Q40 Out In Philadelphia at Carmen’s Kitchen

1996 visit to Carmen’s Kitchen, a restaurant in South Philadelphia, a hub of political and social life for the LGBT community, Includes interviews with Kevin Vaughn, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Human Relations Commission; the Safeguard Project’s Chris Bartlett; photographer Peter Lien; plus Kevin’s partner Charles Kaplan, and Carmen herself.

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From the second broadcast season of Network Q Out Across America, which originally aired on public television in the United States. Produced and edited by David Surber; principal camera by Louis Rodriguez; sound, lighting, additional camera and production assistance by Michael Steed and Elizabeth Gullett. Incidental music contributed by Margie Adam.


Q37 Hangin’ At Big Chick’s Restaurant, Chicago

Queer Holiday visits Chicago’s Big Chick’s Restaurant, our favorite gay hangout ever! We talk with owner Michelle Fire about why it’s become such an institution in Chicago’s LGBT community. Part of Network Q Out Across America Episode 37, November 1994. Watch more Network Q.

Produced and directed by David Surber; camera and lighting by Louis Rodriguez; Associate Producer Carol Morgan. Distributed by subscription on VHS tape in 1994, and on public television in the US in 1995.