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FOF #2771 – Vivacious Wraps Up Season 2 of Pose

FX’s hit series Pose is the queer family show we’ve longed for- it is a chosen family that displays incredible courage, humor and love while struggling to survive and make art in NYC in the early 90s.

Today mother returns: Vivacious, New York club kid legend and RuPaul’s Drag Race favorite joins us to take a look at the very touching season finale of Pose.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 4 years ago 2

Gapers Block Blog: Chicago’s Ball Scene

How does the ball scene in Chicago differ from New York’s? It appears the Chicago scene is super competitive and they go the extra mile to make it an event.

One baller, Solomon Infiniti, has worked the runway in a casket with doves flying out from his cape, in a dress made entirely out of Popeye’s chicken boxes and right after 9/11, he popped out of an exploding twin towers recreation.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Drag & Trans 13 years ago 0

FOF #1283 – Youth on the Streets

Every night in this country, over an estimated 400,000 LGBT youth between the ages of 13 and 21 spend the night out on the streets. The reality for many of them is that they face violence, isolation, abuse and rape, and often wind up in jail, addicted to drugs or living with HIV.

Listen as we talk to filmmaker Susi Graf about “Lost In The Crowd,” an extraordinary film about transgender youth and the celebrated Ballroom Scene in New York City.

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 13 years ago 7