Posts tagged ‘Armistead Maupin’

May 22, 2011

Trevor Project’s Call Center is Officially Open; Ribbon Cut SF CA (photo collage)

by Accidental Bear

Harvey Milk watching from up stairs window, proud. (painting)

Today goes down in the history books and most appropriately on Harvey Milk’s 81st Birthday, the Trevor Project’s call center is officially open. About 1 hour ago phone lines officially opened in Harvey Milk’s Camera Shop and Former Campaign Headquarters. It is a glorious day. The ribbon was cut at the door step of the new call center by Mark Leno, Cleve Jones, Anne Kronenberg, Danny Nicoletta, Frank Robinson, Dustin Lance Black, Armistead Maupin, Christopher Turner and Stuart Milk and many more note worthy came out for the cause. The hot-line provides crisis and suicide prevention counseling to LGBT and questioning youth 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, and this marks a historic moment because now those calls can be answered in the same place where Harvey took these kinds of calls.


After the ribbon was cut and history was made, politicians, reporters, volunteers and supporters all sang Happy Birthday to Harvey, which echoed down Castro Street. Harvey would have loved it!

Trevor Project will use the space rent-free since HRC paid for the build out and has agreed to donate $10,000 annually to the nonprofit during the duration of its five-year lease.
http://www.thetrevorproject.org

PHONES ARE NOW OPEN!

Call center staff

www.thetrevorproject.org

May 21, 2011

Grand Opening of the Harvey Milk Call Center in San Francisco 5/22 Sunday

by Accidental Bear

The Trevor Project is excited to open our Harvey Milk Call Center in San Francisco this weekend! Please join us for a ribbon untying and guided tour of the new call center facility at the historic site of Harvey Milk’s Castro Camera Store (575 Castro Street, between 18th and 19th Streets).

The event will take place at 11am on Sunday May 22, Harvey Milk Day, and will feature special guests Cleve Jones, Anne Kronenberg, Danny Nicoletta, Frank Robinson, Dustin Lance Black, Armistead Maupin, Christopher Turner and Stuart Milk of The Harvey Milk Foundation.

We hope you can help us celebrate this wonderful addition to the Castro community!

-The San Francisco Ambassadors of The Trevor Project

April 22, 2011

Thoroughly Modern Maupin: The Legacy of Armistead

by Accidental Bear


Litquake joins forces with American Conservatory Theatre and BARtab to co-present an evening of readings and music, as the City ramps up for the world premiere of A.C.T.’s much-anticipated “Tales of the City” musical later this spring!

Swedish American Music Hall, 2174 Market Street, 8 pm. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/169912

Beer, wine, and cocktails from Blue Angel Vodka and Art in the Age. Proceeds to benefit Litquake 2011, October 7-15.

Emceed by the amazing Marga Gomez. Featuring the next generation of writers who continue to further ideals Armistead helped pioneer and champion in his work. With appearances/performances by:

Michelle Tea, Sister Spit and RADAR organizer, author of several books including “Rose of No Man’s Land”

K.M. Soehnlein, author of the award-winning “The World of Normal Boys” and its sequel “Robin and Ruby,” just released in paperback

Scott James, New York Times journalist and author of “SoMa” and “The Sower”

Kevin Simmonds, filmmaker, composer, performer, and author of upcoming poetry collection “Mad for Meat”

Drag superstar Precious Moments

Plus special guests!

Thursday, May 12 · 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Swedish American Music Hall

2174 Market Street
San Francisco, California
March 17, 2011

Armistead called out for being not “real men” ; Say whaaa

by Accidental Bear

This is a moment when it would of been totally fine to play the card , ” Do you know who I am!”

IGNORANCE AT AN ALL TIME HIGH!

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Armistead Banned From Bathroom

By Advocate.com Editors

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Tales of the City author Armistead Maupin and his husband, Chris Turner, were denied use of the restroom in a bar in Alice Springs, Australia last week by a staff member who told them the facility was “reserved for real men.”

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