Perhaps you’ve noticed that female characters in comic books, video games, fantasy, and science fiction are often posed or dressed in oversexualized, even physically impossible, ways. Inspired by the gross presentation of women in their favorite media, the Tumblr blog
Cross-posted at Doctor Her. I just returned from the PCA/ACA conference in Boston this year. I’ll be doing a write-up on the other fan studies/geek presentations I saw, but I wanted to post mine first. ‘Cause I’m self-centered like that.
Cross-posted at Doctor Her. As a researcher of cosplay, who often makes conclusions about the feminist (conscious or unconscious) intentions of cosplayers, I am used to having people say my research and/or conclusions are illegitimate. I often have people tell