Welcome to the 2013 National Queer Arts Festival Zeitgeist Zeitgeist is a marvelous German word that means the Spirit of the Time.  In our case, we asked visual and performing artists to either imagine what people looking back at Queer Date 2013 would feel were the unique spirits of this time; or to look back […]

Back by popular demand, Queer Rebels presents the Harlem Renaissance – provocative performance and films. From Langston’s dreams deferred, to La Bentley’s gender bending Blues, we celebrate traditions of dissent and Queer Black Aesthetics. Join us as we reclaim history and the urgency of our voices. Formed in late 2008, Queer Rebels showcases queer artists […]

June 30 SF Pride Parade 43rd SF Pride Celebration: Embrace, Encourage, Empower San Francisco Civic Center June 29, 12pm-6pm Celebration at Civic Center June 30,  11am-Parade and Celebration With over 200 parade contingents, 300 exhibitors, and more than 20 stages and venues, the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade is the largest LGBT gathering […]

If history is bound to repeat itself, then we are right on schedule.  We are living in extraordinary times and building on the progress of those who came before us; women who moved from the kitchen to the workplace, from child rearing to organizing job opportunities and equal consideration.  However, there remains much to be […]

June 28 10th Annual San Francisco Trans March Dolores Park, 3pm-speakers & music; 6pm-march to Civic Center. 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. Dress up, show up and be what happens!  www.transmarch.org

Now in its fifth year, Girl Talk is a critically acclaimed multi-media performance show promoting dialogue about relationships of all kinds between queer transgender women, queer cisgender women, and genderqueer people. Queer cis women, queer trans women, and genderqueer people are allies, friends, support systems, lovers, and partners to each other every day — from […]

Crackpot Crones Inc. Presents HICK:  A Love Story. Written by Terry Baum and Pat Bond. Performed by Terry Baum. Directed by Bobbi Ausubel. Part of The Garage AIRspace residency program for queer performance. Eleanor Roosevelt, FDR’s wife, wrote 2336 letters to Lorena Hickok.  Their correspondence began in 1933 when they fell in love and only […]

Dissent meets descendants in this not your average sit-down show! Experience Frequency, Resonance & Memory as audience weaves  through  a  series  of  performance  installations that include dance, spoken word, textile art, mixed media and  live  music. Each artist explores the silenced wisdom and history of those from whom they descend.  Featuring Aimee Suzara, Audacious I […]

 Tom Orr Sings The George Michael Songbook 
with The Tom Shaw Quartet. Produced by Tomorrow! Productions. San Francisco musical comedy cabaret sensation Tom Orr pays tribute to one of contemporary pop music’s best and most underrated song writers, former Wham! front man and international superstar George Michael. June 25 @ 8pm, July […]

Queering Mythologies is of profound relevance to the current climate of violence against queers worldwide. This project proposes that we re-imagine our histories and therefore our futures so as to combat the material and spiritual effects of the marginalization of queer youth, sex workers, gender non-conformists, and transgender men and women. Queering Mythologies hopes to […]