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Dec. 20th, 2002

This is both hilarious and educational:

What Tolkien Officially Said About Elf Sex

"To disappoint slash writers everywhere, there were no clear statements of elf homosexuality.  There weren’t even any unclear ones. The most suggestive elf/elf pair are Fingon and Maedhros, rescuing each other and sending each other presents just because. ... But even they have less eyebrow-raising stuff going on in 500 years than Sam and Frodo managed to pack into one day."


(But calm down, o traditionalists: this author says on a different page that Tolkien did not intend Frodo and Sam to be gay at all.)


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Dec. 24th, 2002 08:56 am (UTC)
Among the elf people of the Noldor, elf women make bread. “Yet the cooking and preparing of other food is generally a task and pleasure of (elf-)men.” (LACE) I assume they eat a lot of barbecue and elaborately prepared red sauce, then.
Dec. 24th, 2002 08:56 am (UTC)
And to that, there was to be:

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