Friday, September 10, 2010

September Events - A Different Light bookstore

Tuesday, September 21 @ 7:30pm
Lambda Literary Emerging Voices Retreat Fellows
Meg Day, Chuck Forester, Liz Green, Billie Mandel & Oscar Raymundo
We're proud to bring together the Bay Area-based 2010 Lambda Literary Writers’ Retreat fellows for a special reading and discussion. From slam poets to femme novelists, the diversity of styles and genres highlight the vitality of new queer voices. Be the first to listen to their up-and-coming projects and support their emerging talent.

Saturday, September 25 @ 4pm
Odd Man Out: An Autobiography
Jeff Commings
Jeff Commings was the first African-American to win a gold medal in swimming at the Olympic Festival, but he spent all of his teenage years and young adulthood afraid to live openly as a gay man. Heartbreaking and funny, Odd Man Out is an uncompromising tale of the courage, perseverance, talent and friendships that help bring out the best in you.

Monday, September 27 @ 7:30pm
Citizen, Invert, Queer: Lesbianism & War in Early 20th Century Britain
Deborah Cohler
Incorporating cultural histories of prewar women's suffrage debates, British sexology, women's work on the home front during World War I, and discussions of interwar literary representations of female homosexuality, Cohler maps the emergence of lesbian representations in relation to the decline of empire and the rise of eugenics in England.

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact:
Oscar Raymundo
Events Coordinator

A Different Light
489 Castro Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

(415) 431 0891

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