It’s Not ‘Crossplay’

Submitted by Eli Rhys, the model (on the left). Photography by Stephanie.

“On the right is my partner, who took me to a scifi/fantasy convention. The closer it got to the convention, the more nervous I got about passing. In this photo, I’m sweating it out in 92-degree heat under 4 layers of clothing. But it was the first time that I consistently got called ‘him’ and ‘they’ all day, the first time I genuinely came off as androgynous. By getting into character I somehow finally became myself to the outside world.”

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Posted by on August 3rd, 2013 at 10:00 am

Category: faces 4 comments »

4 Responses to “It’s Not ‘Crossplay’”

  1. Emmett

    You look adorable!


  2. Eli Rhys

    Aw, thanks :D
    I had my happy face on from how well that day went! (And my partner just smiles adorkably all the time ~ )


  3. Anonymous

    awesome Dave. nice story c.: id like to go to one, one day


  4. anteros

    wow! what a cool photo!


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