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There’s been a safe, inclusivity in the goth world in the past, but it seems to have shifted recently.
I haven’t really thought of how the goth community has shifted with social media influences, but it makes sense that it would.
And the topic of conversation came up through the Fat Bat Queen, Dana Dillipede.
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Hey Instaghouls, the commercialization of goth part II is up on Dining with Dana.🦇 How are Baby Bats affected by online goth celebrities? What about unhealthy comparison to others on social platforms like Instagram? Link in bio. #gothgoth #gothproblems #afrogoth #diningwithdana
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Click through the comments on the above photo; the discussion on this topic is interesting!
This 3-part series on the blog will cover several areas about commercializing goth culture, but at the time of writing this, I have the scoop on the first two.
Can’t wait for the third piece!
And this is a lovely introduction and segue to future posts on Quirktastic about the amazing Dana Dillipede! A great resource for Black goths!
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