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Fanfic Symposium: When Worlds Collide
true gender equality is actually perceived as inequality. A group that is made up of 50% women is perceived as being mostly women. A situation that is perfectly equal between men and women is perceived as being biased in favor of women.
nf  essay  meta  feminism  fandom 
march 2011 by esther_a
ellen_fremedon: Slash shock, shamelessness, and a rec.
Because pro writers either have some shame, and relegate the purest, most cracklicious iterations of those stories to drawerfic that their workshop buddies will never see, or else they're shameless. But they usually have to be shameless alone-- and so their versions are written so solitarily that they don't have any voice of restraint, to pull them back from the Event Horizon of the Id Vortex when it starts warping their story mechanics.
meta  essay  writing  meta:id_fic  nf  fandom  id:ellen_fremedon  dead-link-alerts 
january 2008 by esther_a

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