GenderPlay in Lesbian Culture
, an exhibit exploring labels and gender and its boundaries
will open at the One Museum on Saturday March 14, will
featuring singer Phranc, emcee Marie Cartier and performance
art from Latina trio, Butchlalis de Panochtitlan.
The exhibit will show
how lesbian life was portrayed through the ages- from
two-spirit native people, to cross-dressers and tobacco-chewing
women of the Civil War, to stone butches, high femmes, and
kiki's of the 1950s, though the dykes of the lesbian feminist
1970s, to queers, bois, and Trans people of today.
The exhibit also
highlights a re-mix of vintage photos, archival docs, history,
and a big-screen movie loop of genderplay clips from classic
movies to the hottest queer and lesbian documentaries now.
is the creative child of the new lesbian cultural guerilla
group, LEX - the Lesbian Exploratorium Project
will run for two months, March 14 to May 23, at the ONE
Archives Gallery & Museum at 626 N. Robertson Blvd. in West
Hollywood (entrance is on El Tovar). The Gallery is open every
Friday 4 to 8 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5pm.