‘What A Piece of Work’ reveals nuanced expression of the human spirit, expressed through the human form. Together, these artists bring us closer to acceptance our shared humanity by celebrating what’s beautiful about ourselves while giving us permission to fall short of idealized perfection.

Slip back into a forbidden era. Re-imagine the Jazz age. Bawdy. Raunchy. Intellectually Stimulating! Harlem’s queer dandies meet dapper bulldaggers, sultry sirens mingle with soulful crooners; and cinematic truthtellers greet revolutionary poets in riotous splendor. Welcome to our queerest of queer Speakeasy. From Langston’s dreams deferred to the love affair of the Empress of the […]

The Contemporary Jewish Museum’s Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories reveals things about Stein’s life and career you won’t find across the street at SFMOMA, which focuses on her painting collection.  Curator Tirza True Latimer and Stanford professor, author & artist Terry Castle discuss Stein’s bonds with young gay artists in the 1920s-30s and her legacy […]

Attending this 90-minute workshop is mandatory for artists and arts organizations seeking to participate in QCC’s 2012 National Queer Arts Festival or in our 2012 Healthy Community Program. This year, QCC will invite 30 artists and ensembles who attended this initial session to participate in two 6-hour intensive artistic program planning and grantwriting workshops. QCC […]

Boys That Pray is a play about masculine women/ folks of color who identify with or whose lived experience reflects that of the transgendered community in their gender presentation. The play tackles issues of masculine voices within the feminist/womanist movement and the lives of those who live under the margin of where the LGBTQ/Queer community […]

Within this theme, This is What I Want (and within the consideration of performing this theme) there is density, trigger, confusion, risk, trickery, lying, and the telling of some serious truths. As creator and head curator, Jesse Hewit stumbled through extensive discourse about this event; fielding complex and perhaps impossible questions about the intent and […]

2011 marks the 41st anniversary of the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade. The theme is “In Pride We Trust” and the event will be held over the weekend of June 25 and 26, 2011. With over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and more than a dozen community-run stages and venues, the San Francisco Pride […]

The largest Dyke March in the world, this year we celebrate our youth and honor their struggles to be out dykes in an often hostile world. Join thousands of your closest friends & Be Visible! For the stage lineup, access info, ways to volunteer & donate, visit: www.thedykemarch.org.

The mission of the San Francisco Trans March is to inspire all trans and gender non-conforming people to realize a world where we are safe, loved, and empowered. We strive to create a space for our diverse communities to unite and achieve the social justice and equality that each of us deserves.

America’s most wanted Latina Lesbian, Marga Gomez, returns to NQAF for her fifth year as co- headliner and procurer of fast rising queer comedy talent. “Marga & The Tomboys” stars Marga Gomez (triple winner – SF Bay Guardian Best of The Bay Comedian) and Janine Brito, known for her screamingly funny mind and schoolboy wardrobe […]