50 Years of Fabulous

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  For his documentary feature debut filmmaker, Jethro Patalinghug has turned his cameras on one of the oldest LGBT organizations in the country, the Imperial Council also known as the Imperial Court System.  Patalinghug takes a look at its glorious history as it celebrates its 50 year anniversary and now starts to question if there is still place for it in … Continue reading



Beautiful By Night : the tale of 3 veteran Drag Queens

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  James Hosking’s illuminating documentary follows three veteran drag entertainers at Aunt Charlie’s Lounge, one of the very last gay bars left in San Francisco’s Tenderloin.  His camera silently follows Olivia Hart, Collette LeGrande, and Donna Personna as they prepare for another night shift performing at the dive bar that has become quite a haunt for tourists … Continue reading



The extraordinary How To Make A Pearl

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Landing in the queerguru office this morning was a new extraordinary short film from the documentaries division of The Guardian Newspaper in London. We intended to take a quick glimpse and come back and watch it later, but it was one of those remarkable stories that begged for our immediate attention, and so we viewed it … Continue reading



S.F. Sean Dorsey’s Boys Bite Back

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  Next week award-winning trans choreographer/dancer Sean Dorsey presents BOYS BITE BACK an evening of powerful performance on navigating queer & trans masculinities – featuring new works by his Company Sean Dorsey Dance with two guest artists.  The Singing Bois are a queer retro quartet – part boy band, part Rat Pack, they twist gender expectations with musical precision; guest performer Amir … Continue reading



50 Years of Fabulous : the history of the Imperial Court of S.F.

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Each year the gay community are canvassed for votes by candidates vying to become an Emperor or Empress of The Imperial Court of San Francisco. It is the oldest surviving LGBT charity organization in the United States getting to enter its higher echelons is one of the most sought after and prestigious honors in the … Continue reading



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