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

AUNT CHARLIES the last drag bar in San Francisco’s Tenderloin has been saved

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  Thanks to a tenacious devoted group of fundraisers, AUNT CHARLIES the last drag bar in San Francisco’s Tenderloin has been saved and lives to fight another day. This  historical landmark, and a symbol of the city’s vital queer and trans culture closed its doors in March due to COVID-19 and because its owner William … 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

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

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