Oh, you sexy geek!

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Courtney Stoker's presentation for 2012 PCA/ACA conference in Boston

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Oh, you sexy geek!

  1. 1. “OH, YOU SEXY GEEK!”:“GEEK GIRLS” AND THE Courtney Stoker PROBLEM OF SELF- PCA/ACA 2012 OBJECTIFICATION
  2. 2. LEIA IN A NEW HOPE Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia in Star Wars.
  3. 3. SLAVE LEIASAt major SF mediaconventions, it iscommon to havean official groupslave Leia picture.Top photo is fromDragon*Con andthe bottom photo isfrom Comic-Con.
  4. 4. SEXYCHEWBACCALeft: Chewbaccafrom Star WarsRight:LeeAnnaVamp asChewbacca
  5. 5. “OH, YOU SEXY GEEK!”:“GEEK GIRLS” AND THE Courtney Stoker PROBLEM OF SELF- PCA/ACA 2012 OBJECTIFICATION
  6. 6. G33K & G4M3R GPerformed byTeam Unicorn(Clare Grant,Michele Boyd,Rileah Vanderbilt,and Milynn Sarley),with appearancesby Seth Green,Katee Sackhoff,and Stan Lee.
  7. 7. “And ladies, maybe some of youwill find these images offensive, but these are women that are Venkman, dressing like this. We don’t ask “Collection of Cosplay them to, they do it on their own, Cleavage,” on Geek Tyrantand if women dress like this, the fact of the matter is…guys are going stare [sic].”
  8. 8. Picture from:Venkman,“Collection ofCosplayCleavage,” onGeek Tyrant
  9. 9. “OH, YOU SEXY GEEK!”:“GEEK GIRLS” AND THE Courtney Stoker PROBLEM OF SELF- PCA/ACA 2012 OBJECTIFICATION
  10. 10. SLAVE LEIACarrie Fisher asPrincess Leia.Promotional shot.
  11. 11. PHOTO AND VIDEO CREDITS Slave Leia group photos: Top photo from Wookieepedia: The Star Wars Wiki in “Slave Leia Costume.” Accessed 12 Sept. 2011. Bottom photo from Official Star Wars Blog. Accessed 12 Sept. 2011. Sexy Chewbacca, from left to right: Chewbacca with his bowcaster from Wookieepedia: The Star Wars Wiki in “Chewbacca.” Accessed 25 Sept. 2011. LeeAnna Vamp as Chewbacca from IGN. Accessed 10 Sept. 2011. Sexy Pokémon, from left to right: Jessica Nigri as Pikachu from Gossip Gamers. Accessed 1 Oct. 2011. Pikachu from Pokémon Wiki. Accessed 1 Oct. 2011. Sexy Harry Potter, from left to right: Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter and Emma Watson as Hermione Granger, in their Hogwarts school uniforms, studio shot. Woman in the “sexy wizard” costume from HalloweenCostumes.com. Accessed 25 Sept. 2011. Geek and Gamer Girls song by Team Unicorn posted by “break” on YouTube on 15 Sept. 2010. Accessed 12 Sept. 2011. Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia. From Wookieepedia: The Star Wars Wiki in “Slave Leia Costume.” Accessed 9 April 2012.

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