LGBT

12:15am

Thu December 25, 2014
Out In The Bay ~ 12-25-14

Trannyshack Transforms Into Mother

Oasis, 1982

  

Drag impresario Heklina, of "Trannyshack" fame, has revitalized 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 then.  She's keeping that name and opening the new space on New Year's Eve.  Her new drag show, "Mother," opens on January 17th.  Heklina talks with Marilyn Pittman (broadcast Thursday, December 25th)

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12:45am

Thu November 13, 2014
Out in the Bay ~ 11/13/14 ~ 7pm Thursday

LGBT Africans Speak Out On Growing Homophobia

  

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 (Thursday, 7pm) to give first-hand accounts of the situation in their countries.Pepe Onziema, program director of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), talks about government tracking of activists and the public backlash after Uganda's high court nullified the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act, and describes how homophobia and transphobia are sweeping across Africa. Gaelle runs the Cameroon non-profit women's support organization Elles; Cedric, who worked for an AIDS organization, fled Cameroon last year fearing for his life and now lives in the Bay Area. (Gaelle and Cedric did not want their last names used.) We also hear "We Were the Hunted Then" from St. Louis, Missouri-based singer/songwriter Jon Valley.

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11:06am

Thu October 30, 2014
out In The Bay ~ 10-30-14

Brava Hosts Hot Lesbian Film

Film: Anatomy Of A Love Seen

Making feature films with lesbians at the center isn't an easy task, especially when you have to shoot it in 5 days! Hear about the actors, the improv, and the steamy love scenes as host Marilyn Pittman talks to writer-director Marina Rice Bader, Thursday, October 30th, 7pm.  See the film at Brava Theatre Center in San Francisco's Mission District Saturday, November 1st, at 7pm. http://brava.org

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11:28am

Thu October 2, 2014
Out in the Bay ~ 10/2/14 ~ 7pm Thursday

Strolling through history on LGBT walk of fame

  

As preparations for Sunday's Castro Street Fair wind up, 20 bronze sidewalk plaques are in place to guide pedestrians on a stroll through queer history. The Rainbow Honor Walk is a growing monument along the streets of San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood honoring LGBT pioneers. Rainbow Honor Walk co-founder David Perry is Eric Jansen's guest on Out in the Bay, 7pm Thursday. We’ll also hear Steven Short's feature on “The Queer Past Becomes Present,” an exhibit now up at the GLBT History Museum on 18th Street, also in the Castro.

1:00am

Thu September 11, 2014

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