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Dieselfunk Dispatch: Cons of Color Gender and Inclusion

Dieselfunk Dispatch: Cons of Color, Gender, and Inclusion

Greetings, Dieselfunkateers! Conventions of color, gender, and inclusion are everywhere! Over last weekend with the "Postponement till Further Notice" from Universal FanCon, the critical noise got quite heavy. But rising from that trauma was a defiance against the perception that people of color, women, and LGBTQ groups can't make things happen. For every one event […]

Flame Con Is One Big Party And It Is Absolutely Incredible

Flame Con Is One Big Party, And It Is Absolutely Incredible

So I absolutely had to do Flame Con, a LGBTQ+ comic con that just had its third year, held at the Marriott Hotel in Brooklyn.Last year, many of my friends went to Flame Con and had a lot of fun, leaving me with a whole weekend of jealousy I was determined to do it this[...]

When The Love Is Love Panel At Flame Con 2017 Took A Turn&#8230(VIDEO)

When The 'Love Is Love' Panel At Flame Con 2017 Took A Turn…(VIDEO)

Love Is Love would go one to win the 2017 Eisner Award for Best Anthology.So with the one year anniversary of the comic's planning and publication quickly approaching, Geeks OUT's Flame Con 2017 hosted a panel looking-back on how the project came about, the impact it had and where efforts go from here Moderated by[...]

A Look Back At Flame Con 2017: Views From The Show Floor (VIDEO)

A Look Back At Flame Con 2017: Views From The Show Floor (VIDEO)

So good things do happen in threes, as Geeks OUT presented the third edition of Flame Con! The World’s Largest Queer Comic Con this past weekend at The Brooklyn Bridge Marriott in NYC The two-day comics, arts, and entertainment expo was created as a way of highlighting creators and celebrities from all corners of the LGBTQ geek pop[...]

Flame Con 2017: Whats A Con Without A Little Cosplay (VIDEO)

Flame Con 2017: What's A Con Without A Little Cosplay? (VIDEO)

Geeks OUT presented the third edition of Flame Con! The World’s Largest Queer Comic Con this past weekend at The Brooklyn Bridge Marriott in NYC, highlighting creators and celebrities from all corners of the LGBTQ geek pop culture spectrum And what's a con without some amazing cosplay?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSkWuZF23igBleeding Cool was lucky enough to make it out to Brooklyn for[...]

65 Cosplay And Event Pics From Flame Con 2017 (With Some Thoughts)

65 Cosplay And Event Pics From Flame Con 2017 (With Some Thoughts)

It would appear that good things happen in threes, too, as Geeks OUT presented the third edition of Flame Con! The World's Largest Queer Comic Con this weekend at The Brooklyn Bridge Marriott in NYC The two-day comics, arts, and entertainment expo was created as a way of highlighting creators and celebrities from all corners of[...]

Flame Con 2 Increases In Both Size And Duration&#8230

Flame Con 2 Increases In Both Size And Duration…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkNFi32vwOEThe second annual Flame Con, the Brooklyn-based LGBTQ comic convention is expanding from one day to two next year, taking August 20th and 21st at a larger venue at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott.The first show this June was the largest queerfocused pop culture expo ever held in New York as over a hundred comic creators and media stars showed off[...]