An Update on Flame Con 2021: To our queer geeky community, What a year! From quarantines to vaccines, we are excited to finally share an update on this year’s Flame Con… Geeks OUT is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting you at a virtual Flame Con, Saturday, August 21 – Sunday, August 22.
While some states are beginning to reopen and expanding public capacities, this does not change the fact that COVID-19 is still a part of our lives. Flame Con has always aimed to be an inclusive and safe space for all. We wouldn’t be living up to that commitment, if we did not carefully consider how the pandemic has impacted our community – especially the most marginalized amongst us. Our first priority is ensuring your safety and well being.
So, we look forward to seeing you online this summer and in-person at Flame Con in August 2022!
Geeks OUT’s mission is to support our queer geek community near and far. Our organization would not be what it is without the hard work, time, and passion you all have given. That we have grown to this size is a testament to the fact that hope and creativity can bring a community to life.
We are grateful for all your support, year after year. Thank you!
– The Geeks OUT family
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Piercing Ken Thoughts: This news both saddens but doesn’t really surprise me. Over the past week I’ve been to two events with the first being an art event and there were a bit of restrictions to follow like being masked, times attendance and limited numbers in the space at the same time. Then I went to an open air comic con which only needed a mask inside. That being said the indoor things are still a hassle to do in the fashion that we really enjoy them. With this event being virtual, I am not sure that it will be something easy to document in my usual fashion since I do all the cosplayer photos and speak to the artists and vendors. I did okay with the DC Fandome and the Metaverse but that was mostly to share the trailer reveals for the upcoming films at the time. Let’s see what happens but as I close this up I wonder what you fans of the event think about this news. You can chime in down below in the comments section and please stay safe out there. I will see you again soon.