Queer Geeks Unite At Bent-Con 2014: PHOTOS


This past weekend, fans of comic books, sic-fi, gaming and other corners of pop culture descended on the Burbank Marriott Convention Center in L.A. for Bent-Con, the nation’s biggest con for LGBT geeks and their friends.

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There were panels on trans visibility and Gamergate, purveyors with original merchandise and games, and appearances by comic-book legend Phil Jimenez (Wonder Woman, Uncanny X-Men), television writer Jane Espenson (Once Upon a Time, Husbands) and goth-lit icon Anne Rice.

But when you’re talking about a con—especially a queer one—the icing on the cake is always the amazing cosplay. Check it out.   

Photos: Charlie Gage, the Burbank Avenger, Twitter, Instagram

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Dan Avery is a writer-editor who focuses on culture, breaking news and LGBT rights. His work has appeared in Newsweek, The New York Times, Time Out New York, The Advocate and elsewhere.