Genrefvckery: The Smelling Fresh, Triumphant Diamonds in the Rough

Back in late 2019, I went through a stint of stumbling across rarer songs on Spotify. I do this every now and again; it's yielded surprisingly awesome results (including otherwise-popular musicians who just aren't listened to through the platform, like Joerg Reiter). But nothing compares to The Smelling Fresh, a university bedroom recording project by … Continue reading Genrefvckery: The Smelling Fresh, Triumphant Diamonds in the Rough

Behind the Curtain: Exclusion Trauma and M/M Spaces

Content note: this article talks about "fujoshi discourse" and both criticisms and supports of m/m ship spaces, as well as getting into homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny and racism, some mentions of pedophilia accusations, and sexual assault/rape. I'm not capable of talking about the original or cultural meaning of 'fujoshi' in the appropriate depth; rather, I'm using … Continue reading Behind the Curtain: Exclusion Trauma and M/M Spaces