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Out in the Bay: LGBTQ activists risk execution in Afghanistan

Out in the Bay: LGBTQ activists risk execution in Afghanistan

  • by Eric Jansen
  • Nov 11, 2021

The world watched in shock as the Taliban swiftly took control of Afghanistan in August after 20 years of U.S.-led occupation and war.

Out in the Bay: Updates on SF State's Family Acceptance Project

Out in the Bay: Updates on SF State's Family Acceptance Project

  • by Kendra Klang
  • Nov 4, 2021

Social worker Caitlin Ryan, Ph.D., was caring for AIDS patients in Atlanta early in the epidemic when she found her calling. Her work included meeting the Southern, often conservative families of young men dying from the disease.

Out in the Bay: Meet the US's first out transgender bishop

Out in the Bay: Meet the US's first out transgender bishop

  • by Eric Jansen
  • Oct 29, 2021

As LGBTQ History Month comes to a close, meet someone who made history very recently: the Reverend Dr. Megan Rohrer, a trans person who was ceremonially installed in September as a bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Out in the Bay: Their name was Pauli Murray ...

Out in the Bay: Their name was Pauli Murray ...

  • by Kendra Klang and Eric Jansen
  • Oct 21, 2021

... and they was a queer civil rights trailblazer left out of history books.

Out in the Bay: 'Marijuana Minister' committed 'crimes of compassion'

Out in the Bay: 'Marijuana Minister' committed 'crimes of compassion'

  • by Eric Jansen
  • Oct 14, 2021

In the summer and fall of 1996, as AIDS ravaged San Francisco's gay community, Metropolitan Community Church-San Francisco pastor Jim Mitulski risked imprisonment, dispensing marijuana to alleviate his sick congregants' pain before it was legal to do so.

Out in the Bay: 'Gender is queer for everyone,' says Utah prof

Out in the Bay: 'Gender is queer for everyone,' says Utah prof

  • by Kendra Klang and Eric Jansen
  • Oct 7, 2021

According to author and academic Kathryn Bond Stockton, "gender is queer for everyone." When she says "queer" she doesn't mean only in the LGBTQIA+ sense — she means the dictionary definition: strange.

Out in the Bay: Coming out on 'Stereotypes'

Out in the Bay: Coming out on 'Stereotypes'

  • by Eric Jansen
  • Sep 23, 2021

Out in the Bay proudly features a new queer podcast this week: "Stereotypes — Straight Talk from Queer Voices," produced and hosted by KALW and KQED colleague Christopher Beale, a former commercial radio personality.

Out in the Bay: For anniversary of DADT repeal, a conversation with Lauren Hough

Out in the Bay: For anniversary of DADT repeal, a conversation with Lauren Hough

  • by Eric Jansen
  • Sep 16, 2021

Lauren Hough grew up in the infamous, apocalyptic Christian free-love and -sex cult The Family, formerly The Children of God.

Out in the Bay: Gay CA Supreme Court justice values struggle to be authentic

Out in the Bay: Gay CA Supreme Court justice values struggle to be authentic

  • by Eric Jansen
  • Sep 9, 2021

The first-ever openly gay Supreme Court of California justice, Associate Justice Martin Jenkins, is not only the first openly LGBTQ justice on the high court, he's also only the third Black man ever to serve on it.

Out in the Bay: The late James Hormel tells his own story

Out in the Bay: The late James Hormel tells his own story

  • by Eric Jansen
  • Sep 2, 2021

In a tribute to the late Ambassador James C. Hormel, on this week's Out in the Bay podcast and broadcast we bring you his story — in his own words and voice.

Out in the Bay: 'Funeral Diva' poet Pamela Sneed says 'We can heal'

Out in the Bay: 'Funeral Diva' poet Pamela Sneed says 'We can heal'

  • by Eric Jansen
  • Aug 26, 2021

Pamela Sneed's prose and poetry can reach out and grab you. They did me.

Out in the Bay: 'The Prophets' unveils Black queer ancestors

Out in the Bay: 'The Prophets' unveils Black queer ancestors

  • by Eric Jansen
  • Aug 19, 2021

In his debut novel, Robert Jones Jr. describes the tragic romantic relationship between Samuel and Isaiah, two enslaved young men on a Mississippi cotton plantation in the early 1800s.

Out in the Bay: Friday broadcasts start with 'The Guncle' interview

Out in the Bay: Friday broadcasts start with 'The Guncle' interview

  • by Eric Jansen
  • Aug 12, 2021

What's the role of a gay uncle? "The Guncle" suggests possibilities, dishing out lots of laughs as a guncle, his niece and nephew deal with deep past and present grief.

Out in the Bay: 'OUT of Site' revives Haight-Ashbury's queer history

Out in the Bay: 'OUT of Site' revives Haight-Ashbury's queer history

  • by Eric Jansen
  • Jul 16, 2021

San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury was iconic in the late 1960s and early 1970s as the center of the anti-Vietnam War and sexual revolution counterculture.