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The Fire Thieves Poetry Series

An inter-generational and inter-sectional collaboration between established, mid-career and new poets working, producing, and presenting new work. The evening’s readers include Jewelle Gomez, playwright, novelist and social justice activist; Stephen Meadows, Ohlone poet and KFOF folk music dj; Linda Noel, Poet Laureate Emerita of Ukiah; Ramona Webb, artist in word, movement, and culture change.

Ramona Webb, Artistic Development Director

Ramona “Mona” Webb is a scholar, practitioner, teaching performance artist and Afro-Creek queer activist. Mona formerly served as Artistic Director of Project ABLE and Lyrical Minded415, which is an Art Based Learning for Equity seasonal course implemented in SFUSD’s Title I Neglected school sites. For 10 years Mona served as poetry Slammaster of San Francisco.
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ABO Comix

ABO is a collective of creators and activists who work to amplify the voices of LGBTQ prisoners through art. By working closely with prison abolitionist and queer advocacy organizations, we aim to keep queer prisoners connected to outside community and help them in the fight toward liberation.

Sarah Guerra, Production Manager

Sarah Guerra is a native Tejana living in California since 2001. She has been involved in the arts since 1992 and has worked with various theatre companies in San Antonio, Tejas, most notably the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, Jump-Start Performance Co., and The Epseranza Peace and Justice Center.
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In Lak’ech Dance Academy

The mission of In Lak’ech Dance Academy is to co-create a community of queer and trans dancers to celebrate our resilience, nurture our collective strength and heal from oppression. Through our visibility and artistic expression, we are redefining the Latin dance community as a safe and affirming space for all gender identities and sexualities.

Still Here San Francisco

Still Here asks what can we learn from the incredible loss our community experienced during the AIDS epidemic of the 80s and 90s? How we can stand up for each other in the face of ongoing loss today? What is “home” and how do we keep it and hold it down for one another today?

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Trans March

The San Francisco Trans March is San Francisco’s largest transgender Pride event and one of the largest trans events in the entire world. It’s always the Friday of Pride weekend and thousands of people attend.

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Topsy-Turvy

Topsy Turvy works to increase the visibility of multidisciplinary queer and trans performing artists of color while simultaneously defying traditional circus roles that perpetuate white supremacy and limit expressions of gender and sexuality.

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