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Case ([personal profile] case) wrote in [community profile] fandomsecrets2017-08-05 04:15 pm

[ SECRET POST #3867 ]


⌈ Secret Post #3867 ⌋

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tabaqui: (Default)

[personal profile] tabaqui 2017-08-05 09:32 pm (UTC)(link)
I'm just baffled that people do this. I don't read fic with pairings or tags i don't enjoy. Even pairings i *love*, by authors I like, if it's got certain tags? I don't even click.

People just wanting to whine to the author on a tagged fic that they don't like it need to stfu and get over themselves.
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[personal profile] cbrachyrhynchos 2017-08-05 09:44 pm (UTC)(link)
There'a a time and place to debate how some kinks and fiction are problematic, and fanfic sites are probably not the place to host that kind of conversation.
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[personal profile] rosehiptea 2017-08-06 01:02 am (UTC)(link)
This. I think it's necessary to discuss fandom and problems with it, even if everybody is not going to agree on what they are. But I don't see the point in doing it in the comments of a fic. I especially don't see the point in a comment like in the secret which is just made to convey exaggerated moral outrage, not to start a discussion.

(Anonymous) 2017-08-06 07:12 pm (UTC)(link)
Just thinking on things and trying to get my head around them. I sort of feel like one of the problems too is people are a lot more likely to apply harsher criticism to women-led media and spaces? Like ok, Twilight wasn't Great Literature, but in my teen and young adult years I read loads and loads of misogynistic books that didn't and will never get the kind of moral hate Twilight did for being a book by a woman and loved by teenage girls. (Not to mention that if it was a movie instead of a book, people probably wouldn't have batted an eye at the tropes)

That actual mlm porn by gay men and for gay men is full of tropes that would get a female slash fan run out of fandom on a rail for bigotry.

It starts feeling a little less like we're about making the world a better place, and more about imposing control against acceptable targets in order to make up for a lack of control elsewhere in society, if that makes sense.
cbrachyrhynchos: (Default)

[personal profile] cbrachyrhynchos 2017-08-06 09:13 pm (UTC)(link)
Frankly, if you were to engage in some serious criticism of LGBTQ-produced media, first I'd likely be completely gobsmacked by the idea that anyone at all is bothering to read it. Then I'd likely point you to the discourse that we're already having about those tropes.