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Past Event

Lavender Talks: The State of San Francisco's LGBTQ Cultural Districts

Join us for the second in our new series of Lavender Talks—produced in partnership with San Francisco Pride, which is celebrating 50 years in 2020.

In this program, we'll explore the status of San Francisco's LGBTQ cultural districts. How and why did they come into being? How are they used today? What's next?

Our panel will feature leaders from the LGBTQ Cultural District, the Transgender District, the Leather & LGBTQ Cultural District, and the mayor's manager of cultural districts. 


This is a free program; please consider making a donation during registration to support our online program production

This event is online-only; register to receive a link to the live stream program

In association with San Francisco Pride 

Made possible by the generous support of Comcast

And thanks to San Francisco Pride Legacy Partners:
Bud Light
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
KPIX 5 CBS Bay Area
Kaiser Permanente
GLBT Historical Society
Parc 55 San Francisco

May 28, 2020

United States


Bob Goldfarb

President, Leather & LGBTQ Cultural District; President, Friends of the Eagle Plaza; Former President, Folsom Street Events

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Aria Sa'id

Transgender Advocate; Co-founder and Executive Director, Transgender District; Founder, Kween Cultura Initiative

Julia Sabory

Cultural Districts Manager, San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD); Former Immigration Legal Services Lead, MOHCD

A. Sparks

Co-Chair, Castro LGBTQ Cultural District; Executive Director, Masto Foundation; Former Board Member, San Francisco LGBT Center and SFWAR

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Michelle Meow

Producer and Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" on KBCW/KPIX TV and Online Radio; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors; Twitter @msmichellemeow—Co-Host