Nerd culture, while supposedly acting as a respite for those that live on the fringes of society, can be wildly exclusive. Girls, for instance, cannot be "real" geeks — and if we deign to argue otherwise — we're supposedly doing it to catch nerdy dick rather than just enjoying it for our own pleasure.
And if you're a plus-size woman, your road can be even bumpier with fat-shaming trolls claiming you can't rock a costume that isn't a curvy character. Yeah, It can get pretty ugly out there for ladies (or anyone whose not a cis white man, TBH), but that doesn't stop us. Check out these unapologetic plus-size cosplayers killing the geek game without any shame,