Film screening: Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria.

Thursday, November 24, 2011 - 19:00

This Emmy Award-winning documentary tells the story of the first-known collective uprising against queer and transgender oppression. A multi-racial rebellion in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, led by drag queens, that took place three years before the Stonewall Riot in New York. The revolt connected to issues of police harassment, housing rights, war resistance, and sexual liberation.

Solidarity Salon, 580 Sydney Road, Brunswick. Dinner from 6pm. $8.