Universal Fancon Launches On Kickstarter Targeting Women LGBTQ Disabled POC In 2018

Universal Fancon Launches On Kickstarter, Targeting Women, LGBTQ, Disabled, POC In 2018

A new multi-fandom convention was announced yesterday, "dedicated to inclusion, highlighting Women, LGBTQ, the Disabled and Persons of Color."  Called Universal Fancon, the idea was created by Black Girl Nerds and The Black Geeks: Since it's on social media, I have a special announcement to make. I've partnered up with @theblackgeeks for new event to […]

Blerdwatch: Its A Great Time To Be A Person Of Color In Comics

Blerdwatch: "It's A Great Time To Be A Person Of Color In Comics"

I first heard the phrase from Larry Wilmore on The Nightly Show last year, self identifying himself as a "blerd" - a black nerd. I've just discovered that one Hassan Parrish has registered a trademark for "Blerdcon".It has been a truth universally acknowledged that a comic book geek or a sci-fi fan was a white cis[...]