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Cosplay is never consent: don’t harass your fellow fan

Cosplay is never consent: don’t harass your fellow fan

Jasmine Mochizuki

May 8, 2014

For cosplayers, Halloween is not the only opportunity to don a costume in public without being a deviant… or so we thought. Cosplay, short for “costume play”, is often seen at conventions where participants dress up to resemble characters from cartoons, comics, anime, video games, movies and so ...

The unnecessary divide between a ‘gamer girl’ and a ‘gamer’

Jasmine Mochizuki

May 2, 2013

When a girl says she plays video games, people automatically think of the lavish dress-up games, "Cooking Mama," or "Nintendogs." The thing is, the fact that my gender is female reveals nothing about my sentiment towards video games. I personally loathe any “girl gamer” sanctions, mainly because...

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