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Gay San Francisco

Every Sunday - Palomino Presents
Domingo de Escandalo

Every Sunday, 6pm at OMG! SCANDALOUS SUNDAYS Latin drag shows and dance party. Three drag shows (7:30/ 10:30/ 11:30pm) by Latin drag diva VICKY JIMENEZ and her Luscious Latina Ladies. Sexy go go dancers and drink specials. FREE admission before 9pm/ $5 cover after 9pm. Follows Comedy Open mic hosted by Joe Gorman and John Gallagher, 5:30-6pm.

dailyxtra.com/lgbt-events/city-San+francisco
The oldest weekly goth/industrial dance night in the country
Death Guild

Every Monday 9:30pm - after hours at DNA Lounge - six DJs in two rooms play a mix of gothic, industrial, synthpop, noise, ambient, and weird stuff for those 18+ who love the darker side of things.

www.dnalounge.com
27 years of Pubic Service!
San Francisco Jacks

Every 2nd and 4th Monday each month at Center for Sex and Culture, 1349 Mission St, SF. Just dick, desire… and lots of naked guys in one room! SF Jacks meat  - play until finished. $7 donation; no one turned away for lack of funds. 13th Jacks Virgin is our guest! For more info see website or call: 415 267-6999.

www.sfjacks.com
Bring your open queer hearts, your bravery, your vulnerability... and have fun!
The San Francisco Queer Open Mic

FOURTH FRIDAYs, 7:30-9:30pm, at Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St, SF. Queer hosts, and a lot of trendy sexy queers. Sign ups are at 7pm for one slot to do one piece and one piece only. You get 5 minutes; they will stop you if you go overtime. The list fills up fast!

www.queeropenmic.com
Strip down, enjoy some cheap drinks and get into cruising
NSA Underwear Party

Every Tuesday night, 10pm-2am at OMG, 43 6th St. No Strings Attached - singlets, boxers, briefs, jock straps, coxsox, bathrobe editions; bears, cubs, otters and fetish nights; dirty beats, dim lights, sexy vibe, piggy men, hot bartenders; wet bulge contest. Free clothes check, $4 cover - free with student ID. Doors close at 1am.

www.facebook.com/NSAatOMG
The best LGBT country-western dance club in the world
Two-Stepping THURSDAYS & SUNDAYS!

Every Thursday, 6:30-10:30pm + Sunday,  5-10:30pm, at Sundance Saloon, 550 Barneveld Ave, SF. Two-step, line dance, waltz, swing, or just hang out. If you don't know how to dance, don't worry, they'll teach you with beginner lessons, Sundays and Thursdays (+monthly Saturday nights with Beatbox Country) in friendly/ welcoming environment for women and men of all ages.

www.sundancesaloon.org
World Premiere - By Harrison David Rivers
This Bitter Earth

September 22 - October 22, 2017, New Conservatory Theatre. A protest brought them together. But now, as his white lover, a Black Lives Matter activist, immerses himself in the struggle, Jesse, a black man, must confront his own political apathy or risk his rights and their love. This gripping and intimate new play asks what is the real cost of standing on the sidelines? Tickets in July.

www.nctcsf.org/index.php/shows/201718Season/ThisBitterEarth
Established by Harvey Milk in 1974
Castro Street Fair 2017

October 1, 2017, 11am-6pm. Annual street festival, the first Sunday of October, with hundreds of local artists, vendors, craftspeople, and organizations celebrate the diversity of the Castro neighborhood. Stages with live entertainment and dance pavilions too. Proceeds go directly to charitable causes important to the Castro community, and for the rainbow flag at Castro and Market.

www.castrostreetfair.org
Come join the fun!
Naked Night Tuesdays in October!

