Malaysian-born poet, essayist and performance artist Justin Chin addressed queer Asian American identity with humor and raw vulnerability. An afternoon of readings dedicated to his memory will be held on January 31 at the San Francisco Public Library in the Koret Auditorium from 1:30–4 pm. The free event features many well-known Bay Area LGBT poets and artists. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/432309266979186/
A founder of the West Coast LGBTQ movement, Jeanne Córdova opened the first lesbian center in Los Angeles and was the publisher and editor of the groundbreaking newspaper The Lesbian Tide. She helped to found the Gay and Lesbian Caucus of the Democratic Party, published the Community Yellow Pages, organized seminal conferences and was a Lammy-award winning author for her memoir When We Were Outlaws: a Memoir of Love and Revolution.
“I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.”