I want to buy pepper spray but my parents think that I don't need it because, "If you get raped, molested, etc. it's my fault for not fighting back."<<<<that's fuck stupid what your parents think, buy one anyways
Really important, especially in the cosplay community, where even fake weapons can get the police called. Acknowledge your privilege if you have it. Then use to educate people like you so we can make this a better world for ALL our fellow geeks.