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Outrage of the Week: Harry Potter Slash Fan-Fiction

Okay, now I'm really grossed out.

It was bad enough when they did it to Kirk and Spock, nauseating when they did it to Sam Beckett and Al Calavicci, and now...they've done it to Harry and Draco??? And Harry and Snape???

Excuse me while I wash my brain out with industrial strength, bacteriocidal soap. Yech!

Isn't anything sacred, anymore? And where do these sick people get off writing what is essentially child pornography, using someone's copyrighted characters--and saying that their fiction is PG-13, when the implied content is clearly adult?!

If I were J. K. Rowling, I would sue these people into perdition. Unfortunately, there are so many of them that doing such a thing would probably be impractical. All you have to do is go to Google and do a search on the phrase "Harry and Draco" to see how many of these sites there are.

I have chafed in the past under some of the strictures that Anne McCaffrey has placed on fan fiction based on her works, but I can certainly see why she does so.

This is just appalling.

Current Mood: angryangry
Current Music: Sabbatum album by Rondellus
Comments
Re: Prohibiting

Viv--Thanks for that link!

Yes, you're right. Slash fanfic is too widespread to be controlled easily. I didn't know that a lot of the writers are underage girls or that the characters involved are aged to legal age. That's some small relief. ::shakes head:: Very small. It sounds like Warner Brothers would like to control the stuff but has decided that it's an exercise in futility.

Re: Prohibiting

My latest entry revisits this issue as topic came up on sane_potter.

Not just slash (because homosexuality per se is not the issue) but all fanfic with mature content.