The following is a collection of news articles from various sources on the topic of fictosexuality/2D love.
This archive is solely informational in nature — coverage does not equal endorsement. Many of these articles portray the subject of 2D love in an inaccurate or negative light, and beyond that, some of these sources have a noted history of right-wing bias, misinformation, and hateful content.
Please do your own research before deciding which news outlets to support, and don't be afraid to use adblockers to control which sites you provide ad revenue to.
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Since FictoNeo is an openly and unabashedly ficto-positive resource, it may seem odd or counterintuitive to provide exposure to mainstream news outlets that portray fictosexuality and 2D love in a negative and/or disingenuous manner. That is why we do not present these articles unchallenged, and implore readers to do their own research and listen to the voices of actual ficto and 2DL individuals.
Beyond that, however, these pieces generally reflect cultural attitudes and practices regarding fictosexuality. Unpacking and understanding societal biases around ficto identity is an important part of the work FictoNeo does. While curating only articles that meet a certain standard of good faith might seem like a way to combat misinformation, it would only serve to paint a sanitized image of the very real problems with representation that we face.
The majority of these articles are not a good or accurate representation of their subject matter, but that does not mean they should be hidden. Regardless of one's opinions on fictosexuality and 2D love, we believe that each of these pieces has potential value as an educational resource.