Every year, LGBTQ+ comic book fans gather in New York City for Flame Con, a celebration of queer culture in modern fandom organized by Geeks Out. io9 was there for the weekend-long event, which was complete with amazing cosplay, fan art, and lots of love and pride.

In our latest video, we asked several creators, fans, and con-goers about which queer ships they adore the most. Whether it’s Sailor Moon’s real romance or a desire for something more between Finn and Poe, here are some of the favorites that came out of Flame Con.


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My longest-lasting ship is Sailor Moon (Usagi) with Sailor Star Fighter (Seiya). Whether it’s the anime or the manga, it’s some flavor of T.