Yarn Goddess Cosplay

2018 is the year I decided to throw my voice in the mix and talk about cosplay community issues such as race, cosplay politics and overall share my experience and observations as a African-Caribbean Cosplayer. 

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Cosplay Interview: Scarlet Stitch
8 months ago
Sometimes it gets lonely being one of the few crochet cosplayers (that I know of) down in Atlanta. That's why I drove up to All Star Comic Con in Tysons, VA to meet Scarlet Stitch—another amazing croc...
What Draws People to Cosplaying?
10 months ago
“OMG, look at those freaks! LOL, they’re all dressed up, wow. They’re so f*cking weird.” Two kids —maybe in their late teens, early 20s—get off the train and take the long escalator up towards Peachtr...
Can You Cosplay from 'Black Panther' If You're White?
a year ago
Black Panther is out, and white cosplayers are asking, "How can I cosplay from Black Panther?" and I'm over here like..."We gave you two characters. Pick one - buff White dude or skinny White dude...I mean...let me be helpful." After watching the movie, I definitely see every single last cosplay that I want to do. I want to do everything from Angela Basset's white dress we see her in when T'Challa returns to Wakanda to Killmonger's jean jacket and Timberland boots. I just want to cosplay the who...
Good Intentions Gone Wrong
a year ago
As a kid, the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was my favorite show to watch. I would race home after school, get my mom to turn on Fox Kids, and enjoy the next 30 minutes of karate-chopping, sword-wieldi...
Comic Heroes and Racism
a year ago
Every time I see a white person yell, “That’s not canon!” over a new twist on an old comic book hero my “mug o’ tears” gets a little fuller. When Zendaya was cast as MJ in Spiderman: Homecoming, so ma...
Is it Ever Okay to Wear "Blackface" for My Cosplay?
a year ago
When is "black-facing" okay? Personally, as a POC cosplayer, I go out of my way to find characters of color such as Static Shock, Yoruichi, Esmeralda, etc—to cosplay so I can potentially be "cannon" i...