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Hearing their stories: Queercore Podcasts share LGBT history

Hearing their stories: Queercore Podcasts share LGBT history

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 13, 2020

The QueerCore Podcast, hosted by August Bernadicou, elucidates radical, LGBTQ activists' dark histories. It is a spotlight on the catalysts who fought in the front-lines, in the back-lines and in the trenches of civil rights.

Homing's In: July 10-17 and ongoing arts, nightlife, community events

Homing's In: July 10-17 and ongoing arts, nightlife, community events

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 9, 2020

Happy Blursday. When is that Zoom drag bake sale fundraiser string quartet? We'll do our best to delineate one event from another amid the midsummer maskness.

Meet Brian Falduto: Gay Life Coach is also a little bit Country

Meet Brian Falduto: Gay Life Coach is also a little bit Country

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jul 7, 2020

Fame came early for Brian Falduto, a child actor in 'School of Rock.' Falduto is now back in the limelight, albeit in a very different way. He's an LGBTQ life coach and Country music singer-songwriter.

Mapping the Gay Guides Project highlights historic queer spaces

Mapping the Gay Guides Project highlights historic queer spaces

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 4, 2020

A new scholarly project at Cal State Fullerton, created by Assistant Professor Eric Gonzaba, maps LGBT bars, cafes and hotels from the historic Bob Damron's Gay Guides.

U.S. Conference of Mayors adopts resolution calling for longterm aide to arts organizations

U.S. Conference of Mayors adopts resolution calling for longterm aide to arts organizations

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 1, 2020

The United States Conference of Mayors adopted a resolution urging Congress to provide long-term arts and culture relief funding in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Frank Kameny's cause: Eric Cervini's 'The Deviant's War' traces early gay history

Frank Kameny's cause: Eric Cervini's 'The Deviant's War' traces early gay history

  • by Tim Pfaff
  • Jun 23, 2020

It's rare that a non-fiction book as richly detailed as 'The Deviant's War: The Homosexual vs. The United States of America' (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) moves along at the brisk clip of Eric Cervini's new account of Frank Kameny's pre-Stonewall activism.

Photo books capture NYC, SF and other Pride celebrations and protests

Photo books capture NYC, SF and other Pride celebrations and protests

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 18, 2020

Four new and recent photos books celebrate Pride's decades of parades, celebrations and protests, in photos by Alyssa Blumstein, Fred W. McDarrah, Ron Williams, and from The New York Times archives.

Out in the Bay radio show & podcast returns

Out in the Bay radio show & podcast returns

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 17, 2020

Out in the Bay, the LGBT radio show and podcast, returns after a four-year hiatus. In its return episode, producer Eric Jansen hosts a discussion on LGBTQ responses to anti-Black violence.

André Leon Talley's 'The Chiffon Trenches: a Memoir' shares the fashion guru's life by design

André Leon Talley's 'The Chiffon Trenches: a Memoir' shares the fashion guru's life by design

  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Jun 16, 2020

On the heels of his record-breaking documentary, The Gospel According to Andre, André Leon Talley has published the tome, The Chiffon Trenches: a Memoir, a brave, stylish, naked look at the life and career of the grand, gluttonous eunuch of fashion.

Proudly Resilient hosts forums with leaders, artists and comics

Proudly Resilient hosts forums with leaders, artists and comics

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 15, 2020

This year hundreds of Pride celebrations have been canceled or postponed worldwide. In response, Out Leadership, the oldest and largest global LGBT+ Business network has created Proudly Resilient, 30 days celebrating the LGBT+ identity.

Artists create new Black Lives Matter mural in Western Addition

Artists create new Black Lives Matter mural in Western Addition

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 13, 2020

The latest Black Lives Matter street mural, created on June 12 by was painted on Fulton Street with a direct view toward San Francisco's City Hall. Photographer Gooch captured a unique angle when he and his husband participated in the painting event.

Magical History Tour: Out of Site's virtual history of South of Market

Magical History Tour: Out of Site's virtual history of South of Market

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 2, 2020

Seth Eisen's 'Out of Site: SOMA,' originally an outdoor performance work celebrating the South of Market neighborhood's LGBT history, has been moved online. The performances will celebrate a wide array of queer people who populated SoMa over the years.

Homing's In: Pride month arts, nightlife & community events

Homing's In: Pride month arts, nightlife & community events

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 2, 2020

Amid protests and a pandemic, as Pride month gets underway, you can find a bit of relief with a rainbow of arts, nightlife and community events.

Online Extra: 'A Queer Serial's podcasts cover more LGBT history

Online Extra: 'A Queer Serial's podcasts cover more LGBT history

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 30, 2020

A Queer Serial presents a new series of LGBT-themed podcasts about the pioneering early days of the LGBT civil rights movment.