it's been a while since i've listened to the decoder ring podcast, but their johnlock conspiracy episode did a lot to explain to me the roots of why shipping wars dressed up as social justice issues have become such a big thing and why fandom tumblr (and the influence it has on wider fandom spaces) is Like That
re: fandom politics, kink politics, discussion of false csa accusations
Oh and of course the pedophilia libel really took root in so-called "ace discourse" where anyone vocal enough about aces being inherently queer ends up being slapped with baseless accusations of being a pedo
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