James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center - 3rd Floor

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The James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center is the gateway to collections documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered history and culture, with a special emphasis on the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to books, periodical and archival collections, the Center sponsors changing exhibitions and public programs.

video icon  A Change of World: In Memory of Adrienne Rich: April 25, 2012

The San Francisco Public Library celebrated the life and poetry of Adrienne Rich with writers and poets who gathered to read from her work. The program was introduced by Hormel Center Program Manager Karen Sundheim with personal reminiscences by Rich’s friend and student Jack Litewka. Poets and writers included Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Drea Brown, Justin Chin, Elana Dykewomon, Robin Ekiss, Christian Gullette, Kevin Killian, Stephen Kopel, Ali Liebegott, Toni Mirosevich, Peter Orner, Teya Schaffer, Aaron Shurin, Kevin Simmonds, Arisa White and Jewelle Gomez.

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Upcoming Events

Three Under Forty
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Main Library, Gay & Lesbian Center
Not a Luxury
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
The Circle:
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Main Library, Gay & Lesbian Center

Upcoming Classes

Meditation Group
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Main Library, Gay & Lesbian Center
Meditation Group
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Main Library, Gay & Lesbian Center
Meditation Group
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Main Library, Gay & Lesbian Center

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