Indira Allegra       32 Harnesses Controlled by a Switch 
2014 Calfskin leather, hand dyed silk, thread.
92“ x 5.5” Woven on a 32 harness compudobby loom, this titleholder’s sash is crafted for weavers exploring dynamics of intimacy and control between themselves, the loom and materials at hand. Orientation to Intimacy Series 
2013 3:10 USA […]

Kurt Barrie, a significant queer Democratic Party activist, died December 15, 2014 of AIDS-related causes at 48. Barrie was born in Auburn California in 1966, and escaped an abusive childhood at 15, traveling around the country and ending up in San Francisco. Though he never went to college, Barrie was a brilliant political strategist who […]

Peter Berlin Talks! October 18, 2014 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Press Release from Magnet: PETER BERLIN, is a photographer, artist, filmmaker, clothing designer/sewer, model and gay sex symbol. In the early to mid-1970s, Berlin created some of the most recognizable gay male erotic imagery of his time. Serving as his own photographer, model, and fashion […]

October 15, 2014 For Sizakele: A Performative Excerpt Yvonne Fly Onakeme Etaghene AAACC, 7:30pm Funded by Qcc’s Creating Queer Community Program. $12 – $20 For tickets For Sizakele is a soul-stirring, lyrically beautiful novel that addresses queer African gender, transcontinental identity, inter-partner violence and how we love as the ultimate illuminator of who we […]

Friday Nights at the de Young: A Tribute to the Cockettes September 19, 2014 – 6:00pm Tonight, we celebrate Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay with a tribute to the Cockettes, the theater troupe Friedkin documented in a series of photographs on view in the exhibition. Friday Nights at the de Young public programs are free of […]

The Strength of Difference: Queer Perspecitves On Race, Art & Activism Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 7:00-9:00 pm Danforth Lecture Hall Mills College, Oakland A PANEL DISCUSSION LENORE CHINN PAMELA PENISTON TINA TAKEMOTO Lenore Chinn, Veuxdo in the Fillmore © Tina Takemoto, Waiting for Jiro ON RACE, ART&ACTIVISM Pamela Peniston is the curator of “LGBT Art: […]

Jacolby Satterwhite Monday, November 24th, 2014, 7:30 – 9pm Location TBD (Kroeber 160?) Jacolby Satterwhite Wiesenfeld Visiting Artist Lecture Series   How does an artist use digital technology to perform new identities? In this film, artist Jacolby Satterwhite crafts surreal 3D animated videos while transporting characters from his virtual worlds into the streets of New […]

Dotterbolaget Cartoon Art Museum August 31, 2014 6-7:30PM Come join Laydeez Do Comics for an evening with visiting Swedish feminist comics creators! Artists from the collective Dotterbolaget are visiting San Francisco and this is our chance to meet them in person! We will meet from 6 to 7:30 PM on Sunday, August 31, at the […]

Firebird & A Midsummer Night’s Dream Marine’s Memorial Theater San Francisco, CA Tickets: Here MDC proudly presents our long awaited Male Firebird (Tribute to Mathew Shepard) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream ‘World Premieres’: Firebird will be a tribute to the late Mathew Shepard and will depict the tragic last moments of his life.  This tragic […]

Jarman2014 is a year-long celebration of the life and work of Derek Jarman (1942–1994). Artist and queer activist, filmmaker and set designer, writer and memoirist, painter and poet – Jarman’s extraordinary body of work was at the forefront of creative practice for three decades. With a range of exhibitions, screenings and retrospectives, readings, commissions and […]