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Farewell Victoria Lamarr – RIP

Sad news folks- our dear friend Victoria Lamarr, born Matthew Bogseth passed on to the fabulous celestial plane today. She was a close friend and drag mom & sister to many. She will be remembered forever as one of the earliest video bloggers. RIP V-MARR.

Click here to learn more about this remarkable person’s life.

Posted in: About the FOF, Featured 7 years ago 7

RIP: Sally Ride, USA’s First Female Astronaut

Doctor Sally Ride passed away peacefully today at the age of 61. What’s more, her obituary lists her as being survived by “her partner of 27 years”, Tam O’Shaughnessy, a long-time associate who as recently […]

Posted in: People, Science Facts & Fiction 8 years ago 0

Donna Summer, The Queen Of Disco Dies At 63

Donna Summer, the queen of disco whose career spanned four decades and earned her multiple number one hits and five Grammy awards, has died after a long battle with cancer, she was 63. What did Donna Summer’s music mean to you? Bring back any fond memories?

Posted in: Culture & Style, Music, News & Rumors 8 years ago 1

Farewell Etta James – Singer of At Last, dead at 73

With a voice made of pure fire, Etta James, the soul and blues singer best for her unusually sweet song “At Last,” died today after a long battle with chronic leukemia. She was 73. You […]

Posted in: Music, People 9 years ago 1

RIP Carmen Rupe, Queer Icon of Aotearoa-New Zealand

Legendary Maori performer Carmen Rupe has passed away after months of ill health at the age of 75. Throughout the various articles published on her life and death, she is alternately referred to as “transgender” […]

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Images, News & Rumors, People 9 years ago 1

Black Velvet Tribute to Steve Jobs

I painted this two years ago during the beginnings of my obsession with black velvet paintings, and with Steve Jobs’ passing I am unapologetically making an attempt to sell it. Help me continue to afford […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Technology 9 years ago 1

Amy Winehouse Found Dead at Her Home

Amy Winehouse, who came to fame with her debut album Frank in 2003, was found at her flat in north London in the afternoon. They say that they received a call at 4.05pm calling for […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, People 9 years ago 3

Farley Granger Dead at 85

Star of Hitchcock classics Rope and Strangers on a Train, Farley Granger died at the age 85. He came out as bisexual in a 2008 in his autobiography Call Me Out, that he wrote with his partner Robert Calhoun.

Posted in: Hunks, News & Rumors, People 10 years ago 1

FOF #1349 – Remembering Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor- today we salute the Hollywood legend, friend to man and beast- whose tireless efforts, starting in the mid-80s, to fight against AIDS, gave comfort to the afflicted and brought about change in the public’s perception about the misunderstood disease.

Listen as we take a look at the impact of this remarkable woman’s life.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Movies, People, Podcast 10 years ago 0

Rest in Peace Elizabeth Taylor

ABC News has confirmed that Elizabeth Taylor died this morning of congestive heart failure. She was 79. Taylor’s son, Michael Wilding, released this statement: “We will always be inspired by her enduring contribution to our […]

Posted in: Images, News & Rumors, People 10 years ago 5