Tag Archives: gender

Art Show Filled With Elegance, Beauty and Subtlety

The artists presenting their work at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts’ gallery as part of this year’s Solo Mujeres show come from around the world, but they represent a range of experiences more complex than nationality, shaped by their identities as transgender, minority, or disabled women. Those identities, and how they layer and interact, are explored by the works presented in...

60 Seconds: Points of Pride

With Pride about to be upon us this weekend, we wanted to know what that evocative word, “pride,” means to some members of the LGBTQ community.  We talked to a few of them at “The Bi-B-Q,” a celebration of bisexuality that took place in Dolores Park on Wednesday. They shared points of pride, in their own words. And looking ahead to the weekend,...

Lyon-Martin: Back From the Brink

This summer, at Dyke March, Lyon-Martin Clinic was doing what it usually does, which is free clinical breast exams in Dolores Park. “People kept on walking up to us,” says Dawn Harbatkin, the clinic’s executive director, “and saying, ‘I thought you guys closed.’” They haven’t. And beginning this Thursday, the clinic, whose own board voted to close it down back...