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ClexaCon and Wonder Woman

ClexaCon and Wonder Woman

Caitlin Dechelle, one of the incredible women behind Wonder Woman, will be at ClexaCon 2018! You might not know this, but Caitlin performed most of the incredible stunts for Gal Gadot in the recent blockbuster hit Wonder Woman. Next April, Dechelle, will be a featured...

Captaining Your Ship 101: A Guide for Actresses

Captaining Your Ship 101: A Guide for Actresses

So, you’re a TV actress who has just found out your character is going to be involved in a same-sex storyline (or already is in/has started one). Congratulations! Be prepared for one of the most rewarding roles of your life, as well as an immediate increase in your...

The Fall of Clexa and the Birth of ClexaCon

The Fall of Clexa and the Birth of ClexaCon

How a Terrible Season for Female LGBTQ Characters on TV Led to the Birth of a Convention for LGBTQ Women In 2016, viewers experienced one of the most brutal and heartbreaking seasons in television history. Characters were mercilessly torn from our screens through...

7 LGBTQ geek conventions you can attend across the country

7 LGBTQ geek conventions you can attend across the country

From comic cons to gaming gatherings, there are many different types of geek conventions that exist in the world. Among these fantastic events is a group of cons that focus not only on geeky interests but also on the queer community that loves and contributes to geek...

ClexaCon – Interview with the Organizers

ClexaCon – Interview with the Organizers

Who is behind ClexaCon 2018? We spoke with the core group of organizers for ClexaCon 2018 – Holly, Ashley and Danielle. In 2017, ClexaCon spoke of themselves almost exclusively as “we” – the group of organizers and volunteers that made the con happen.This year in...

The ClexaCon team gives us a look behind the scenes

The ClexaCon team gives us a look behind the scenes

Ever wonder how Clexacon, your new favorite con, came together and what happens behind the scenes? Well, I had the pleasure of talking with Holly Winebarger, Ashley Arnold, and Danielle Jablonski, the hardworking full-time team of directors behind Clexacon, and they...

May We Meet Again – ClexaCon Will Be Back In 2018!

May We Meet Again – ClexaCon Will Be Back In 2018!

The 100‘s Clexa-based convention ClexaCon is coming back next year! The Con will be taking place in Las Vegas in April 2018. If you could not make it to ClexaCon 2017 (or you did and would love to repeat), you will be happy to know the convention is making a comeback....

ClexaCon: Lexa’s Legacy Lives On

ClexaCon: Lexa’s Legacy Lives On

Earlier this year, Las Vegas welcomed the first edition of ClexaCon. To be honest, it has taken me a while to write this article because ClexaCon is unlike any other convention I have attended. Read...

Does Lesbian Typecasting Still Happen?

Does Lesbian Typecasting Still Happen?

Just one of the many interesting tidbits that came out of the Clexacon actress panels is that several of the panelists noted that in the mid- to late 2000s they’d encountered the possibility of “lesbian typecasting:” After having played lesbian roles, all the sudden...

ClexaCon, Taking ALL the Space, Part 1: Feministing Hooters

ClexaCon, Taking ALL the Space, Part 1: Feministing Hooters

I can tell that Lauren is a little freaked. As I sit down at the Blackjack table with all white men, Lauren stands behind me like a sentinel. They had never been in a place like this before. I, on the other hand, feel pleasantly invulnerable. After 2 days of ClexaCon...