• Karen Ripley

    Karen Ripley’s “Oh, No! There’s Men On The Land!”

    The hilarious gay comedy pioneer Karen Ripley tells the stories of lesbian life in the ’70s in her solo show, “Oh, No! There’s Men On The Land!” opening May 1st at The Marsh in Berkeley. A gay stand-up before there WAS gay stand-up. Hear about the legendary Brick Hut cafe in Berkeley and all its […]

  • TDance

    Ptown – the gayest little city in the world

    How did Provincetown, MA, get to be “gay, gay, GAY,” as the Provincetown Business Guild puts it? Let the locals tell you – the lounge pianist who’s been there 50 years, The Fabulous Dyketones founder, the activist-artist who made a dress out of tampon applicators, and the town clerk who married 200+ couples in one […]

  • Marilyn Pittman and Eric Jansen Out in the Bay

    10th Anniversary Party Wed. April 29 – Join Us!

    We’re celebrating a decade of sharing LGBT voices with the world! Join us Wednesday, April 29, 5 – 8pm at Oasis Nightclub and Cabaret, 11th Street at Folsom in San Francisco. Be entertained by SF Gay Men’s Chorus ensemble The Lollipop Guild, jazz crooner Joshua Klipp (accompanied by our theme music creator Holly Mead) and […]

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    Wide Open Town: San Francisco before 1965

    How did San Francisco become such a gay mecca? Was it the Gold Rush? Post-prohibition liquor laws? The bar scene? Marilyn Pittman talks with Nan Boyd, chair of women’s studies at San Francisco State University and author of “Wide Open Town: A History of Queer San Francisco to 1965.” A special rebroadcast in celebration of […]

  • For My Brothers

    Sex, Drugs, and Drag Shows: A Memoir

    Marilyn takes a trip back to the ’70s and early ’80s with author Mark Abramson. His memoir, “For My Brothers,” has one hair-raising story of sex and drugs and rock and roll after another.  A cast of characters including Sylvester, Divine, and The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. Out In The Bay, Thursday, March 19, 2015 at […]

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Karen Ripley

Karen Ripley’s “Oh, No! There’s Men On The Land!”

The hilarious gay comedy pioneer Karen Ripley tells the stories of lesbian life in the ’70s in her solo show, “Oh, No! There’s Men On The Land!” opening May 1st at The Marsh in Berkeley. A gay stand-up before there WAS gay stand-up. Hear about the legendary Brick Hut cafe in Berkeley and all its […]

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Ptown – the gayest little city in the world

How did Provincetown, MA, get to be “gay, gay, GAY,” as the Provincetown Business Guild puts it? Let the locals tell you – the lounge pianist who’s been there 50 years, The Fabulous Dyketones founder, the activist-artist who made a dress out of tampon applicators, and the town clerk who married 200+ couples in one […]

Marilyn Pittman and Eric Jansen Out in the Bay

10th Anniversary Party Wed. April 29 – Join Us!

We’re celebrating a decade of sharing LGBT voices with the world! Join us Wednesday, April 29, 5 – 8pm at Oasis Nightclub and Cabaret, 11th Street at Folsom in San Francisco. Be entertained by SF Gay Men’s Chorus ensemble The Lollipop Guild, jazz crooner Joshua Klipp (accompanied by our theme music creator Holly Mead) and […]

Miss Double Strand 619x350byKG

Wide Open Town: San Francisco before 1965

How did San Francisco become such a gay mecca? Was it the Gold Rush? Post-prohibition liquor laws? The bar scene? Marilyn Pittman talks with Nan Boyd, chair of women’s studies at San Francisco State University and author of “Wide Open Town: A History of Queer San Francisco to 1965.” A special rebroadcast in celebration of […]

For My Brothers

Sex, Drugs, and Drag Shows: A Memoir

Marilyn takes a trip back to the ’70s and early ’80s with author Mark Abramson. His memoir, “For My Brothers,” has one hair-raising story of sex and drugs and rock and roll after another.  A cast of characters including Sylvester, Divine, and The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. Out In The Bay, Thursday, March 19, 2015 at […]

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“I’m Already Disturbed Please Come In”

Facebook screenshots figure prominently in Gabrielle Glancy’s new book. That’s because during her long, debilitating illness doctors couldn’t diagnose, Glancy trolled Facebook but lacked enough energy to write.  The award-winning poet and nationally known college admissions expert later wove the screenshots into I’m Already Disturbed Please Come In: Parasites, Social Media & Other Planetary Disturbances […]

Marilyn Pittman and Eric Jansen Out in the Bay

10th Anniversary Party Wed. April 29 – Join Us!

We’re celebrating a decade of sharing LGBT voices with the world! Join us Wednesday, April 29, 5 – 8pm at Oasis Nightclub and Cabaret, 11th Street at Folsom in San Francisco. Be entertained by SF Gay Men’s Chorus ensemble The Lollipop Guild, jazz crooner Joshua Klipp (accompanied by our theme music creator Holly Mead) and […]

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