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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In 1996, as AIDS ravaged San Francisco’s gay community, Metropolitan Community Church pastor Jim Mitulski risked imprisonment, dispensing marijuana to alleviate his sick congregants’ pain before it was legal. He did this in church, right...

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Pamela Sneed’s prose and poetry can reach out and grab you. They did me. She reads four poems from her memoir, Funeral Diva, on this week’s Out in the Bay and shares some of her...

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What should you do when your child comes out to you, or you learn some other way that your child may be lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, non-binary or otherwise “queer”? Meet Dr. Caitlin Ryan, a...

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Despite an unprecedented two-month break in this year’s legislative session, a 54-billion-dollar budget deficit — both due to COVID-19 — and death threats, California lawmakers sent several LGBTQ equality measures to Governor Gavin Newsom for...

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What a year! We needed a break from current reality and figured you might too. So sit back, relax, and let the music and story of one of the world’s most fabulous entertainers ever wash...

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