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

100 Larkin St.
San Francisco,
94102
415-557-4400

Hours

Sun12-5
Mon10-6
Tue9-8
Wed9-8
Thu9-8
Fri12-6
Sat10-6

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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