Tag Archives: yaoi

World’s Worst First Love

And even that may be a bit generous.

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BL, Yuri, and (lack of) Deviance

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M is for Molestation, Male on Male: Thoughts on Non-Consensuality in BL

I’m disturbed by the level of nonconsensuality in BL manga, from unwanted groping to outright rape to the not-exactly-consensual sex. I can’t make any claims supported by exact figures or anything concrete, but from all the stuff I’ve read over the years, the occurrence of such things is on the uptick. But I don’t really want to get into the reasons for why this is disturbing; I’m more curious at the moment as to why it is that there is so much of this content in BL in the first place. Continue reading

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Darling, Your Age is Showing

The appearance of age through yuri and BL reading habits…This actually wasn’t entirely too surprising – I’ve noticed over the past few months that my ability to endure schoolgirl yuri has tailed off considerably… Continue reading

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BL Fan no Yuutsu

When was the last time a decent BL manga got adapted into an anime?

Yeah, that’s what I thought – and, no, Junjou Buttsexica doesn’t count as “decent”. Continue reading

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Blood, Drugs, and Boys

So you like your boys to like boys… and to be violent. Continue reading

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Audience and Genre: Yaoi and Yuri

Homo…genized milk.

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