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Gifts from the Bureau!

The Bureau has a wide array of lovely gifts for the people you love—from books to art to zines, tee-shirts, and tote bags. We are happy to wrap gifts and ship them for you! We also offer gift certificates. If you can’t make it to the Bureau, you can order by email: We accept [...]

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Union Square Slam Moves to the Bureau!

  The Bureau is proud to announce that Union Square Slam will begin holding their weekly slams at the Bureau on Monday, November 30th! Please note: the Bureau is closed on Mondays. We will open at 6 PM on Mondays for the Union Square Slam.       

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Sunday, November 15th, is the Bureau’s third birthday!!!

  Come join us for some delicious chocolate cake and bubbly between 3 and 5!!! Tomorrow is also the final day of KNOWSGAY NO5: Heroes and Role Models. Don’t miss it!  


The Uses of Anger, November 20, 2015—January 17, 2016

  The Uses of Anger November 20, 2015—January 17, 2016 Opening Reception: Thursday, November 20, 6 to 9 PM The Bureau of General Services—Queer Division presents The Uses of Anger, an exhibition of contemporary and historical activist materials Download a PDF of the press release.   How do we use our rage? When confronted with [...]

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Elsa Waithe on This American Life, October 30, 2015 Episode, Recorded at the Bureau for TELL 13: Crushes

  Friend of the Bureau Elsa Waithe was featured on Ira Glass‘s This American Life, in the episode “The Heart Wants What It Wants,” October 30, 2015. This was recorded at Elsa’s performance at Drae Campbell‘s TELL, the 13th installment, on May 22, 2015. The theme was “Crushes.” Listen to the recording here: Act Two: ”My Love Is Blue” By [...]