Our grantees for this year produced work around the theme of Connections. As LGBTQ+ people, we make connections across many so-called borders of ethnicity, gender, ability, and economic status as well as physical borders across cities, states and countries to assemble a family, to create art, to provoke commentary, to weave social justice issues into our practices, to explore spirituality and to have a hella good time.

June 15-21 Radar Productions #QUEERFAIL Festival San Francisco Public Library 100 Larkin Street Luggage Store Project 998 Market Street Jack Kerouac Alley in North Beach Website:   #QUEERFAIL Festival June 15 – Intro to Failure – Festival starts with show at Luggage Store Project – 998 Market Street @7:30pm, $5 NOTAFLOF June 16 – Queer […]

May 16, 2015 Katie Gilmartin Lost Queer History of North Beach: A Blackmail, My Love, Walking Tour Meet in Jack Kerouac Alley Behind City Lights Bookstore 261 Columbus Ave., San Francisco 2 pm FREE Literature Join author Katie Gilmartin, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, historians from the LGBT Historical Society, and fabulous performance artists on […]

June 12, 2015 No Tears for the Creatures of the Night Vacant Closet Collective Center for Sex and Culture 1349 Mission Street @ 9th San Francisco 7:30pm $8-$10, NOTA Film/Discussion/visual art Inspired by the life and work of legendary artist and activist Will Munro (1975-2010), Vacant Closet Collective brings you an evening of queer punk […]

June 23 & 24 Pants, The Musical A Graceland Girls Project Book, Lyrics, Music by J. Althea African American Art and Culture Complex 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco 7:30 pm $15-$20 Theatre, Music “Pants, The Musical” romps through a lesbian life from age 3 to 83. She marches with great bravado and spirit, believing herself […]

June 16, 2015 Body of Work San Francisco LGBT Community Center 1800 Market Street @ Octavia 7:30pm $12-$20, NOTA June 16th, 7:30pm show ASL Interpretation Provided / Wheelchair Accessible Venue / Scent-Free Policy Body of Work is a multi-media performance show exploring queerness, sexuality, disability, chronic illness, and the question: “How do you have a […]

June 13, 2015 Y’all Come Back: Stories of Queer Southern Migration Amanda Arkansassy Harris & Jaison Gardner San Francisco LGBT Community Center 1800 Market Street @ Octavia 3pm & 7pm Visual art reception – 5pm (Free) Exhibition – June 1- July 17 $12-$20, NOTA 3pm show: 7pm show: Livestream Tickets: 3PM PST / 5PM CST […]

June 8, 2015 Qcc, APICC and KSW present Boomtown Dan Lau Kearny Street Workshop 1246 Folsom Street, San Francisco 7pm – 9pm $5-$10, Special Sponsor – $20 (includes chapbook) June 8, 7pm reading: Click here for Brown Paper Tickets Lit/Spoken Word Queer writers and artists, Luke Dani Blue, Dan Lau, Migueltzinta Solis, and Jasmine Sufi, […]

June 5, 2015 The Q-Sides June 5, 6pm – Opening Reception DJ Daniela (Xica-Soul) Lowrider car show of rides featured in the exhibit July 3, 7pm – Closing party & artist talk Galeria de la Raza 2857 24th Street @ Bryant FREE Visual Art The Q-Sides is a photography exhibition that re-imagines queerness within lowrider […]