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Sex Work, Queer Representation, and the Policing of Gender in Early San Francisco

  • Eric Quezada Center 518 Valencia Street San Francisco, CA, 94110 United States (map)

Part of the Shaping San Francisco Public Talks Series!

Join authors Ivy Anderson, Devon Angus, and Clare Sears in a discussion about the history of gender, criminality, and law in early San Francisco.

Ivy Anderson and Devon Angus are the authors of Alice: Memoirs of a Barbary Coast Prostitute (Heyday Books, 2016) , winner of the California Historical Society Book Award.

Clare Sears is associate professor of sociology and sexuality studies at San Francisco State University. She is author of the book Arresting Dress: Cross-Dressing, Law and Fascination in Nineteenth Century San Francisco (Duke University Press, 2014). 

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Earlier Event: February 16
The Open Book in Grass Valley