The Cockettes were a flamboyant, gender-bending, hippie drag troupe active in San Francisco beginning in 1969. Scrumbly Koldewyn was one of the original creators of the group and shares the story of their creation and his view of their legacy on this week’s Out in the Bay.

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Monique Jenkinson, a.k.a. Fauxnique, was the first cisgender woman to win the Miss Trannyshack Pageant in 2003, raising many glittered eyebrows in consternation and launching a performance career that has taken her around the globe....

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How greatly are LGBTQ civil liberties threatened by abortion cases now before the conservative-heavy U.S. Supreme Court? Federal courts journalist Lisa Keen told host Christopher Beale the leaked draft opinion, by Justice Samuel Alito, is “shocking” on many levels.

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Despite clear evidence that conversion therapy doesn’t work and actually harms LGBTQ people — with high rates of serious mental health issues — the practice of attempting to conform one’s sexual orientation or gender identity...

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