Commemorating Harvey Milk

Archive of Hope

Thursday, May 22, is the debut of the Harvey Milk postage stamp.  Out In The Bay‘s Marilyn Pittman talks with James Black and Charles Morris, authors of  “An Archive of Hope,”  a collection of Harvey Milk’s speeches, columns, and campaign materials. Hear about Harvey’s passion for government by the people and his campaign motto: “You gotta give ’em hope.”  (Re-broadcast May 22, 2014; first aired October 13, 2013)

LISTEN:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Destiny Arts: Helping Youth Out

Destiny620x350
Even in the S.F. Bay Area, growing up gay is still not easy.  On this week’s Out in the Bay, a teen performs live-on-the-air her coming-out monologue, given onstage at Destiny Art Center‘s Youth Performance Company show in Oakland last month.  Host Eric Jansen talks with Justine and with Princetonation, a young Destiny Arts choreographer and musician – and plays one of his songs – and with Destiny’s artistic director, Sarah Crowell, who fills us in on the 25-year-old performing arts center that helps young people face all sorts of challenges. (Broadcast live Thursday, May 15.)
LISTEN:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

A Simple Revolution: Lesbian Feminist Poet Judy Grahn

Judy Grahn Out in the Bay Interview

Marilyn interviews lesbian feminist pioneer, Judy Grahn, whose “Common Woman” poems inspired the early 70’s feminist movement. Her new book, “A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet,” is part history, part memoir.
Marilyn’s 1982 NPR-funded series “By A Woman Writ” profiled Judy and her work. This show will feature audio from that program of actors performing her words.  Judy is now Co-Director of The Women’s Spirituality Program at Sofia
University.

LISTEN

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Julia Jackson: Children Are Forever

Julia Jackson's solo show

Did you know black babies are half the cost as white babies and you don’t have to wait as long? That’s what comic and writer Julia Jackson found out when she and her partner started the adoption process. It turned into a wild tale worth telling in her solo show, “Children Are Forever: All Sales Are Final,” at Stagewerx in the Mission Fridays and Saturdays through March 22. Marilyn Pittman hosts. Aired February 13, 2014, 7pm pacific. LISTEN after broadcast:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Gay Russia: An Oxymoron?

Russia President Putin

Journalist and Russophile David Tuller joins Marilyn Pittman to talk about all things anti-gay in Russia on the eve of the Sochi Olympics. His book, “Cracks In The Iron Closet,” details gay life in Russia in the early 90’s where he made a new gay family. He has trained journalists throughout former Soviet Union. Currently, he coordinates the master’s program in public health and journalism at UC Berkeley. Thursday, February 6th, 7pm Pacific. LISTEN after broadcast:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Comic Marga Gomez’ New Show: “Lovebirds”

Marga Gomez

One of the first ‘out’ comics, award-winning solo performer Marga Gomez talks with Marilyn Pittman about her 10th solo show, “Lovebirds,” running January 23rd-March 15th at The Marsh in San Francisco’s Mission District. A G.L.A.A.D. award-winner, Marga has been seen on Logo, HBO, Showtime, and PBS. Marga and Marilyn talk about the early days of comedy and about Marga’s new show full of wacky lovers chasing love during the free love ’70s.  (Live interview aired January 16th, 2014)

LISTEN here:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Copyright © 2017 · All Rights Reserved · Out In The Bay

Powered by Wordpress · Customized by Jaime Borschuk