LGBT

3:09pm

Thu April 24, 2014
Out in the Bay ~ 4/24/14 ~ 7pm

Provincetown - The Gayest Little City in the World

Sunset over Provincetown Harbor
Provincetown Tourism Office

How did Provincetown, Massachusetts, get to be so "gay, gay, gay," as the Provincetown Business Guild puts it? Let the locals fill you in. 7pm Thursday, hear from, among others, the lounge pianist who's been there 50 years, The Fabulous Dyketones founder, the activist-artist who made a dress out of tampon applicators and the town clerk who married 200 couples in one day. You'll hear about Portuguese sailors and innkeepers, fine art history, sand-filled cars, mass same-sex weddings in 2004, the dunes, "the dick dock" and more on this documentary-style romp with Out in the Bay host Eric Jansen through what is probably the gayest little city in the world - at least per capita! Airs 7pm Thursday April 24, 2014.  Edited by Nora Elmeligy and Eric Jansen from interviews conducted onsite in June 2013.

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3:37pm

Thu April 3, 2014
Out in the Bay ~ 4/3/14 ~ 7pm Thursday

Lesbian Pulp Fiction, 21st Century Style

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San Francisco writer Monica Nolan has just completed the fourth book in her saucy Lesbian Career Girl series. With titles like “Lois Lenz, Lesbian Secretary," “Bobby Blanchard, Lesbian Gym Teacher” and “Maxie Mainwaring, Lesbian Dilletante,” they’re spoofs of 1950s and ‘60s career primers for high school girls, and humorous homages to lesbian pulp fiction of the same era – often-maligned literature that helped build the gay rights movement. Join Nolan with Out in the Bay host Eric Jansen as they read selections from her racy fiction -- including a sneak peek from her yet-to-be-released "Dolly Dingle, Lesbian Landlady" --  and discuss how historically-set novels and film document the changes in societal norms and LGBT rights over the years. (Aired April 3)

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5:08pm

Tue March 25, 2014
Out in the Bay ~ 3/27/14 ~ 7pm Thursday

Grief: How it's similar and different for everyone

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How do we cope with the death of a spouse or lover? Or of a parent or sibling with whom we had a troubled relationship?  What particular challenges do LGBT people face in grieving? Surveys show that most Americans consider the loss of someone’s unmarried partner less traumatic for the survivor than the loss of a wife or husband. Where does that leave gay men and lesbians whose partners die? Bereavement experts say many minorities suffer "disenfranchised grief" - grief not fully recognized by society. On this week's Out in the Bay (7pm Thursday), Eric Jansen and guests discuss these and other aspects of grief and loss.  (Broadcast March 27, 2014)

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9:18am

Wed February 26, 2014
out In The Bay ~ 2-27-14

Powerful Memoir: "Riding Fury Home"

Chana Wilson and her mother, Gloria

Chana

Wilson grew up in the 1950s with a suicidal mother. She learned in adulthood that her mother had been a closeted lesbian given psychiatric treatments - including electroshock - to “cure” her. Mother and daughter developed a deep bond when both came out as lesbians in the women’s and gay liberation movements of the late 1960s and ’70s. There's much more to this touching, fascinating story in "Riding Fury Home," Chana’s memoir. Marilyn Pittman hosts.  Thursday, February 27, 2014

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8:05pm

Thu February 13, 2014
Out In The Bay ~ 2-13-14

Julia Jackson: Children Are Forever

Julia Jackson's solo show

  

Did you know black babies are half the cost as white babies and you don't have to wait as long? Marilyn Pittman talks with comic Julia Jackson about her new solo show, "Children Are Forever (All Sales Are Final)," a look at a biracial lesbian couple who adopt a black baby. Hilarious, poignant. Thursday, 7pm Pacific, February 13, 2014. 

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