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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 8 years ago 2

New York Votes In Marriage Equality Act, Allowing Same-Sex Couples to Marry

Good news everyone! The State of New York just got the extra vote they needed to enact the Marriage Equality Act. It’s a done deal. As the final votes passed the crowd in the chamber […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 13 years ago 11

VIDEO: Happy Birthday Judy Garland

Today is the birthday of entertainer Judy Garland, she would have been 88 years old. Everyone loves a tragic diva, and her death on June 22, 1969 is the stuff of legend. Some historians say because of the sorrowful atmosphere of her death, many LGBT people reacted violently when police raided the Stonwall Inn, a gay bar run by the mob in New York City on June 28, 1969.

Posted in: Culture & Style, Music, People 14 years ago 1

FOF #1013 – Stonewall Michael Jackson

What a week! Music icon Michael Jackson dies of heart failure at the age of 50 at around the same time 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. Will Michael Jackson’s death spark a new civil rights movement in the way that Judy Garland’s death did for gay people 40 years ago?

Posted in: People, Podcast 15 years ago 11