Audri, on 13 July 2011 - 12:43 PM, said:
What are the rules for portaying the Nazi characters. My friend is pondering being the Major in his SS uniform, is their rules as far as the swasticas and things of that nature that could offend people.
I've been cosplaying as the Major for about three or four years now. IRT seems to have no issues with the uniforms, especially this past year (i cosplayed as a grunt soldier and my friend borrowed one of my uniforms as well) despite their usual presence as the dome is close to the dispatch room. I would encourage to just use your own discretion, if you're comfortable with it then go right ahead, as long as you're being respectful to staff and other attendees. [media]http://www.flickr.com/photos/nudecarbon/sets/72157626815393128/[/media] If you're worried about the armband or swastika, you can just cover it up like I did until we got to the photoshoot. I prefer to make a respectful compromise and go all-out at the same time.
so, I use a bright red armband I bought from Limebarb that says "I <3 Catgirls" on it. xD
that aside, glad to see more Major cosplays come in! I only see one or two random Majors in my day, he needs so much more love.