Tagged: GLBT History Museum

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Who’s Ready For The Week End!?

Fall has finally arrived. The air holds a chill a bit longer despite the spattering of weakening sunshine. It’s the perfect time to take stock of what’s what in the Castro and plan a week end of good times to help stoke your fun furnace. Our weekly list of picks...

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Celebrations for Harvey Milk Day set for around the Castro

It’s been 5 years since Arnold Schwarzenegger established Harvey Milk Day. On May 22nd, we celebrate the life of this first-ever openly gay politician, gay rights activist, lover, brother, and to a lucky some, old friend. If you’re looking for a way to celebrate, check out some of the events happening...

Demonstration in Milan, Italy, against the U.S. Supreme Court decision that upheld the constitutionality of a Georgia sodomy law (July,1, 1986). Antonio Frainer is the nun on the right 
Photo: Courtesy Felix Co; Cassero Gay and Lesbian Center (Bologna, Italy). 0

GLBT History Museum Crosses Borders with First International Exhibit

Beginning tonight, Friday Feb.1st, at the always groundbreaking Castro GLBT History Museum, the first international cooperative exhibit-a hybrid of Queer history and art drawn from a specific Queer citizens who lived within one of the contributing countries-opens with a reception. “Migrating Archives: LGBT Delegates From Collections Around the World” is the...

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Uncovering the Submerged Queer Spaces of the Castro

The Castro has changed a lot in the past several decades. From a working class Irish neighborhood into the 1960’s to a veritable gay mecca in the 1970’s and 80’s and to what it has become now: a hodgepodge of queer culture that is morphing into something a bit more,...

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City asks GLBT Museum Donors to Meet $17K Challenge

The City of San Francisco has issued a challenge to the GLBT Historical Society in the form of a $17,000 matching grant to support The GLBT History Museum, the stand-alone museum that the society operates in the Castro. To qualify for the funds, the Society must raise an equal amount...