(Update) Women With Swords V

Crystal Fae

A periodic update to my ongoing collection, Women With Swords and Sensible Clothing. As I note each time, it isn’t that depictions of women in sexy armor, such as the image below by Luis Royo, are intrinsically “problematic” (although they can be).

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It’s not like Conan’s bulging loincloth offers any protection, nor does Superman’s skintight costume leave anything to the imagination. Rather, it’s that there are — or rather were — so few alternatives.

Find the earlier posts here and here and here and here.