A Message from Margaret Cho about SF QNF

The San Francisco Queer Nightlife Fund organizers are proud and humbled to recieve the following message of support from Bay Area native and famed comedian Margaret Cho.

She had the following to say about the SF QNF in a video sent to the organizers:

“Hi, it’s Margaret Cho. Won’t you donate to the San Francisco queer night-workers fund. Queer workers of the night… Queer night work… You know the queers that work at night? We all need help. Let’s help each other help ourselves–and help help help!”

Margaret Cho

The San Francisco Queer Nightlife Fund is proud to receive this heartfelt, and humorous, message of support.

Please heed her call: Donate to support our SF Bay Area queer nightlife workers, who need your help now.

We love you Margaret,

The SF QNF

QNF Update | March 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 24, 2020

PRESS CONTACT:
qnf-press@lgbtq-economics.org

As of 12:00 AM, Pacific Standard Time this morning (March 24, 2020), the San Francisco Queer Nightlife Fund has engaged over $72,000 in support for nightlife workers whose livelihood has been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

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QNF Update | March 23, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 23, 2020

PRESS CONTACT:
qnf-press@lgbtq-economics.org

As of 12:00 AM, Pacific Standard Time this morning (March 23, 2020), the San Francisco Queer Nightlife Fund has engaged over $70,000 in support for nightlife workers whose livelihood has been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Why I am Part of the Queer Nightlife Fund | Mark O’Brien, Polyglamorous

Mark O’Brien, Producer, Polyglamorous

Hello this is Mark O’Brien of Polyglamorous. We’re a queer nightlife collective that has been putting on events in San Francisco and beyond for over five years. Over the course of working on this project I’ve had the opportunity to collaborate with some amazing artists- DJ’s, performers, dancers, lighting designers, set designers, even our door people and coat check people are amazing. The folks are the backbone of the scene. They’re the ones that make the fun happen, and without them, where would we be?

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QNF Update | March 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 21, 2020

PRESS CONTACT:
qnf-press@lgbtq-economics.org

As of 12:00 AM, Pacific Standard Time this morning (March 21, 2020), the San Francisco Queer Nightlife Fund has engaged over $48,000 in support for nightlife workers whose livelihood has been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

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QNF Update | March 20, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2020

PRESS CONTACT:
qnf-press@lgbtq-economics.org

As of 12:00 AM, Pacific Standard Time this morning (March 20, 2020), the San Francisco Queer Nightlife Fund has engaged over $39,000 in support for nightlife workers whose livelihood has been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

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What Nightlife Means to Me | Phil Hammack, Fog City Pack

Phil Hammack/Alpha Pup Turbo talks about what nightlife means to him.

Hey everybody! It’s Phil Hammack, also known as Alpha Pup Turbo, here to share my story of what nightlife has meant to me. I can honestly say I think that nightlife saved my life, at least twice. The first was when I was first coming out. I was a miserable 17-year-old gay boy, very unsure of myself, not clear on how I fit into this world. I went to my first night club and immediately felt a sense of welcoming, a sense of safety, and a sense of confidence I had never had in my life before. The club where I went to when I came out was incredibly diverse—a huge cross-section of the queer community. For the first time in my life, I didn’t feel alone.

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