The Steampunk Empire

The Crossroads of the Aether

"Out" From Behind The Curtain...


"Out" From Behind The Curtain...

A gathering place for Gay, Lesbian, Bi and Trans Neo-Victorians and Steampunks to socially interact. This day and age those of us who feel the love that once “Dare Not Speak Its Name” don’t have to be as afraid as our 19th Century predecessors.

Location: Cyberian Wonderland...
Members: 186
Latest Activity: Jul 27

A Few Simple Requests...

~ As we are all Ladies and Gentlemen here, nothing less than the civility, geniality and mutual respect characteristic of polite Society is expected of our members. Be gracious and cordial to one another. Enjoy getting to know your fellow GLBT brothers and sisters as we celebrate diversity within the Steampunk community.

~ Have Fun! - Who knows... You could end up finding romance and ride off into the Aether together with someone special!

Discussion Forum

GLBT-etc characters in steampunk fiction?

Started by Whisper Merlot. Last reply by Spark Mendes Aug 13, 2014. 21 Replies

Hey, I dont read a lot of steampunk fiction but was curious if there were any glbty main characters in ones people have read?~WhisperContinue

Queer Steam Fashion Statement!

Started by Prof. H.M. Pangloss. Last reply by Paul Pratt May 23, 2014. 37 Replies

Do you ever go out of your way to make a Queer statement in your Steam fashion?Gentlemen, do you sport lush colors and femininely androgynous attire to blur the line of masculinity?Ladies, well you have full reign on trousers and male garb, but do…Continue

Tags: style, fashion, queer

A happy polyamorous hello from the Aether above Chi-towne!

Started by Mrs. Helina Tempus. Last reply by The Time Traveler's Boyfriend Apr 12, 2014. 1 Reply

Good day to my "Happy" friends out from behind the curtain. New to the site, been slowly working on not just my Steamy personae; but that of my family as well. My husband runs more Diesel punk. Our other couple were more Ren/ Star Wars before we…Continue

Emerald City Steampunk Expo, Wichita, KS, November 2013

Started by Ed Downes Jul 1, 2013. 0 Replies

Will anyone be attending the Emerald City Steampunk Expo, Wichita, KS, November 2013?  has anyone been able to meet folks of similar persuasion at conventions?  How do you go about it?Continue

Do I hear any pansexuals?

Started by Her Ladyship. Last reply by Kimora Mae Mar 6, 2013. 23 Replies

I consider myself both pansexual and asexual. I'm happy to be with whoever, but I want them to be for love, and to be honest I'm really not that bothered about sexual activity until I find that special someone, and I'm not bothered in searching for…Continue

Androgynous Androgyny

Started by Her Ladyship. Last reply by 08y9cvndxh4h2 Aug 19, 2012. 25 Replies

Having recently watched this wonderful short tv programme called My Transsexual Summer (about these group of transsexual people who go on a retreat and they support and help each other) and it somehow felt very close to home, BUT! I've never ever…Continue

Join Us On Facebook As Well!

Started by Phineas Von Stitch. Last reply by Lady Alice of Ardvreck May 18, 2012. 2 Replies

I'm pleased to announce that as of July 10th, the "Facebook Wing" of "Out" From Behind The Curtain...  is open!And for those of you who are also on facebook, I highly encourage you to join us there as well!  To be added into the group, send me a…Continue

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Comment by Vladimir H.M. Rasponov on March 5, 2013 at 11:43am

Greetings everyone, has been a while haven't it? i'm back from the illustrous Pitt i've fallen in und hope i'm still welcome around here

Comment by DEE TUCKER on January 16, 2013 at 9:09pm

Who is going to the Steampunk Empire Symposium in April. 

Comment by Phineas Von Stitch on November 18, 2012 at 12:39am

Dear me - has it really been eight months since my last visit to the Steampunk Empire - shameful I know - I wish to convey my sincere apologies - I really do need to make sure I pop in at least a few times a month...   I am aware through email updates that we have added a number of new members here during that time... I'd like to remind all members that we also have a page on facebook that I would highly encourage you to join as well! - Please see the posting on that in the discussion forum above.

Also! - we have some exciting things planned for the upcoming TeslaCon convention in Middleton, WI!  (See details posted in Discussion Forum above...)  Are there any members here on the Steampunk Empire page who are planning on attending TeslaCon this year?  (no need to respond if you're on the facebook page and have already responded there...)

Comment by DEE TUCKER on November 13, 2012 at 4:56pm

Hello All, is anyone going to the The Time Travelers Ball?

Comment by DEE TUCKER on October 15, 2012 at 5:43pm

Greetings All, is anyone going to the Belle of Louisville Halloween Party on Oct. 28, 2012 check out the Corn Island Steampunk page on the Empire for info.  Happy Halloween

Comment by Calamus "Captain Cal" Mandrake on October 14, 2012 at 10:36pm
Anyone in the group coming to the Emerald City Expo in Wichita, KS, on November 2, 3, & 4? I am excited that Abney Park is going to be there, as I have never seen them in concert.
Comment by DEE TUCKER on July 7, 2012 at 1:50pm

Anyone going to the steampunk salon gathering in Cincinnati, Ohio this evening it is at Arnold's Bar and Grill on 8th Street hope to see you there :D :D :D 

Comment by Prof. Philomena Winfield Scott on May 21, 2012 at 11:30am

Yes Mina.  I am Mena too, and gay, and in Dallas.

Comment by Jonathan Harker on May 11, 2012 at 3:13pm

Any gay steam punks in dallas?

Comment by Phineas Von Stitch on March 25, 2012 at 12:02pm

Well - it would appear that we have a handful of new members who've joined us in the last 3 months!  I'm very pleased to welcome Sir Fitzy of Salem MA, Mr. Jeff Stoner of Austin TX, Stacey of Ansonia CT, Captain Jack Havock of Laramie WY, and Professor Ezekiel Aether-ton of Seattle WA!  Welcome to you all! ^_^


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