To cut with sweeping strokes.
slang, it means to urinate.
A famous guitarist.
A genre of fanfiction
in which two characters are engaged in a homosexual love
affair. The name comes from the slash between the two characters featured; Kirk/Spock, Sam/Frodo, Pippin/Merry, and so forth. Gay male pairings are usually referred to as yaoi
, and especially with anime
Femslash or femmeslash
is used when the couple is a lesbian
couple; Arwen/Eowyn, Galadriel/Luthien, et cetera. Yuri
is the term used for femmeslash in anime.
Slash ranges in subject matter from innocent crush
es to passionate, endearing love to explicit erotica
. The story can also range from perky and humorous to dramatic and angst
y to heartbreakingly tragic
, and have a sweet
males are often thought to be the main writers of slash, young, heterosexual
women are the ones who write most of the slash... thus becoming good friends of gay men.
men are often turned on by lesbian erotica, why not straight women being turned on by gay male erotica?
the dinosaur lay in a bloody heap, slashed to pieces by his detractors.
Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, and Highlander, among other works, are fertle grounds for slash writers. LOTR, with the intimacy and love between the male characters, is especially rich with slash material.