Dirty Dreams of a Drama Geek

Originally published in Bay Area Reporter. February 28, 2002 When my friend Allen Sawyer agreed to an interview in the midst of rehearsing his new play, Lavender Lockeroom, I suggested we meet in his apartment. Perched on the edge of Nob Hill, it is convenient to Theatre on the Square, where Sawyer has managed the […]

Queer History

“Gay and Lesbian” [timeline] in San Francisco Almanac “F. Allen Sawyer” in Contemporary Gay American Poets and Playwrights (Greenwood Press, 2003) “Gay Media Comes of Age” in Bay Area Reporter, March 20, 2006, Vol. 36:13

F. Allen Sawyer

Originally published in Lambda Book Report, Spring 2006, Vol. 14:1


“Great Expectations for Queer Literature” [interview with Charles Flowers] in Bay Area Reporter 3/30/06 Vol. 36:13 “New Life at the Plush Room” [Rrazz Productions] in Bay Area Reporter, 10/27/05, Vol. 35:43 “Klea Blackhurst’s San Francisco Autumn” [interview with Klea Blackhurst] in Bay Area Reporter, 9/15/05, Vol. 35:37 “Sitting in the Dark, Being Sung To” [interview […]

Cabaret Reviews

“Wallowitch & Ross: This Moment” on culturevulture.net “Lainie Kazan” on culturevulture.net “Rita Moreno” on culturevulture.net “Betty Buckley’s Broadway” on culturevulture.net


“Reflections: Stewarding a Collection” in Out at the Library: Celebrating the James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center (San Francisco Public Library, 2005) “On Display: Presenting Gay Culture in a Library Setting” in Catalyst: A Socialist Journal of the Social Services. (No. 12, 1981)

Film Reviews

Review of Ballot Measure 9 on PlanetOut Review of Question of Equality on PlanetOut

Celluloid San Francisco

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Exploring a city famous for its role in film settings and television backdrops, this book is a comprehensive guide to thousands of movie and television locations in the San Francisco Bay area.