Why smut fics are so popular in the LGBTQ community

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If watching porn isn’t for you, consider reading some smutty fanfiction. 

Isa, a fanfiction writer who preferred not to share their last name, began writing smut last fall “partly as a sort of rebellious thing against the whole conservative Midwest upbringing.” 

“Which is a bit silly since I’m queer and pretty actively beyond that now,” Isa said in a Twitter DM. “Honestly, I was better at it than I thought I would be.” 

Their first fic was a oneshot, or a standalone story. Because it ended up “getting some attention” on Archive of Our Own, an online archive for sharing fan art and fanfiction, Isa expanded it into a “really ridiculous longfic that tried to balance a lot of serious plot and emotions with porn.”  Read more…

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