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University of California, Berkeley made a You Can Play video!

Cal administrators, coaches and student-athletes come together to say “If you can play, you can play!” I’m a little surprised we haven’t seen this video from Cal sooner, being such a progressive, liberal school and all. However it’s still a heartfelt video and should be watched! Go Bears!

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See a show, have a drink, meet someone new!

Berkeley Rep’s night/OUT series offers extraordinary productions followed by fabulous parties for the LGBT community. Join us after the show for complimentary drinks, delicious food and live music by some of the most sought-after DJs and performers in the Bay Area.

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Queer Australian band Rosie Burgess tours North America!

The Rosie Burgess Trio is a fantastic group with great wit and great musicality, they have left their beautiful homeland of Australia to take on another tour of North America.

They have a few upcoming shows, that I highly suggest checking out if you’re in the area. They will be playing Aug 18 in Cafe Culture, Chico CA, Friday Aug 19 at Cafe Trieste in Berekely, CA and Saturday Aug 20 Art n Soul Festival, Oakland CA.

Here’s a little about them from their website:

Sometimes it’s hard to fit people into boxes, and the Rosie Burgess Trio are no exception. Sliding from folk to blues to gypsy-roots and back, the trio cross more genres than state borders, giving off “more energy than an illegally sparked firecracker” [Drum Media, Sydney].

Be sure to check out some of their free downloads also!

Some White Horse history

The White Horse Bar in Berkeley, California is the second oldest gay bar in the United States.  They have a great historical page that is ripe with some great content and some great fodder for reflection about the history of the gay rights movement.  I’ve actually been to this bar before…

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