Queer women, and the people who play them on TV and in the movies, gathered in Las Vegas on March 3–5, 2017 at the first-ever ClexaCon convention on LGBT women in entertainment.

The event, named after the fan favourite lesbian pairing —Clarke and Lexa — from the CW’s The 100 was originally organized to tackle the “Bury Your Gays” trope, made famous by several high profile LGBT TV character deaths in recent years.

Almost Adults actor Natasha Negovanlis takes her responsibility of being an LGBT voice in the media seriously and, like the fans, doesn’t want to see queer women used as a mechanism for baiting views.

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