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Wednesday, October 17 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Beefcake: 50 Years of Tom of Finland

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Co-presented by San Francisco Public Library’s James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, Dog Eared Books Castro, GLBT Historical Society, 48 Hills, Bay Area Reporter, Lambda Literary

Our most outrageous night of the week celebrates 50 years of the revolutionary Tom of Finland illustrations, at the notorious SF Eagle leather bar. With special guest Dian Hanson, writer, publisher, and editor of Taschen Books' luscious Tom of Finland collections ("the most cerebral pornographer in America"), GLBT Historical Society Executive Director Terry Beswick, music from Jon Ginoli (Pansy Division) and DJ Bus Station John, cocktails from Blue Angel Vodka, and a Tom of Finland lookalike contest open to all genders and small dogs. Emceed by drag legend Honey Mahogany, and featuring Race Bannon! Prizes courtesy of Mr. S Leather, Taschen Books, Fitness SF, and more! $20 adv / $25 door

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Honey Mahogany

Honey Mahogany rose to international fame as the first (and as of yet only) San Francisco drag queen to appear on the reality TV series RuPaul's Drag Race, but more recently, Honey Mahogany has honed in on making a difference in her hometown. Honey is a founding member of the Stud... Read More →

Authors and Participants
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Race Bannon

Race Bannon has been an organizer, writer, educator, speaker and activist in the LGBT, leather/kink, polyamory and HIV/STI prevention realms since 1973. He is the author of Learning the Ropes: A Basic Guide to Safe and Fun Lovemaking; founded Daedalus Publishing Company, the first... Read More →
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Terry Beswick

Terry Beswick is Executive Director of the GLBT Historical Society in San Francisco. He also has worked as a journalist and as an AIDS activist with nonprofit and governmental organizations, including Project Inform, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the White House Office of... Read More →
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Dian Hanson

Labeled the most cerebral pornographer in America, Dian Hanson reigns as the Queen of Sex. Hanson began her publishing career as a pornographic magazine editor, historian, and writer by helping to found the 1970s hardcore journal Puritan. She went on to work for men’s magazines... Read More →

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DJ Bus Station John

DJ Bus Station John's passion for "lost" 70s/80s bathhouse-era dance music rules the floor at his Thursday night institution "The Tubesteak Connection," San Francisco's longest continuously-running GLBTQIAXYZ dance party, now in its 15th year at Aunt Charlie's. BSJ also spins classic... Read More →
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Jon Ginoli

Jon Ginoli is the singer, guitarist, and founder of the legendary gay rock band Pansy Division. Beginning in San Francisco in the early '90s, Pansy Division’s in-your-face queer punk blew closet doors wide open, and their tours opening for Green Day brought their ideas to a wider... Read More →

Wednesday October 17, 2018 7:00pm - 10:00pm PDT
SF Eagle