October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2017, 8pm at Nob Hill Theatre. One of the busiest nights of the week! Come in and make a new friend. Complimentary clothes check and refreshments. Tickets $20 - arcade only: $15.

thenobhilltheatre.com/category/naked-night
Club Papi - The New Chapter at Beaux Castro - Every Wednesday
¡Pan Dulce! Hump Day Fiesta

October 4, 11, 18, 25, 2017, 9pm-2am, at Beaux. PAN DULCE is back! One of the CASTRO'S most legendary weekly parties with the hottest PAPI BOYZ go-gos from around the USA, the most fabulous drag divas and the sweetest Latin/ Dance/ Top 40 musica. MASSIVE LATIN HUMP DAY FIESTA featuring Rupaul Drag Race devas + XXX porn stars, live on stage.

clubpapi.com/san-francisco
Monthly clothing-optional interactive event
Kingdom of Sodom

October 5, 2017, 9pm-1am  at Nob Hill Theatre. "A Fun, Sexy/ VERY Interactive clothing-optional monthly play party not to be missed. Look for the password and join us at this private play party." SEX SHOW at 10:30pm to feature porn star David Lambert and Nob Hill's own Jake James. Complimentary Clothes Check. Tickets $20.

thenobhilltheatre.com/kingdom-of-sodom-thursday-october-5th
Be rejuvenated by nature and community. Be celebrated for your authentic self
Where The Wild Queers Are

October 6-9, 2017 from noon Friday to 5pm Monday, at Groundswell Institute, 18500 Highway 128 Yorkville, CA. A weekend of dancing and delights as Groundswell brings out some great DJs and performers for a celebration of queer culture. Swim in the pond, go for a hike, soak in the hot tub during the day, then shake your booty all night long. DJs TBA. Details at:

groundswell.institute/our-programs/enjoy-fulfillment/where-the-wild-queers-are
Multimedia exhibition focuses on 1988-92 national queer quarterly based in SF
OUT/LOOK and the Birth of the Queer

October 6, 2017 - January 29, 2018. Embracing gender/ racial diversity, bridging academic and community perspectives, the magazine addressed political and cultural topics w/ graphic arts; scholarly and literary writing. New works by culture-makers, draw on one issue for inspiration. Documenting history/ sparking fresh creative investigation, bringing the legacy to a new generation.

www.glbthistory.org/museum/outlook
See them up close and personal
David Lambert + Jake James

October 6 + 7, 2017, at Nob Hill Theatre. David's debut appearance as the Friday and Saturday headliner. His young boyish looks are hot and sexy, but he is all man and has filmed for Dark Alley, Man Surfer, UK Hot Jocks, Dominic Ford and Lucas Entertainment. David performs Solo Shows at 8pm and SEX SHOWS, 10pm with our own Jake James.

thenobhilltheatre.com/david-lambert-october-6th-7th
The Sisters
Indulgence + Sing Till It Hurts

October 6, 2017. First Fridays 8:30-10pm at Jane Warner Plaza, Castro at Market St. The Sisters and community members get together every first Friday for activities such as games, meditation, sing-alongs, or hopscotch. Have some irreverent fun. Tuesday nights Sing Till It Hurts at the Stud.

www.thesisters.org/events
Life & work of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers - by Jennifer Kroot
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

October 7-8, 2017. From conservative son of the Old South to gay rights pioneer, his novels inspired millions. Playful, poignant, laugh-out-loud funny, the creator of TALES OF THE CITY in a disarmingly frank look at a journey from jungles of Vietnam to front lines of US culture wars/ bathhouses of 70s SF. W/ friends Neil Gaiman, Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis, Ian McKellen and Amy Tan.

www.roxie.com/ai1ec_event/untold-tales-armistead-maupin/?instance_id=23053
The greatest mashup party in the universe - Every Saturday
Bootie SF - October

October 7, 2017, 9pm-3:30am. Depeche Mode v. The Cure mashup burlesque from the Hubba Hubba Revue with DJs Tripp, Adrian A, Lorenzo, Turnstylz, and Ajax. Next: Oct 14: 90s v. 00s Mashup Night w/ Smash-Up Derby, Mysterious D, EN8, Tyme, Post Cliché, Airsun and Chucky Brown. Oct 21: Bar Mitzvah v. Quinceañera. Oct 28: Halloween Booootie guests + costume contest.

www.dnalounge.com/calendar/2017/10.html
1st Saturday Of The Month! For Disco Freaks....
Go BANG! Celebrates the Trocadero Transfer

October 7, 2017, 9pm-3am. 3rd Annual Tribute/ Celebration of San Francisco’s legendary discotheque, The Trocadero Transfer! Under its famous disco ball cluster, legendary parties ran all night, guided by the likes of Bobby Vitteriti, Robbie Leslie, Lester Temple, and Steve Fabus! Join the art school boys+girls, drag queens+kings, boogie-heads, fierce dancers, and flashy dressers...

