It’s San Francisco Pride’s 50th Anniversary! But it won’t be the party planners imagined a year or even four months ago. The COVID pandemic means no huge parade up Market Street and no public parties. And the continued killings...

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Photojournalist Kristin Lyseggen profiles nine current and former inmates in "The Women of San Quentin: Soul Murder of Transgender Women in Male Prisons." Surrounded by convicted murderers and rapists, she writes, they are often forced to fight for their lives on their way to womanhood inside some of the world’s most dangerous prisons for men. She and Daniella Tavake, one of those profiled in the book, share intimate parts of their stories with host Eric Jansen on Out in the Bay.

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With recent gay rights gains, why is it still difficult for young people to be lesbian, gay, bi, transgender or “queer,” even in the San Francisco Bay Area? The Pacific Center for Human Growth, an...

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Twenty bronze sidewalk plaques guide pedestrians on a stroll through queer history in San Francisco’s Castro district. The Rainbow Honor Walk, a growing monument along the streets of San Francisco honoring LGBT pioneers, debuted one year...

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Contrary to popular mythology, the LGBT civil rights movement did not begin with the June 1969 Stonewall Rebellion at New York’s Stonewall Inn. Eric Jansen’s guests this week on Out in the Bay are Adrian...

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Famed mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade sings in this weekend’s Bay Area performances of Street Requiem, a choral contata to call attention to the plight of people living on our streets and in other insecure conditions...

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