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Rock Out w/o Yr Cock Out Femina Potens June 24th, 9:00pm Edinburgh Castle Tickets: $5, over 21 Info: www.feminapotens.com Illustration Cristy C. Road (www.croadcore.org) for Rock Out w/o yr Cock Out Femina Potens presents Rock Out w/o yr Cock Out a monthly queer and progressive rock and experimental noise event showcasing women and transgendered musicians […]

Un)Godly (W)rites: A Spoken Word Reading QueLACo June 22nd, 7:00pm Galeria de la Raza Tickets: Free (un)Godly (w)Rites is a spoken word event programmed by Lito Sandoval as part of Galería de la Raza’s ongoing Lunada poetry series.  (un)Godly (w)Rites’ Featured Writers are Carla Trujillo and Ray Ferrer.  Ms. Trujillo is the editor of Chicana […]

TRASH TALKIN’ TUESDAYS! 4 Literary Events whose participants are Talkin’ Trash and Takin’ Names! All Events at 7:30pm The Center/Ceremonial Room Tickets: $5- $15 June 21st Love is a Battlefield Curated & Hosted by Cindy Emch Cindy Emch Photo: Lynnly Labovitz Can a poem contain lethal force? Can a kiss spark a revolution? Where do […]

Juana The Sor Juana Project June 19th , 2:00pm SomArts Theater Tickets: $5-$15 Sliding Scale Carla Lucero Carla Lucero’s Sor Juana Project presents a staged reading of new excerpts from the libretto of Juana, the opera in development by Ms. Lucero. Based on the life of Mexico’s (in)famous poet, proto-feminist and philosopher, 17th Century lesbian […]

I Wanna Be a Republican The Kinsey Sicks June 18th, 7:30pm Herbst Theater Info: www.kinseysicks.com THE KINSEY SICKS Photo manipulation by Shimako-Dominguez THE KINSEY SICKS, America’s Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet, are back to present I Wanna Be A Republican for one night only! It’s San Francisco’s only chance to see Republican after it toured 20 […]

Italian. Queer. Dangerous Tommi Avicolli Mecca Sunday-Tuesday, Sunday, June 19th 6 pm; Monday & Tuesday June 20th and 21st at 7:30 SomArts Theater Tickets: $5-$15 sliding scale, NOTA Photo: Dennis Brumm Italian. Queer. Dangerous. is a critically acclaimed one-man show exploring the life of San Francisco activist Tommi Avicolli Mecca, from his childhood in South […]

Sampler: Our Bodies, Our Choice Femina Potens A Benefit for the PMS Media Film Festival June 18th, 8:00pm Info: www.feminapotens.com Image courtesy PMS Media Femina Potens proudly presents, Sampler, our monthly film and video series featuring samples from video festivals around the world featuring women and transgendered video artists and film makers. This Sampler will […]

Translations Asian American Dance Performances (AADP) June 17/18, 8:00pm Jon Sims Center Tickets: $10, NOTA Info: www.jonsimsctr.org 415/ 554-0402 or www.unboundspirit.org Queer and Asian? How does that translate? Performers Jennifer Chien, Sue Li Jue of Facing East Dance & Music, Dohee Lee, Nitya Venkateswaran, and special East Coast guest company danahbella DanceWorks explore the intersection […]

7th Annual Queeriosity Youth Speaks in conjunction with Qcc June 17th, 7:00pm The Center, Rainbow Room Tickets: Free Info: www.youthspeaks.org Kirya Traber Aimee Suzara Khalil Anthony Photo: K. Anthony Youth Speaks holds down Pride Month with our 7th Annual Queeriosity celebrating writing & performance from LGBTQ youth from throughout the Bay Area. This year’s event […]

Sizzle! Femina Potens June 17th, 8:00pm Femina Potens Tickets: $5 Info: www.feminapotens.com Image Courtesy Sex Positive Productions A monthly night of open mic erotica, erotic film screenings, burlesque, drag performances, spoken word, music and hip hop. June’s installment features spoken word by Cindy Emch & Jenn Collins and music from Blair Hansen; not to mention […]