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Source: Slash Shipping, Pseudo-Progressivism, and Reinforcing Patriarchal Standards in Fandom Sometimes, when I see a white dude slash ship pick up steam across transformative fandom, all I can think about is how the ship seems like it exists just to … Continue reading
Some of fandom’s favorite characters are “blank slates”.
Beige blank slates, that is. Continue reading
Fandom is nothing if not predictable. I know I’m late, but I just saw the casting announcements for the upcoming Netflix/BBC series Troy: Fall of a City. One thing that immediately stood out to me was the way that the … Continue reading
If we adopted Scientologist terms in fandom I’d probably be deemed as a negative influence or suppressive person because of the way I talk about the things I’ve seen and experienced in fandom spaces. I’ve had my opinions invalidated, my … Continue reading
(Wherein I answer the first part of @legendofzeldamajorass‘s question, sort of answer the second, and promise try to do a better job about fleshing out my comments at some point soonish when I’m not swamped with work.) This is in … Continue reading
Here’s a newsflash for you my fellow slash shippers: Your male/male ships that focus almost exclusively on white men aren’t as progressive or as rebellious as you think they are. Especially when (not ‘if’) they come at the expense of … Continue reading
Title: A thousand masks Fandom: Batman (Comics) Pairing/Characters: Harvey Dent/Bruce Wayne, Gilda Chen, Silver St. Cloud Rating: Mature/Low R Length: 7600 words Summary: After eight years abroad, Bruce Wayne comes back into Gotham just in time to celebrate the new … Continue reading