DIRECTOR’S WELCOME Happy Birthday to the National Queer Arts Festival! We celebrate the 10th year of this amazing collection of performances, exhibitions, readings, marches and comedy. We celebrate bringing you 1,500 in these ten years of Festivals. And during this Festival we will look back and re-connect with our history: The Beats, The Cockettes, Claude […]

Marga Gomez & The Boys June 30, 8:00pm Rainbow Room | LGBT Center | 2nd Floor Tix: $10 – $15 Photo credit: David Wilson Marga Gomez and The Boys (Featuring Kenny Yun and Ronn Vigh) Pride continues with queer and ballsy comedy from Marga Gomez (GLAAD Award Winner, seen on LOGO’s Wisecrack and Laughing Matters) […]

Translations Dance: Dancing the Intersection of Gender, Race and Sexuality 8:00pm June 29th & 30 CounterPULSE, 1310 Mission Street, San Francisco $10-20 Sliding Scale (No one turned aware for lack of funds) for Res/Info 415-415.435-7552 info@counterpulse.org www.unboundspirit.org www.counterpulse.org AADP’s Third Annual Translations: dancing the intersection of race gender and sexuality dares to push the boundaries […]

A Queer Night at the Opera June 29, 8:00pm Opera Singing & Commentary SomArts Theater Tix: $18 at door, $15 in advance/$12 seniors & youth at door, $10 in advance Are you opera curious? Do you long to see your drama queen fantasies set to music?  A Queer Night at the Opera will inform and delight […]

Creating Queer Community June 28, 6:30pm Commissioning Program Ceremonial Room | LGBT Center 4th Floor Free EventThe Queer Cultural Center will provide commissions between $500 – $1500 to 4-6 innovative projects in any artistic medium.  Projects that are multi-ethnic and/or cross-cultural in their approach or methodology are strongly encouraged.  To be eligible to apply, you […]

Pride Not Prejudice 37th Annual San Francisco LBGT Pride Celebration & Parade June 23 & 24 Civic Center Info: www.sfpride.org This year’s theme is “Pride Not Prejudice” and with over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and 18 entertainment stages and venues, San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest LGBT event in the […]

Qcomedy Presents: Queer Comedy June 9, 8pm $8-$15 sliding scale, NOTA June 23,  8pm  $18-25 sliding scale, NOTA Jon Sims Center Info: www.jonsimscenter.org QComedy Presents: Queer Comedy Saturday, June 9 @ 8pm Comedy Jon Sims Center Nick Leonard hosts a stellar lineup of San Francisco’s finest queer and queer friendly comedians. $8-$15 sliding scale http://www.jonsimsctr.org Qcomedy […]

HERE’S WHERE I STAND – 29TH ANNUAL PRIDE CONCERT June 21 & 22, 8:00pm First Unitarian Universalist Church – 1187 Franklin Street @ Geary Tickets: www.sfgmc.org, ph: 415-865-ARTS (2787) Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco directed by Stephanie L. Smith San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus directed by Dr. Kathleen McGuire San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band directed […]

The Trans March June 22 at 3:30pm, March at 7:00pm Dolores Park Free The largest transgender celebration in history! The Fourth Annual Trans March will take place Friday June 22nd in Dolores Park, San Francisco. Live bands, transgender and gender-variant activists, political speakers, drag kings, and musicians will perform from 3:30 pm till 7 pm, […]

The 15th Annual Dyke March – Healthcare for All! June 23, Stage/Rally at 3:00pm/March at 7:00pm Dolores Park FreeInfo: www.dykemarch.com