Quick, what’s your sexuality? Most of us know roughly where we fall on the Kinsey scale that goes from zero (totally straight) to six (flaming faggot or butchest of dykes). But have you considered another...

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Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore’s new book, The Freezer Door, mourns losing “the dream of queer” — a “world without borders and hierarchies” — that she says consumerism, technology and gentrification are destroying.   Sycamore terms the...

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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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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 new memoir, Funeral Diva, on this week’s Out in the Bay and shares some of...

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