How Fan Culture Can Be Toxic – And How We Can Change That

The people we look up to – like musicians, actors, YouTubers, and Viners – can be influential in our lives. And being part of fan culture can be a positive thing.

But there can also be a dark side to fan culture – or “stan” culture. Here’s Riley J. Dennis to talk about where we can go wrong when we’re stanning for our faves, and how we can do better.

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The Editors at Everyday Feminism

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Riley J. Dennis is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism. She’s a polyamorous, atheist, gender non-binary trans woman with a passion for fiction writing, feminism, and technology. She got her BA from Whittier College in 2015 doing a self-designed major called Writing Worlds, a mixture of creative writing and anthropology, focused on realistic fictional world building. Find her on her YouTube channel, Twitter @RileyJayDennis, or her website