restricted access Homosexuality at the Online Hogwarts: Harry Potter Slash Fanfiction

Fans of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series have written new stories featuring the characters; many of these stories, called "slash," are homoerotic. This article examines a number of online slash stories, and discusses the potential for fans, especially teens, to experiment with non-heteronormative discourses through the medium of Potter fanfiction.