LGBT Gamer Convention’s 2nd Year To Be The Last

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

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…”

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