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Transgression and recontextualization (see Jenkins, 1992) still seem to play a part, but this new confidence (fueled by generally more acceptance of both female sexuality and lesbian, gay, bi and transgendered people in our society) often reduces the feelings of shame slash-fiction authors and readers might have experienced in the past. Nowadays, slash seems to be a very public, very well-known chapter of fan involvement.
== Small Bibliography and Suggested Further Reading(chronological)==
* Bacon-Smith, Camile (1991). Enterprising Women: Television Fandom and the Creation of Popular Myth. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 0-8122-1379-3.