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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 3 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 3 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 1 year 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 6 years ago 3

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 8 years ago 2

Stonewall Uprising Airs Tonight on PBS

Stonewall- it wasn’t the start of the gay rights movement but the uprising galvanized the community like no other action. “The film “Stonewall Uprising” which airs tonight on PBS, details the landmark call to action. […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Television, Videos 8 years ago 2

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 8 years ago 0

Religious Right’s Effort to Stop Anti-Bullying Programs in Schools

As states and school districts work to stem a tide of anti-gay bullying in American schools, the Religious Right is leading a concerted effort to stop programs that seek to protect LGBT youth. The People […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 8 years ago 0

The Man Behind the 2010 Marriage Tour Supported by NOM Now Supports Marriage Equality.

Louis J. Marinelli, a former anti-gay marriage advocate explains how he comes to realize that gay people are real people and how he turns his views around to support civil marriages. This sounds genuine and […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 8 years ago 2