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VIDEO: Dan Choi Shows His Support for Russian LGBTs

U.S. gay activist Lieutenant Daniel Choi traveled to Moscow to show his support for Russian LGBTs asserting their right to demonstrate despite repeated government bans.  A few hours ago we recorded this video of support […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, People, Politics & Activism, Videos 9 years ago 0

FOF #1338 – We Are All Bi-Winners

Singer Nelly Furtado apologized over Twitter yesterday for performing for dictator Qadaffi for a million dollars & now she’s promised to donate that money to charity. On today’s show we talk about how artists can impact political change and how the song “Ain’t Gonna Play Sun City” helped bring an end to apartheid in South Africa.

On today’s show we talk about how artists can impact political change and how the song “Ain’t Gonna Play Sun City” helped bring an end to apartheid in South Africa. CHarlie Sheen is a bi-winner and Lady Gaga’s performance art roots.

Posted in: Culture & Style, News & Rumors, Podcast 10 years ago 13

FOF #1337 – The Battle for Gay Rights in Russia

For the last 6 years, people have faced police beatings & arrests to hold gay pride parades in Russia. In Russia, gay pride parade marches on YOU. What a country!

Today activist Nikolai Alexeyev talks about his recent landmark win that re-affirmed their right to march, plus drops a bombshell on how your favorite stars might be secretly performing for rich anti-gay global tyrants.

Russian Gays Outwit Police Dragnet To Hold Successful Pride Parade Without Arrests, Beatings

MOSCOW, Russia – Despite a vow by Moscow’s anti-gay mayor that it would not happen, 30 Russian lesbian, gay and bisexual activists foiled the police and FSB security services by holding a 10 minute flashmob […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 10 years ago 1

Russian Gays’ Courage Contrasts With the Shame of Western Embassies

MOSCOW, Russia, May 28th, eve of Gay Pride – This afternoon in their final court date before Moscow Pride, gays and lesbians here predictably were rejected once again by the authorities. The Tverskoi District Court […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 0

Moscow Gay Pride Launched with News Conference Denouncing Mayor’s 5th Ban of the Event

Russian gay leader vows, “Whatever the courts decide, the right to protest is guaranteed under the Russian constitution and we intend to exercise our rights.” U.S. gay activist Andy Thayer says “this Saturday, this gay […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 1

While Russian Gov’t Bigots Seem Steadfast, the Ground is Shifting Beneath Them

New protests are providing the fuel for progressive and legal change for gays in Russia. MOSCOW, Russia, early morning, 5/27/10 — While the bigoted mayor of this city has once again banned gay pride this […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 1

Moscow Pride to Go on Despite Ban

Chicago activist Andy Thayer is traveling to Russia this week to participate in a gay pride demonstration on Saturday, May 29 that has been banned in Moscow. This the fifth year that Moscow authorities have […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 10 years ago 2

FOF #1121 – Bad Cop, No Donut

2009 was a tough year. Major setbacks in marriage equality, corrupt banks, derailed health care reform make us ask “where’s the hope?” Chicago gay rights activist Andy Thayer of Gay Liberation Network joins us with some bold solutions to our biggest problems. Plus, he’s got breaking news on Boystown’s most corrupt cop, Officer Fiorito.

In the news: Sarah Palin gets a job as a commentator on Fox, a real-life Mrs. Robinson, tranny neanderthals and Mr. Gay China.

FOF #993 – Russian Prison Andy

For over 25 years, Andy Thayer has fought tirelessly for gay rights, including Marriage Equality, the Stop Dr. Laura campaign and anti-police brutality against gays. He recently was arrested at the 4th annual Gay Pride […]

Posted in: Podcast, Politics & Activism 12 years ago 2