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Queer Black Excellence x Rainbow Arcade Summit 2020

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - November 10 @ 6:00 pm PST


The Queer Black Excellence x Rainbow Arcade Summit is a free two-day, Front Page event in conjunction with Twin Cities’ Queer Black Excellence and sponsored by Twitch and I Need Diverse Games. The summit takes place on Monday, November 9th and Tuesday, November 10th starting at 12pm ET (9am PT) each day. The events are being hosted by Rainbow Arcade, an LGBTQIA2+ Twitch Stream Team committed to diversity & inclusion in gaming, tech, and beyond.

This virtual summit will feature two film showcases created by Twin Cities’ Queer Black Excellence to kick off each day. Both films feature roundtable discussions, speeches, and performances all by and centered on the Black LGBTQIA+ community. Following each Twin Cities’ Queer Black Excellence film showcase, LGBTQIA+ BIPOC creators on Twitch will share their experiences on a panel tied directly to the conversations had during the films. Additional panels will follow and will continue conversations on a range of topics. The virtual summit will be hosted on the Rainbow Arcade’s official Twitch channel, which you can follow now at to ensure you receive notifications.

During this free two-day virtual summit, over 40 LGBTQIA2+ professionals & creators will share their expertise & experience on a number of panels. These panels include:

  • Queer Black Excellence: Conversations
  • Queer Black Excellence: Celebrations
  • Coming Out “Live” on Twitch
  • Queer AF: Branding as LGBTQIA+
  • TTRPGs and Inclusivity
  • Charity Streaming & Fundraising
  • Twitch Etiquette in LGBTQIA+ Spaces
  • Celebrating Gender Diverse Creators
  • Disability and Accessibility on Twitch
  • Streaming Games with Difficult Content

If you have additional questions about the panel, please email¬† We are excited to welcome you to the Queer Black Excellence x Rainbow Arcade Summit, and we can’t wait to see the important conversations that arise around these topics.