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Celebrity Culture and Community Consumption

In this episode of Ladies First, Elizabeth and Kori take a look at the queer community’s growing participation in mainstream celebrity culture… and some of the not so nice effects that have started to creep in.

Resources:

What is the Halo Effect? 

What is Schadenfreude? (Please note, Avenue Q is a product of its time and there are problematic elements of this song.)

 

Further Reading/Listening:

Ladies First and Diversity
Ladies First Interviews TGIF/F
Ladies First Recap ClexaCon
Glee and the Importance of Queer Fandom
Context and Cleaning Up How We Write In Fandom

 

 

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  • Part time gamer, full time complainer. Gotta go fast cuz I’ve got ADHD! Trans masc, he/him. Eli serves as a Managing Editor for The Fandomentals. You can find him on Twitter.

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