I was meandering around the Internet and found this about ConFusion. Fandom memories and history fascinates me. 8)
The Clubhouse: ConFusion at 40 (more or less); Part 2; and Part 3.
I wasn't involved in this, and heard about it too late... but here's the skinny on the 2013 Dragon*con boycott, at the end of the Amazing post. By the Foglios and others because of the founder's pedophile activities, how he's funded, and his ways of avoiding the law's reach.
Oh dubious-- I hope fandom gets D-con to pay attention on why this sort of crap is NOT good for anyone. Not fans, not kids, not society.
It's that time -- Angry Robot is having an Open Door for submissions from now through year-end. Go check out their site for more info!