The first-ever openly gay Supreme Court of California 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....

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On this week’s Out in the Bay we bring you the story — in his own words and voice — of the late LGBTQ philanthropist, civil rights activist and ambassador James C. Hormel, who died...

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Pamela Sneed’s prose and poetry can reach out and grab you. They did me. She reads four poems from her memoir, Funeral Diva, on this week’s Out in the Bay and shares some of her...

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In his debut novel, Brooklyn native Robert Jones, Jr., describes the romantic and tragic relationship between two enslaved young men on a Mississippi cotton plantation in the early 1800s. The Prophets explores gender and sexuality, race,...

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Steven Rowley reads dramatically from his latest novel, The Guncle, and talks about its Auntie Mame genesis on this week’s Out in the Bay. It’s a heart-warming, humorous work of fiction about a once-famous sitcom...

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San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district was iconic as the center of the late 1960s – early ‘70s anti-war and sexual revolution counterculture. Often forgotten is its role in LGBTQ liberation history. That role gets loving attention...

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