www.studsf.com/new-events/2017/10/7/go-bang-celebrates-the-trocadero-transfer
Harder Better Faster Stronger Presents
Dance Up a Storm

October 7, 2017 9:30pm-2am. Video dance party. Modern day Indie/ Electro meets Electronica from the 90s/2000s for a rock/synthpop battle of epic proportions. Proceeds this month go to the Center for Disaster Philanthropy/ Hurricane Relief Funds. FREE glow rings bracelets, giant sunglasses, disco extraterrestrials, 5' high alien, neon lights, fog, music videos. DJs Candy + 2nite.

www.facebook.com/events/267234487111615
Drag Superstar Ethylina Canne hosts MOTHER for the first time ever
Mother: Ladies of the 90s

October 7, 2017, 10pm-3am. Heklina co-founded Trannyshack in 1996 at the Stud, w/ monthly shows. The longest running drag event series in SF, Trannyshack was rebranded as Mother, Fridays weekly at Oasis. Next: Oct 14th - Mother: Trannyshack Retrospective; Oct 21st - Mother: Kesha Tribute; Oct 28th - Halloween, A Party; Nov 4th - Mother: Covern.

sfoasis.com/events
Circle Left Contra Dances on Second Fridays
Circle Left Queer Contra Dances

October 13, 2017 + 2nd Fridays, at First Unitarian Church of Oakland, 685 14th St. 7:30-8pm beginners' lesson and 8-11pm dance. Gender-free contra dance sponsored by SF Bay Queer Contra Dance. Featuring Will Wheeler, Holly Sternberg, and Yonatan Tietzz with Yoyo Zhou. Next date: Nov 10th with Countercurrent/ Alex Sturbaum and Brian Lindsay.

www.lcfd.org/sf/circleleft.html
"A lesbian short but fast story. Written by: A bunch of lesbians"
UHaul

October 13, 2017, 10pm-2am, Oasis. San Francisco's Party for Girls Who Love Girls: 2nd Fridays at Oasis. You meet her. You take her on one date. You take her on another date. Before you know it: UHAUL -with a furry pet of some sort with a little sweater on. DJs: KOSLOV + AV. Bossy SF Go-go gals. Next: Oct 20/ 3rd Fridays at Club f8! (1192 Folsom).

www.facebook.com/uhaul.SanFrancisco
Drag, Dancing & Disorder -- Every 3rd Sunday Afternoon on the patio at El Rio
Daytime Realness: Gaylien - Lost in Face

October 15, 2017, 2-8pm. The final edition this year. Hosted by Heklina (Mother) & Carnita (Hard French), Turntabling by Stanley Frank (Beatpig). Guest DJs: Olga T (Mango/Nectar) + Brown Amy (Hard French). Daylit Performances by: Momma’s Boyz, Vicki Sparkletitz, Lady Bear, Dulce De Leche, and Taco Zamora. Sweet smokey BBQ c/o Sneaky's BBQ.

www.facebook.com/DaytimeRealness
A Queer Hip Hop Dance Party
Swagger Like Us x Cool for the Summer x Oasis Rooftop Series

October 15, 2017, 3-8pm at Oasis. Your 3rd Sunday queer dance party - Featuring Aima the Dreamer. Host Kelly Lovemonster. DJs DavOmakesbeats, JiBBZ and Ms Jackson. Food Pop up by Vegan & Sara. An afternoon of booty dropping hip hop,and live performances. brought to you by Kelly Lovemonster and davO. Next: Nov 5th, 1st Sundays at El Rio.

www.facebook.com/events/1386853531412380
Set (mostly) to the music of Arthur Sullivan, with a nod to W.S. Gilbert
Lamplighters Music Theatre | Champagne Gala + Auction

October 15, 2017, 3pm, Herbst Theatre. More fun-raiser than fundraiser! Up-to-the-minute hilarious parodies lampoon current events, crazes, fashions and fads; an original, full-length/ fully-staged satire based on Saturday Night Live! Host: Wonder Woman! Skits feature Batman, the Avengers, the Coneheads, Game of Thrones, Church Lady, Hanz and Franz, voices in Trump's head, and more.

lamplighters.org/season/season.html
Time to stop flappin' your lips and start smackin' them third Saturdays
SF Make Out Party ft. DJs James Cerne (LA) + Mark O'Brien

