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FOF #2973 – Queer Nightlife Around the World

It’s hard to talk about the lives of LGBTQ+ people without talking about the nightlife scene where so many folks find their home. But for all the attention focused on Stonewall, Fire Island or PTown, most of queer experience, especially for trans and people of color, exists in spaces that most don’t even know about.

Today Kareem Khubchandani, author of Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife joins us to look at queer nightlife and spaces all around the world.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 7 days ago 0

FOF #2967 – The Legendary Adventures of Kelly Lauren

The term legend gets tossed around a lot in reference to drag entertainers, but it certainly fits the bill for the legendary Kelly Lauren. For over forty years, Kelly has been in a fixture in the drag scene. And she’s a winner baby! Kelly Lauren’s been crowned Miss Gay Houston, Miss Texas-USofA and the one crown to rule them all – Miss Continental.

Kelly surprises and delights audiences with vampish ways and dirty dirty blond onstage antics that comes across as a delirious fun fusion, if Stevie Nicks was a Las Vegas showgirl.

Today the legendary Kelly Lauren joins us in the home studio to take a look at her real life as a trans woman working in showbiz in a drag race world.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 21 days ago 0

FOF#2952 – HRH Princess Diandra Reads Diana Ross to Filth

Her Royal Highness Princess Diandra has had an amazing drag career impersonating her first love Diana Ross. But she also relishes channelling the other two great entertainers in her Holy Trinity: Tina Turner and Patti Labelle.

As much as Princess Diandra loves her divas, she cuts them no slack. She’d just as soon come for those ladies that the “HRH” in her title might as well stand for “Honey, Read Her!”

Today Her Royal Highness Princess Diandra joins us to tell the tales of all her adventures performing as a drag entertainer and all celebrities she loves to read to filth.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 months ago 2

Bonus: James St. James’ Freak Show: When High School is a Drag

James St. James talks about his book “Freak Show” which is now a movie on Amazon Prime.

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

As the Bathhouse Turns

All types of men go to bathhouses for all types of reasons but mainly they go for sex.

Today, writer Terrill Aaron Closs puts everyone on blast as he takes us into the belly of the beast and shares with us his stories of working in a gay bathhouse in Atlanta.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 1 year ago 0

Being Mr. Rogers’ Gay Black Neighbor

One of the unexpected surprises from “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” the documentary film on Mr. Rogers, was just how fierce and unapologetically gay in real life is Francois Clemmons, the actor who played Officer Clemmons on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.

Today we’re delighted to talk to Officer Clemmons, Francois Diva Man Scarborough Clemmons from his home in Vermont about coming out as gay to Mr. Rogers, his love of turquoise jewelry and is there any truth to the recently revealed rumor that Mr. Rogers was bisexual?

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 1 year ago 0

FOF #2778 – Tales of a Male Supermodel

In the late 80s and early 90s, Supermodels reigned supreme and among their ranks was Rico Marcelo, who with his tall muscular body and razor sharp cheekbones became the object of every gay man’s desire.

Today male supermodel Rico Marcelo, who know goes by his real name Rick Gory, joins us to talk about his amazing career and why modeling isn’t as glamorous as it seems.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast 2 years ago 2

FOF #2726 – Being Mr. Rogers’ Gay Black Neighbor

One of the unexpected surprises from “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” the documentary film on Mr. Rogers, was just how fierce and unapologetically gay in real life is Francois Clemmons, the actor who played Officer Clemmons on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.

Today we’re delighted to talk to Officer Clemmons, Francois Diva Man Scarborough Clemmons from his home in Vermont about coming out as gay to Mr. Rogers, his love of turquoise jewelry and is there any truth to the recently revealed rumor that Mr. Rogers was bisexual?

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 2 years ago 1

FOF #2617 – The Makeup of Joseph Harwood

Before YouTube, many folks who love to put on a lot of makeup had to rely on their friends to develop extraordinary looks of their own. Thankfully today most folks can pick up some good tricks online and look like as if Linda Evangelista had a beautiful alien baby.

Today our guest is YouTube makeup star Joseph Harwood, winner of Simon Cowell’s YouGeneration reality contest to find the world’s next video blogging superstar. Unfortunately the show never fully got off the ground due to some controversy over crowning a gender non-conforming artist, but thankfully it all worked out in the end.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #2616 – Bianca Del Rio’s New Book Will Kill You

As if she wasn’t busy enough with her comedy career Bianca Del Rio has got a new book: Blame It On Bianca Del Rio: The Expert On Nothing With An Opinion On Everything, the only self help book she says will help raise the rate of suicide.

Today Bianca Del Rio joins us to give us a sneak peek at her new book, what she thinks of the queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10, working with Joan Rivers, and that viral moment when an audience member told her to be more respectful.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 3 years ago 0