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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 8 years ago 3

FOF #1819 – Doomsday for DOMA

Good news everyone! Just in time for Pride, the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act and told the backers of Prop 8 “you have no power here. Be gone!”

The Supreme Court decided that DOMA had to go because it put same-sex couples in the unstable position of being in a demeaning, second-tier marriage and humiliates tens of thousands of children being raised by same sex couples.

The Prop 8 ruling took a more hands off approach, leaving in place a trial court’s declaration that California’s voters ban was unconstitutional.

Posted in: Podcast 11 years ago 4

FOF #1818 – Eating Out for Equality

The wait is over! Today the Supreme Court announces their big decision on Marriage Equality. An impatient nation is screaming – get to the gay stuff already!

Regardless of the outcome- this weekend’s Pride Parades will be one of the most emotionally intense we’ll see in years. Joining us today is the divalicious Amy Armstrong to take a look at the long road towards equality

Posted in: Podcast 11 years ago 3

FOF #1766 – A Slice of Equality

No matter how the Supreme Court rules, everyone is declaring Marriage Equality the winner. Even Time Magazine is getting on the love train by showing real same sex couples smooching on their cover.

Today the reliably hilarious Brian Sweeney joins us to take a look at the whole Supreme Court Marriage Equality Hearings.

Posted in: Podcast, Politics & Activism 11 years ago 1

FOF #1763 – I’m From Chicago and I Will Whoop Your Ass

Nobody has gotten more mileage out of their one moment in the spotlight on RuPaul’s Drag Race than Mystique Summers, who became a folk hero during a fight by screaming “I’m From Chicago and I Will Whoop Your Ass!”

Listen as Mystique Summers whoops our asses on this podcast as she reads those queens that paint orange and fills us in on her whole fight with Morgan McMichaels.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 11 years ago 0

FOF #1539 – One Degree of Kevin Bacon

Most of Hollywood’s A-List celebrites were one degree from Kevin Bacon as part of the West Coast premier of “8″ the play about the 2010 federal court fight against Proposition 8 which banned gay marriage in California.

Today we take a look at the highlights from the play and some of the funny stuff you may have missed like our most popular tweets.

Posted in: Podcast, Politics & Activism 12 years ago 5

Watch Live: All Star Cast in “8”, a Play About the Prop 8 Trial

CLick here to watch the Prop 8 Trial play reading at 7:45 Pacific time with a pre-show at &;30. The play reading has an all star cast including Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Jane Lynch and […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 12 years ago 2

FOF #1521 – 9th Circuit Party

Kaloo kalay! The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a ruling by Judge Vaughn Walker declaring Proposition 8 unconstitutional.

Today we’re celebrating the Prop 8 defeat by the 9 Circuit, joining us is New York drag queen Mimi Imfurst who really got robbed for her right to fight with other drag queens on RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Posted in: Podcast 12 years ago 0

Prop 8 Declared Unconstitutional

The 9th court of appeals declared Prop 8 in California unconstitutional! This a huge win for pro mariage equality supports but it may be taken to appeal to the full 9th court or the Supreme […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 12 years ago 0

AFER’s Lead Attorneys David Boies & Theodore B. Olson Awarded Top Legal Honor by American Bar Association

Fighting to End Inequality & Secure the Freedom to Marry for All Americans, AFER’s Legal “Dream Team” Given Rare Award; Recognized for “Exceptional and Distinguished Service to the Law”

Posted in: Politics & Activism 13 years ago 0