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Pic du jour: OutlantaCon, Atlanta's sci-fi LGBTQ+ convention

Posted on AllSides March 25th, 2024
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Axios Atlanta spent the weekend at OutlantaCon, the annual sci-fi and gaming convention for LGBTQ+ folks, and it was quite the experience. Why it matters: Atlanta's conventions accept queer folks, but OutlantaCon is one of the premier venues because the panels and events celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. The event, which started in 2009, includes panel discussions, parties, games, and, of course, costumes. What they're saying: "If Dragon Con is the booming metropolis of pop culture conventions, with 70,000 or so attendees swarming all over downtown Atlanta every Labor Day weekend,...

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