But there's something in the water off the Abrolhos Islands. The entire concept of fan fiction serves as a distancing technique, argued scholar Catherine Tosenberger when we spoke on the phone. The opportunity to displace these risky desires, not just into pseudonymous fictions, but onto fictional characters, makes fanfic a welcoming sexual space for girls and women, where they can safely spin their more illicit fantasies off into the minds and actions of distinctly separate alter-egos. Senate for its alleged connection to underage sex trafficking. The safety and familiarity found in fan fiction can be its own aphrodisiac.
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Best fried carrot cake stalls. More importantly, slash can serve as another degree of separation between the fans and their sexual interests. They lack the courage to heal. After all, the traditional porn industry, much like mass media in general, caters almost exclusively to men, particularly the white, cisgender, heterosexual male gaze.