According to author and academic Kathryn Bond Stockton, “gender is queer for everyone.”  She doesn’t mean “queer” only in the LGBTQIA+ sense — she means the dictionary definition: strange.  “Gender is strange,” she writes,” even...

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Out in the Bay proudly features a new queer podcast this week: Stereotypes – Straight talk from Queer voices. On the pilot episode, “Still Coming Out,” producer and host Christopher Beale brings us two beautifully...

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Writer Lauren Hough grew up in the infamous Christian free-love and -sex cult The Children of God, later called The Family. Her father had joined the cult around 1970 to evade the Vietnam War draft....

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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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In his debut novel, Brooklyn native Robert Jones, Jr., describes the romantic and tragic relationship between two enslaved young men on a Mississippi cotton plantation in the early 1800s. The Prophets explores gender and sexuality, race,...

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San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district was iconic as the center of the late 1960s – early ‘70s anti-war and sexual revolution counterculture. Often forgotten is its role in LGBTQ liberation history. That role gets loving attention...

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