Upcoming Events

Join us May 25th for the 2nd installment of Dungeons & Drag Kings, a new monthly cabaret and trivia night produced by Anja Keister (D20 Burlesque) and Lee Valone (BEEF Show, Grit!). This evening will be a mix of kink demos, drag, burlesque, and trivia themed around nerdy and sexy topics. Trivia winners will receive themed prizes and free drinks! Trivia hosted by Anja Keister with drag by Lee VaLone Drag J.J. Sparks and burlesque by Miss Suki E Qualms Galore plus stage cleanup by Trinity Starligiht...continue »
Talon Bar
220 Wyckoff Ave
Brooklyn
New York, NY  
Thursday
May 25, 2017
8:00 PM
New York: The Final Frontier. These are the missions of teams of 4 people, each. Their mission: To explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before. And also, there’s some pretty sweet prizes if your team wins....continue »
Barcade St. Marks
6 Saint Marks Place
New York, NY 10003  
Friday
May 26, 2017
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Yaoi/Yuri North is the annual LGBTQ-centric programming track that runs as part of Anime North. Programming features a variety of informative panels and events including fandom-specific discussions, queer lifestyle, and yaoi/yuri fandom topics, as well as evening/overnight viewings and a multitude of contests. Popular panels from previous years include World History of Homosexuality, Gay Sex 101 (18+), Crossplay 101, Fandom Ate My Soul, Psychology of Yaoi, Yuri in the West, and Yuri 101....continue »
Holiday Inn Toronto Airport East
600 Dixon Rd
Toronto, ON M9W 1J1  
Friday
May 26, 2017
5:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Partnering with our friends over at Fantom Comics for this month's Queer Book Club! Gay manga legend Gengoroh Tagame, best known around here for his erotic work published by​ Massive, is finally getting an English-language release of his powerful slice-of-life comic My Brother’s Husband. Translator Anne Ishii will join us for the event!...continue »
Fantom Comics
2010 P Street, NW
Washington, DC  
Saturday
May 27, 2017
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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OutWrite is a celebration of LGBT Literature. The weekend is full of book readings, writing workshops, book discussions, poetry readings and more. Several LGBT book publishers regularly exhibit at OutWrite. We will have both new and used LGBT books for sale all day long on Saturday August 5th. The 7th Annual OutWrite LGBT Book Festival will take place Friday August 4th through Sunday August 6th with most events taking place at the Reeves Center in Washington DC. Most of the book readings and the exhibit hall will take place on Saturday August 5th. ...continue »
2000 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009  
Friday
August 4, 2017
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
We're back for our third year! Flame Con is a two-day comics, arts, and entertainment expo showcasing creators and celebrities from all corners of LGBTQ geek fandom. It features thoughtful discussions, exclusive performances, screenings, costumes, and more! ...continue »
New York Marriott at The Brooklyn Bridge
333 Adams Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201  
Saturday
August 19, 2017
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
YaoiCon is a one-of-a-kind 18+ convention for fans of all things yaoi. Founded in 2001, the convention is run by dedicated staff and volunteers each year, and has been formally sponsored by Digital Manga, Inc., since 2012. YaoiCon delights attendees with unique programming and a fan-centric atmosphere, including (but not limited to) hosting a celebrated Guest of Honor, presenting industry and fan run panels related to the genre, and holding the iconic and not-to-be-missed Bishounen Auction. YaoiCon is the place for dedicated yaoi fans....continue »
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
5101 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara, CA 95054  
Friday
October 6, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GayRomLit is a reader-focused retreat dedicated to the celebration and advancement of LGBT romance. Organized by authors, sponsored by authors and publishers, GayRomLit’s mission is to connect readers to the authors they love and the ones they have yet to fall for within a safe, supportive, affordable, and fabulous environment....continue »
Denver, CO  
Thursday
October 19, 2017
3:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Naked Heart – the LGBTQ Festival of Words is the largest LGBTQ literary festival in the world and the most diverse in Toronto. This festival in the Church and Wellesley neighborhood of Toronto includes workshops, panels, performances and discussions for writers and lovers of words. The festival hub is at Glad Day Bookshop (499 Church Street). Naked Heart strives to be as accessible as possible with wheelchair accessible venues and ASL interpretation provided at readings, workshops and panel discussions....continue »
Glad Day Bookshop
499 Church Street
Toronto, ON  
Friday
November 10, 2017
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM