Photo: Ange Clafield and Julia Hall
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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 …

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Photo: Ange Clafield and Julia Hall
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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 …

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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 …

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