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GLBT History Museum

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

November 2018

GLBT History Museum: Fighting Back: Harvey Milk’s Living Legacy

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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The latest in the GLBT Historical Society's monthly "Fighting Back" series exploring contemporary queer issues in a historical context, this community forum will will highlight the living legacy of Harvey Milk and how it continues to inspire progressive, coalition-based political and electoral organizing in San Francisco and beyond. Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the assassinations of Harvey Milk and his ally Mayor George Moscone on November 27, 1978, a panel of historians, veteran organizers and young activists will assess how…

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GLBT History Museum: Listen Up! Voices of AIDS Activism

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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The first public showing of video interviews from the GLBT Historical Society's ongoing San Francisco ACT UP Oral History Project documenting the history of direct-action AIDS activism in the Bay Area. The full videos will eventually be made available to researchers and will form the basis of an exhibition in the society's museum, providing new insights into the contributions of activists as LGBTQ people and people with AIDS fought against the epidemic and the lethally slow response of the government.…

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December 2018

GLBT History Museum: We Built a Movement From Books

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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A panel of creators of queer culture will reminisce about the impetus books gave to the lesbian and gay movement in the 1970s–1980. The explosion of bookstores, publishing houses, organizational libraries and literature courses was an important component of San Francisco's struggle for identity and community. In the years between Stonewall and the AIDS epidemic, lesbians and gay men separately and together charted new territory, established a tradition and literally changed and saved lives. Historian James Van Buskirk will interview…

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GLBT History Museum: REX RAY: How To Make a Rex Ray

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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Limited Seating: RSVP Required No other contemporary artist mastered the hand-crafted aesthetic of fine art while pushing the limits of graphic design more than Rex Ray (1956–2015). In the documentary feature "REX RAY: How to Make a Rex Ray" (2009), the artist takes viewers on a tour from his hometown in Colorado Springs to his studio in San Francisco, revealing his artistic process and everyday practice. Whether creating a painting or donating a graphic design, Rex Ray continually reinvented a…

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