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

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San Francisco Supervisor Rafael Mandelman says his passion for politics goes back to age 5 and his passion for providing mental health services to combat homelessness from his mother “spiraling into mental illness” some years...

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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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How are young LGBTQ people coping with COVID-19? Especially as so many students must attend school virtually, if they’re still able to attend at all. When schools and colleges closed in the spring, many queer...

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This week’s guest says four years of Trump’s presidency, COVID, and the Black Lives Matter movement have inspired a new generation of queer leaders to seek elected office in the Bay Area.  And that was before...

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With performance venues closed since March, how are theatre companies surviving? Many are using relatively new technologies – Zoom and other video conference platforms, for example – but a small SF theatre company has turned...

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