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To Know Herself is curated by Yomna Osman, the second-year student in CCA’s Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice. To Know Herself explores the lesbian bar as a place for social and political change. Maud’s, for example, which operated from 1961 to 1989, and Amelia’s, which operated from 1978 to 1991, were two of the most popular and longest-running spaces both owned by respected LGBTQ activist Rikki Streicher (1922–1994). More recently, The Lexington Club, a beloved lesbian dive bar and LGBTQ cultural landmark located in the Mission, closed its doors in 2015. Queer spots have since emerged in the city, but none have gathered as vibrant a community as any of these now lost bars.