It’s RADAR’s sixth birthday! Come whoop it up with NYC lez author Sarah Schulman, author of queer classics After Delores and People in Trouble, and the recently published novel The Child; club kid turned literary sensation James St. James, whose gory tell-all Party Monster was made into a film starring Macauley Culkin and who recently […]

A decades-long love affair born during student protests in Mexico City in 1968; A Black Panther on the down low in Oakland; A tomboy guitarist strumming against Martial Law in the Philippines: Queer histories and communities collide in Translations, a multi-genre theater piece produced by Nico Dacumos.  Translations brings to the stage a collaborative script […]

A literary event sure to sparkle, rectify and incite, as established & emerging poets scratch the page with literary histories — crossing generations, genres and borders of any and all imaginations. Join this intergenerational entourage of fierce queer writers and poets, as they testify to the piercing pleasures of textual promise in poetry. Featuring Dorothy Allison, Ching-In Chen, […]

Qcc enters the world of fabulous fashion with its first ever Benefit co-sponsored by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence: San Francisco is Burning! Join celebrity judges and special guests at this fierce competition for prizes and bragging rights in this fun evening of fashion, music and flash. Fashion Houses have been built from the art […]

Join Qcc and an amazing international group of talented visual/media artists for the opening of our art exhibition, Threads. Threads is not just about fabric and costume but also how queerness weaves the threads of our physical, social and moral existence together into a multi-dimensional fabric of community and our selves. What are the threads […]

Wynbiverse is a journey into the myths of creation. God is Queer! God doesn’t just love queers, S/he is one. The theme of the androgynous deity (a god with characteristics of both sexes) is nearly universal, known in Africa, in Europe, in Asia, in Pacific cultures and in the Americas. There is virtually no mythology […]

Join us for a fabulous afternoon of poetry, music, and comedy by queer disabled performers as we thank our supporters and introduce the community to Fabled Asp, a project chronicling and celebrating 40 years of disability arts, activism and culture in the Bay Area. A fun filled event that is sure to leave you with a smile […]

Strangelfreak Tuesday Smillie Jen Rosenstein Emmett Ramstad This year’s exhibition, Defying Gravities, asks artists: In these unstable times how do you and your community rise up and thrive?  What do you create that grounds or defies?  How do you ground yourself in the midst of instability?  What connections do you rely on or seek out?  […]

Rally the Troupes 5 Rally the Troupes 5: A night of savvy political and sexy queer performance!  Bay Area favorites are back for their 5th year of Rally the Troupes!! Drew Montana, former Transformer and founder of CHUBB has rounded up an eclectic mix of drag kings, queens, and burlesque artists from the Bay Area […]

Photo by Ali Rappaport; Performers from Left to Right: Khalil Sullivan (Singer/Songwriter), Liz Green (Writer/Performer), Allegra Hirschman and April Hirschman (Three Sisters Dance Company), Nick Leonard (Comedian/MC) bi-licious returns to the National Queer Arts Festival to showcase bisexual artists, performers and activists through a playful mix of serious issues and entertainment.  “The show was phenomenal! […]