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My Year as Slave Leo

My Year as Slave Leo

Almost a year ago, I put up a post about my genderbent Slave Leia costume. I talked a lot about why I decided to create it and my insecurities around exposing myself on the internet. It got a little more attention than I expected, and when I was finished hiding under my bed, I started wearing the costume to cons and costume parties. I thought I’d share some of my frightening and enlightening... »

Slave Leo

Slave Leo

This year, for con season, I’m dressing as Slave Leia… sort of. If you’ve been following this blog, you know that, over a year ago, I wrote a post somewhat condemning the wearing of the Slave Leia costume. And though I’ve revised my stance, it would seem somewhat hypocritical of me to wear the costume without some justification, so I want to explain why I’ll be trotti... »

Don’t Dress as Slave Leia Redux

Don’t Dress as Slave Leia Redux

A year and a half ago, I wrote this article about the folly of dressing as Slave Leia. After a year of attending cons, meeting new people, and reading the internet, I have some additions and revisions. It’s a bit long, so here’s a quick summary: Don’t Dress as Slave Leia… »