GaymerX Convention was created as a “safe space” for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender games, but after just two years, the convention will be shuttering the doors due to lack of funding. From Queerty.com:
Founded in 2013 as a Kickstarter project that aimed to celebrate the diverse LGBT culture in the gaming world, GaymerX launched a second Kickstarter campaign to fund this year’s meeting at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco. The campaign raised over $24,000 — $14,000 above their initial goal — but the event couldn’t be sustained without the help of corporate sponsors.
“We decided that we could no longer continue as a convention as the price of running a yearly convention downtown in San Francisco was just too high…”