"Carmilla" fandom as a lesbian community of feeling
Keywords:Affect, AO3, Femslash, Race, Sexuality, Tumblr, YouTube
The fandom of the contemporary lesbian web series, Carmilla (2014–16), is an affective community built on a set of inclusions and exclusions. Carmilla, a 121-episode web series shot in vlog format, follows the relationship between a human girl and a female vampire, and it has an active online lesbian fandom. Affective bonds are created between Carmilla fans through various kinds of online fan practices, and these flows of affect are influenced by the race and location of fans.
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