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Tenderloin Museum and the Center for Sex & Culture present:

Wednesday January 25th, 2017

Doors: 5:30 pm

Program: 6-8 pm

Procession: 8-9 pm

Presented by the Tenderloin Museum and the Center for Sex & Culture
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 2017) —

On January 25th, join the Tenderloin Museum and the Center for Sex & Culture to celebrate the 100th anniversary of San Francisco’s 1917 sex worker march. On January 25th, 1917 Reggie Gamble and Maude Spencer, two madams of the Uptown Tenderloin vice district, organized a demonstration against the planned Valentine’s Day eviction of San Francisco’s brothels. Targeting anti-vice reformer Rev. Paul Smith, nearly 300 prostitutes stormed the reverend’s church and took over the pulpit, demanding that the congregation hear their concerns. Reggie Gamble’s speech, which was covered by every one of the city’s major newspapers, demanded economic justice and a halt to the looming evictions that threatened to displace…

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