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Meme-Ing For A Reason #4 – Fandom’s Been Racist

Fandom has always been racist. All fandoms. Even your fandom, whatever it may be. Both because there are no fandoms that are actively anti racism by default and because the shape of fandom discourse in 2020 is that folks are … Continue reading

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Meme-ing For A Reason #3 – Fandom’s Amy Coopers

I already made the Amy Cooper comparison back in June in Why Write About Fandom Racism At A Time Like This? where I talked about what the racism in the supposedly progressive queer/women run fandom spaces looks like: It looks a … Continue reading

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Meme-ing For a Reason #2 – Blaming “Antis”: Easier Than Speaking Up Against Racism, I Guess…

Anyone telling you that you have to accept racism in fandom as a price to pay for “sticking it to antis” or that you need to defend or ignore racism in fandom/fan-made content in order to prove you’re somehow “anti censorship” is someone trying to get you to defend racism as part of fandom.

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Meme-ing For a Reason #1 – Is This A Reason Not To Care?

I love making memes about fandom and my experiences in fandom. Have a meme. I think it’s really funny (but like in a morbid way) when I see someone using a twitter user as an example of how bad all … Continue reading

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Making Memes To Cope With Fandom Racism

My latest thing has been to absolutely overuse the “Is this a pigeon” meme format. I literally cannot stop making memes in this format. Mostly about how ridiculously racist transformative fandom insists on being. They’re a surprisingly effective coping mechanism … Continue reading

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