We work with numerous community partners throughout the Bay Area to produce events, shows, and workshops. All upcoming events produced by Queer Cultural Center and our fiscally sponsored projects will be featured here.


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Black Faggotry

Black Faggotry a book celebration, a community gathering a night a Black Gay Male Excellence. Join Dazié Grego-Sykes and featured performers Blackberri, Marvin K. White, Sampson McCormick and Rotimi Agbabiaka.

June 18, 2020
7pm / PST
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Livestream Reading of Unapologetic
Sat, May 16 at 7pm

Join Queer Ancestors Project virtually for a reading to celebrate the release of the Queer Ancestors Project Anthology, in collaboration with Foglifter Press and Strut. This event will happen online so you can all tune in from the comfort of your homes.

Conversation in Black
Reception: Feb 7, 2020, 5 – 8pm

An exhibition for Black History Month Presented by the SF LGBT Community Center and Queer Cultural Center Black no longer means solely the presence of all colors (in paint) or the absence of all color (in light); it’s a simplistic term…

Income Taxes for Artists Workshop, Feb 2020

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION California Lawyers for the Arts and Queer Cultural Center invite artists and creatives of all disciplines to join us for an income tax workshop for individual artists. The discussion will include record keeping, IRS form…

Writing an Artist Statement Workshop, Jan 2020

ABOUT A free artist statement and bio writing workshop for LGBTQ+ artists taught by Bay Area artist, Aimee Suzara. Space is limited to 28 participants. DATE & TIME Sunday January 19, 2020 11am - 1pm LOCATION & ACCESS 526 8th St Oakland,…

The Fire Thieves Poetry Series

An inter-generational and inter-sectional collaboration between established, mid-career and new poets working, producing, and presenting new work. The evening’s readers include Jewelle Gomez, playwright, novelist and social justice activist; Stephen Meadows, Ohlone poet and KFOF folk music dj; Linda Noel, Poet Laureate Emerita of Ukiah; Ramona Webb, artist in word, movement, and culture change.

SF Transgender Film Festival

Nov. 7 - Nov. 10, 2019, the Roxie Theater hosts the San Francisco Transgender Film Festival. SFTFF provides opportunities for transgender and gender variant media artists, builds community through our film and performance events, and engages our audiences in cross-community dialogue.

Grant Writing Basics for Artists
Nov. 16, 2019

A free grant writing workshop for LGBTQ+ artists that includes three separate learning sections. We encourage you to register for one or all three. Please note the last section is only open to applicants to the CQC program. Space is limited to 20 participants.