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Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 9:30 AM

Convention Brings Gay Gamers to San Francisco


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A banner at the 2013 GaymerX convention.
Jason Tester/Flickr
A banner at the 2013 GaymerX convention.

This weekend in San Francisco, LGBT people who love games -- video games, board games, role-playing games -- will gather for the second annual GaymerX convention. The convention aims to create a safe, accepting place for gay gamers who say they sometimes encounter homophobia in the gaming world, but can also feel like nerdy outcasts in the gay community.

Host: Joshua Johnson

Guests:

  • Matt Baume, freelance reporter and photographer who just returned from a trip across the U.S. interviewing gay gamers
  • Sarah Schoemann, organizer with GaymerX

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