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Southern Fandom refers to fans living south of the Mason-Dixon Line, generally that in the U.S. states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia. Texas is sometimes included.
They have a cohesive spirit and several of their own regional clubs, such as the Southern Fandom Confederation; awards, including the Rebel Award; an annual rotating convention, DeepSouthCon, and other traditions. There is also MidSouthCon, held annually in Memphis.
Unfortunately, some of the Southern shtick has relied on the tropes of the Confederacy and other symbols now commonly considered racist.
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