"The next time my boobs get grabbed at, I'm going to knife someone in the eye."
-- female attendee commenting on being groped at multiple Cons
"At first I thought it was amusing. But then when you pointed it out, yeah, I got offended."
-- another female convention attendee in response to my question as to whether a booth display was offensive to her as a woman.
"Supergirl gets the headband back."
"If it says For Girls it's probably weak and crappy"
-- teenage female comic fan commenting on the trend of "woman targeted" comic books
"I'd like to stick Iron Man in Ms. Marvel."
--Brian Reed at the "Mondo Marvel" panel
"No, I definitely find the character of Slave Leia empowering. She killed Jabba the Hutt, remember?"
-- woman in Slave Leia outfit
"Do you really believe that the character of Slave Leia is empowering?"