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GLBT History Museum

4127 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
http://www.glbthistory.org/

April 2021

GLBT History Museum: Panel Discussion | Archiving Lesbian Memory

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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In honor of Lesbian Visibility Day, a panel of scholars in fields ranging from geography and communication to English and archival studies will introduce four different projects that focus on caring for lesbian herstories, ideas and stories. What narratives, forms of community, ideas about space and experiences of sexuality are most visible, and how can practices like archiving, anthologizing, mapping and researching shift these terms? The panelists will draw connections among these projects to think about the stories we can…

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GLBT History Museum: Artist Talk | The God of San Francisco: Queer History Through Poetry

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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In honor of National Poetry Month in April, poet James J. Siegel will read excerpts from his new poetry collection The God of San Francisco (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2020), a poetic exploration of San Francisco’s queer history from the North Beach drag scene to Twin Peaks Tavern in the Castro, from the triumphant election of Harvey Milk to the devastating HIV/AIDS epidemic. Siegel will be joined by queer poets Natasha Dennerstein, Dazié Grego-Sykes, Baruch Porras-Hernandez and Jacques J. Rancourt to…

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May 2021

GLBT History Museum: Queeriosity Corner | The Mayor of Castro Street

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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In the inaugural event of our new program series, “Queeriosity Corner,” GLBT Historical Society museum registrar and curatorial specialist Ramón Silvestre will provide an intimate, in-depth look at items in the archives’ extensive Harvey Milk Collection, in time for Harvey Milk Day on May 22. Among these rare items are Milk’s barber/dentist chair from the Castro Camera store, the props featured in a candid photograph taken by Daniel Nicoletta and other items that provide a glimpse at the man behind…

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