(about fandom visibility) As Frenchy says, many women and much more visible, and yet this something that hasn’t translated quite as well to female fandom as to male; that is, male fans are being actively catered to by the industry, while female fans – especially creators of fanworks – continue to be scapegoated by creators and the mass media alike, which seems only to be exacerbated by the increased availability of fanworks online.

[QUOTE] From Lori Morimoto, from the “Future of Fanworks” chat with fan studies authors, going on right now. Join in!
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