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Reading out of context: Pornographic deepfakes, celebrity and intimacy (2019)
Journal Article
Popova, M. (2020). Reading out of context: Pornographic deepfakes, celebrity and intimacy. Porn Studies, 7(4), 367-381. https://doi.org/10.1080/23268743.2019.1675090

In this article I bring together perspectives from porn studies, celebrity studies and fan studies to bear on the issue of pornographic deepfakes. I identify two key questions that the literature from these areas leads to with regards to deepfakes: t... Read More about Reading out of context: Pornographic deepfakes, celebrity and intimacy.

‘Dogfuck rapeworld’: Omegaverse fanfiction as a critical tool in analyzing the impact of social power structures on intimate relationships and sexual consent (2018)
Journal Article
Popova, M. (2018). ‘Dogfuck rapeworld’: Omegaverse fanfiction as a critical tool in analyzing the impact of social power structures on intimate relationships and sexual consent. Porn Studies, 5(2), 175-191. https://doi.org/10.1080/23268743.2017.1394215

© 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This article examines the Omegaverse–a subgenre of sexually explicit fanfiction–and its engagement with issues of socially constructed power differentials and sexual consent. I a... Read More about ‘Dogfuck rapeworld’: Omegaverse fanfiction as a critical tool in analyzing the impact of social power structures on intimate relationships and sexual consent.

Inactionable/Unspeakable: Bisexuality in the Workplace (2018)
Journal Article
Popova, M. (2018). Inactionable/Unspeakable: Bisexuality in the Workplace. Journal of Bisexuality, 18(1), 54-66. https://doi.org/10.1080/15299716.2017.1383334

© 2018 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. In this article I argue that inclusion of bisexual employees in workplace contexts is hindered by the interaction of two key factors. On the one hand, bisexuality is frequently “invisible” diversity based predomi... Read More about Inactionable/Unspeakable: Bisexuality in the Workplace.

"When the RP gets in the way of the F": Star image and intertextuality in real person(a) fiction (2017)
Journal Article
Popova, M. (2017). "When the RP gets in the way of the F": Star image and intertextuality in real person(a) fiction. Transformative Works and Cultures, 25, . https://doi.org/10.3983/twc.2017.01105

This paper uses a case study from the Hockey RPF community to explore textual processes in Real Person(a) Fiction, and particularly the intertextual relationship between different facets of the star image and the RPF character. I argue that the crisi... Read More about "When the RP gets in the way of the F": Star image and intertextuality in real person(a) fiction.