Includes LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District events, events organized by other San Francisco Cultural Districts, and other events of interest happening in SOMA.
All times are Pacific Time.
See links to additional calendar pages at the bottom of this page

Leather District: Communications Committee Meeting

LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District

The Communications Committee plans and guides the messaging and branding decisions for the District. Join via Zoom Link: Join by phone: 1 669 900 6833 Meeting ID: 840 3945 3815 Please contact the committee chairperson, Bob Brown with any questions:

LCD: Land Use Committee Meeting

LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District

The Land Use Committee tracks changes to real estate in the District in order to mitigate the effects of development and gentrification. Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 856 8829 4123 One tap mobile +16694449171,,85688294123# US +16699006833,,85688294123# US (San Jose) The Land Use Committee for the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District is interacting with city

2023 THEYFRIEND Nonbinary Performance Festival

San Francisco, CA, United States

Diamond Wave presents The 2023 THEYFRIEND Nonbinary Performance Festival ✨🖤💜🤍💛✨ Save the date for Diamond Wave’s annual THEYFRIEND Nonbinary Performance Festival happening in San Francisco (and virtually) November 14–18, 2023! We'll have five sensational showcases featuring music, drag, poetry, video and performance from approx. 40 local, national and international nonbinary artists! Check out individual events

THEYFRIEND 2023 Opening Showcase & Dialogue

James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center of San Francisco Public Library

Get ready for a thrilling night of performance and conversation to open the THEYFRIEND 2023 Nonbinary Performance Festival Tuesday, November 14, 6 pm (5:30 pm pre-panel) Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102 FREE, donations encouraged Moderated by SNJV Pre-panel conversation with Sam Favela from the Transgender District With

LCD: Board of Directors Meeting

Board of Directors Meeting The meeting is free and all community members are welcome to attend. Please join us remotely via Zoom: You can find the meeting agenda here: You can also call 1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) and use Meeting ID: 844 9193 7145 and Password: 005563. (Or find your

THEYFRIEND 2023 Drag & Music Showcase

Oasis 298 11th St, San Francisco, CA, US

A night of mind-blowing drag and sensational music at the 2023 THEYFRIEND Nonbinary Performance Festival! Wednesday, November 15, 7 pm (6:30 pm doors) Oasis (21+) 298 11th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 $20 early bird | $25 general admission Limited pay what you can tickets Hosted by Gothess Jasmine & LOTUS BOY DJ Digital Kitkat

THEYFRIEND 2023 Virtual Video Showcase

Enjoy an extravaganza of sensational videos from national & international THEYFRIEND nonbinary performers from the comfort of your couch! Thursday, November 16, 5:00pm - 8:00pm PST Live Streaming on YouTube Sliding scale $5 - $25 Artist promo code HeyTHEYFRIEND to make $5 ticket free Hosted by Goddexx DJ Sand.dreams Guided altar building with The

LCD: Arts and Culture Committee Meeting


The LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District's Arts and Culture Committee is dedicated to reactivating Folsom Street and environs as a cultural and community hub. We are actively recruiting artists, both for murals, exhibits and other projects, and in leadership roles in our organization. Full agenda is at The meeting is free, and open to

THEYFRIEND 2023 Poetry & Music Showcase


The THEYFRIEND 2023 Nonbinary Performance Festival continues with compelling spoken word, bumping music and dynamic performance! Friday, November 17, 7:00pm - 9:00pm (6:30 pm doors) Brava Theater Center’s Cabaret 2773 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 $20 early bird | $25 general admission Limited pay what you can tickets Hosted by Vin Seaman DJ phishr_price

THEYFRIEND 2023 Closing Showcase


We’re closing the THEYFRIEND 2023 Nonbinary Performance Festival with an unforgettable lineup of nonbinary music and performance! Saturday, November 18, 7:00pm - 9:00pm (6:30 pm doors) Brava Theater Center’s Cabaret 2773 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 $20 early bird | $25 general admission Limited pay what you can tickets Hosted by Poppy J. Snacks

CHHESS Report – Community Update

The city mandated Cultural History, Housing, and Economic Sustainability Strategies (CHHESS) Report, serves as a roadmap of priorities and strategies for stabilizing our cultural community. Join us for the results based on community input. The final reports will be approved by the Board of Supervisors. There will be Q&A after the presentation. Wednesday, November 29,

LCD: Diversity & Membership Committee Meeting

LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District

The Diversity & Membership Committee Meeting guides efforts to increase District membership with an emphasis on representing all members of our community. First Thursdays at 6 pm PST Join us on Zoom: Proposed Agenda: 3 Functions of this Committee: 1. Membership drive and process 2. Diversity part I- outreach to groups and gain


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