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FOF #2279 – A Tale of Two Mormons

J Seth Anderson and Michael Ferguson were the first same sex couple to be legally married in the state of Utah, home of the Mormon church which poured millions into measures nationwide that aimed to deny people the right to marry.

More recently Michael successfully sued his former conversion therapist for fraud and permanently shut down the organization in the state of New Jersey. Listen as they talk about overcoming all the horrible trauma they sustained as gay men in the Mormon church.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Politicians/Activists 9 years ago 3

FOF #1941 – From Meth to Yoga

When it comes to getting in shape, a lot of people don’t realize that it’s more than just about looking good, it can profoundly change your life.

Today we’re joined by yoga instructor JohnMark Robbins who grew up in ultra-conservative Texas, moved to Hollywood to be a stuntman, became addicted to meth, and then turned to yoga to stay sober. This is his remarkable story.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Podcast 10 years ago 5

VIDEO: Steven Fry Takes on Ex-Gay Therapy

Steven Fry delves into ex-gay therapy and tells Joseph Nicolosi, the founder of the anti-gay group NARTH, that he is “very well groomed and could pass as a gay man.”

Posted in: Videos 11 years ago 0

FOF #1815 – Beyond Stonewall

There’s no denying that the Stonewall Riots that happened in New York City in June of 1969 helped spark the modern LGBT rights movement. But before then, and since then, a lot has happened.

Today we’re taking a look at some of the more significant events that have helped make the world a better place for LGBT folks- Kinsey, Harvey Milk, the AIDS crisis, daytime tabloid talk shows and of course the rise of the Internet.

Posted in: Podcast 11 years ago 3

FOF #1740 – Ex Gay Camp

Comedian Rob Anderson wrote Straight Camp- a musical about a teenage musical theater fanatic who gets sent to a gay-to-straight camp. To get a handle on his subject matter, Rob contacted ex-gay ministries pretending he was unsure about being gay.

That’s when the barrage of emails started and his phone would not stop ringing. What he found out will blow your mind. Not surprisingly, a lot of the guys who run these cults are big ol flaming queens.

Posted in: Podcast 12 years ago 9

Monks Try to Teach ‘Maleness’ to Thai Ladyboys

The Bachmann’s aren’t the only ones teaching conversion therapy: Thai Buddhist monks are trying to teach “ladyboys” to be male. I didn’t realise the Dalai Lama was the model of masculinity! CHIANG KHONG, Thailand — […]

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Images, News & Rumors 13 years ago 1

FOF #1348 – Things That Make You Go Woof

Actor Taylor Lautner is considered by many to be the sexiest werewolf in showbiz, but he has some tough competition for the hottest Wolfboy title from Michael Trevino from The Vampire Diaries.

This past weekend we spent some time at the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo and we had a chance to catch up with Michael and I got him to go “woof” for all the fans and the bears out there.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast, Television 13 years ago 9

Protest Apple’s Sponsorship of Anti-Gay Phone App!

The notorious anti-gay organization “Exodus International” — which says lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people can and should be made heterosexual through prayer — has launched an I-Phone app designed to popularize its messages of […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Politics & Activism, Technology 13 years ago 4

VIDEO: Gayle King Explores Praying the Gay Away

Watch as Gayle King discovers that you can’t pray away the gay

Posted in: Music, News & Rumors, Videos 13 years ago 0

Firestorm Brewing Over Christian App for “Homosexual Strugglers”

An app from a Christian Ministry is “designed to be a useful resource for men, women, parents, students, and ministry leaders” over what it calls “homosexual strugglers.” The free app comes from Exodus International, a […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, Technology 13 years ago 1