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FOF #2758 – Pride 50: Pride Rages On

Today we take a look at Pride at 50, from our own shenanigans at the Chicago Pride Parade to World Pride in NYC.

Also joining us is Jake Tolan from The Reclaim Pride Coalition, which successfully organized the Queer Liberation March, which marched against the exploitation of our communities for profit and against corporate and state pinkwashing

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Politicians/Activists 5 months ago 0

FOF #2751 – Rebooting the Rainbow Flag

Gilbert Baker, the designer of the rainbow pride flag, considered the flag an unfinished work of political art and encouraged others to design their own versions, like the Leather or Trans Pride Flags, so he never copyrighted the design.

Today designer Daniel Quasar joins us to talk about creating the Progress Pride Flag- how it went viral overnight and why it resonated with people all around the world.

Posted in: Artists, Podcast 5 months ago 1

FOF #2500 – X Marks the Spot

In Oregon, a judge decreed that the DMV must issue driver’s licenses for non-binary people and mark them with an X for unspecified or as we call it, X-ceptional! This is a momentous occasion that’s been a long time coming as people who don’t identify as either male or female will finally gain the freedom and recognition they deserve.

Today we are chatting with Lake Perriguey esq., the attorney who brought the case before the court on behalf of his client Sgt. First Class Jamie Shupe who identifies as non-binary.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Politicians/Activists 2 years ago 1

FOF #2499 – War of the Roses

Normally, you’d think receiving roses would be a good thing, but if you’re getting them from fans of Valentina from RuPaul’s Drag Race, it could be interpreted as a threat.

Today cosplay queen and sorority slut Fox E Kim joins us to talk about the battle royale that’s unfolded on Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and why reality TV shows rely a little too much on conflict to stay on the air.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 2 years ago 2

FOF #2497 – Pride is Coming

We’ve come a long way baby since the Stonewall Riots which sparked the modern LGBT rights movement and even though it’s important to remember how it all began, these days Pride is mostly a party, and that’s ok.

Today, Colette Gregory, a she-larious strong black woman joins us to discuss how to navigate your Pride season festivities and not be ground down into the dirt by the end of it.

Listen as we chat with Collette about why sunscreen is so important, why feather boas are sticky beasts in hot weather and the best way to cop a feel from the hot guy at the parade.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 2 years ago 2

FOF #2352 – Björk Goes Berserk

Georgie Darvidis, our gal pal from down under does an amazingly flawless Bjork impersonation in “Bjork at Work,” a parody web series where the Icelandic singer explores different odd jobs, from being a coffee barista to real estate agent.

Today, Georgie Darvidis joins us to talk about Bjork, teaching lip syncing at an Australian University and participating in Reddit’s “Lip Synch for Your Life” contest.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, YouTube Celebrities 3 years ago 0

FOF #2350 – Riding with Trojan

Maybe everyone was on their best behavior because there were snipers positioned on the rooftops, or maybe it was that many folks decided to stay home due to the horrific Orlando Massacre, but this year’s Chicago Pride celebration was a festive, thoughtful and intimate event.

Today we take a look at Pride celebrations, in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco and London.

Posted in: Podcast 3 years ago 4

FOF #2344 – Heklina Will Not Be Silenced

Heklina is a living legend- she started her amazing drag show in San Francisco way back in 1996 that ignited the careers of countless entertainers including Lady Gaga, Peaches Christ and Ana Matronic.

Today, Heklina joins us to take a look at the horrific shooting in Orlando and how gay bar owners are responding to the violence.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 3 years ago 1

FOF #2343 – Flowers and Candles for Pride

This year’s Pride season kicked off with the worst mass shooting in American history as a man armed with an assault rifle killed 50 people and wounded at least 53 at a gay club in Orlando, Florida.

Today, we take a look at people’s reactions to the massacre, what it means for LGBT folks in Pride season, and what would Mister Rogers have said about the incident.

Posted in: Podcast 3 years ago 1

FOF #2339 – Making Your Pride Celebration Fierce

Over the decades, what used to be a cozy gathering of brave souls marching for equality and commemorating the Stonewall Riots has grown to become a huge celebration of sexual and gender diversity.

Today, our thirst quenching gal pal Joan Waters joins us to give you some fabulous tips and tricks to make your Pride celebration fierce and fabulous.

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 4 years ago 2