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FOF #2752 – Shannon Noll is Ripley, Believe It or Not

Since no one really issues you a gay card, there’s nothing to revoke when your fabulous new life doesn’t conform to other people’s view of who you’re supposed to be.

Today, comedian Shannon Noll joins us to talk about their new web series, Just Call Me Ripley – the story of a directionless bagel shop employee figuring out where they fit in the wild rainbow prism world of gender and sexual expression.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag & Trans, Podcast 6 months ago 0

FOF #2751 – Rebooting the Rainbow Flag

Gilbert Baker, the designer of the rainbow pride flag, considered the flag an unfinished work of political art and encouraged others to design their own versions, like the Leather or Trans Pride Flags, so he never copyrighted the design.

Today designer Daniel Quasar joins us to talk about creating the Progress Pride Flag- how it went viral overnight and why it resonated with people all around the world.

Posted in: Artists, Podcast 6 months ago 1

FOF #2750 – We Are Everywhere

With the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Stonewall Riots underway, it’s tempting to romanticize the watershed moment as a time when folks all over the world suddenly came out of the closet to let their freak flag fly freely.

Today Matthew Riemer joins us to take a look at a photographic history of queer liberation as seen in his new book “We Are Everywhere” about the enduring struggle for queer rights and the need to come together as a community to celebrate.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 6 months ago 2

FOF #2749 – Selling the Rainbow: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Queer Bomb

A lot has happened in the 50 years since the Stonewall Riots when it seemed the only people who courted the gay dollar were mafia controlled bars. Since then, the public has grown to embrace queer rights and now big business is looking to cash in like never before.

Today we’re taking a look at how LGBT folks have been the target of marketing campaigns, the corporatization of Pride and pink washing to hide a business’ evil deeds.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 6 months ago 0

FOF #2692 – The Humanity of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr

When reflecting on the life of such a sign of the civil rights pioneer, it’s important not mythologize them but remember their humanity and the power one person can have to change the world.

Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to reflect on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the great civil rights pioneer.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 11 months ago 0

FOF #2691 – New Madonna, Who Dis?

Madonna rang in the New Year with a surprise performance at the Stonewall Inn where a teary eyed audience sang along with Madonna as she performed an acoustic cover of “Like a Prayer.”

Today comedian Nadya Ginsburg, best known for her hilarious TV series “The Madonnalogues” joins us to take a look at the wild and ridiculous life of Madonna.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 11 months ago 0

FOF #2574 – Secret Show

A new podcast series exclusively for our die-hard listeners where we share all our secrets and spill all the tea.

Today: gay men saying history doesn’t matter, Quincy Jones drops a bombshell saying Marlon Brando had sex with Richard Pryor and who’s going to be on Cooking with Drag Queens?

Posted in: Podcast 2 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 7 years ago 3
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Frank Kameny, Coined “Gay Is Good,” Dies at 86

Frank Kemeny, longtime gay rights activist and Father of the Gay Rights Movement died in Washington on Oct 11, 2011 at the age of 86. For all his hard work on behalf of the community he wanted to remembered most for being the person who coined the phrase “Gay is Good.”

Posted in: People 8 years ago 2

FOF #1391 – I Survived Gay Pride in Russia

The European Council on Human Rights may have ruled that the Russian people have a right to hold a Pride Parade, but that didn’t stop the authorities in Moscow from banning it anyway.

Today, Andy Thayer joins us fresh from his return from Russia (with love) to share his amazing story of participating in the Pride Parade and what it was like to face down hunky but violent Russian police officers and fascists.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Politicians/Activists 9 years ago 2