flame con

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  
August 19, 2017
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
YA literature has been going through dramatic changes and, now more than ever, readers, agents, publishers, book retailers, and librarians are embracing new ways of expression in teen novels. ...continue »
Coverage of the Sunday Flame Con panel "Queer Fandoms That Bridge Generations" ...continue »
Guests tell us their favorite Strong Female Character and more! ...continue »
NBC’s critically acclaimed (and too soon cancelled) show Hannibal broke new ground, not only for its boundary-pushing artistry and exceptional cast, but for its willingness to embrace queer relationships between major characters. ...continue »
Authors representing a range of other-worldly storytelling explore speculative social change and world-building with regard to establishing new, positive queer identities. ...continue »
In this week's episode of the Geek's OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Geeks OUT President Joey Stern as they discuss their reflections from Flame Con, wonder why The Tick was remade, celebrate Zendaya as our Strong Female Character of the week, and make a lot of dumb jokes about bears.  ...continue »
In this special Flame Con edition of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by co-editor of the Geeks OUT website Jon Tully (@HeyMrTullyman) as they discuss their 3 favorite moments from the first day of Flame Con, as well as squee about our Strong Female Character of the Week: Gillian Anderson. ...continue »
In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and @GrahamNolan talk about the Rogue One and Luke Cage trailers, meeting Gillian Anderson and Elizabeth Henstridge at Boston Comic Con, and discuss what they are excited to see and do this weekend at Flame Con. ...continue »
Get down with comics stars Daniel Ketchum and Tana Ford at Flame Con 2! ...continue »