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It’s a Sin: the Wonder Women of the AIDS Crisis

Although many moms, sisters, healthcare workers, scientists, friends and Hollywood stars like Liz Taylor played an important role in the fight against AIDS, these incredible women are often forgotten by history.

Today writer Victoria Noe joins us to take a look at the wonder women who fought back and fought AIDS that are featured in her new book “Fag Hags, Divas and Moms: The Legacy of Straight Women in the AIDS Community.”

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 14 days ago 0

Bonus: Disco Didn’t Die, It Just Evolved Into House Music

Out of the ashes of Disco’s demise, DJs in Chicago developed a new sound for a new generation which became known as House Music. This style became a hit in clubs catering to black, latino and gay folks, and is now what most electronic music is based on.

Today we’re talking to one of the pioneering DJs of House Music, Ralphi Rosario. Recently, the City of Chicago named a street after his DJ group “The Hot Mix Five” for their contribution to the international House Music scene.

Posted in: Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 27 days ago 0

Bonus: How to Marry a Millionaire

People usually think that folks who are obsessed with the income of the guys they date are tacky, dismissing them as gold-diggers. But one of the most common reasons couples break up is because of financial hardship.

Mo’ money brings mo’ problems, but being broke ain’t one of them.

Joining us today, is the Human Ken Doll– Justin Jedlica, who despite his humble origins, personally financed all his plastic surgery and recently married a very wealthy man.

Posted in: Podcast 1 month ago 0

Bonus: George Washington Carver and Other Legendary Queer Scientists

It’s no secret that LGBT folks have had a profound influence on the arts but they’ve also had a tremendous effect on scientific discovery even though they often had to hide who they were.

Today, we are joined by science journalist Vincent Gabrielle to explore the lives of extraordinary LGBT scientists who changed the world.

Bonus: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

There’s something hilarious about turning those precious christmas carols into rotten songs all kids will love. Today our pal Manny Petty joins us for a live music session where we harmonize some hilariously rotten christmas song parodies.

Listen as we take a look at the classic Batman Smells parody of Jingle Bells that traces its origins to the 1960s, Spanish pooping nativity statues and Manny’s teenage obsession with mayonnaise.

Posted in: Comedians, Musicians, Podcast 3 months ago 0

Bonus: Silence Equals Death

In the mid 80s, a broken healthcare system and a government content with letting people die from AIDS forced artists to make art that challenged, inspired and aroused the public to change their views on LGBT folks, HIV & AIDS.

Today, we take a look at the future of LGBT rights by taking a look at the iconic artists collective that inspired a generation of people to act up, fight back and fight AIDS.

Posted in: Podcast 3 months ago 0

BONUS: Cameron Esposito vs Killer Lesbot Terminators From The Future

Did you know that the terminator movies are very popular with Lesbians?

On today’s show America’s Lesbian Sweetheart, Cameron Esposito,is here to explain why our lavender sisters are fascinated with killer sexy robots from the future.

Posted in: Podcast 4 months ago 0

Bonus: The Greatest Sissies of All Time

In most films effeminate men are portrayed as villains- sissies who are morally weak because of their homosexuality. But when its comes to comedy: sissies are heroes because they are the mistfits who have the courage to tell it like it is.

Today the faaaabulous Brian Sweeney joins me to take a look at some of the greatest sissies in culture and entertainment. Listen as we sissy that walk down memory lane as we look at Frank Nelson, the yeeeeeess man from the Lucy Show to Scott Thompson’s Buddy Cole from The Kids in the Hall.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 4 months ago 0

Bonus: The Most Shocking TV Game Show Moments in History

From Chicago, Illinois, it’s podcasting’s most fabulous hour of madness and mayhem– the hilarious sixty minute Feast of Fun. Today’s guest will not be playing for fabulous prizes, but joins us to take a look at the most shocking moments in game show history!

Players who hacked the game, horny game show hosts, scandal and murder!

Tommy Holl come on on down! Listen as we take a look at this and all the fabulous news.

Posted in: Podcast 4 months ago 0

Best of: Hollywood’s Disposable Beefcake

We love the wild women and outrageous plots of films like Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Rocky Horror, Myra Breckinridge and Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, but despite their success as camp classics, after their release, the hunks who starred in them all but disappeared from Hollywood.

Today we’re joined by Peaches Christ, who has been parodying many of these campy films for decades, to discuss why these hunks ran screaming from Hollywood after making only one film.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 4 months ago 0


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