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    22nd Annual Kung Pao Kosher Comedy

    “What are Jews supposed to do on Christmas?”  Comic Lisa Geduldig says it’s an age-old question she answered 21 years ago with her now annual show Kung Pao Kosher Comedy — Jewish comedians telling jokes in a Chinese restaurant on Christmas, Christmas Eve, and this year, Boxing Day, too. Two shows nightly this year feature [...]

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    Trannyshack Is Now Your Mother

    Moving on from “Trannyshack,” the legendary punk rock drag show in SoMa for 12 years, impresario Heklina is opening her new club in what used to be the hot corner of the gay male club scene in the ’70s and ’80s. It was called Oasis and came complete with swimming pool, showers, and towels back [...]

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    The Tale of Tom & Jerry’s Tree

    Tom Taylor and Jerome Goldstein’s Christmas Tree & Holiday Spectacle in San Francisco’s Dolores Heights draws thousands of visitors. The tree is 65 feet tall! They use a crane to place oversized ornaments, presents, and stuffed toy animals around it. Why do they put on this extravagant display every December, for 20+ years now, all [...]

  • Donate to Out in the Bay 2012 Deduction

    ‘Tis the season! Keep Queer Air in Your Ears!

    Out in the Bay is a lean operation. Your TAX-DEDUCTIBLE donation by Dec. 31* will truly make a difference in Out in the Bay continuing to be here, sharing LGBT stories with the world every week, and could reduce your 2014 tax bill. We have non-profit 501(c)(3) status through Media Alliance. We receive no financial [...]

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    SF’s sordid anti-gay past in ‘Blackmail, My Love’

    Blackmail, My Love, is a new noir murder-mystery novel set in San Francisco, 1951 – “The Dark Ages of Queerdom,” as author and illustrator Katie Gilmartin puts it – when cops raided gay and lesbian bars, beat up patrons and demanded “protection” money, and when lesbians and gay men were so afraid of public exposure [...]

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22nd Annual Kung Pao Kosher Comedy

“What are Jews supposed to do on Christmas?”  Comic Lisa Geduldig says it’s an age-old question she answered 21 years ago with her now annual show Kung Pao Kosher Comedy — Jewish comedians telling jokes in a Chinese restaurant on Christmas, Christmas Eve, and this year, Boxing Day, too. Two shows nightly this year feature [...]

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Trannyshack Is Now Your Mother

Moving on from “Trannyshack,” the legendary punk rock drag show in SoMa for 12 years, impresario Heklina is opening her new club in what used to be the hot corner of the gay male club scene in the ’70s and ’80s. It was called Oasis and came complete with swimming pool, showers, and towels back [...]

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The Tale of Tom & Jerry’s Tree

Tom Taylor and Jerome Goldstein’s Christmas Tree & Holiday Spectacle in San Francisco’s Dolores Heights draws thousands of visitors. The tree is 65 feet tall! They use a crane to place oversized ornaments, presents, and stuffed toy animals around it. Why do they put on this extravagant display every December, for 20+ years now, all [...]

Donate to Out in the Bay 2012 Deduction

‘Tis the season! Keep Queer Air in Your Ears!

Out in the Bay is a lean operation. Your TAX-DEDUCTIBLE donation by Dec. 31* will truly make a difference in Out in the Bay continuing to be here, sharing LGBT stories with the world every week, and could reduce your 2014 tax bill. We have non-profit 501(c)(3) status through Media Alliance. We receive no financial [...]

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SF’s sordid anti-gay past in ‘Blackmail, My Love’

Blackmail, My Love, is a new noir murder-mystery novel set in San Francisco, 1951 – “The Dark Ages of Queerdom,” as author and illustrator Katie Gilmartin puts it – when cops raided gay and lesbian bars, beat up patrons and demanded “protection” money, and when lesbians and gay men were so afraid of public exposure [...]

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First-Hand Accounts From LGBT Africans

With Uganda’s ruling party this week proposing a new anti-gay bill many LGBT advocates say is even worse than the law struck down in August, a Ugandan civil rights leader and two activists from Cameroon appear on Out in the Bay to give first-hand accounts of the situation in their countries.       Pepe Onziema, program [...]

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Meet Marilyn Pittman and Eric Jansen, veteran broadcasters and your hosts and producers of KALW’s Out In The Bay. We blend journalism and oral history to bring you news, provocative conversation and commentary from and about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in the Bay Area and beyond. Eric Jansen Founder, Co-Executive Producer and Host, is a [...]

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