October 15, 2017, 9pm-2am. Tired of standing looking pensive/ warm, fierce/ approachable, yet that mega crush still hasn't come up to you? Just go: "hey, wanna make out with me for a photo? you get a free jello shot" and they go "um yes, duh." The rest is drunk history. Hosts: NARK, KELLY LOVEMONSTER, JOEY CRAFTY DOUGH, DAN FETTIG. Dancers: Paul WIlliam + Kyle S.

www.facebook.com/events/1879333918961335
True & unscripted stories, ten to twelve minutes long
OutLoud Storytelling: Gets Bamboozled!

October 17, 2017, 7:30-9:30pm at Oasis. Peaches Christ Productions presents an evening of stories about being tricked, duped, and double-crossed! Hosted by TOMMY SALAMI. Co-produced by Tommy Salami and Peggy L'Eggs. With stories from: CISSY FITT, OWEN ASDELL, LADY BEAR, KELLY KITTELL and ED WOLF.

www.facebook.com/outloudstorytelling
Country-Western Dance Weekend
Sundance Stompede

October 19-22, 2017. The world's largest annual LGBT country-western dance weekend. Four nights of dance parties. Three days of dance workshops. Hundreds of cowfolks. One amazing weekend (past year) at Sundance Saloon, 550 Barneveld Ave, Holiday Inn, 1500 Van Ness Ave, and Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave. A fundraising benefit for AIDS and Breast Cancer Emergency Funds.

www.stompede.com
Friday + Saturday Sex Shows
Brogan Reed + David Emblem

October 20 + 21, 2017 at Nob Hill Theatre on Friday + Saturday. Brogan’s first appearance on this stage. An experienced porn star, he has made films for JasonSparksLive.com, American Muscle Hunks and Raging Stallion Studios. With a hot ALL Man look ready for action, Brogan performs Solo Shows at 8pm, then teams up with rising star David Emblem for 10pm SEX SHOWS!

thenobhilltheatre.com/brogan-reed-october-20th-21st
DiLF + Joe Whitaker / Man Upp present
FuKR

October 20, 2017, 10pm-2am at Oasis. A night of HOT MUSIC, HOT MEN & HOT FUN in your JOCK & GEAR! w/ DJ Corey Craig and hosts Ken Wells, Peter J McQuaid, Chris Lindes, Tor Holger Keeslar, Keith Roberti, Kurt Kühn, and Collin Boudreaux. See ManUpp

www.eventbrite.com/e/fukr-san-francisco-jockgear-party-by-man-upp-joe-whitaker-tickets-38266546270
Popular among the Asian community
GAMeBoi SF

October 21, 2017, 9:30pm-2am, Saturday at Rickshaw Stop. Established in LA where GAMeBoi runs nonstop every Friday; the 18+ nightclub of choice for the Asian community. Third Saturdays San Francisco monthly event features a diverse pop and dance music mix with ventures into the kpop scene. VJ LaRock plays Pop/Dance/EDM/AsianPop. Hot Asian go-go dancers. Tickets $8-15.

www.facebook.com/GAMeBoiSF
Gus Presents Labor Day Weekend 2017
Underworld Pre-Halloween Jockstrap Party

October 21, 2017, SAT 10pm-4am, at Club Six, 60 Sixth St - Underwear Night/ 1000 BOYS Iin Jocks / Briefs / Swimwear - fresh and epic sound, light and laser systems. DJ Pumpkin Spice, go-go boys, fast and secure clothes check, killer sound and lights, cavernous venue with lots of room to explore!

www.eventbrite.com/e/underworld-pre-halloween-jockstrap-party-tickets-38597145100
Regional Premiere - By Philip Dawkins
Le Switch

October 27 - December 3, 2017. David is a self-possessed New York librarian with a need for classification, a love for collecting rare books he never opens and a strong ambivalence about marriage. What happens when his best friend’s bachelor party takes him to Montreal, and he is swept off his feet by a charming young florist? A witty and whimsical romantic comedy tied in knots.

www.nctcsf.org/index.php/shows/201718Season/LeSwitch
DYKE DYKE GOOSE! Chase the woman of your dreams ;)
UHAUL SF's Circus Halloween Party!

