Out in the Bay is Back!

After 4 years away for family matters, we’re glad to be back, broadcasting and podcasting queer voices and stories! Currently, most of our “recent” podcasts below are from 2015, our last full year. Plenty of good content here, so enjoy! And know that every week we’ll post a new episode, gradually replacing the older ones. Also check out our Favorites page for some of the best from our first decade. Happy listening!

Trans Women in Prison – “Soul Murder”

Photojournalist Kristin Lyseggen profiles nine current and former inmates in “The Women of San Quentin: Soul Murder of Transgender Women in Male Prisons.” Surrounded by convicted murderers and rapists, she writes, they are often forced to fight for their lives on their way to womanhood inside some of the world’s most dangerous prisons for men. She and Daniella Tavake, one of those profiled in the book, share intimate parts of their stories with host Eric Jansen on Out in the Bay.

The Best of Out In The Bay: Counter Culture Diva

One of our favorites in capturing the queer cultural history of San Francisco in the ’70s and ’80s. Marilyn’s 2013 interview with former Cockettes member Dolores De Luce. Her memoir, “My Life, A Four-Letter Word:…

Powerful Memoir: ‘Riding Fury Home’

One of Marilyn Pittman’s best interviews. Chana Wilson grew up in the 1950s with a suicidal mother. She learned in adulthood that her mother had been a closeted lesbian given psychiatric treatments – including electroshock…