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How To Get Your Partner To Call You “Sherlock” In The Bedroom

You’re never going to come home and find Sherlock and John sneaking a quickie in your bed.  I’ve tried to come to terms with this, and I have to say, it really isn’t going well. But it’s okay, because I have perfected a plan to get you the next best thing. Well no, not Benedict and Martin sneaking a quickie in your bed while roleplaying Sherlock and John. The next next best thing. Well, maybe not the next next best thing, but, like, a reasonable compromise.

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On The Fetishisation Of Gay Men By Women In The Slash Community

It's more complicated than you might think.

About a year ago, I went with friends to see a live reading of Welcome to Night Vale and was shocked by the amount of screaming coming from women in the audience. The Night Vale episode focused heavily on the romantic relationship between two male characters, Cecil and Carlos, and half the audience would absolutely shriek every time anything remotely romantic happened between them.

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What To Do When You Discover Your Co-Worker Writes Erotic Hulk Fanfic

On finding unexpected things

A few years ago, when I started working with special needs children, I did my best to erase my fannish presence from the Internet. I deleted fandom accounts, locked down my social media, and made new aliases in case my old ones had been compromised. I was concerned that parents wouldn't want me working with their children if they knew that I'm the kind of person who engages in complicated debates about Omega reproductive organs.

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