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FOF #2749 – Selling the Rainbow: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Queer Bomb

A lot has happened in the 50 years since the Stonewall Riots when it seemed the only people who courted the gay dollar were mafia controlled bars. Since then, the public has grown to embrace queer rights and now big business is looking to cash in like never before.

Today we’re taking a look at how LGBT folks have been the target of marketing campaigns, the corporatization of Pride and pink washing to hide a business’ evil deeds.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 3 months ago 0

FOF #2750 – We Are Everywhere

With the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Stonewall Riots underway, it’s tempting to romanticize the watershed moment as a time when folks all over the world suddenly came out of the closet to let their freak flag fly freely.

Today Matthew Riemer joins us to take a look at a photographic history of queer liberation as seen in his new book “We Are Everywhere” about the enduring struggle for queer rights and the need to come together as a community to celebrate.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 2 months ago 2

FOF #2752 – Shannon Noll is Ripley, Believe It or Not

Since no one really issues you a gay card, there’s nothing to revoke when your fabulous new life doesn’t conform to other people’s view of who you’re supposed to be.

Today, comedian Shannon Noll joins us to talk about their new web series, Just Call Me Ripley – the story of a directionless bagel shop employee figuring out where they fit in the wild rainbow prism world of gender and sexual expression.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag & Trans, Podcast 2 months ago 0

FOF #2768 – Strawberry Shartcake Forever

For drag queens like Strawberry Shartcake, their mustache is not just a symbol of gender ambiguity, but like a cat’s whiskers, it’s a way they navigate the world around them. So what happens when a gig you’re dying to get requires you to shave it all off?

Today the mustachioed madam, drag queen, go-go dancer and regular in Peaches Christ’s productions, Strawberry Shartcake, joins us to talk about her sex and body positive gender blending ways.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 10 days ago 0

FOF #2766 – Drag Queen Season is Here

Just because RuPaul’s Drag Race is secretly filming right now doesn’t mean there’s not a shortage of fabulous shows featuring new and exciting gender blenders!

Today we take a sneak peek at Dragula Season 3, Camp Wannakiki Season 2 and the fall lineup of Cooking with Drag Queens!

Posted in: Podcast 17 days ago 2

FOF #2767 – Remembering the Legendary Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison once said “If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it.” As a writer and editor, Toni Morrison uplifted black female voices in a culture that often dismissed the experiences of people of color.

Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to take a look at how Toni Morrison, who died last week at the age of 88, supported and inspired a whole generation of writers and artists.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 12 days ago 1

FOF #2770 – Put the Dress in the Window

When it comes to making your dreams come true, it helps to ruthlessly chase after them. But, if your dream is to be in a relationship, then you might just want to cool your jets a little bit. You gotta put the dress in the window, but don’t force someone to wear it. Unless they’re into forced feminization.

Today comedian Rachel Hall joins us to talk about the ruthless pursuit of romance and how to get in a relationship when it seems no one is interested in you.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 5 days ago 0

FOF #2769 – Can’t Keep a Good Drag Queen Down in the Grave

Which queen among us doesn’t dream of being thrust into the realm of legend where our name will be remembered long after we are gone?

Today, playwright and star of “At the Wake of a Dead Drag Queen” Terry Guest and his co-star Paul Michael Thomson join us to talk about bringing back Terry’s deceased drag queen uncle Courtney Berringers and her gal pal Vickie Versailles back to life in this innovative play at the The Story Theater.

Posted in: Artists, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast, Writers 6 days ago 0

FOF #2772 – Shannon Noll is Hot

Comedian Shannon Noll’s new web series “Just Call Me Ripley” is a hit at film festivals. Despite the success, Shannon is getting pushback at auditions for looking masculine but sounding feminine. What’s a non-binary butch comedian to do?

Today the hilarious Shannon Noll joins us to talk about working as a trans actor when casting directors want you to cross-cross dress as the gender you were assigned at birth.

Posted in: Actors, Comedians, Podcast, Writers 3 days ago 0