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FOF #1827 – Pat Yourself on the Backtivism

Whenever something awful happens in the big bad world, people inevitably turn to the internet to vent their anger. Although some may dismiss intensely political updates as pointlessly preaching to the choir, your online rants may actually change the hearts and minds.

Today comedian Brian Sweeney joins us to talk about the George Zimmerman acquittal, Trayvoning as the new planking, and why people’s anger online serve makes the world a more just place.

Posted in: Podcast 11 years ago 5

VIDEO: Newt Gingrich Gets Glitter-Bombed at Book-Signing

Even better than a pie in the face, because we all know glitter is the herpes of craft supplies: it NEVER goes away! And to the security guy at the end of the video: “Do […]

Posted in: Embed, News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 13 years ago 5

Chicago Nightclub CANCELS ”Kill Gays” Capleton Performance

Once Again, Public Pressure Delivers the Goods Please THANK “Kinetic Playground” Nightclub for Doing the Right Thing! CHICAGO — Through a series of negotiations this week and last and with the threat of a demonstration, […]

Posted in: Music, News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 14 years ago 2

How to create change: Lauren & Ellie

Two college girls make some noise in DC, and become two of America’s greatest straight allies–this is how you make change happen. Watch to the end!

Posted in: Politics & Activism 14 years ago 0

This Is Oz, Australia’s NOH8-esque Campaign

As I sit and watch the twitter feed for the Prop 8 trial, it occured to me to look into what is going on globally in the LGBT community these days. We see activism all […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism, Topics, Trends 14 years ago 1

BREAKING: 13 activists arrested in Sen. Durbin’s office

Thirteen LGBT rights activists from Chicago were arrested Thursday morning during a sit-in in Senator Durbin’s office to encourage the Senator to become a leader on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in the Senate. The activists […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 14 years ago 3

Rosie O’Donnell Obliterates Mike Huckabee on Air

Unless you’ve been under a rock for the last week, you probably came across the news story of presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee telling gay people to get a dog, rather than adopt.  Appaling I know. […]

Posted in: People, Politics & Activism 14 years ago 0

BREAKING: GetEqual disrupts House Education & Labor Committee–third action in as many days

For the third time in as many days, GetEqual has brought attention to the LGBT concerns that the Employment Non-Discrimination Act and the disaster of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell,” won’t be dealt with in this […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 14 years ago 8

TN State Representative Phil Roe Reponds to Enda.

Okay…so here’s the thing – I’m not typically a political person at all…but I’m becoming more involved lately. I’ve also started adorning my “activist shoes” so to speak when it comes to raising awareness about […]

Posted in: People, Politics & Activism 14 years ago 0

Cyndi Lauper “Gives a Damn” about LGBT Youth; will open shelter

40% of homeless youth self-identify as LGBTQ, but New York doesn’t have any LGBT-specific homeless shelters to protect this special population and meet their needs. That’s not “Good Enough” for Cyndi Lauper, who is planning to use her True Colors Fund to raise the cash to open an $11Million LGBTQ homeless shelter in Harlem

Posted in: Politics & Activism 14 years ago 0