Breanna Sinclairé fled from a conservative, religious, sometimes abusive family in Baltimore and moved West to study opera at the California Institute of Arts and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She made history as...

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Malik Mays, who performs as Mahawam, tells Out in the Bay their music is “about resilience, it’s about power, it’s about beauty, it’s about sex.” Mays grew up between Arizona and Texas with a single...

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Filmmaker Sal and singer-songwriter Nancy, children of Vietnamese immigrants, grew up in Vallejo. Producer Truc Nguyen discusses with them what it’s like to wade through the murkiness of ancestral trauma through a queer lens. Self-proclaimed...

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What does it take to bounce beyond trauma? David Feldman, co-author of Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success, talks with host Eric Jansen about post-traumatic growth. It’s a topic Feldman finds particularly relevant...

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