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Longtime fanfic author Allaine discusses "femslash", or sexual relationships between two women, in fan fiction, original fiction, websides, and films today. Initial episodes gave listeners the opportunity to discuss favorite pairings from individual fandoms Allaine wrote in for over nine years, while later episodes went on to feature other fandoms, interviews with other fanfic authors, discussion of facets of femslash in general, and the occasional Hollywood screenwriter.

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How You Can Help the "Save PepSi" Campaign

  • by Allaine
There are many others out there who are also actively campaigning to bring Silvia back. Here are some things that fans can do: 1. Visit http://pepsi.itsnoexcuse.com to view and donate to a "Thank you Laura and... more

For anyone who thought the "International Day of Femslash" was a bit of an exaggeration, look no further than "Los Hombres de Paco". No, that's not a telenovela from across the border, that's a police comedy-drama airing across... more

Two successful and interconnected prime-time medical dramas on ABC about smart, talented men and women who - let's face it, whose romantic lives are more complicated than the surgeries they perform. Shonda Rhimes created a fertile... more

As "Guiding Light" approaches the end of its run, after over seventy years of broadcasting, the Internet fanbase is more energetic than ever, mounting its last-ditch efforts to save the venerable soap opera. Plus, of course, there's... more

Everybody has a favorite when it comes to femslash in the universe of Marvel Comics' X-Men. Maybe it's Emma Frost - you know, the one who fought the heroes in a corset. Or Jean Grey, because everybody likes the hot redhead. Or... more

Harper has never been one to limit herself to one or two fandoms. Since starting out as a fanfiction author she's written at least one story for dozens of pairings. And she's done an excellent job with all of them. You'll find yourself reading her... more

This show marks my first effort at conducting an actual interview as we move away from the world of animation and to the world of living, breathing actors. Despite having nothing that could be considered canon femslash content, in just... more

The Mai-HiME/Mai-Otome series of anime and manga has been one of the most successful programs to make the jump in the last few years from Japan to America. And with a female cast that heavily outnumbers the males, the... more

Possibly the best example of femslash subtext in comic books, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn have been the ultimate case of "are they/aren't they" in DC Comics since their first partnership in Batman: the Animated Series. Ivy dislikes... more

A romantic relationship between two women on a Disney cartoon? Between the heroine and the villainess? Of course it never happened. And yet it's probably the second-most popular pairing in the Kim Possible fandom. I'll discuss why I liked... more