Lambda Lit winners on Translating Fiction

Why translate fiction? Eric Jansen’s guests are Bay Area novelists Sylvia Brownrigg and K.M. Soehnlein, who have both won Lambda Literary Awards for LGBT fiction and whose work has been translated into other languages.  They share some…

Supreme marriage arguments call-in

Legal experts answered listeners’ live on-air questions on the marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.  Kate Kendell of the National Center for Lesbian Rights, just back from witnessing the Defense of Marriage Act and…

“Snow White” & Alotta Boutté

Meet Timothy Seelig, Artistic Director and Conductor of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, and Beach Blanket Babylon cast member Chavé Alexander and her burlesque alter ego Alotta Boutté.  Beach Blanket Babylon and the SF Gay Men’s Chorus have…

‘Change Coming’ for Mark Etheredge

Meet Bay Area-bred singer, songwriter and keyboard player Mark Etheredge and collaborator Michael Cronin, and hear their latest music.  Mark has just released his first CD, Change Coming,  featuring a wide range of songs about…

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…