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CLOSING SOON: NOCHE DE AMBIENTE

$5 ADMISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • FRONT GALLERY

Visit the Museum today before the exhibition closes about the life of LGBTQ Latinas and Latinos in San Francisco from the 1970s-1990s. Ends March 31st 2017.

BEARTOONIST OF SAN FRANCISCO: SKETCHING AN EMERGING SUBCULTURE

$5 ADMISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • COMMUNITY GALLERY

An exhibition featuring the work of cartoonist Fran Frisch as a starting point for exploring the community of bears, a subculture that developed in the 1980s.

  

ACTING UP: 30 YEARS OF NONVIOLENT DIRECT ACTION

$5 ADMISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • THE GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM
March 28 • Tuesday • 7 PM

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 “THE LEGEND OF PINK” BY KHEVEN LAGRONE

FREE ADMISSION | $5 DONATION WELCOME • THE GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM
April 3 • Monday • 7-9 PM

The time is the late 20th century, the place is West Oakland. A transgender woman, Pink, does her best to bring a bit of beauty to her harsh environment. But as she tries to form a connection with a handsome young man, things turn dangerous and deadly.

 

 

 

 

EXHIBITION OPENING: LAVENDER-TINTED GLASSES

$5 ADMISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • FRONT GALLERY
April 7 • Friday • 7-9 PM

A new exhibition highlighting LGBTQ participation in the 1967 Summer of Love in San Francisco.

 

 

PRESERVING SAN FRANCISCO’S LGBTQ CULTURAL HERITAGE

FREE ADMISSION | $5 DONATION WELCOME • THE GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM
April 18 • Tuesday • 7-9 PM

What does LGBTQ heritage mean to you? What neighborhoods, buildings, organizations or other cultural resources should be protected? What strategies should the City employ to carry out this work? Join us in this discussion.

 

 

QUEERS & PARTY POLITICS: A MULTIGENERATIONAL CONVERSATION

$5 ADMNISSION | FREE FOR MEMBERS • THE GLBT HISTORY MUSEUM
April 25 • Tuesday • 7-9 PM

The second in our “Fighting Back” program series, this multigenerational community forum will feature panelists from local LGBTQ party-affiliated clubs along with former elected officials.

 

INTERNSHIP & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE!

We are on the lookout for amazing team players in our growing organization.

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LAST CHANCE: Noche de Ambiente

A sampling of the Adela Vázquez papers documenting San Francisco LGBTQ Latinx scene from the 1980s and 1990s; collection of Juliana Delgado Lopera

For decades, Spanish speakers in many parts of the Western Hemisphere have recognized the word ambiente — literally meaning “atmosphere” or “environment” — as a coded reference. Queer Latinas and Latinos have used the word to identify themselves, their distinctive cultures and their spirit of resistance. READ MORE 

Through March 2017 in the Front Gallery

 


 

EXHIBITION OPENING / APRIL 7th

LAVENDER-TINTED GLASSES: A GROOVY GAY LOOK AT THE SUMMER OF LOVE

An exhibition highlighting LGBTQ participation in the 1967 Summer of Love in San Francisco and the LGBTQ community’s simultaneous cultural revolution in the Tenderloin neighborhood. Queer poets, philosophers, filmmakers and musicians integral to the era will be celebrated through photographs, artwork, film and more from the archives of the GLBT Historical Society and private collections.

April 7th • Friday • 7-9 PM
Front Gallery • The GLBT History Museum 

BEARTOONIST OF SAN FRANCISCO: SKETCHING AN EMERGING SUBCULTURE

An exhibition featuring the work of cartoonist Fran Frisch as a starting point for exploring the community of bears, a subculture that developed in the 1980s to celebrate older, larger, hairier, ruggedly masculine gay men who were largely excluded from standards of attractiveness in gay popular culture.

READ MORE Through May 2017 at the Community Gallery