QAF’2001 This series of cultural events, exhibitions, performances, and interpretive programs has been organized by the Queer Cultural Center (Qcc) The Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender Art & Culture, and the Harvey Milk Institute. The Festival is produced in collaboration with numerous Bay Area nonprofit arts organizations, including SomArts, the Mission Cultural Center for […]

An Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Alternative Family Picnic Wednesday, July 4; 11 am-3 pm Location: Yerba Buena Center Gardens Info: 415.554.0402, Free Join us for a fun-filled Ol’ Fashioned Fourth of July Alternative Family Picnic at the Yerba Buena Gardens. Bring a picnic and celebrate Independence Day with the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom […]

For Colored Boys May 5-June 2 (see below) Location: Theatre Rhino, 2940 16th & So Van Ness Tickets: $12 – $20, Theatre Rhinoceros: 415.861.5079 Theatre Rhinoceros presents For Colored Boys . . .who have considered s-curls when the hot comb was enuf . . . by Marvin K. White, adapted and directed by Johari Jabir. […]

Lenore Chinn May 8-June 10 Artist’s reception: Thursday, May 10; 5:30-7:30 pm Location: SomArts, 934 Brannan St @ 8th St Info: Lenore Chinn The exhibition’s approximately 20 pieces will offer a collective portrait of the queer community as it has developed over the past 30 years. The May exhibition will include Chinn’s newest work—a […]

big history LITTLE ART Lesbian Life Tuesday, June 26; 8pm Location: Jon Sims Center, 1519 Mission St @ 11th St Tickets: $5-$10 sliding scale Reservations: Jon Sims Center, 415.554.0402 Join us for a discussion about slippery categories with scholars/artists E.G. Crichton and Kim Anno. Kim Anno and E.G. Crichton have created an ongoing community art […]

Queerific! San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade and Celebration Location: Civic Center Sunday, June 24; 11 am-6 pm Info: 415.864.3733, Glitter, Dykes on Bikes, drag queens in heels on Market Street, nonprofit arts and community organizations, hundreds of thousands of people—the 31st San Francisco Pride Celebration. And this year—get your wigs ready—the B-52’s are coming […]

Dyke March & Cultural Stage Saturday, June 23; 5 pm Location: Dolores Park (Church & 20th Streets) Free

Wuornos-Opera, World Premiere. Carla Lucero, Composer and Librettist Friday, June 22, 8 pm Saturday, June 23, 2 pm & 8 pm Sunday, June 24, 4 pm $30/$45/$60 Open dress Rehearsal on Thursday, June 21 Location: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 700 Howard @ 3rd St Tickets/Info: YBC Box Office: 415.978.2787, Wournos Website:, Wuornos […]

The Case of Aileen Wuornos: The Legal, Psychological and Social Consequences of Childhood Abuse (Video screening and discussion) Sunday, June 3; 2pm Location: Women’s Building, 3543 18th St @ Valencia Free This event consists of a screening of Nick Broomfield’s documentary Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer, followed by a panel discussion with […]

Liquid Fire: Nasty Location: SomArts, 934 Brannan St @ 8th St Thursday, June 21 8 pm program 1 Friday, June 22; 8 pm program 2 Saturday, June 23; 2 pm program 1 Thursday, June 28 8 pm program 2 Friday, June 29 8 pm program 1 Saturday, June 30; 2 pm program 1 Saturday, June […]