Timely Reminders

If you just learned about San Francisco’s LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District…. Welcome!

Please explore below for information about the Cultural District.  If you are not already receiving email from us, please click here to be kept informed about our meetings and activities.


This is a great time to become a full Voting Member of the Cultural District!  Click here to get started!  And, during the current COVID-19 crisis, anyone whose income or living situation has been impacted by it is eligible to receive the low-income dues waiver, regardless of other circumstances.  Your free membership is good through December, 2020.


The next meeting of the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District Board of Directors is scheduled for Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from  6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Please contact manager@sflcd.org if you have questions.   Please note the meeting time. The proposed agenda and meeting logon info will be available here in advance of the meeting.
The minutes of the meeting of August 24, 2019 can be viewed here.    The minutes of the meetings of September 18 are viewable here.  Minutes of the meeting of October 16, 2019 are viewable here.  Minutes of the meeting of November 20, 2019 are viewable here.  Minutes of the meeting of December 18, 2019 are viewable here.  Minutes of the meeting of January 15, 2020 are viewable here. Minutes of the meeting of February 19, 2020 are viewable here.    Minutes of the meeting of March 18, 2020 are viewable here.
Minutes of the April 15, 2020 meeting are viewable here.  Minutes of the meeting of May 20, 2020 will be available soon.

The city of San Francisco desperately needs volunteers to help deliver meals, deliver medications, connect with elderly residents, and all sorts of help for our community. Info is at https://sf.gov/be-emergency-volunteer

Remember:  You can text “COVID19SF” to 888-777 to receive official updates on how San Franciscans can best cope with the COVID-19 crisis.


The BALL Gag fundraiser was a great success, and raised over $5500 in donations and auction bids.  But you can still donate to the Bay Area Leather Lifeline at ball.leatheralliance.org.


Recipes for the winning entries of the coveted “2020 LCD Award for Best Beverage” (Patty,  IMsL 2014’s “Cherry Wood Smoked Chocolate Martini”) and the much-lusted-after “2020 LCD Award for Best Pastry” (Bob Goldfarb’s “De-floured Chocolate Cake”) can now be viewed here.


Tenderloin Tessie is still offering food to those in need. Please contact Michael by private message or by voice at 415-584-3252. The community has supported Tenderloin Tessie all these years so they want to give back.


The San Francisco Arts Commission, in partnership with
Kua`aina Associates, is offering a new train-the-trainer program titled 
“Transformative Grant Writing: Seeding Reciprocity”, launching next month.  Apply by Friday, May 29.  Full info is here.


The next online meeting of the Arts and Culture Committee is set for Thursday, May 28, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.  Join with Google Meet or Join by phone at 1-813-421-1943‬, PIN: ‪582 777 624‬#

The proposed agenda will be posted here soon. and mailed to Committee members.  We hope you will join us!
You can view the draft minutes of the March meeting here.  and of the April meeting herePlease contact the committee chair, David Hyman, to join this Committee, or for more info!

The next online meeting of our Diversity and Membership Committee is set for Thursday, June 4, 2020, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. To participate, you can Join with Google Meet (meet.google.com/cbo-ppnt-tms) or join by phone (1 617-675-4444‬ PIN: ‪364 878 909 2132‬#.

This Committee will have three key functions:
1. Membership drive and process
2. Diversity part I- outreach to groups and gain attendance from all clubs and groups within our community
3. Diversity part II- ensure our committees are functioning from a viewpoint of diversity in their structure and event planning.

RSVP is not required.  For more information about the Committee or how to participate online, please contact the committee chair, Beth Hunt!

Hope you can join us!


The next online Land Use Committee Meeting is set for Tuesday, June 9, 2020, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.  Join with Google Meet at meet.google.com/iea-nutj-fsg, or by phone +1 405-646-0218 (PIN: 291474477).

An agenda will be available in advance of the meeting.  Please contact the committee chair, Lexx King, for more info!


The next online meeting of the Communications Committee is set for Thursday, June 11, 2020, from 7:00 to 8:00, pm.  Join Hangouts Meet at meet.google.com/tvc-qukg-eia, or Join by phone at ‪+1 501-991-4076‬ PIN: ‪248 525 687‬#

An agenda will be available in advance of the meeting.  Please contact the committee chair, Bob Brown, to join this new Committee, or for more info!


 If you missed our Open House on February 12, fear not!  You can view the video here!  The slide show (which is hard to see on the video) can be viewed here.

Town Hall Meeting - 3/25/2020

The Town Hall for the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, 2020, has been postponed.  A new date will be announced as soon as practical.  

Want your voice in the leather community heard? Want input on what the Leather & LGBTQ Cultural District does in the future? THIS IS THE PLACE TO BE!

For more information,  please look here or on the Facebook event, or write to info@SFLCD.org.


A Governance and Legislation Committee meeting will be scheduled shortly.

Please contact the committee chair, Bob Brown, to sign up, or for more info!


Just FYI, the first meeting of the Board of the Friends of Eagle Plaza took place online on Monday, April 20, 2020.  Future meetings will be announced here, and are Because this is an initial, organizational meeting, only the Board members will attend.  Info about Eagle Plaza can be found at  https://www.facebook.com/groups/friendsofeagleplaza/ or http://www.eagleplaza.org/friendsofeagleplaza .


       

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