October 27, 2017, 9pm-2am, Calle 11, 1501 Folsom San Francisco's Party for Girls Who Love Girls: 3rd Fridays. You meet her. You take her on one date. You take her on another date. Before you know it: UHAUL -with a furry pet of some sort with a little sweater on. DJs: China G, Jibbz and C.Lektra. Bossy SF Go-go gals. CARNIVAL GAMES/ PRIZES/ CARNIVAL FOOD. Also 2nd Fridays at Oasis.

www.facebook.com/events/1904201193240385
San Francisco's monthly queer theme party, taking over Oasis every 4th Friday
Shenanigans

October 27, 2017, 10pm-4am at Oasis. Heklina and D'Arcy Drollinger reclaim the name of a long-lost '80s gay club for their new SOMA venue hosting drag shows, cabaret nights, DJ events, and more. Three dancefloors include SILENT DISCO at the rooftop bar; a club full of faceless torsos dancing to the beats of many local DJs. No haters/no shamers. Just a preference.

sfoasis.com
Men’s leather party returns to San Francisco
Brüt SF

October 27, 2017, 11pm-4am at THE MONARCH, 101 6th St. Leather dance party for men. Explore your wildside, feel masculine and dance through the night w/ DJs Manny Ward, Peter Napoli and Dan Darlington playing dirty dungeon beats + the hottest men sporting sweaty leather and gear! Brût is a 21+ event. Next date: Dec 9th at Monarch.

www.brutparty.com
Explore and engage with institutions that collect archival material
San Francisco Archives Crawl: Counterculture & Social Protest

October 28, 2017 12-5pm. Join the California Historical Society, SF Public Library's History Center, Labor Archives and Research Center, SF State University, The GLBT Historical Society, UCSF, and Levi Strauss & Co Archives for San Francisco’s first Archives Crawl. The theme: Counterculture and Social Protest - celebrating in October, American Archives Month!

www.glbthistory.org/events
Cum out Cum out wherever you are! Calling all bloody Marys!
Pound Puppy

October 28, 2017, 9pm-4am. We summon you to a spell binding freak fest of horror! Enter our cryptic bathhouse at your own risk! Shapes and shadows may not always be what the appear. Pound Puppy presents the first annual Haunted Bathhouse party ScreamWorks! featuring DJ Mozghan! (WE ARE MONSTERS) alongside grave digging DJs Kevin O'Connor + Taco Tuesday. Feat. ghoulish gal Boy Young!

www.studsf.com/new-events/2017/10/28/pound-puppy-presents-screamworks-feat-mozghan
The San Francisco LGBT Asian club destination every 4th Saturday of the month
ShangriLa Halloween Weekend Party

October 28, 2017, 10pm-6am at THE ENDUP. A scary good time spooky costume party. DYING to see you! Wear your scariest costume. Your SF LGBT Asian club destination - every 4th Saturday of each month. DJs Martin Fry + Christopher B. Next dates: Nov 25th Butterball Thanksgiving; Dec 3rd XXXMAS Party.

www.facebook.com/ShangriLaSF
DNA Lounge and Hubba Hubba Revue present
All Hallow's Eve

October 31, 2017, 9pm-afterhours. 18+ pop, new wave, goth/industrial, 80s Halloween Extravaganza! Midnight costume contest: $1000 cash prizes! DJs/ 4 rooms: KidHack, Adrian A, Shindog, Netik, Devon, Decay, Candy, 2nite. Burlesque + performers: Ariyana La Fey, Jonbenet Butterbuns, Clee+Kate, Jody Ryker, Layne Fawkes, Snatch Adams, Szandora LaVey. Hubba Hubba Gho-Gho-Ghosts!

www.dnalounge.com/calendar/2017/10-31.html
The famous play by Larry Kramer
The Normal Heart

November 3-25, 2017 at The Gateway. About a group of queer activists, their loves, and their struggles for equality at a dangerous time. A Theatre Rhino Premiere. Next: Dec 31st at 8pm, for ONE SHOW ONLY - Mincing Words - written and performed by Tom Ammiano - The 2017 Rhino New Year’s Eve Spectacular.

