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FOF #2156 - Keeping Up with Bruce Jenner - 04.26.15

FOF #2156 – Keeping Up with Bruce Jenner

After years of speculation, Olympic champion Bruce Jenner tells ABC News “I am a woman.” Not many are surprised by the news but they are shocked that Bruce identifies as a Republican.

Today, Parker Marie Molloy who writes about trends and culture for Upworthy joins us to talk about Bruce, RuPaul’s new “you got mail” message and Michfest shutting down.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 28 days ago 3
FOF #2135 - Gay Hook Ups Gone Wrong - 03.18.15

FOF #2135 – Gay Hook Ups Gone Wrong

Last year in the U.S, six gay men were murdered after meeting up for sex with other guys. Most of the victims met their assailants through hook up apps like Grindr, but one victim in South Carolina, Stephen White, encountered his killer the old fashioned way – in a gay bar.

Joining us today is writer Zach Stafford, who recently went to South Carolina to report on this horrific crime that left a man partnerless and a community worrying about how gay visibility puts LGBT folks at risk.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 2 months ago 5
FOF #2147 - The Holy Pizza Wars - 04.09.15

FOF #2147 – The Holy Pizza Wars

The battle between equality and religious fundamentalism is now taking place in pizza parlors and bakeries.

What is it about white flour that makes people go nuts?

Today writer Zach Stafford from the Guardian joins us to take a look at the Holy Pizza Wars- how groups on both sides of the table are serving up politics with a side of cheese sticks in 30 minutes or less.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 2 months ago 4