In fact, everyone even slightly officially affiliated with Balticon was respectful, concerned and nerdily-excited about my outfit, my hair, the screen-accurate seams.
The staff, the volunteers, the program participants, even the people working the tables for other events were all wonderful.
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We in the nerd community have a tendency to make fun of the “fashionable people” or the “cool kids”.
The ones who dress alike and spend their lives being sheep to the newest styles.
I wore that outfit for all of Saturday, became extremely annoyed with the response I was getting and then dressed in normal clothes on Sunday. I could wear anything I want there and I wouldn’t come to any legal form of harm.
As a costumer, you have to develop a fairly keen sense for what is a safe space and what is not. That said, the responses I was getting made me want to run away.