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Event Date: February 22 - 24, 2019

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Friday, February 22 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Women are finally getting some recognition and representation in film with heroes like Lara Croft and Wonder Woman, but what about representation of other subcultures? Why are roles for characters whom are handicapped played by able-bodied people? What representation does the LGBTQ community receive? With the Charmed reboot, one of the sisters is a lesbian. Is this a step in the right direction? What more can be done?

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Shannon Houff

S.C. Houff is the daughter of a revolutionary and a TV quiz master. A natural story tell and a full time geek, she has been known to tell a tale or two which mostly is considered lying. She is not a liar but the author behind the From the Files of the Department of the Arcane series... Read More →

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Valerie J. Mikles

Valerie loves dancing, writing, astronomy, sci-fi, and grapes. Her motto in life is “I can be everything I want, just not all at the same time.”Although she has yet to get paid to eat grapes, she was delighted to learn that people would pay her to study black holes, and spent... Read More →
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Abigail Cordes

Abigail Cordes was born Abigail Wallace in 1991, the second of five children. From the time she could talk, she knew she loved telling stories. From the time she set foot in the woods, she knew she loved exploring the world around her. Neither fact has changed in her 27 years.A graduate... Read More →
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Chris Shrewsbury

Fandom Guest (Because “Hilarious and Sexy Amputee” isn’t a category. Yet.)
Chris has volunteered, paneled, guested, staffed, and been committee at literally dozens of cons along the east coast for 30+ years. He's a nationally certified sign language interpreter, working in entertainment, education, medical, and government settings.Following Navy service... Read More →
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Ginger Snaps

Cast Member, Charming Underclothes
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Michael G. Williams

Geek Life
Michael G. Williams writes wry horror and science fiction noir: stories of monsters, macabre humor, alienation, subverted expectations, and the families we forge out of friends and allies. He is the author of three series for Falstaff Books: The Withrow Chronicles, including Perishables... Read More →


Friday February 22, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ballroom E

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