Fandom and male privilege: Seven years later

  • Rebecca Lucy Busker Parkland College
Keywords: Fan community, Gender

Abstract

In 2005, clashes by male comics fans entering spaces created by (predominantly female) slash fans led to an essay exploring the role of male privilege in media fandom. Despite many changes both in fandom and media texts, the essay continues to be relevant today.

Author Biography

Rebecca Lucy Busker, Parkland College
Humanities Department Professor
Published
2013-06-15
Section
Symposium