Women of Comic-Con protest sexual harassment, saying a cute costume isn't the same as consent 

July 28, 2014 12:47 AM

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Women of Comic-Con protest sexual harassment, saying a cute costume isn't the same as consent 

Geeks for CONsent, founded by three women from Philadelphia, gathered nearly 2,600 signatures on an online petition supporting a formal anti-harassment policy at Comic-Con. Attendees say they've been groped, followed and unwillingly photographed during the four-day festival.

SAN DIEGO — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

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