Universal Fan Con

A project in Baltimore, MD by Universal Fan Con

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First multi-fandom Con dedicated to inclusion, highlighting Women, LGBTQ, the Disabled and Persons of Color.
Backers: 1187
Average Pledge Per Backer: $48

Funded: $56,499 of $25,000
Dates: Dec 13th -> Jan 12th (30 days)
Project By: Universal Fan Con
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Latest News

Universal FanCon organizers give first interview since abrupt postponement of convention

May 8th - via: baltimorefishbowl.com
Following the abrupt postponement last month of Universal FanCon, an inclusive convention for women, people of color, disabled and LGBT fans of "geek culture," a couple of the organizers have spoken with New York Magazine's Vulture, and it sounds like one has kind of come around to blaming the fans. (Read More)

Universal Fan Con: What Went Wrong

April 24th - via: comicsbeat.com
If you spent your weekend doing fun things like seeing family or going on vacation, you may have missed perhaps the biggest imbroglio in  (Read More)

Universal Fan Con postponed one week out

April 20th - via: comicsbeat.com
Just a week from its scheduled April 27-29th dates at the Baltimore Convention Center, Universal Fan Con has been postponed indefinitely, as confirmed in a tweet. (Read More)

Our Goal Has Been Reached!

January 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
One word to describe this moment: AMAZING! Thanks to YOUR support, Universal Fan Con is proud to announce that we have reached our Kickstarter goal just in time for the new year! Our mission of a convention that ensures inclusion and diversity for... (Read More)

Happy New Year!!!!

January 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Happy New Year from everyone at Universal Fan Con!  (Read More)

We're Almost There!

December 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everybody! During this time of year, embodied by the spirit of giving, we are humbled by the level of support we have received from our friends, family and fans. As a result of that support, we are super excited to announce that as of this moment... (Read More)

Happy Holidays!

December 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Friends, At Universal Fan Con we are committed to the idea of showcasing diversity and inclusion in the medium we all love. Thanks to your support, we have raised over $10,000, and are at 41% of our goal. During this time of giving, we wanted to... (Read More)

Universal Fancon Launches On Kickstarter, Targeting Women, LGBTQ, Disabled, POC In 2018

December 15th - via: bleedingcool.com
Called Universal Fancon, the idea was created by Black Girl Nerds and The Black Geeks (Read More)

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