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FOF #1819 – Doomsday for DOMA

Good news everyone! Just in time for Pride, the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act and told the backers of Prop 8 “you have no power here. Be gone!”

The Supreme Court decided that DOMA had to go because it put same-sex couples in the unstable position of being in a demeaning, second-tier marriage and humiliates tens of thousands of children being raised by same sex couples.

The Prop 8 ruling took a more hands off approach, leaving in place a trial court’s declaration that California’s voters ban was unconstitutional.

Posted in: Podcast 7 years ago 4

FOF #1818 – Eating Out for Equality

The wait is over! Today the Supreme Court announces their big decision on Marriage Equality. An impatient nation is screaming – get to the gay stuff already!

Regardless of the outcome- this weekend’s Pride Parades will be one of the most emotionally intense we’ll see in years. Joining us today is the divalicious Amy Armstrong to take a look at the long road towards equality

Posted in: Podcast 7 years ago 3

FOF #1766 – A Slice of Equality

No matter how the Supreme Court rules, everyone is declaring Marriage Equality the winner. Even Time Magazine is getting on the love train by showing real same sex couples smooching on their cover.

Today the reliably hilarious Brian Sweeney joins us to take a look at the whole Supreme Court Marriage Equality Hearings.

Posted in: Podcast, Politics & Activism 7 years ago 1

FOF #1760 – Smut Does the Body Good

Today Meredith Kachel and Brian Sweeney join us to talk about the benefits of adult films and their seedy dark side.

Listen as we talk about Wilfried Knight, who blamed the retail store Lululemon, which he described as cult-like and evil, for his husband’s suicide which prompted him to take his own life.

Posted in: Podcast 7 years ago 7

FOFA #1334 – I Think My 4 Year Old Son Is Gay

Today we’re talk to C.J.’s mom who writes the blog, Raising my Rainbow where she anonymously shares her story about raising her 4 year old son C.J. who she thinks he might be gay.

Listen as C.J.’s mom shares with us the messages she’s gotten from thousands of people from all around the world for being a mom who supports her kids to be whoever they want to be.

Posted in: Classic Podcasts, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 9 years ago 0

House Hearing on Defending Doma

The House of Reps is trying to figure out if it’s worth their while to defend DOMA and I’m guessing this is probably the first of many hearings on the issue. As long as they […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 9 years ago 0

FOF #1334 – I Think My 4 Year Old Son Is Gay

Today we’re talk to C.J.’s mom who writes the blog, Raising my Rainbow where she anonymously shares her story about raising her 4 year old son C.J. who she thinks he might be gay.

Listen as C.J.’s mom shares with us the messages she’s gotten from thousands of people from all around the world for being a mom who supports her kids to be whoever they want to be.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 10 years ago 20

Obama Administration No longer Willing to Defend DOMA

President Obama has determined that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, and that the Department of Justice should no longer defend the measure, which severely limits the potential of states to honor or carry out same-sex marriages, the administration announced Wednesday.

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 1

So many DOMA challenges, so little time!

Yesterday there were two Federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) challenge in the courts. Today there are five. Adding to Gay and Lesbian Advocates (GLAD) and Defenders’ Massachusetts-based suit Gill V the Office of Personnel […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 1

Its like gay news avalanche: DOJ appeals DOMA case

From the “Not Shocked” Desk in the Feast of Fun Newsroom comes this one fresh over from Chris Geidner at MetroWeekly: “In a move expected by most legal observers, the U.S. Department of Justice this […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 0