An Estrogen Brigade
is the common name for online fan clubs
of male science fiction actor
s created by and mostly for women
. These brigade names are often preceeded
by the name of the actor in question, and are enjoyed by fans
across the spectrum, ranging from the fanatical stalker
to the casual
appreciator, with everything in between
The brigades are commonly abbreviated using the actor's initials follwed by the letters EB.
A less common variant of the estrogen brigade type of fan club is the Testosterone Brigade, abbreviated as above, but with TB instead.