CBQ Episode 6

CBQ Episode 6

Part Six “Fine Clothes for Men”   Joey breathed in the world of San Francisco as he walked the rainbow streets of the Castro. He was sipping a hot cup of coffee he had bought from Andy’s and maintaining a leisurely stroll in the early evening. People and cars...
CBQ Episode 7

CBQ Episode 7

Part Seven “The Fine Art of Taking a Drag” Joey ended up back at Mike’s and fell asleep on the couch. He was awoken several hours later by Mike who led him to the bedroom to maintain their rental agreement. When it was over, Joey snuggled next to Mike content in his...
CBQ Episode 8

CBQ Episode 8

Such is Life… The Saturday crowd was rushing about the famous fisherman’s wharf. The gulls called and the salt air was filled with lovely scents of fresh seafood and sourdough bread.  The Halloween decorations were everywhere and there was a bit of urgency as...
CBQ Episode 9

CBQ Episode 9

Series II Princes of the Castro Q: What did it feel like to come out in the Castro back then? A: What did it feel like? Like a roller coaster that ended off a cliff. In 86 it was illegal and immoral to be me. Being in the Castro helped, but all that disgust from...
CBQ Episode 10

CBQ Episode 10

EPISODE 10 A Day at the Beach A historical point on the Castro was the famed Hibernia Beach, a stretch of wide sidewalk that took in the afternoon sun. The beach was a small plaza that stood in front of the Hibernia Bank. There was always a table with some group...