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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We all know how important it is, especially for children and young adults, to see folks like us in the media. Comics and graphic novels are increasingly popular – it’s a billion-dollar-a-year-plus business – and...

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“We are here for the tough conversations,” says Melorra Green, speaking for herself and her twin, Melonie Green. On this week’s Out in the Bay, the sisters talk about their visions for a more inclusive...

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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. At...

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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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