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FOF #2028 – Trannika Rex Works the Street Festival

FOF #2028 – Trannika Rex Works the Street Festival

Market Days, the Midwest’s largest street festival, is just days away and it’s estimated that over 350,000 thousand people will be in attendance.

Unlike the unwieldy mob of drunk people at the Pride Parade, Market Days is a heck of a lot of fun, with a lot of free entertainment like Belinda Carlisle.

Joining us is Trannika Rex, our twisted sister from another mister to kiki about Chicago drag queens and the vintage musical acts booked for the festival.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast 13 days ago 7
REACTION VIDEO: Magnolia Crawford finally watches herself get eliminated from RuPaul’s Drag Race

REACTION VIDEO: Magnolia Crawford finally watches herself get eliminated from RuPaul’s Drag Race

Is this thing on? (Thanks Madison Hinton!) Reynolds Englehart was pretty upset after being kicked off early from RuPaul’s Drag Race, that he never watched the episodes he was on, until now.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Videos 23 days ago 7
FOF #2008 – Red White and Peaches Christ

FOF #2008 – Red White and Peaches Christ

Something truly awful is happening to Pride Parades across the country. After years of being a rallying point for LGBT folks, the parades now attract an overwhelming number of people who are interested in having a good time and could care less about equality or community building.

Today, Peaches Christ joins us to talk about what we can do to make Pride Parades meaningful again.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Politics & Activism 2 months ago 3
FOF #1994 – Lady Bunny is a Carnival of Fun

FOF #1994 – Lady Bunny is a Carnival of Fun

Lady Bunny is back with “Clowns Syndrome,” a brand new show full of the raunchy humor that’s made Bunny an entertainment institution for three decades. And by that I mean she’s really old and belongs in an institution.

Listen as the phenomenal Lady Bunny joins us to talk about the clash between younger and older generations and performers and audiences over the use of controversial words. You don’t want to miss every delicious minute of this podcast!

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 3 months ago 7
FOF #1992 – Everybody Say Love

FOF #1992 – Everybody Say Love

As if we hadn’t heard already every angle to the heated debate over language, slang and slur words, over Memorial Day weekend the Internet was ablaze again, with many transgender writers and drag queens fighting over RuPaul’s recent tweets. It’s enough to drive a girl mad!

Is it possible to have a peace treaty in the war of the words?

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast, Politics & Activism 3 months ago 12
Saturday Night Live’s Mock Outrage Over Michael Sam ESPN Gay Kiss

Saturday Night Live’s Mock Outrage Over Michael Sam ESPN Gay Kiss

Saturday Night Live still’s got it! Almost everyone who was on the show in the past decade made a surprise appearance when host Andy Samburg paid a visit to the Vogelchecks, the world’s closest family. […]

Posted in: Sports, Television, Videos 3 months ago 1
FOF #1988 –  Keep Calm and April Carrión

FOF #1988 – Keep Calm and April Carrión

Although she didn’t make it to the top three on RuPaul’s Drag Race, April Carrión certainly charmed many of us, especially guest judge Adam Lambert whose sweet exchange with April on the show made Michelle Visage yell at them “get a room.”

Today the fabulous Boriqua, April Carrión, joins us to talk about getting into drag during art school, growing up as one of three gay brothers and working at her grandma’s bakery in the mountains of Puerto Rico.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 3 months ago 3
Rise like a phoenix Conchita!

VIDEO: ConDRAGulations to Conchita Wurst, Austria’s Bearded Drag Queen Wins the Eurovision Song Contest

Austria’s Conchita Wurst has won the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen with her eardrum splitting anthem “Rise Like a Phoenix”. Condragulations! Here’s the song that made her the first drag queen to win the coveted […]

Posted in: Drag & Trans, News & Rumors, Videos 3 months ago 1
Michael Sam kisses his boyfriend upon hearing the news that he got drafted into the NFL.

VIDEO: Michael Sam Becomes the NFL’s First Openly Gay Football Player

Although this tearful emotional moment has happened thousands of times before in the NFL, this is the first time in history that an openly gay man got drafted into the NFL. Watch Michael Sam tearful […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, Sports, Videos 3 months ago 2
FOF #1983 – The First Openly Gay College Football Star

FOF #1983 – The First Openly Gay College Football Star

In the wake of pro football star Michael Sam coming out, Eric Lueshen, a former kicker for the Nebraska Cornhuskers was encouraged by others to come forward and share his own coming out story.

Even though Eric was openly gay to his friends, family and team-mates in high school, in 2002 he was recruited by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to play as their place kicker.

Listen as Eric Lueshen chats with us about the challenges of being out in sports and he shares his heartfelt message of hope, love and acceptance.