Where the femslashers are: Media on the lesbian continuum

  • Mel Stanfill University of Central Florida
Keywords: Homosociality, Lesbian potential energy, Structurally lesbian media

Abstract

Some texts are femslashier than others. Drawing on Alexander Doty's argument that television shows with primary relationships between women are "lesbian sitcoms," I argue that media driven by relationships between women are "structurally lesbian media" that generate femslash fandoms.

Published
2017-06-15
Section
Symposium