The man behind drag phenomenon Heklina

If behind every great man is a great woman, then behind every great drag queen is a fierce and fabulous man! Meet Stefan Grygelko, the man behind Heklina, co-creator of San Francisco cult-hit live-on-stage drag…

Out of Uganda: Resettling LGBT refugees

Danny’s life as a singer and local gay activist in Uganda was violently interrupted after he disclosed his homosexuality – a criminal offense in Uganda – on national radio. After being kidnapped, tortured, beaten and…

Queer mental health: Get some help!

Can you say “internalized homophobia”? Mental health experts say LGBT people are more prone to depression, anxiety, substance abuse and suicide than the general population. Hear more on these challenges and solutions from Nancy Heilner and…

Theatre: Are gay rights civil rights?

Are gay rights civil rights? Is verbal gay-bashing still more acceptable than racist comments, even here in our Bay Area pro-gay bubble? A provocative play The Submission at the New Conservatory Theatre Center in San…

Martha Wash on Sylvester, new single, AIDS

Martha Wash (of “It’s Raining Men” fame) shared a sneak preview from her new album, due out in January, with Out in the Bay‘s Eric Jansen and Mike Smith of the AIDS Emergency Fund.  First…