Here's the latest in the tag Marriage Equality

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 6 years ago 3

FOF #2236 – Eat, Drink Jeffrey Jay

Before becoming one of America’s top comedians, Jeffrey Jay came out as trans at the CIA, not the waterboarding organization but the Culinary Institute of America where he studied confectionary arts.

Listen as Jeffrey talks about dressing up in drag for Halloween to confuse people, his obsession with cooking competition TV shows and why he wants Cooking with Drag queens to not only survive, but to thrive.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 7 years ago 8

FOF #2232 – How to Trick Memories Pizza to Cater Your Gay Wedding

It seems like just yesterday that Memories Pizza, the notorious Indiana pizzeria raked in over eight hundred and forty thousand dollars from bigots the world over after saying they wouldn’t cater a same-sex wedding.

Now, they are back in the news again for catering a gay wedding, they just didn’t know it.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 7 years ago 1

FOF #2185 – Rainbow Revolution

Moments like this happen once in a lifetime. As you’ve probably already heard, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Marriage Equality, making it also possible for people to add rainbow filters to their social media profile pictures.

Today Brian Sweeney joins us to take a look at how everyone’s responding to the momentous ruling and what excuses can we come up with to get out of going to our friend’s lousy wedding.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 7 years ago 10

FOF #2169 – Lucky Charms

Times are changing- more than 1.2 million people in Ireland voted for Marriage Equality, in what was once a very staunch Catholic country. The Vatican called the unprecedented vote a “defeat for humanity. Meanwhile, Irish American Vice President Joe Biden, said the U.S. and the world “needs to follow Ireland’s lead.”

Joining us today is Vine comedy superstar Meg Grunewald, who impressive range of characters have made her one of the top video bloggers on the micro-video sharing app.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast 7 years ago 4

FOF #2165 – The Prancing Vixen

On the final elimination episode, RuPaul stunned audiences as she sent a certain queen home. Many are crying that it was unfair but maybe Mama Ru just didn’t like they way the eliminated queen condoned herself.

Joining us today is Chicago’s fierce dancing queen The Vixen, who calls herself the “sexiest clown in boystown” to chat about the controversial episode and HRC’s dog and pony show.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 7 years ago 4

FOF #2150 – Hillary Runs for President, Shocking!

Hilary Clinton launched her campaign by throwing shade at the country’s rich and under taxed, but like most candidates she won’t be nailing down any specifics just yet.

Today gay rights activist Andy Thayer joins us to tell us why, even though Clinton will most likely be the next president, it’s so important to get your ass out on the street to protest the Supreme Court over Marriage Equality because the ruling could be about a whole more than just marriage.

Posted in: Podcast, Politicians/Activists 7 years ago 2

FOF #2140 – Stupid Sexy Aaron Schock

As the end of Downton Abbey approaches, it’s appropriate that we’re also seeing the end of the political career of one of its biggest fans, Aaron Schock.

Once a rising star in the Republican Party, the former Men’s Health model was under investigation for his spending habits, facing serious charges that would land him in prison.

Instead he smartly chose to resign, and find more interesting places from which to Instagram.

Posted in: Podcast 7 years ago 2

FOF #2115 – Valentine’s Day

We’re not sure why, but our neighborhood of Andersonville in Chicago has more drag queens per capita than any other neighborhood in the Midwest.

One lovely queen is our neighbor, Valentine’s Addams, whose photo where she’s dressed up as Donkey Kong in drag is making us gag.

Posted in: Podcast 7 years ago 0

FOF #2075 – For Better or For Worse

We did it! On Halloween, Marc and I tied the knot and got legally married in Illinois by the fabulous Deven Green. We wanted to keep it simple and fun, so to celebrate we went out for a romantic dinner and then caught a movie.

Today we reflect on our podcast wedding and celebration afterwards. Plus, all the hot news.

Posted in: Podcast 8 years ago 2