News and Updates from the San Francisco LGBT Community Center

The Queer Ancestors Project

On view in the Center's new first floor gallery July 22 - September 23, 2017
 
The Queer Ancestors Project: Prints by Queer and Trans Emerging Artists, including a 5-Year Restrospective
Honoring Anarchists & Arsonists, Abolitionists & Border Crossers, Dissident Divas, Divine Intervention, & Hope.
 
The LGBTQI community has a limited visual record, or none at all, of significant Queer events before the 1970s, particularly in the histories of Queers of color and transgender people. This lack of imagery makes it harder for LGBTQI people to connect with, learn from, and be inspired by our history. Just as photographs from your early life help to anchor personal memories, a...

Opening Reception

Monday, May 22, 2017

6:00 - 7:00 PM


On view May 22-June 18, 2017


Please join us for a public gallery reception for the opening of the Pride Photo Award Exhibition. This opening event is held in honor of...

After four and a half years leading the Board of the LGBT Community Center, I stepped down as of the end of June (two and a half years later than I had originally intended). Sally Jesmonth, who co-chaired this year’s Soiree, has stepped up to...

One year ago, the nation woke up to learn that 49 young lives were violently taken from us in the deadliest mass shooting in American history. We are all still reeling from the massacre.

As we try to heal from the losses, LGBTQ people...

Three years ago, while leaving an underground LGBT club in Beirut, Lebanon, I was kidnapped. After being held blindfolded in the back seat of a car for almost 24 hours, my two male kidnappers threatened, intimidated, and physically abused me....

Today would have been Harvey Milk’s 87th birthday.

I was one year old in 1978, the year he and Mayor George Moscone were assassinated, living with my immigrant parents in the Mission.

It wasn’t until I was a teenager that I truly...

(San Francisco, CA, March 15, 2017)-A group of community organizations, led by the...

Yesterday, the Trump Administration escalated their bigoted attacks on our communities. The Education Department, under pressure from Attorney General Jeff Sessions, rolled back guidance that protected transgender youth in our country's schools...