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    This is the first of a series of essays I wish to write on the Gender Politics of Sherlock fandom. There are many things I wanted to say at the official panel but was unable to, since it was derailed by a group of individuals who showed up with the intention of intimidating and harassing the panel moderator. In future essays, I’d like to share my thoughts on femslash, Mary Sues and the fridging of female characters, on heteronormativity in slash, and on queer representation beyond slash (bisexual, pansexual, asexual and trans people in fanworks and fan spaces). I’d like to touch on race and being a queer Woman of Color in a fandom mostly interested in White male characters.

    Before I get to those subjects, however, I feel a need to return to the original intended topic: the essay I began writing on my phone on the plane.

    And that essay is on the subject of noncon fanworks.

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    Spending time with James T. Kirk is very similar, Spock imagines, to entering the event horizon of a black hole: as a casual observer, you are unaware you have been caught in its gravitational pull until it is too late to do anything about it.

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    03 Aug 2014

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    Things about Pavel Chekov that seem funny and adorable to a person from Russia.

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    19 Jul 2014

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    "Are you an angel?"

    "Angels don't exist."

    Carlos can't remember a lot of his trip to Night Vale. But he's here now, and he's got a boyfriend with wings, a headache when he tries to remember things too much, and a town that doesn't seem to be telling as much as it knows.

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    18 Jul 2014