Gender Swap Cosplay, Rule 63, and Drag


Gender Swap

Panel Description:

Panelists will discuss terms and concepts in the various forms of gender expression in cosplay. They will also help further educate what rule 63? What is drag? What is gender swapped cosplay? Our panelists will help sort all that out for you.


Elisa Elaine Luevanos (Moderator) : Elisa Elaine Luevanos is a professional graphic designer and illustrator based in Southern California with over 20 years of experience. Her online portfolio is at


Jimmy Sherfy (Panelist) : Jimmy Sherfy has been cosplaying for over 13 years and has been nicknamed “San Diego’s King of Cosplay” in the SoCal drag community. He’s active on Instagram at @jimmysherfy


Melissa Gene (Panelist): Melissa Gene is a long time cosplayer with over 30 years of convention and fandom experience. She’s active on instagram at @girlatthecon