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FOF #2776 – The Queen and How Crystal LaBeija Changed the World

Newly restored to glorious 4K, the 1968 documentary “The Queen” depicts the scandalous crowning of a drag queen pageant winner, much to the dismay of fellow contestant Crystal LaBeija who went on to create the ballroom culture we’ve come to know.

Today comedian Matt Brown joins us to look at the pre- Stonewall documentary film ‘The Queen” and how sometimes the worst decisions can spark a revolution.

Posted in: Comedians, Drag & Trans, Podcast 3 months ago 1

FOF #2775 – Lady Bunny Flips Her Wig

It’s been a couple of months since the HBO premier of Wig, the highly anticipated documentary follow up to Wigstock: The Movie which captured performances by some now long gone drag legends.

Today, Wigstock founder and drag legend, Lady Bunny, weighs in on the changing face of drag and LGBTQ community and why the most powerful weapon against regressives is ourselves.

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

FOF #2693 – Lady Bunny Remembers Carol Channing

People fell in love with Carol Channing for her iconic roles in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Hello Dolly and now the world is at a loss as the Broadway legend passed away last week at the age of 97.

Today Lady Bunny joins us to talk about her appearance on RuPaul’s Drag Race as the show’s first non Ru-Girl drag queen to be featured on the competition series, her recent trip to Puerto Rico and Carol Channing’s amazing life.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 10 months ago 0

FOF #2358A – Will You Accept These Hoes?

LOGO TV announced they will debut a new Bachelor-esque style show called “Finding Prince Charming” where a gay male ‘bachelor’ allows 13 suitors to compete for his heart-on and it’s hosted by Lance Bass, who the The Onion AV Club called “America’s most boring gay man.”

Joining us today is comedian Cody Melcher to talk about why LGBT folks are clucking in distaste at the show’s ridiculous premise and why they feel the model/designer Sepúlveda is an obnoxious narcissist.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 years ago 4

Watch Rob Ford, the Hilarious Crack-Smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Knock a Woman Down at a City Council Meeting

Is this even real? Watching Rob Ford’s insane antics makes me think I’m watching Saturday Night Life reruns. RIP Chris Farley. From NBC News: Crack-smoking homophobe Toronto Mayor Rob Ford was stripped of most of […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism, Videos 6 years ago 0
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Anti-Equality MN Senate Majority Leader Resigns Due to Extramarital Affair

Anti-Equality Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch resigned from her leadership post the day after fellow Republicans confronted her about allegations that she had an “inappropriate relationship” with a staff member.  Koch rose to power […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 8 years ago 4
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5 Scientific Reasons Powerful People Will Always Suck

Excerpt: #3. Experiments Show Power and Hypocrisy Are Linked in the Brain This one goes a long way toward explaining the almost endemic hypocrisy of politicians and business leaders we see in the news every […]

Posted in: Science Facts & Fiction 9 years ago 0
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How to create change: Lauren & Ellie

Two college girls make some noise in DC, and become two of America’s greatest straight allies–this is how you make change happen. Watch to the end!

Posted in: Politics & Activism 9 years ago 0
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Happy Pride Y’all!

I’m traveling the Midwest this week, so I’ve got an abbreviated Politics update. I just wanted to ask:

What LGBT issues most concern you?

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 2

Will Lady GaGa Join the Arizona Boycott?

Lady GaGa is loyal to her fans, no question about that.  But the question of the day is whether she will stand against SB1070, the new Arizona immigration law. Recently, sentiment has been growing for […]

Posted in: Music, Politics & Activism, Topics, Trends 10 years ago 6