Why Dragon Con should stop calling itself a ‘family-friendly’ event

[Warning: One of the images included below may not be suitable for all readers, and is included to illustrate the point made in this article.]

Dragon Con, Atlanta’s largest gathering of nerd culture and geek fandom, hit a new record this year, bringing more than 80,000 people downtown over the Labor Day weekend.

As the convention continues to grow every year, it promotes the same phrase that makes me wince when I hear it: Dragon Con is “family-friendly.” A few media outlets published stories and articles about the family fun at the convention, and I couldn’t help but cringe.

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