THE GLBT History Museum: Free Admission on Harvey Milk Day

The State of California annually marks Harvey Milk’s birthday, May 22 as Harvey Milk Day, as a statewide day of significance. The GLBT History Museum will honor the occasion this year by offering free admission to all visitors throughout the day. The museum is located at 4127 18th St. in San Francisco’s Castro District. It …

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Fighting Back: Development vs. LGBTQ Preservation

Fighting Back: Development VS LGBTQ Preservation Tuesday, May 23 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St., San Francisco Admission: Free; $5.00 donation welcome The latest in our monthly “Fighting Back” series exploring contemporary queer-community issues in a historical context, this multigenerational conversation will feature panelists from preservation battles in San Francisco’s LGBTQ …

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STAGED READING Rhino in the Castro: In the Heart of America

   Staged Reading Rhino in the Castro: In the Heart of America Monday, June 5 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St., San Francisco Admission: Free; $5.00 Donation Welcome Theatre Rhinoceros, San Francisco’s groundbreaking queer stage company, has teamed up with the GLBT History Museum to present “Rhino in the Castro,” a series of …

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EXHIBITION OPENING Picturing Kinship: Portraits of Our Community

Exhibition Opening Picturing Kinship: Portraits of Our Community   Friday, June 9 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St., San Francisco Admission: $5.00; Free for members A new exhibition offering a 35-year overview of portraits in painting and photography by San Francisco artist Lenore Chinn. Her work depicts a wide spectrum of …

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Picnic & Dance: Queer Summer of Love in Golden Gate Park

Picnic & Dance: Queer Summer of Love in Golden Gate Park Sunday, June 18     Noon to 5:00 PM  National AIDS Memorial Grove   Golden Gate Park  Free. Donations Welcome.   In conjunction with the “Lavender-Tinted Glasses” exhibition currently on display at the GLBT History Museum, the Calamus Fellowship invites you to join in an afternoon …

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Fighting Back: When the Dykes Went Marching In

Fighting Back: When the Dykes Went Marching In     Tuesday, June 20 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St., San Francisco Admission: Free; $5.00 donation welcome The latest in the GLBT Historical Society’s monthly “Fighting Back” series exploring contemporary queer-community issues in a historical context, “When The Dykes Went Marching …

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Queer Memory | Dyke Codes: Growing Up Outside the Bubble

Queer Memory Dyke Codes: Growing Up Outside the Bubble Wednesday, June 21 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St., San Francisco Admission: $5.00; free for members StormMiguel Florez and RaMona Webb will spearhead a group of artists from various parts of the South — Albuquerque, Baton Rouge and more — to …

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STAGED READING Rhino in the Castro: Blue Fire on the Water

   Staged Reading Rhino in the Castro: Blue Fire on the Water Monday, May 1 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St., San Francisco Admission: Free; $5.00 Donation Welcome Theatre Rhinoceros, San Francisco’s groundbreaking queer stage company, has teamed up with the GLBT History Museum to present “Rhino in the Castro,” a series of …

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STAGED READING Rhino in the Castro: The Legend of Pink

   Staged Reading Rhino in the Castro: The Legend of Pink Monday, April 3 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St., San Francisco Admission: Free; $5.00 Donation Welcome Theatre Rhinoceros, San Francisco’s groundbreaking queer stage company, has teamed up with the GLBT History Museum to present “Rhino in the Castro,” a series …

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Queers & Electoral Politics: A Multigenerational Conversation

Queers & Electoral Politics: A Multigenerational Conversation   Tuesday, April 25 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St., San Francisco Admission: Free; $5.00 donation welcome The latest in our monthly “Fighting Back” series exploring contemporary queer-community issues in a historical context, this multigenerational conversation will feature panelists addressing the history of …

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COMMUNITY FORUM Preserving & Promoting San Francisco’s LGBTQ Cultural Heritage

Community Forum Preserving & Promoting San Francisco’s LGBTQ Cultural Heritage     Tuesday, April 18 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St., San Francisco Admission: Free; donations welcome   The City of San Francisco has launched a groundbreaking task force to develop a citywide strategy for preserving and promoting LGBTQ cultural heritage …

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STAGED READING Rhino in the Castro: “Blithe Spirit” by Noël Coward

STAGED READING Rhino in the Castro: “Blithe Spirit” by Noël Coward Monday, March 6 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St., San Francisco Admission: Free; $5.00 donation welcome Theatre Rhinoceros, San Francisco’s groundbreaking queer stage company, has teamed up with the GLBT History Museum to present “Rhino in the Castro,” a series …

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FUNDRAISER Out of Hibernation: Beartoonist Beer Bust at the Lone Star

FUNDRAISER Out of Hibernation: Beartoonist Beer Bust at the Lone Star   Sunday, March 12 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. The Lone Star Saloon 1354 Harrison St., San Francisco   The Lone Star Saloon invites gay bears and their friends to a special beer bust to support the GLBT Historical Society and its current exhibition, “Beartoonist …

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ANNIVERSARY PARTY: Turning 32, Turning Six, Turning Up the Music

Turning 32, Turning Six, Turning Up the Music  Friday, March 17 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St., San Francisco Tickets: $15.00 advance; $20 at the door   Thirty-two years ago, a band of queer history enthusiasts created the GLBT Historical Society to uncover and preserve stories of the LGBTQ past. …

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OPEN HOUSE Behind the Scenes: The GLBT Historical Society Archives

OPEN HOUSE Behind the Scenes: The GLBT Historical Society Archives Saturday, March 18 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. GLBT Historical Society Archives 989 Market St., Lower Level, San Francisco Admission: Free The GLBT Historical Society preserves one of the world’s largest collections of LGBTQ historical materials. The archives are used by historians, writers, filmmakers and …

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LIVING HISTORY ACT(ing) UP: 30 Years of Nonviolent Direct Action

LIVING HISTORY ACT(ing) UP: 30 Years of Nonviolent Direct Action Tuesday, March 28 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum 4127 18th St., San Francisco Admission: $5.00; free for members Thirty years ago this month, the first chapter of the militant AIDS activist organization ACT UP was founded in New York City. At the …

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Rhino in the Castro: “She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen

STAGED READING    Rhino in the Castro: “She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen Monday, February 6 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The GLBT History Museum Admission: Free; $5.00 donation welcome – – – – – Theatre Rhinoceros, San Francisco’s groundbreaking queer stage company, has teamed up with the GLBT History Museum to present “Rhino in the Castro,” …

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