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Addressing sexual harassment at ComicCon

cosplayconsent.jpgThis comic demonstrates what some female cosplayers have experienced -- sexual harassment from fellow ComicCon attendees. That's why this weekend at Ottawa ComicCon, some will be posing at ComicCon with signs that say "Cosplay does not equal consent." It's part of an event organized by Hollaback! Ottawa, to explore the issue of harassment in geek spaces.

 

Courtney Lockhart is speaking on Hollaback's panel on that. She's the assistant editor of a blog called Capital Geek Girls. And Jordan Danger is the blog's founder, who is also attending ComicCon this weekend in costume. Both joined us for a discussion on cosplay harassment.

 

 

 

 

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