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January 04 2006

Fanfiction Comes Out of the Closet. Fascinating article over at about fans, slash fiction and TV shows. There's several Buffy mentions including an interesting discussion about Willow/Tara femslash.

Is it still slash if the characters that are being written about are gay?
Whether "slash" should include canonical pairings is a continuing point of debate.
Hubby's always so amazed at how many women love writing and reading and seeing man/man stuff. I figure it's just fair, seeing as for ages it's been accepted that men like girl on girl action!
See also wikipedia's Slash and Femmeslash defs.
Very well done article. The author did her research. And the L Word contest definitely seems to be breaking new ground.

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