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JUANITA’S STATUE
DEC5 • MON • 7PM • GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM

FREE ADMISSION • $5 Donation Welcome

A staged reading of Juanita’s Statue by Ann Garcia-Romero—a queering of 17th-century Spanish farce. A woman caught in bed with a young man betrothed to a suitable fiancé disguises herself in the young man’s clothes to escape the wrath of his father.

 

 

WHEN A KILLER STALKED THE CASTRO: THE DOODLER MURDERs
DEC8 • THU • 7PM • GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM

$5 • FREE FOR MEMBERS

Elon Green presents an illustrated talk about the Doodler murders, when an apparent serial killer stalked the Castro, taking the lives of at least five gay men in 1974–1975. 

 

LESBIAN & BISEXUAL STARS: INSIDE THE HOLLYWOOD CLOSET
DEC15 • THU • 7PM • GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM

$5 • FREE FOR MEMBERS

Author Boze Hadleigh takes a look inside the Tinsel Town closet to highlight the careers of classic women stars who were lesbian or bisexual. 

 

AN EXHIBIT TOUR WITH GERARD KOSKOVICH
DEC19 • MON • 7PM • GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM

$5 • FREE FOR MEMBERS

Curator Gerard Koskovich leads an informal tour of “Through Knowledge to Justice: The Sexual World of Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld.”

 

MAGNUS HIRSCHFELD: THROUGH KNOWLEDGE TO JUSTICE
EXHIBITION THROUGH JANUARY 2017

$5 • Community Gallery

Magnus Hirschfeld (1868–1935) was a physician and writer renowned for his work on sexual and gender diversity. 

 

NOCHE DE AMBIENTE
EXHIBITION THROUGH FEBRUARY 2017

$5 • Front Gallery

A glimpse into the life of LGBTQ Latinas and Latinos in San Francisco from the 1970s into the 1990s focusing on queer and AIDS activism, drag and ambiente

Noche de Ambiente

A sampling of the Adela Vázquez papers documenting San Francisco LGBTQ Latinx scene from the 1980s and 1990s; collection of Juliana Delgado Lopera

For decades, Spanish speakers in many parts of the Western Hemisphere have recognized the word ambiente — literally meaning “atmosphere” or “environment” — as a coded reference. Queer Latinas and Latinos have used the word to identify themselves, their distinctive cultures and their spirit of resistance.

READ MORE Through February 2017 in the Front Gallery

 

Magnus Hirschfeld: Through Knowledge to Justice

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The life and work of an early 20th-century gay movement pioneer is featured in Through Knowledge to Justice: The Sexual World of Dr. Magnus Hirschfeld (1868-1935). Our newest Community Gallery exhibition features first editions, vintage periodicals, ephemera, and historic film largely drawn from the collection assembled by curator Gerard Koskovich over the past three decades.

READ MORE Through December 2016 in the Community Gallery