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FOF #2539 - Eddie Izzard Saved My Life - 10.11.17

FOF #2539 – Eddie Izzard Saved My Life

Art matters because it helps us to connect with culture to better understand who we are. As LGBT folks, we often draw inspiration to come out of the closet and tell others our stories of who we are because of the artists we admire.

Today comedian Cody Melcher joins to talk about the artists and entertainers who have motivated us to fiercely be ourselves and how folks can to do the same for others through their art.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 6 days ago 0
FOF #2540 - Rainbow Magic at the Belmont Rocks - 10.12.17

FOF #2540 – Rainbow Magic at the Belmont Rocks

Although we like to think of our LGBT spots as permanent places that will always be there, the reality is that they come and go.

Today writer and historian Owen Keehnan joins us to talk about the Belmont Rocks, a very public space where LGBT folks hung out in the sun to find community and a little bit of love in the early days of the queer rights movement.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 6 days ago 0
FOF #2541 - Why is a Drag Queen Called a Drag Queen? - 10.16.17

FOF #2541 – Why is a Drag Queen Called a Drag Queen?

One of the biggest mysteries surrounding the concept of drag is why they hell do we call them drag queens in the first place? RuPaul said drag was an acronym from Elizabethan theater for DRessed as A Girl, but how would she know? She鈥檚 old, but not that old.

Today we introduce you to what may be the real meaning of the term drag queen, and believe it or not, it has nothing to do with Shakespeare.

Posted in: Podcast 2 days ago 0
FOF #2542 - In the Kitchen with Perfidia, Queen of the Big Wig - 10.17.17

FOF #2542 – In the Kitchen with Perfidia, Queen of the Big Wig

Since the late 80s Steven Perfidia Kirkham has styled wigs for some of your favorite entertainers: Bob the Drag Queen, Jerri Blank and Miss Yvonne from Pee Wee’s Playhouse all have enjoyed the fluffy fruits of Perfidia’s labor.

Today, Perfidia joins us to kiki about all the marvelous wigs she fluffed up night after night for Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway and what didn鈥檛 make it on her episode of Cooking with Drag Queens.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast 22 hours ago 0