Shaping SF Lecture: Valencia Street as a Lesbian Corridor | Mission Dist.
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Eric Quezada Center | 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA
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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Shaping San Francisco | City History Lectures
Osento Bathhouse. Amelia’s. Artemis Cafe. Old Wives Tales. Modern Times Bookstore. Names and functions of these venues have changed, but they are part of the living memory of Valencia Street. Long before it descended into the white tablecloth, boutique-filled, gentrified peculiarity of today, the Valencia Street corridor was a hotbed of radical feminism and lesbian culture. LisaRuth Elliott moderates a conversation with some of the women who helped create the important sites and undergirded the intellectual and nightlife of the 1970s and 1980s. With Canyon Sam, Molly Martin, and Ruth Mahaney.
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