It's the largest and longest running LGBT film festival in the world. Each year, the festival draws more than 60, people from San Francisco, the Bay Area, and around the world. It's also the most attended LGBT arts program in the area. Other topics include immigration, marriage equality, and relationships. The majority of the films show at the Castro Theater.
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The only bar dedicated to serving lesbians in San Francisco, the Lexington Club, announced that it is closing after 18 years. As a researcher of lesbian-queer spaces and economies, I am not surprised at all. The bar's sole, long-time owner, Lila Thirkield, shared the news on Facebook and cited the Mission District's changing neighborhood demographics, increased rents, and the bar's decline in sales as reasons for its demise. Women from around the world who'd visited the Lex noted their shock, outrage, and sadness at the event in blog posts and on all types of social media. But how can anyone really be surprised? Rather than succumb to shock or a narrative that this is merely gentrification at work, it is time to recognize the difference that gender plays in the supposedly universal experience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer LGBTQ spaces, and how gender shapes cities more broadly.
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The comedy was ahead of its time when it received its original theatrical release in the summer of It has since been embraced as a queer cinema classic. Babbit also has a new film, The Stand In, getting a virtual release December The comedy features Drew Barrymore playing both Candy Black, an actress known for making pratfall comedies, and her stand in, Paula, who agrees to go to rehab for Candy in exchange for rebooting her career.
Believing that the existing Alice B. No decisions which affect our lives should be made without the gay voice being heard. We want our fair share of city services. We want openly gay people appointed and elected to city offices—people who reflect the diversity of our community.