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Sep 29, 2007 Quickie Link: Gay Science Fiction convention
By vanrozenheim

(USA) - They’re coming soon, and they’re bringing the idea of a hopeful future for gay men and lesbians with them. Local organizers expect about 500 people to beam into Gaylaxicon 2007 next weekend in Atlanta, the latest event in the 20-year history of the traveling science fiction/fantasy/horror convention for gay fans. "Gay folks have always read science fiction because there's sort of a misfit mentality to a lot of it that Gay folks find very comfortable and familiar," says Jim Grimsley, a literature professor at Emory University, and the author of a series of science fiction novels inhabited by Gay and Lesbian protagonists.

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