Where the femslashers are: Media on the lesbian continuum

  • Mel Stanfill Purdue University
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
How to Cite
Stanfill, M. (2017). Where the femslashers are: Media on the lesbian continuum. Transformative Works and Cultures, 24. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3983/twc.2017.0959
Section
Symposium