the revolution will look like a k-pop fandom

BTS at Wembley Stadium, June 2019.

K-pop fans are doing good things for social justice and people are stunned by it. But why are they stunned? Buzzfeed writer Eleanor Bate, an ARMY (BTS stan), suggested via a tweet that much of it comes from a subconscious misogyny; a lack of attentiveness towards the transforming political orientations and personal agencies of predominantly young women and femmes in their online dedicative spaces.

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Elliot Sang

Elliot is a writer and recording artist from Queens, New York. He is of Dominican and Chinese descent. He runs the YouTube channel bby gang.