Queeroes honors 4 figures from Bay Space LGBTQ+ historical past: Harvey Milk, Honey Mahogany, Juanita MORE! and Sister Roma of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. It additionally options worldwide icons together with Freddie Mercury, Frida Kahlo, Marsha P. Johnson, Keith Haring, Chavela Vargas, James Baldwin, Sylvia Rivera and Willi Ninja. The piece incorporates the colours of the Progress Satisfaction Flag.
Each Carmona and Malvaez establish as Latinx and queer, and say their work is impacted by their experiences as immigrants. On his web site, Carmona says his work additionally displays “the intersection of the LGBTQI and Latino communities of San Francisco.” Malvaez and Carmona completed a separate mural of Juanita MORE! earlier this month at Alamo Sq.. That piece is a part of the Painted Gentlemen Project—a collection of artworks painted on plywood and affixed to a chainlink fence at 804 Steiner. The challenge is curated and managed by fnnch.