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Drag show for seniors


Photo: Darwin Bell
Photo: Darwin Bell  

Dulce De Leche was one of five drag artists who performed outdoors for the seniors at Openhouse Friday, May 22. The socially distanced show, which included drag artists Mary Vice, Shane Zalvidar, Per Sia, and Princess Panocha, was livestreamed on Twitch as part of San Francisco's Harvey Milk Day activities with assistance from the San Francisco Queer Nightlife Fund and the Tenderloin Museum. Some seniors living at Openhouse's 55 and 95 Laguna Street apartments watched from their balconies, while others sat outside in the courtyard, physically distant and wearing masks. Openhouse Executive Director Karyn Skultety, Ph.D., said that residents expressed that the show was emotional and cathartic during these times of isolation due to COVID-19.

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