Tag Archives: fandom racism

Meme-ing For a Reason #13: Racists in Fandom Shouldn’t Get To Run The Show

Captions: Image A: The “Don’t make me tap the sign” meme with bottom text that reads: “Declaring that the real problem with how we talk about racism is “angry” POC and not racists harming and harassing them is… racist. Bitch.” … Continue reading

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Fandom Misogynoir Bingo Card

It’s been a while since we had a fandom racism bingo card. Last time, it was my partially tongue-in-cheek one about the fandoms for Korean pop and hip hop with a heavy tilt towards cultural appropriation and antiblackness. This time, … Continue reading

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POC TOO: Revisiting PickMe POC in 2021

While I wanted to go with something worse to replace PickMe POC, like an actual slur (this is a joke), I chose the path of least resistance and less characters: POC TOO. Continue reading

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[Guest Post] Understanding Fandom’s View of Imperialism Through Fire Emblem Three Houses

The point of this article is not to tell you that if you like Dimitri you’re a bad person, or if you like the Blue Lions house, you might as well just go find a conservative freedom rally next weekend.  Continue reading

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What Fandom Racism Looks Like: “ACAB includes Fandom Police and Antis”

Content Notes: descriptions of police brutality and violence from law enforcement that includes sexual violence and violence against vulnerable people like children. Screenshots that mention harassment that include racism, threats, harassers urging people to self harm, and doxxing. I also … Continue reading

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[Guest Post] Period Drama Karens

Hello Stitch’s Media Mix readers! My name is Amanda-Rae Prescott (she/her/hers) and I’m a Black and multiracial fan of  period dramas, Doctor Who and other UK TV from New York City. Racism in period drama fandoms can take many forms, … Continue reading

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[Thread Collection] What Racist Fandom Discourse Accounts Are Doing (3/15/2021)

Originally posted here. Guess what racist fandom discourse accounts (and of course, their tokens of color) do to conversations about racism in fandom~ (literally it’s the same thing. they even use the same language – like woke as a pejorative, … Continue reading

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Over A Year After the OTW/AO3’s Statement of Solidarity: Where Are We With That Anti Racism?

It’s been over a year (this piece was originally supposed to go up in June 2021) since the Organization of Transformative Works’ Board of Directors, Chairs, and Leads released a statement of some solidarity with fans of color – particularly Black … Continue reading

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Meme-Ing For A Reason #12 – I Am Not The Roadblock You Think I Am…

As we’ve covered, there’s a specific class of fandom weenie that I cannot stand because of how willing they are to support racists and racism in fandom using their POC-ness as a shield.  Continue reading

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[Thread Collection & Expansion] Weaponized Specificity and DARVO (8/14/2021)

You can find the original thread here but I’ve expanded and edited my own thoughts to cover more of what’s happening with DARVO because it’s something I’m super interested in talking about because it’s happening constantly and people just… don’t … Continue reading

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A fandom discourse thing I’m reminded that I hate

I hate this thing people across fandom do where they need people to: denounce people they don’t know (eg. “i see you talking about racism in transformative fandom on twitter, but why do you support these racist teenagers on tiktok … Continue reading

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[Thread Collection] No Escape/No Understanding (8/10/21)

From my public twitter on 8/10/2021. Lightly edited to flesh out words I shortened for twitter, add punctuation, and links. A good link to share with people who I have blocked/have me blocked. I don’t think a lot of people … Continue reading

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What Fandom Racism Looks Like: Apolitical/Drama Free Fandom Spaces

Another (relatively) short-and-spicy one in the style of the Fandom Wank installment, I’m here to point out that racism in fandom looks like apolitical or “drama free” fandom spaces. In discord servers, twitter group chats and other forms of fannish … Continue reading

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White Fannish Entitlement Strikes Again

I think it speaks volumes to the racist entitlement of fandom (and the entitlement of white women/queerness in such) that people in a racist shipping fandom that has been trying to destroy my very real life for years could still sit around and call me names for not… fighting a fight they don’t even want me touching in the first place. Continue reading

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Meme-Ing For A Reason #11 – Yeah, I’m Not Playing Ball

I’m “cheating” this month by using a meme I didn’t create! I can’t remember who the OP is, but if you know or are that person, thanks for that, link me to the original and I’ll boost it because it … Continue reading

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