If you are a geek, you like to share your passion in a number of ways. Cosplay, short for costume play, refers to dressing up as a character in a story, whether it’s from film, television, video games, or comic books. It can also include a mash-up or original creation of your own. While men do cosplay, the focus typically is on women. And since it’s a very visual medium, the focus inevitably tends to be on those the media have traditionally focused on: thin, white, and conventionally attractive women.
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