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Arts Events June 27-July 4, 2019

By Events Editor | Tuesday Jun 25, 2019
Delicious, rainbow-licious super-queer-ificious week to you and yours.

Pride 2019: Making a rainbow out of cloth

By Gilbert Baker | Tuesday Jun 25, 2019
An excerpt from Gilbert Baker's posthumous memoir, "Rainbow Warrior: My Life in Color."

Pride 2019: Confab shows growing interest in queer history

Tuesday Jun 25, 2019
Half a century after the Stonewall riots ignited a community that had long lived in the shadows, LGBT historians from around the world gathered in San Francisco for the Queer History Conference last week.

Pride 2019: Book sheds light on gay closeted Eisenhower aide

By Veronica Dolginko | Tuesday Jun 25, 2019
The years during and surrounding Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidency were some of the most socially conservative this country has ever seen.

Pride 2019: SF drag kings seek their heritage at Stonewall 50

Tuesday Jun 25, 2019
While the eyes of the nation often turn to San Francisco in June for the definitive Pride celebration, some of the people who define Pride for the city are celebrating on the East Coast this year.

Pride 2019: 'Beach Blanket' prepares to hang up its hats

By Jim Gladstone | Tuesday Jun 25, 2019
A look at San Francisco's famed 'Beach Blanket Babylon' ahead of the show's final farewell at the end of the year.

Pride 2019: Black recalls mom in his new memoir

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Tuesday Jun 25, 2019
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black is famous now, but growing up poor, gay, and Mormon taught him a lot, especially about his relationship with his disabled mother.

Pride 2019: 'Queer California' exhibit shows off state's history

Tuesday Jun 25, 2019
Arriving at the "Queer California: Untold Stories" exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California one recent weekday afternoon, the faint, familiar sound of Sylvester's "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)" could be heard coming from inside.

Pride 2019: Russian River Sisters bring their joy to North Bay

By Charlie Wagner | Tuesday Jun 25, 2019
The Russian River Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have been a steady force in Guerneville, sparking joy, as is their mission, while gaining acceptance for both themselves and the greater LGBT community in a rural area.

Pride 2019: Book offers many layers to the Stonewall story

By Brian Bromberger | Tuesday Jun 25, 2019
As the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion approaches, long considered the birth of the modern gay rights movement, people may think that they know what transpired and why it was so important.

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