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Kate Bornstein: A Trans Woman In the Heart of Scientology

Writer and performance artist Kate Bornstein, well known for her work as an advocate for trans folks, queer youth and all misfits is coming forward with her amazing story of being a high ranking official in the Church of Scientology and right hand man to founder L. Ron Hubbard in her new book “A Queer and Pleasant Danger: A Memoir.”

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 6 days ago 0

FOF #1883 – Hollywood or Bust

Writer Brandon Ogborn has a hit show on his hands, but he’s still broke.

The TomKat Project, Brandon’s two-act play that starts off as a snarky look at the arranged marriage of Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes and the Church of Scientology, has grown into something much bigger.

Today Brandon Ogborn gives us an update on the slow death of the Church of Scientology, and the strange monkey’s paw on Viacom media tycoon Sumner Redstone.

Posted in: Podcast 7 years ago 1

FOF #1842 – The True Tale of Tom and Katie

One of the top stories of 2005 was Tom Cruise’s bizarre appearance on the Oprah where he infamously “jumped the couch.”

Today we are featuring The TomKat Project, a two-act play that transcends the tabloids to discover the layers of truth behind the marriage of Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes and The Church of Scientology. Listen as we talk with the writer of the play and some of the actors about why celebrities are attracted to Scientology, Tom Cruise’s gay rumors, and even why when stars have nothing to lose, they still choose to be in the closet.

Posted in: Actors, Comedians, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 7 years ago 3

FOF #1629 – Kate Bornstein Inside the Belly of Scientology

Writer and performance artist Kate Bornstein, well known for her work as an advocate for trans folks, queer youth and all misfits is coming forward with her amazing story of being a high ranking official in the Church of Scientology and right hand man to founder L. Ron Hubbard in her new book “A Queer and Pleasant Danger: A Memoir.”

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 8 years ago 6

FOF #1614 – Common Mistakes Gay Guys Make

There’s been no better time than now to be a gay man. Yet for many young guys, finding friends, lovers and happiness seems as awkward as ever.

Today we take a look at some common misconceptions gay guys have about life, annoying things we’d rather put in a trashcan than a time capsule and why making things together is the secret to being fabulous!

Posted in: Culture & Style, Podcast, Self Improvement 8 years ago 2

FOF #1087 – Why Some Religions Hate on the Gays

When filmmaker Ky Dickens came out to her friends in college, they responded by asked her to go into reperative therapy, quoting the Bible back at her, saying the devil had her heart. Ouch!

Ky wrote a powerful letter to her close friend Katie debunking the Bible’s condemnation of homosexuality, and got a moving apology from her friend. The letter inspired her to make the documentary film “Fish Out of Water.”

Posted in: Filmmakers, Interviews, Podcast 11 years ago 7