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.
This post addresses the trend I discussed in my post on “geek girls” and the problem of self-objectification. That post is also available (and expanded) at Geek Feminism. This post is cross-posted at Geek Feminism. My friend Lola showed me