Thousands gathered in San Francisco this week to remember and celebrate the life of drag impresario Heklina, who died suddenly April 3 while in London for a show with Peaches Christ. Heklina graced many Out...

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According to author and academic Kathryn Bond Stockton, “gender is queer for everyone.”  She doesn’t mean “queer” only in the LGBTQIA+ sense — she means the dictionary definition: strange.  “Gender is strange,” she writes,” even...

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When musician and educator Nick Lawrence shared his story with me, I understood “transgender” like never before. His album “I Am a Man” is about his personal journey. In original songs and in our intimate...

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This edition of Out in the Bay is our shortest so far. It’s our first “quicky”! It comes to us from Jim Van Buskirk, a regional coordinator of the Final Exit Network. Final Exit Network advocates...

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What would you do if falsely accused of molesting a child? And you see your career crumble. Matthew Clark Davison’s novel “Doubting Thomas,” about a gay school teacher, challenges assumptions about guilt, innocence and more....

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As a young girl, future Supreme Court of California Associate Justice Kelli Evans was more excited about the bookmobile coming through her Denver neighborhood than the ice cream truck. “I was a voracious reader,” the...

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