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Saturday, April 2 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Bullying In Fandom, Or: Why Can't We Just Play Nice?

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Have you or someone you know ever been bullied in fandom? Received threats or angry messages because of your favorite ships, been derided as a "fake geek," or worse? Fandom should be inclusive, but it isn't always, and the Internet Order of the Knights of Fandom was founded to fight back against fandom bullying. Come learn about different kinds of bullying and how you can help make fandom a safer and happier place for everyone to play!

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Laura Klotz

Laura, better known in fannish circles as Lady Norbert, runs the Knights of Fandom and conducts a panel every year about the pervasive issue of bullying, particularly in fandom and on the internet. She is constantly shadowed by her best friend and self-appointed bodyguard, Andrea... Read More →

Saturday April 2, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Live 5 [Floor 3, Heritage A]

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