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GLBT History Museum

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

August 2021

GLBT History Museum: Queeriosity Corner | It’s Gayme Time! Board Games From the Art & Artifacts Collection

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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In this installment of our “Queeriosity Corner” program series, GLBT Historical Society museum registrar and curatorial specialist Ramón Silvestre and reference archivist Isaac Fellman will present some of the most purely fun pieces in the Art and Artifacts Collection: a set of LGBTQ board games from the 1970s and 1980s. Whimsical, satirical and risqué, the games to be shown include a rare “Gay Monopoly” set, produced for a very limited time before Parker Brothers sued the creators for copyright infringement.…

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GLBT History Museum: Queer Culture Club | Catching Up With Susan Stryker

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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GLBT Historical Society executive director Terry Beswick will interview Susan Stryker, a historian, writer, director and producer who has helped define and shape the cultural conversation on transgender topics for over 20 years. A former executive director of the GLBT Historical Society, she is best known for her pioneering archival research that rediscovered the 1966 Compton’s Cafeteria Riot in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, which she explored with co-director Victor Silverman in the 2005 documentary Screaming Queens. Since then, she has…

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GLBT History Museum: Author Talk | Affliction: Growing Up With a Closeted Gay Dad

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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Author Laura Hall will discuss her new memoir, Affliction: Growing Up With a Closeted Gay Dad (She Writes Press, 2021) which recounts the life story of her gay father, Ralph, from 1918 to 2008. Hall was 24 when her father came out to her in 1975. She learned that in the late 1930s, her father had been in a relationship with a musician in Los Angeles. But two arrests for homosexual activity sent him back into the closet, prompted him…

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