ClexaCon Virtual Pride

All times listed below are PT (Pacific Time).

Wednesday, June 2

4:00 PM

Not Your Mother’s Lesbian Fiction

If you think lesbian fiction is old-school and/or outdated, think again. Come hear how these current best-selling authors are addressing many of today’s hot-button issues including climate change, erasure, transphobia, BIPOC representation.

Moderator: Lynn Ames
Panelists: Rachel Gold, Cheryl Head, Rachel Spangle, Barbara Ann Wright

Register for this free event here or watch it live on Facebook.

7:30 PM

Ahead of the Curve screening & discussion (Los Angeles only)

ClexaCon Executive Director, Stacy Jill Calvert will moderate a Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening.

Purchase your tickets at the Lammle NoHo 7 website or at the box office, located at 5240 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601

Wednesday, June 16

1:00 PM

Queer Networking:
The In’s, The Out’s, and the How To’s

Join us to discuss the importance of networking within our Community. Are you an Actor? A Podcaster? An Artist? Are you wondering how to network with others to potentially work with them professionally? Or maybe just an introverted queer wondering how to interact online with our community! We have the answers!

Speakers: Lanie Calbada, Lauren Flans, Greetje den Holder, Spencer Madison, Avon Rogan

Register for this free event here or watch it live on Facebook.

2:00 PM

Ahead of the Curve virtual watch party & discussion

Join us online for a watch party (get your film pass here)  followed by a discussion with the filmmakers, moderated by Dana Piccoli!

Watch Party: 2:00 pm PT
Discussion: 4:00 pm PT

Register for the free discussionhere or watch it live on Facebook. Check out the trailer and learn more about the film at the Ahead of the Curve website. 

Special Event:
STRANGER INSIDE
20th Anniversary 

ClexaCon is teaming up with JingleTown Films & Outfest to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Cheryl Dunye’s landmark film: STRANGER INSIDE!

Join us on Monday June 21 for the discussion, “Art as Social Activism”

Check out the entire schedule of free events at JingleTown Films.

Saturday, June 19

12:00 PM

The Importance of Queer Representation in Burlesque and Marginalization where you least expect it: Navigating Issues in a Close-Knit Community

Queer and POC representation is important in all aspects of life but it’s even more important in a sex positive, body positive environment.  We will talk about the effects it’s had on us and our hope for the future. We’ll also talk about body positivity and loving the skin you’re in. Embracing your sexuality and being able to share it.

Speakers: Adriana Luce, Candida Valentina, Clyf Hangar, Evangeline Laveau, Silver Kitsun

Sign up for this free event here!

Monday June 21

Special Event:
STRANGER INSIDE 20th Anniversary
Arts as Social Activism

ClexaCon is teaming up with JingleTown Films & Outfest to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Cheryl Dunye’s landmark film: STRANGER INSIDE! Join us for a discussion moderated by Faylita Hicks and featuring Dr. Nicole Fleetwood, Rhodessa Jones, Jimmy Wu, and Tameca Cole

Watch the discussion online June 21-27 and check out the entire schedule of free events including a screening of the film and panel at JingleTown Films.

Wednesday, June 23

4:00 pm

Filmmaking on a Small Budget

Join a crew of indie filmmakers as they share tips and knowledge about creating your own content on a small budget.

Moderator: Stacy Jill Calvert
Speakers:
Lisa Janae, Yasmin Ghasiri, Christine McAuliffe, Nicole de Meneses, Sierra Scheppman

Sign up for this free event here!

Wednesday, June 30

4:00 pm

SuperCorp Trivia

Show off your SuperCorp knowledge in this 1-hour live trivia event hosted by Alexis Jabour!

Sign up to win a 3-Day Pass to ClexaCon 2021!