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Friday, February 15, 7 PM: In the flesh and Visual aids present love positive women: romance starts at home

The thought of Valentine’s Day getting you down? Us too. Around this season of love, NYC splits into two decisive camps: 1.The candy-lovin’, heart-on-the-sleeve wearin’, de-thorned rose givin’, lacy craft makin torch holders of hetero-romance. 2. The angry, spiteful, lonely, depressed, vengeful cynics who say “Fuck love. pass me that Dario Argento dvd”.   What about [...]

Bellerose and Sloin

Saturday, February 16, 7 PM: Sally Bellerose and Hilary Sloin read

Sally Bellerose is author of The Girls Club, Bywater Books. The manuscript won the Bywater Prize, The Rick Demarinis Award, the Writers at Work Award and an NEA Fellowship. Excerpts have been published in Sinister Wisdom, The Sun, The Best of Writers at Work, Cutthroat, and Quarterly West. Bellerose’s current project is a short story [...]

Photograph by Syd London

Sunday, February 17, 7 PM: Sassafras Lowrey reads from hir novel Roving Pack

In conjunction with Samantha Box’s exhibition of photographs of homeless queer youth in NYC, Invisible, Sassafras Lowrey will read from hir novel Roving Pack. Sassafras Lowrey is an internationally award-winning author, artist, and educator. Sassafras is the editor of the two time American Library Association honored, and Lambda Literary Finalist Kicked Out anthology (www.KickedOutAnthology.com), which brought together the [...]

Nathan Manske reading from I'm from Driftwood

Great turnout for the I’m from Driftwood readings at the Bureau last night

Last night the Bureau hosted Nathan Manske, founder and executive director of the non-profit organization I’m from Driftwood, and three contributors to the I’m from Driftwood book: Hugh Ryan, Damien Butvick, and Rafi Mittlefehldt. I’m from Driftwood collects and presents stories of queer lives from all over the world in order to build a sense of [...]

Bicurious George Feminist Gosling

Just arrived: Bi-Curious George and Feminist Ryan Gosling

Look no further for perfect unauthorized gifts this holiday season: Andrew Simonian’s Bi-Curious George and Danielle Henderson’s Feminist Ryan Gosling: Feminist Theory as Imagined from Your Favorite Sensitive Movie Dude. Guess what Mom’s getting for Christmas!