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Queer Cultural Center (QCC) provides approximately 20 grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to support innovative projects in any artistic medium that builds LGBTQ+ community through the arts. Most of this funding supports projects taking place during the 2020 National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF), which is slated to run May to July of 2020. Applications are due October 25th, apply today!

Tour Date: June 29, 2019
Time: 4 – 5pm
SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco

This visual arts exhibition looks outward from the public space SOMArts has created over the years – a safe, welcoming, inclusive physical place that affirms our presence as valued art-workers in our increasingly unsettled times.

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June 6, 2019
Doors & Face Painting: 5:30pm
SF Public Library, Koret Auditorium, San Francisco

Let’s witness the future together. Curated by Seattle Civic Poet & James W. Ray Distinguished Artist Award Anastacia Renee, we are featuring four local poets including Aimee Suzara & librecht. Honey Mahogany, San Francisco’s Best Drag Queen will be hosting Adult Drag Queen Story Hour. Come put your face on with Bailey before the show.
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Stonewall 50

June 22, 2019 Harvey Milk Photo Center and Qcc present: Stonewall 50 years Opening Reception: June 22nd 6-9pm 50 Scott Street, San Francisco Exhibition Runs: June 22nd – July 21 Gallery Hours: Tuesday, Thursday: 3 – 5pm, Wednesday: 5pm-9pm Saturday and Sunday. 11am – 5pm FREE Event Celebrate 50 years of Art and Activism featuring […]

Chosen Family

June 7 GLBT History Museum presents Chosen Familias: Bay Area LGBTQ Latinx Histories Exhibition Opening GLBT. 7pm $5 @ door; FREE for members A new exhibition featuring photography, ephemera and text to center Latinx LGBTQ family connections (Chosen & Biological) as structures that help us build hope and resilience as well as reframe historical documentation […]

Flower of Iowa

May 30, 2019 The GLBT Historical Society Museum presents Gay in the Great War GLBT. 7pm $5 @ door; FREE for members Author Lance Ringel presents a dramatized reading with music from his novel Flower of Iowa about two soldiers in World War I, one American and one British, who fall in love on the […]

Still Here

June 22, 2019 Still Here San Francisco Anthology Release Party AAACC 6:00pm Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/still-here-vii-tickets-60917050538 In our 7th year, Still Here is publishing a book of non-fiction writing, in partnership with Foglifter Press, centering the voices of LGBTQIA2S+ artists of color raised in San Francisco. Join us as we celebrate the release of this first-of-its-kind anthology with […]

Precarious Lives Literary

June 18, 2019 Creative Labor presents: Precarious Lives: Literary Event Curated by Audacious IAM SOMArts, 7pm $5 – 10 NOTAFLOF Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/precarious-lives-literary-event-tickets-60915650350 LITERARY For Precarious Lives, Audacious IAM explores the fragility and resilience at the intersection of multiple identities. The featured writers open a dialogue about social change and transformation through the power of the […]

Queeriosity

June 8, 2019 Youth Speaks presents The 20th Annual Queeriosity 7pm Brava FREE Event Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-speaks-presents-queeriosity-2019-tickets-60552196249 SPOKEN WORD/LITERARY Youth Speaks presents the 19th annual Queeriosity, a dynamic literary arts and performance showcase celebrating the LGBTQQIA+ voices in the Bay Area, starting with our Youth. In a world where all that we are in our sexuality, […]

Two photographers’ focused on queer communities: Soraya Zaman’s new book and project, American Boys and a selection from the late Amanda Harris’ FemmeSpace. Although each of these projects was birthed for a different reason, together they bring a vision of the breadth of the Trans, non-binary and gender non conforming communities rising.