therhino.org
Sex shows at Nob Hill
Brent Corrigan + JJ Knight

November 3 + 4, 2017, at Nob Hill Theatre, Friday + Saturday. Brent Corrigan, one of the greatest stars in the porn industry today, in performance with JJ Knight last May, was one of our biggest performances of the year. We had to bring him back. Brent once again teams up with the sexy JJ Knight for 8pm and 10pm SEX SHOWS! Make plans now - this show will sell out!

thenobhilltheatre.com/brent-corrigan-november-3rd-4th
Hosted by Matt Bearracuda - Upgraded w/GROWLr!
Bearracuda SF

November 4, 2017, 9pm-2am at SF Eagle. Back to Bearracuda for a sexy night! Cruise, dance and meet hundreds of guys, stripped down and dancing to DJs MIKE ETC (LA) + COLLIN BASS. $6 before 10pm. $10 after. Bearracuda is the largest attended bear dance party in the USA - now in 58 cities across the world.

bearracuda.com/sf
Your queer dance party
Swagger Like Us x Byrell the Great x Season Closing Party

November 5, 2017, 3-9pm at El Rio. Featuring Byrell The Great. Host Kelly Lovemonster. DJ DavOmakesbeats
Photos by Takeover Tokyo. Eats: FREE BBQ Cook Out! Local queer arts hub features emerging queer/ qtpoc performers. After 5+ years an institution for Bay Area residents.

www.facebook.com/events/734932020042505
The 5th Anniversary Tour
Avenue Q

December 1, 2017 - January 7, 2018 at New Conservatory Theatre. The naughty puppets return for a never-ending holiday party at NCTC! Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. Book by Jeff Whitty. Based on original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx. “...a perennial hit -- even when seeing it for the second, third, or whatever time…” -Theatre Eddys.

www.nctcsf.org/index.php/shows/201718Season/AvenueQ
An ecumenical display of wicked joie de vivre
The Kinsey Sicks: Oy Vey in a Manger

December 26-30, 2017, 7pm. Rachel, Winnie, Trixie, and Trampolina try to sell their manger before foreclosure. Crises arise, secrets revealed, Jewish-Gentile tensions surface, mayhem ensues - in glorious four-part harmony: God Bless Ye Femmy Lesbians, Satan Baby, I'm Dreaming of a Vanna White Christmas, Don't Be Happy, Worry, and I Had a Little Facial and Soylent Night.

kinseysicks.com/shows/Oy-Vey-in-a-Manger
From Circus to Music Hall
Edwardian Faire & Ball 2018

January 26-27, 2018. The 18th Annual Affair at (TBC) The Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness. Music, theatre, dance, art, storytelling, circus arts, fashion, technology, art, stories; artists, performers, high-flying trapezes, steam-powered machines, costumed ballgoers. Vau de Vire Society presents vignettes paying homage to controversial works of (in)famous illustrator Edward Gorey.

www.edwardianball.com
World Premiere - By Tim Pinckney
Still At Risk

January 19 - February 25, 2018. A surviving activist from the AIDS crisis front lines, Kevin struggles to find purpose in an age of greater gay rights but political complacency. As unexpected events threaten to erase history, his anger and passion are renewed. Hilarious, sharp, deeply moving look at personal/political hazards of rewriting the past, and one man's attempt to move on.

www.nctcsf.org/index.php/shows/201718Season/StillAtRisk
New cinema from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
San Francisco's 22nd Berlin & Beyond Film Festival

February 2-7, 2018 (TBC), from 10am at the Castro Theatre and the Goethe-Institut San Francisco. Since 1996, North America's largest German film festival. The best of recent cinematic discoveries from German-speaking countries, along with special guest artist appearances, engaging forums, and diverse programs.

www.facebook.com/berlinbeyond
Mr San Francisco Leather Contest 2018
Leather Alliance Weekend

March 2-4, 2018. Past year festivities included: FRI meet and greet at Mr S, and the Titleholders Reunion party; SAT kink workshops and vendor fair + Mr. San Francisco Leather contest, followed by a Victory Party; SUN annual SF Leather Community Awards ceremony and brunch (2018 will be the 52nd year) + afternoon beer bust at SF Eagle. See website for this year's schedule of events:

leatherallianceweekend.org
San Francisco Film Society Presents
San Francisco International Film Festival

Early April, 2018 - the 61st annual spring festival of 15 days, an extraordinary showcase of cinematic discovery & innovation. Screening venues normally include the Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St, SF; The New People Cinema, 1746 Post St, SF; the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas, 1881 Post St, SF; and the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley. See the website for film schedules.

