Anti-Drag Laws and the Future of Cosplay

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New York Comic Con (NYCC), 429 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001

Could new anti-drag legislation being introduced in states across the U.S. make cosplay a crime? Join Fashion Law Institute founder and Fordham Law School Professor Susan Scafidi, award-winning drag icon and fashion influencer Ray DeForest/Doris Dear, comic artist, musician, and voice actor Afua Richardson (Eisner Award-winning Black Panther: World of Wakanda), Media Coalition Executive Director David Horowitz, and Jen King, cosplayer, co-owner of the Eisner-nominated award-winning Space Cadets Collection Collection, and Comic Book Legal Defense Fund board member, as they discuss the latest developments in drag bans and the cultural connections between drag and fandom fashion. Room 406.2