Upcoming Events

HavenCon is the first all-inclusive geek and gaming convention in Texas to focus on the LGBT+ and Ally communities. It is an event people from all over can attend to enjoy their favorite fandom without the fear of judgment or harassment for simply being themselves. Various artists, vendors, creators, and developers can come to show their support for the community or to raise awareness for an LGBT-focused project of their own....continue »
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin
6505 N Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78752  
Friday
April 28, 2017
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Start off grabbing free comics from Fantom Comics in Washington, DC and then walk a block to Dupont Circle, where we'll be having a potluck picnic! Foods don't have to be comic themed but you'll earn our admiration and respect if they are. RSVP and share a dish you'll bring on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/1563619907012097/ ...continue »
Dupont Circle
Washington, DC  
Saturday
May 6, 2017
11:00 AM
OutlantaCon is the Atlanta-based event for the Queer Geek audience. You'll find all the usual convention fare here: discussion panels, gaming, costuming, special events, etc. The difference is that it all has a queer bent to it. Here you can enjoy all the convention trappings in an atmosphere where you're free to be yourself. ...continue »
Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Boulevard NE
Atlanta, GA 30345  
Friday
May 12, 2017
10:00 AM - 5:00 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
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