www.sffs.org/sfiff59
Regional Premiere - By Bathsheba Doran
The Mystery of Love and Sex

April 13 - May 20, 2018. Charlotte and Jonny have been best friends since they were nine. She's Jewish, he's Christian, she’s white, he's black. They love each other, but not that way. Or maybe that way. As they tumble into their twenties and confront mysteries of their sexuality, they eventually find that the path forward is not always the one right in front of you.

www.nctcsf.org/index.php/shows/201718Season/TheMysteryofLoveandSex
The film festival that provides a manageable amount of the truth
SF DocFest

May - June, 2018. Annual festival devoted to documentary cinema. Two week event since 2001 has brought the most weird and wonderful aspects of real life to the big screen. "...a zippy blend of politics, music, social issues and youth-oriented subcultures...vibrant, irreverent form of entertainment ...." – Michael Fox, KQED. At Great Star, Roxie, Vogue theaters.

sfindie.com/festivals/sf-docfest
The 21st Annual
National Queer Arts Festival 2018

June 2, 2018 (TBC). Performances, performance art, new queer work, visual arts; annual month-long Queer Arts Festival, Queer arts groups “Creating Queer Community” - a program that to date has commissioned more than 120 San Francisco-based artists to create new work.

qcc2.org
Frameline 42: There’s No Place Like Here…
San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival 2018

June 14-24, 2018 (TBC), the 42nd edition annual 11-day event at Castro Theatre - the longest-running and largest gay film festival in the world. Ongoing series includes free films at Frameline at the Center, 1800 Market Street at 7:30pm, second Thursdays of select months.

www.frameline.org
48th Anniversary!
San Francisco Pride 2018

June 23-24, 2018 (TBC) - climaxes a month of events. See their website for media of 2017 festival celebrations at the downtown Civic Center, and the Parade down Market Street, from Beale at Embarcadero station down to 8th Street, Civic Center, with over 200 contingents marching.

www.sfpride.org
Warm up for Folsom
Up Your Alley Fair 2018

July 29, 2018 (TBC), 11am-6pm. Leather & fetish annual street fair, SoMa district, Dore Alley between Folsom/ Howard Streets, adjoining blocks of Folsom between 9th/ Juniper Streets and Tenth between Howard and Sheridan Sreets. 12pm-2am SF Eagle Party On The Patio: hundreds of leather-clad sweaty bodies.

www.folsomstreetevents.org/up-your-alley
The Castro Bear's annual retreat! - 21st birthday weekend in Sonoma County woods
Lazy Bear 2018

August 1-6, 2018. One of the largest/ most successful bear gatherings in the world, with pool parties, dance parties, bonfires, live entertainment and amazing DJs. Stay in local lodges, campgrounds and cabins, or avail yourself of nearby towns and cities. Eat at gourmet restaurants, local diners, cookouts and unique pop-ups. Drink world-class wine near the vineyards that produce it.

www.lazybearweekend.com
The 27th Year
San Francisco Fringe Festival 2018

September 6-15, 2018, at EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy St. Magic, puppetry, clowning, solo performance, original work, and much more - the Bay Area’s largest grassroots festival charges forward with 33 unique shows from both local and non-local artists. See the full program schedule at website:

www.sffringe.org
GSGRA-BAC presents the 26th
Bay Area Rodeo | Best Buck in the Bay

Mid-September, 2018 (TBC), this past year at Russian River Rodeo Grounds, Duncans Mills. FRI Buckin' Hot Pool Party + Contestant Registration. SAT Best Buck/Bay Rodeo events at Rodeo Grounds + Big ‘ol Dance Party. SUN rodeo events + Rodeo Awards Ceremony. Calf-Roping, Team-Roping, Goat Dressing, Bull/Steer Riding, Wild Drag Race...

bayarearodeo.com
Leather Week main event
Folsom Street Fair 2018

September 23, 2018 (TBC), 11am-6pm, the world's largest leather event, on Folsom Street between 8th & 13th. Bigger IS better at this only-in-San-Francisco event! Something for everyone, 400,000 fetish enthusiasts on 13 city blocks. See updates as posted at website:

www.folsomstreetfair.org