The question of queerness in fandom is as old as fandom studies itself. It can be said that The queerness of podfic exists in the text itself, because the stories are about queer characters and relationships, and in the reader’s
What academica can learn from fandom
Thus rather than trying to create a homogenous reading or attempting to essentialize fandom and the artworks that spring out of it, we hope to mirror the discussions and vitality of differences that characterize fandom. Hellekson, Karen; Busse, Kristina 2006.