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Storied: San Francisco

Jun 24, 2022

Note: Our guest this week raises issues, true stories from their own life, of sexual and gender-based violence. Listener discretion is advised.

This story starts in 1978. A young San Francisco punk rock woman with two kids saw that many of her peers were getting hooked on drugs. Suddenly, there was an influx of...

Jun 24, 2022

In this podcast, Mason picks up where they left off in Part 1. We continue our conversation about Mason's background as a photographer.

In 2010, they were, as they say, dating someone out of their league. They were celebrating New Years at a joint in South of Market and needed to pee. Naturally, they went outside. When...

Jun 20, 2022

In this episode, Bishop Megan talks about their trans identity. Through popular culture and with age, they knew they were queer around the time they went to college. Eventually, as the world and language evolved, "trans" became what they identify with.

‚ÄčOne of their children is also trans, and Bishop Megan shares...

Jun 20, 2022

The Rev. Dr. Bishop Megan Rohrer's ancestors must've liked the cold.

In this podcast, Bishop Megan traces their South Dakota family lineage back to Switzerland, Germany, and Norway. In the new country, they lived in barns and farmed the land. Their great-grandmother carried a bucket of lard with a piece of bread in it...

Jun 17, 2022

In this episode, Midgett picks up where she left off in Part 1. She had just escaped an abusive relationship out east and decided to make her way to San Francisco.

One of her brothers was in the Navy and already in the Bay Area. Another had just moved out here, and so Midgett had people already in place. Her mom had...