BY KEVIN BURRA
Huffington Post Gay Voices
On August 1, a group of queer and ally gamers and technology industry professionals, primarily based out of San Francisco and Seattle, launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for GaymerCon, “the first gaming and geek lifestyle convention with a focus on LGBT culture” and reached the campaign goal of $25,000 in less than four days.
GaymerCon, slated to be held August 3 and 4, 2013 in San Francisco, will fill a perceived gap in the nerd convention circuit. Though some conventions, such as PAX, have integrated LGBT-oriented panels and events, Cons, for the most part, have historically been targeted at straight, male consumers ( e3 booth babes, anyone?).
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