Compiled by Molly Freedenberg
Explore the origins of the magazine made for sexworkers during Saturday's film festival at the Roxie.
>> In Our Own Image
Representatives from the Sex Workers Empowerment Project (SWEP) $pread Magazine will be on hand (ha ha) at the screening of this documentary on sex worker-made media and $pread itself -- all as part of the final days of the 6th Annual Sex Worker Film, Art, and Music Festival. (Other films also run all day, from noon past midnight.)
Sat/6. 2pm. $8 per show, $30 day pass.
3117 16th St., SF
In honor of the National Queer Arts Festival, Femina Potens presents an exhibit dedicated to exploring constructions of gender identity. Celebrate opening night with artists Jess T. Dugan, Melvyn Herrick, Julie Sutherland, and Fakir Musafar, along with more queer comrades.
2199 Market, SF
>> San Francisco is Burning
Cheer on Michelle Tea's House of RADAR in this competitive fashion show featuring writers and performers from the RADAR series, where all proceeds benefit Queer Cultural Center.
Sat/7. 7pm. $20-$50.
934 Brannan, SF
>> Different Strokes
Think hand jobs are simple? Think again. Learn the secrets of making basic handwork into a gourmet treat, from warm-up to happy ending and bringing prostate and anal play into the mix.
Mon/8. 8pm, $25-$30.
2504 San Pablo Ave, Berk