|Location(s)||San Francisco, CA|
|Inaugurated||GaymerX - August 2013|
The goal was to establish a space for those who felt larger gaming conventions like E3 were unwelcoming places for LGBT gamers. The first instance of GaymerX was financed through a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, and occurred on August 3rd and 4th, 2013 in San Francisco, CA. Organizers have said the event is about uniting gay gamers, not creating a division among gamers, as they want to create a "safe place" for LGBT gamers.
The planned convention began with significant news coverage of its initial Kickstarter launch, but the event achieved more widespread attention after the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church, known widely as a hate group that pickets espousing homophobic statements, announced that they would protest the convention.
GaymerX began with a Kickstarter project launched on August 1, 2012, which was covered by sites such as Examiner and GamePolitics.com. The convention raised over $14,000 in its first two days, exceeded its goal of $25,000 as early as August 6, and ended with over $90,000. Throughout the fundraising campaign, organizers added new support levels, in addition to existing support levels that include admission to the event and voice acting from Ellen McLain. At a session during the convention, McLain took part as assistant to a marriage proposal to help an attendee propose to his boyfriend by voicing a version of the song Still Alive with reworked lyrics.
GaymerX2 was held at the InterContinental Hotel between July 11–13, 2014 in downtown San Francisco. It featured Darren Young, the first openly gay wrestler in the WWE, who revealed that he would be a playable character in the upcoming WWE 2K15.
In July 2017 Gaymerx officially incorporated as a 501c3 non profit. Separating it from MidBoss. At this time a board of directors was formed consisting of consists of Raymond Lancione, Tanya DePass, Brian Kunde, Soraya Een Hajji, Steven Harmon, and Eugenio Vargas.  and Matt Conn was replaced by Toni Rocca as executive director.
In 2018 Matt Conn was accused of labor rights violations. While Matt was had not been affiliated with GaymerX since the organization split from Midboss the previous year, he was the head of MidBoss, which had been a major sponsor of past events. In response GaymerX announced they were cutting all ties with MidBoss, and would no longer allow them to sponsor future events. Although shortly afterwards Matt resigned from MidBoss, the two organizations have had not had any further relationship.
In April 2018 GaymerX named a new Executive Director: Katie Kaitchuck  (Replacing Toni) Since her appointment of the organization they have launched a new scholarship program to help LGBT developers get into the industry.
|Name||Dates||Venue||Location||Atten.||Guests of Honor|
|GaymerX||August 3–4, 2013||Hotel Kabuki & Hotel Tomo||San Francisco, California||1,400||Ellen McLain, Zach Weiner, Matthew Michael Brown, Anna Anthropy, John Patrick Lowrie, Pandora Boxx|
|GaymerX2||July 11–13, 2014||InterContinental Hotel||San Francisco, California||1,900||David Gaider, Mattie Brice, Alexis Ohanian, Gordon Bellamy, Darren Young, Zach Weiner, 2 Mello, Colleen Macklin, Jaime Woo|
|GXDev: Everyone Creates||Jan 9-11, 2015||PubNub||San Francisco, California||60||Johnnemann Nordhagen, Anna Kipnis, Kortney Ziegler, Matt Conn|
|GX3: Everyone Games||Dec 11–13, 2015||San Jose Convention Center||San Jose, California||2,429||Jennifer Hale, Zach Weiner, Anita Sarkeesian, Rob Jagnow, Jamin Warren, Natasha Allegri, Trixie Mattel|
|GaymerX • Year Four||Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016||Santa Clara Convention Center||Santa Clara, California||2,100||Dave Fennoy, David Gaider, Tim Cain, Kitty Powers|
|GaymerX East||Nov 12-13, 2017||Microsoft Technology Center||New York City, New York||?||Kitty Powers, Mattie Brice, Robert Yang, SAMMUS, Shawn Alexander Allen, Tanya De Pass|
|GaymerX East 2019||April 27th & 28th||Microsoft Conference Center in Times Square||New York City, New York||Brandon Stennis, Katherine Cross, D.J. Kirkland|
GXDev: Everyone Creates
GXDev: Everyone Creates, was a game jam and hackathon that happened over January 9th through 11th in 2015 and featured over 40 developers who produced over 10 games featuring queer content and themes, including one about "dating butts", and one about polyamory.
|Diplomacy Award||Here’s Your Fuckin’ Papers|
|#suchridiculous||Cheek 2 Cheek|
|The Whole Picture (Most Complete)||Cactus Seeking Hug|
|LSD Award||Cosmic Endeerment|
|Tobii EyeX Award||Cosmic Endeerment|
|Firebase Award||We Are Here|
|Volume Award||Consensual Chaos|
|Prismatic Award for Diversity||Cheek 2 Cheek|
|Best Message||Shiny Things|
- Flame Con, an LGBTQ-focused multi-genre entertainment and comic convention
- ClexaCon, an entertainment convention focused on LGBTQ women
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