Tag Archives: GLBT Historical Society

Castro Street Fair 1976

The 38th annual Castro Street Fair is this Sunday and the San Francisco GLBT Historical Society has posted the below archival footage from 1976.

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SAN FRANCISCO: History Of HIV/AIDS Activism To Launch At GLBT Museum

An exhibit chronicling the history of HIV/AIDS activism in San Francisco will open on March 5th at the GLBT Museum. Via press release: “Life and Death in Black and White: AIDS Direct Action in San Francisco, 1985-1990,” focuses on the work of five queer photographers who documented the emergence of militant AIDS activism in San Francisco through the medium of ...

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B.A.R. Posts All Obits Since 1980

In a joint project with the San Francisco Gay & Lesbian Historical Society, the Bay Area Reporter has created an online database of every obituary published since 1980. For years, especially in the late 1980s and early 1990s, people who had died from complications related to AIDS dominated the B.A.R. ‘s obituary pages. Tom Burtch, a volunteer at San Francisco’s ...

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Ribbon-Cutting For Passionate Struggle

Last night the San Francisco GLBT Historical Society held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Passionate Struggle, the new Castro exhibit I mentioned here earlier this week. Go here for my slideshow of the exhibit. Among those at the ribbon are Levi’s vice president Robert Cameron (first man on the left) and openly gay SF Supervisor Bevan Dufty (kneeling with his daughter ...

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Our Passionate Struggle

Two weeks ago I visited a new exhibit from the SF GLBT Historical Society called Passionate Struggle: The Dynamics Of San Francisco’s GLBT History, which is housed on the corner of Castro and 18th Streets in a storefront that once was the site of Wolf Camera. This exhibit explores the dynamic tensions between passion and struggle that have forged San ...

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