So here's a question. I've been trying to parse these statements:
- As multimedia fandom developed in the late 70s, early 80s, a term was needed for people who followed more than one fandom. Slash became the term for fans of not only K/S, but also S/H, B/A, and other such relationships. Media fandom became the term on the gen and het (called 'adult' at the time) side of the house. MediaWest*Con became the premier convention for people with multifannish interests.
And haven't figured them out. This seems to be suggesting that the term "slash" replaced the term "multimedia" when describing multifannish slash writers, etc? And that "media fandom" replaced "multimedia" as the term for gen and het? Is that really the case? Or am I just squinting so hard that these words have lost all meaning in my brane? Help! --Sabine 08:29, 13 November 2008 (UTC)