Name of Fangirl: Gabrielle ‘Bria’
Fangirl’s Occupation: Government employee
What is her Fangirl interest?
Star Wars, Marvel, Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, Battlestar Galactica, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Elementary, Tamora Pierce books, comics, costuming.
Why did you decide to shine the spotlight on this Fangirl?
Bria is a committed fangirl who showcases her talents and interests with amazing costumes that she debuts at various conventions. She’s very passionate about her fandoms, and conveys her thoughts and opinions on fandom issues, such as diversity, eloquently on social media. She deserves to be recognized!
How does this Fangirl express her fandom?
Bria makes amazing costumes and is also a very gifted online writer/blogger, running White Hot Room, a fashion blog with her friend Lin and writing for Tosche Station on a matter of topics relating to Star Wars, including an article about diversity and several articles when she did an epic EU re-read (http://tosche-station.net/). She attends Dragon*Con frequently, as well as other conventions…always in costume, of course!
What is her favorite quote or personal motto?
“But no living man am I! You look upon a woman. Eowyn I am, Eomund’s daughter. You stand between me and my lord and kin.”
-Lord of the Rings, Return of the King
What is her favorite Fangirl item that she cannot live without?
Her Ultrasaber lightsaber!
Where can we follow her online?