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PRIDE ALLEY

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Awesome Con has Pride! Awesome Con is proud to partner with Geeks OUT and Metro Weekly to present Pride Alley! A spotlight on queer creators and fans, Pride Alley will unite the LGBTQ+ activities happening around Awesome Con. Pride Alley features a dedicated section of Artist Alley and three days of panels and special events. Awesome Con is proud of all of our fans, guests, exhibitors, and artists – and we’re excited to continue the conversation as we celebrate and educate about the DC LGBTQ+ community.

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PRIDE ALLEY ARTISTS IN ARTIST ALLEY

Awesome Con is proud to support queer creators and artists. Venture into Artist Alley to find these artists, all labeled with table signage showing that they are a part of Pride Alley.

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PRIDE ALLEY EXHIBITORS

Check out these awesome Pride Alley exhibitors on our Show Floor!

Head to the Museum of LGBT Culture and History Booth #2556 for free pronoun and pride stickers. They will be handing them out for free all weekend long! Plus, learn about their general history, their progress, projects they work with, other organizations, and ways to help. See 8 examples of the incredible free Pride stickers you can get at the Museum of LGBT Culture and History booth – 49 total designs to cover so many different types of pride!

Also don’t miss Geeks OUT Booth #2550 and Capital Pride Booth #2554!

PRIDE ALLEY SPECIAL GUESTS

PRIDE ALLEY SPECIAL EVENTS

PRESENTING SPONSORS

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Pride Alley is presented in partnership with Geeks OUT – a diverse and growing organization that rallies, empowers, and promotes the queer geek community. Geeks OUT is behind the awesome LGBTQ convention Flame Con, a two-day comic, art, and entertainment expo showcasing creators and celebrities from all corners of LGBTQ fandom. Flame Con’s been held in NYC since 2015 and invites geeks of all types to celebrate the diversity and creativity of queer geekdom and LGBTQ contributions to pop culture.

Pride Alley is presented in partnership with Metro Weekly.  Metro Weekly has been a central part of Washington, DC’s gay and lesbian community since May 1994, and is now the largest and longest-running LGBTQ publication and website in the region. The print edition is published every Thursday. Metro Weekly is a glossy magazine read by more than 45,000 people in DC, Maryland & Virginia. Our news coverage is nationally recognized for producing lively feature stories, unique interviews, and coverage of current interests. Readers also turn to our magazine for its reliable community event calendars, nightlife guides, and to keep up with what’s new in the District’s rich arts and entertainment scene.

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