“Wilson Cruz will be playing my love interest,” actor Anthony Rapp said at San Diego’s Comic-Con.
Source: ‘Star Trek’ Actor Going Boldly Into On-Camera Gay Romance | HuffPost
From comic cons to gaming gatherings, there are many different types of geek conventions that exist in the world. Among these fantastic events is a group of cons that focus not only on geeky interests but also on the queer community that loves and contributes to geek culture. Many conventions may be friendly to LGBTQ+ fans and creators, but these specific conventions offer a much-needed focus on them. Their inclusive, open environments provide a space that makes them great for queer fans and their allies to attend.
Source: 7 LGBTQ geek conventions you can attend across the country
The series takes place in an era that bridges the original 1960s “Star Trek” and “Star Trek: Enterprise,” the 2001-05 series set about a century before.
Source: New Star Trek show will have female lead and gay character / LGBTQ Nation
Only one Solo film announced thus far; it’ll be written by Lawrence Kasdan and his son.
Source: Disney locks down newest Han Solo actor for possible trilogy
Looking forward to this. He’s quite a handsome man and I can see him pulling off the scoundrel-look.
Driving home from his best friend’s funeral, Joshua Yehl thought of a way to memorialize one of the “most passionate Star Wars fans.”
Source: Will Star Wars honor the Orlando victims with a gay character? / LGBTQ Nation
Actor John Barrowman was to appear at a panel and photo op at the Montreal Comic Con on Saturday and Sunday but the events were canceled over a threat.
Source: John Barrowman Cancels Convention Appearances After Threat – Towleroad
Actor and scriptwriter for Star Trek Beyond defends decision to reveal character is in a same-sex relationship, saying audience would infer that he was always gay – and that ‘we are all LGBT somewhere’
Source: Simon Pegg: I respectfully disagree with George Takei over gay Sulu | Film | The Guardian