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  • Airs 5 p.m. Friday: Ruth Brinker, a grandmother and retired food service worker at the time, started cooking and delivering nutritious meals to San Francisco gay men debilitated by HIV/AIDS in 1985. Soon after, Project Open Hand, the nonprofit she founded, became a model worldwide.
  • Airs 5 p.m. Friday: Monkeypox has primarily affected men who sleep with men, but it has been diagnosed in children and women, and health experts says it’s likely to move more widely into the general population. What are we to do?
  • Escape with Out in the Bay to a simpler place and time. Before monkeypox, before COVID, before traveling got so fraught. To a town its promoters claimed then was gayer than San Francisco (and where September is superb). Sit back, relax and hit “play.”
  • The wild and crazy times of gay male life in San Francisco during the 70's and 80's are told in this memoir from someone who lived through them,…