HELP KICKSTART VISION2020: BUILDING THE NEW MUSEUM OF LGBTQ HISTORY & CULTURE

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We are on the lookout for amazing team players in our growing organization.

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NOCHE DE AMBIENTE

$5 ADMISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • FRONT GALLERY

A glimpse into the life of LGBTQ Latinas and Latinos in San Francisco from the 1970s into the 1990s

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BEARTOONIST OF SAN FRANCISCO

$5 ADMISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • COMMUNITY GALLERY

A new exhibition featuring the work of cartoonist Fran Frisch as a starting point for exploring the community of bears

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  REMEMBERING INTERNATIONAL BEAR RENDEZVOUS

$5 ADMISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • The GLBT History Museum
February 16 • Thursday • 7PM

From 1995-2011, Bears of San Francisco produced an annual gathering that celebrated older, larger, hairier, ruggedly masculine gay men. 

 

 

MISSING YOU: QUEER MEMORY IN THE MISSION

$10 Advance | $15 At Door • Brava Theater Center 2781 24th St.
February 18 • Saturday • 6PM

An investigation of queer memory through storytelling, film and drag designed to unearth and materialize queer ghosts that linger in San Francisco’s Mission District. 

 

 

COMMUNITY FORUM: GAY MEN & LESBIANS

FREE ADMISSION • The GLBT History Museum
February 22 • Wednesday • 7PM

Theater artists Tracy Ward, Brian Thorstenson and Patricia Cotter are developing a stage work about connections between lesbians and gay men. 

 

 

AUTHOR TALK: LAVENDER AND RED

$5 ADMISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • The GLBT History Museum
February 27 • Monday • 7PM

Emily Hobson will discuss her new book, Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left, a history of queer radicalism.

 

BEHIND THE SCENES: THE GLBT HISTORICAL SOCIETY ARCHIVES

FREE ADMISSION • GLBTHS Archives 989 Market St. Lower Level
March 18 • Saturday • 2PM


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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 March 2017 in the Front Gallery

 

BEARTOONIST OF SAN FRANCISCO: SKETCHING AN EMERGING SUBCULTURE

A new exhibition featuring the work of cartoonist Fran Frisch as a starting point for exploring the community of bears, a subculture that developed in the 1980s to celebrate older, larger, hairier, ruggedly masculine gay men who were largely excluded from standards of attractiveness in gay popular culture.

READ MORE Through May 2017 at the Community Gallery