Out in the Bay http://kalw.org en The Gay Mayor Of Salt Lake City http://kalw.org/post/gay-mayor-salt-lake-city <pre style="line-height: normal; font-size: 9pt;"> </pre> <p><tt>&nbsp;&nbsp;</tt></p><p><tt>Troy Williams is known as "the gay mayor" of Salt Lake City. He is an award-winning broadcaster, host of KRCL's "Radioactive" there. He has been at the forefront of the fight for marriage equality in a red state dominated by the Mormon church. He has news from that front, plus excerpts of his interview with feminist Kate Kelly, who made headlines June 23rd when she was ex-communicated by the Mormon church. &nbsp;</tt></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:20:25 +0000 Marilyn Pittman 46739 at http://kalw.org The Gay Mayor Of Salt Lake City The First Lady's Lesbian Love in "Hick: A Love Story" http://kalw.org/post/first-ladys-lesbian-love-hick-love-story <div class="yiv6273634793" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1404834082832_19316" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: HelveticaNeue, Helvetica Neue, Helvetica, Arial, Lucida Grande, sans-serif; font-size: 13.33px; font-style: normal; background-color: transparent;"><p><span class="yiv6273634793" style="color: black;"><strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></span></p><span class="yiv6273634793" style="color: black;"><strong>7pm Thursday</strong>. Historians debated for decades whether Eleanor Roosevelt was a lesbian. Writer </span><span class="yiv6273634793" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1404834082832_19170" style="color: black;">Terry Baum's and director Carolyn Myers' new play,</span><span class="yiv6273634793" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1404834082832_19314" style="color: black;"> <em><a href="http://www.CrackpotCrones.com"><span class="yiv6273634793" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1404834082832_19313" style="font-weight: bold;">Hick: A Love Story - </span></a></em></span><em><a href="http://www.CrackpotCrones.com"><span class="yiv6273634793" style="font-weight: bold;"><span class="yiv6273634793" style="color: black;">The Romance of&nbsp;Lorena Hickok and&nbsp;<span class="yiv6273634793">Eleanor Roosevelt</span></span></span><span class="yiv6273634793" style="color: black;"> </span></a></em>is<span class="yiv6273634793" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1404834082832_19170" style="color: black;"> </span><span class="yiv6273634793" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1404834082832_19312" style="color: black;">about the romance between</span><span class="yiv6273634793" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1404834082832_19172" style="color: black;"> arguably America’s most influential First Lady - the wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, President during the Great Depression and World War 2 (1933-45) - and the USA’s most prominent woman journalist at the time. <span class="yiv6273634793" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1404834082832_19294">Eric Jansen hosts this conversation with Baum and Myers, in which they perform scenes from the play to preview it for <strong><em>Out in the Bay</em></strong> listeners, <strong>7pm Thursday</strong>.</span></span> <strong><em><a href="http://www.crackpotcrones.com">Hick: A Love Story</a></em></strong>, co-presented by the <a href="http://www.crackpotcrones.com">Crackpot Crones</a> <span class="yiv6273634793" id="yui_3_16_0_1_1404834082832_19170" style="color: black;">and <a href="http://www.therhino.org/">Theatre Rhinoceros,</a> runs July 10-27 in San Francisco's Eureka Theatre. All performances are FREE, but <a href="http://www.crackpotcrones.com/">reservations</a> are required Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:48:16 +0000 Eric Jansen 46254 at http://kalw.org The First Lady's Lesbian Love in "Hick: A Love Story" Harm Reduction: An Alternative to 12-Step Recovery http://kalw.org/post/harm-reduction-alternative-12-step-recovery <p><span style="line-height: normal; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Dr. Patt Denning is&nbsp;the creator of the revolutionary San Francisco's Harm Reduction Therapy Center. Her book, "Practicing Harm Reduction" is the bible in this alternative approach to treating addiction. In the 1990's it became a new strategy for AIDS prevention and is widely regarded as a more tolerant and accepting strategy for working with addicts. Marilyn interviews her Thursday, July 3rd,&nbsp;&nbsp;2014, at 7pm&nbsp;PT on 91.7fm and kalw.org.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:06:00 +0000 Marilyn Pittman 42460 at http://kalw.org Teaching Toddlers About Gay Pride & Relationship Diversity http://kalw.org/post/teaching-toddlers-about-gay-pride-relationship-diversity <p>Psychology professor Gayle Pitman has just published her first children’s book, <a data-mce-="" href="http://gaylepitman.com/publications.html" target="_blank"><em>This Day in June</em></a>, a picture book about Pride parades, to help parents and teachers introduce sexual orientation concepts to very young kids. Its reading guide gives adults high points of LGBT culture and history.&nbsp; Among other subjects, Pitman teaches the psychology of sexual orientation. She finds today’s queer college students largely ignorant of LGBT history and is doing what she can to fix that. Time allowing, she'll also talk with <em>Out in the Bay</em> host&nbsp; Eric Jansen about her forthcoming adult book <em>Fringe: </em><em>On the Edges of the Mainstream Gay Community</em>, and her award-winning past book, <i>Backdrop: The Politics and Personalities behind Sexual Orientation Research.&nbsp; </i><strong>Live interview 7pm PDT Thursday, 6/26/14.</strong><a data-mce-="" href="http://gaylepitman.com/publications.html" target="_blank" title="This Day in June"><em> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:17:34 +0000 Eric Jansen 45782 at http://kalw.org Teaching Toddlers About Gay Pride & Relationship Diversity Pioneer Tom Nolan on Aging Gays http://kalw.org/post/pioneer-tom-nolan-aging-gays <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Tom Nolan ran Project Open Hand for almost two decades. He's the chairman of the </span>MUNI<span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;"> board. But his passion is gay rights and right now it's the plight of the city's gay seniors that has his attention. Marilyn Pittman talks with Tom about the findings of the&nbsp;</span>LGBT<span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;"> Aging&nbsp;Policy Task Force, &nbsp;What is the state of the city's gay elders? What kinds of challenges do they face that others don't? &nbsp;You might be surprised. &nbsp;Thursday, June 19, 2014, at </span>7pm<span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p><font size="2" style="line-height: normal; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 04:26:00 +0000 Marilyn Pittman 42202 at http://kalw.org Pioneer Tom Nolan on Aging Gays