As our 22nd month under COVID’s cloud begins — with a new variant upon us — it’s clear we’ll have another abnormal holiday season. Many are vaccinated and eager to venture out; others are wary. Luckily,...

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Brandon Taylor’s highly praised debut novel, Real Life, gets deep into desire, intimacy, sex, abuse, homophobia, racism, misogyny, love, hate and the blurred lines between friends and lovers. Oh, and let’s not forget cut-throat scientific...

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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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(Click links in article to hear past year features.) We relaunched Out in the Bay a year ago. Or at least that’s when our first episode since 2015 aired on San Francisco radio station KSFP,…

The Bay Area Reporter newspaper and online news outlet this year celebrates a half-century of serving Northern California’s LGBTQ community with a “50 Years in 50 Weeks” retrospective. It’s a big deal that any independent...

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Meet superhero drag performer Rock M. Sakura! You may know her from “RuPaul’s Drag Race”(RPDR) Season 12 last year. She is only the second RPDR cast member from San Francisco, after Honey Mahogany in Season...

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