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Nytimes» George Gene Gustines

Coming Out as Gay Superheroes

September saw the release of the second volume of "Flutter," a graphic novel about a shape shifter in high school that explores gender roles, and "Virgil," about an undercover and closeted police officer in not-so-welcoming Kingston, Jamaica.

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Flame Con

FlameCon Announces Gun-Free Cosplay Policy Following Orlando Massacre

Flame Con, which is New York's first LGBTQ comics convention and is purported by its organizers to be "America's largest queer comic con," has announced that the will be "(toy) Gun-Free." This is a direct action taken by the organizers in the wake of the June 12 mass-shooting in Orlando, Florida at second year of their event Pulse, a gay nightclub.

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Flame Con Adopts New Prop Gun Policy Out of Respect for Orlando Pulse Shooting Victims

Flame Con, now in its second year, is a two-day comics and pop culture expo showcasing creators and celebrities of LGBTQIA geek fandom.

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An LGBTQ fan convention is banning toy guns after the Orlando shooting

A week after the mass shooting that left 49 patrons of a gay nightclub dead in Orlando, Florida, upcoming fan convention Flame Con is asking its attendees to drop the firearms from their costumes. Flame Con, in its second year, is an LGBTQ-focused geek fandom convention that will be held in Brooklyn this August.

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America's Largest Queer Comic Con Will Be (Toy) Gun-Free.

This is a press release from Joey Stern: Last week, we lost 49 members of our queer community in what has become an all too common tragedy in this country. In the days since that event, Geeks OUT has been spending a lot of time talking to the management and staff of the hotel that...

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Nytimes» Erik Piepenburg

A Guide to Gay Summer Events Worth Traveling To

Who says you need to be on land to celebrate Pride? Sea Tea , New York City's gay party boat, offers cruises throughout the summer that cater to almost every kind of gay scenester.

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