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Larry-bob Roberts is into sparking culture and politics, and creating fusions between the two. His book "The International Homosexual Conspiracy" is newly published by Manic D. Press. Since 1989, he has been publishing in print and now online the queer zine of art and writing Holy Titclamps. He maintains the SF Bay Area weekly queer cultural calendar, Queer Things To Do aka SFQueer.com. With Kirk Read, he co-hosts the monthly open mic Smack Dab at Magnet health center in San Francisco's Castro district."


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