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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 3 months ago 0

FOF #2346 – Silence Equals Death

In the mid 80s, a broken healthcare system and a government content with letting people die from AIDS forced artists to make art that challenged, inspired and aroused the public to change their views on LGBT folks, HIV & AIDS.

Today, we take a look at the future of LGBT rights by taking a look at the iconic artists collective that inspired a generation of people to act up, fight back and fight AIDS.

Posted in: Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #1931 – Sochi Olympics Disaster

Girl, shit has hit the fan in Russia. Olympic sized shit! With Russia’s anti-gay laws and violence towards its own LGBT people, the games were already controversial and now it looks like all hell is breaking loose.

Joining us today is Tommy Holl– who sounds a little hoarse because he drank some of the that Olympic golden water.

Posted in: Podcast 6 years ago 7

FOF #1495 – Pimp Daddy Christmas

Once upon a time there were two gay men who happily lived in a little apartment on the north side of a big city. One Christmas they hot glued a ton of red garland onto an oversized coat and a magical costume was born, Pimp Daddy Christmas.

Posted in: News & Rumors, Podcast 8 years ago 4

Censored From HuffPo / Chicago: ”Who Cares Who Wins the Elections”

As a regular blogger on the Huffington Post / Chicago’s website, I recently encountered a situation which I believe is censorship for failing to have a proper “line” on next Tuesday’s elections. As allies of […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 9 years ago 5