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What Fandom Racism Looks Like: “You’re Silencing Meeeee (Feat. Determined Derailers)”

It’s a recurring theme that I am somehow silencing other BIPOC fans by… having and using my own website, twitter account, and the rare external platforms I’ve been offered across the past six years. Continue reading

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