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FOF #2487 – Hold on for One More Day

It’s been seven years since the “It Gets Better” campaign encouraged folks to tell LGBT youth to hold on tight for one more day, but a new study says that approach isn’t the best way to deal with bullying.

Today, comedian Meg Grunewald joins us to take a look at the landmark LGBT visibility campaign, the power of finding your tribe and why it’s ok to leave a bad situation.

Posted in: Podcast 7 years ago 2

FOF #1997 – What Does the Joslyn Fox Say?

Wonk, wonk! We’re thrilled to have in the home studio the lovely Joslyn Fox, one of the most likable drag queens from Season Six of RuPaul’s Drag Race. She was a serious contender for the title of Miss Congeniality.

Listen as Joslyn shares with us the origins of her hilarious “wonk, wonk.” Plus an exclusive: Why did she wear that same necklace time and time again on the runway and not get clocked for it?

Posted in: Drag Queens & Kings, Interviews, Podcast 10 years ago 2

FOF #1904 – Turkey Tips and Tricks

This podcast is a lot like Thanksgiving dinner- the main course is turkey, and the side dish is stuffing with lots of fruits and nuts. Today we’re taking a look at the traditional Thanksgiving dinner, what secret tips will make your feast fun and fabulous!

Brian Sweeney joins us to also take a look at the new Hunger Games sequel Catching Fire, which is being compared to Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.

Posted in: Podcast 11 years ago 1

FOF #1552 – What Makes it Better

One of the hot topics of the past year has been teen suicide and bullying in schools. With all the media attention focused on our youth have things actually changed?

Today comedian and openly gay public school teacher Meg O’Rourke joins us to follow up on her anti-bullying work within the Chicago Public School system.

Posted in: Podcast 12 years ago 7

VIDEO: Jamey Rodemeyer – 250 Balloons to Remeber the Fallen

Tear jerker alert- it could almost be a scene from the movie UP as these balloons are set adrift to remember the victims of teen suicide.

Posted in: Videos 13 years ago 0

FOF #1445 – It’s the End of the World as We Know It

The rock band from Athens, Georgia that lit up queer culture in the early 90s with such anthems as “Losing My Religion” and “Shiny Happy People” announced they are disbanding after more than 30 years together.

What killed the band? Did the band just simply come to an end, or were they sick of looking at Michael Stipe’s penis?

Posted in: Culture & Style, Music, Podcast 13 years ago 5

Video: Gay Teen Suicide Music Video

Not much of a fan of the music, but a big fan of the objective.  This band is taking the “It Get’s Better” Campaign to another level.  It’s good.

Posted in: Music, Videos 13 years ago 2

Suicidal Man Jumps But Is Saved By Garbage Pile

A suicidal man jumped from a 9th story window in New York but was saved by a pile of garbage that had not been collected since a massive snowstorm hit the city. Although many are […]

Posted in: News & Rumors, People 14 years ago 0

The New Pornographers Sing Out Against Queer Suicide!

Canadian indie supergroup The New Pornographers helped The New Gay launch its addition to the “It Gets Better” series by performing an acoustic version of their anti-suicide anthem “Adventures in Solitude.” Check it out!

Posted in: Music, video 14 years ago 0

Remembering the Self-Violence on the Transgender Day of Remembrance

Feast of Fun friend and Lifeluber Pete Subkoviak on the HuffPo to talk about the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Check it out! November 20th is the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, which pays homage to […]

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Image, People, Politics & Activism 14 years ago 0