Thu December 11, 2014
Out in the Bay ~ 12/11/14 ~ 7pm Thursday

Giant Tree's Tale: Gifts and Ornaments Grow With It

Peretz Partensky


The Tale of Tom & Jerry's Tree:Tom Taylor and Jerry Goldstein's Xmas Tree & Holiday Spectacular in SF'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. Why put on this extravagant display every December, for 20+ years now, at huge expense? It's one of their gifts to the city - and maybe a reason they've stuck together 41 years!  Tom & Jerry, active philanthropists, also founded the Diversity Foundation of San Francisco. Meet them, hear their tale and their tree's on Out in the Bay, 7pm Thursday, Dec. 11. Eric Jansen hosts.

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Thu September 11, 2014


Thu August 14, 2014
Out in the Bay ~ 8/14/14 ~ 7pm Thursday

The Art & Queerness of Burning Man


Why do tens of thousands of people trek to a temporary camp city in a remote Nevada desert every August? Is Burning Man worth the heat and dust storms? What's queer about it? On Thursday's Out in the Bay (7pm 8/14) Eric Jansen's guests are Jennifer Raiser and Sidney Erthal, writer and photographer, respectively, of the book Burning Man: Art on Fire; and Foxy, past mayor of Camp Beaverton, the main lesbian camp in Burning Man's "gayborhood."

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Tue July 8, 2014
Arts & Culture

Turning heads with that dapper butch swagger

Kari Orvik

For some people, getting dressed in the morning isn’t about just throwing on what’s in reach, or clean. For others, it’s more of a ritual with attention to the finest detail and a commitment not to leave the house in nothing but their finest.  Fashion changes all the time, from Goth to Steampunk to the dapper look. But for women like, Thúy H. Nguyễn, who prefer to dress in a more masculine style, it can be a challenge.

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Thu March 20, 2014
Out in the Bay ~ 3/20/14 ~ 7pm Thursday

Gay Men's Chorus honors cyber-bullying victim Tyler Clementi

Tyler Clementi was an 18-year-old Rutgers University freshman who killed himself after his roommate recorded webcam videos of Tyler’s lustful encounters with another man, then invited other students to view them.

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