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BREAKING: White House to release new LGBT bullying guidelines to schools

It may have taken two years, but it seems the White House has figured out that Title IX protects students from anti-gay & anti-transgender bullying. Now they’re clearing up for the schools. Today, the Department […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 14 years ago 3

FOF #1276 – Why It Gets Better Isn’t Good Enough

There is no argument that the “It Gets Better” campaign is a runaway success with literally thousands of people coming forward to speak about their experience being abused as teenagers

Today Damon L. Jacobs, therapist and author joins us to take a look at other ways we can help prevent teen suicide and make lasting changes in our community.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Videos, Writers 14 years ago 6

Gender Just Responds to Teen Suicides

Not everyone is thrilled by the “It Gets Better” campaign including Gender Just, a progressive grassroots effort to develop leadership and build power through organizing to advance society.

Posted in: Politics & Activism 14 years ago 1

FOF #1268 – National Coming Out Day

Come out, come out, wherever you are! Today is National Coming Out Day, where everyone is encouraged to, as Macy Gray likes to put it, “express what is taboo in you, and share yo’ freak with the rest of us, ’cause it’s a beautiful thang.”

Join us for National Coming Out Day and all the hot news!

Posted in: Podcast 14 years ago 4

Kate Bornstein’s ”It Gets Better” Video

Kate Bornstein did a video for the “It Gets Better Project” that embodies why she is so wonderful.  I love her message.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, People, Politics & Activism, Videos 14 years ago 0

FOF #1264 – The Social Network

Aaron Sorkin’s film “The Social Network” about the rocky beginnings of Facebook and the lawsuits surrounding the site’s co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a hit at the box office.

Today we dive deep into the world of tech start-ups, new media and Facebook with our personal take on the movie as co-founders of Feast of Fun.

Posted in: Podcast 14 years ago 12

The Deafening Silence: In The Closet Of Suicide

The recent tragic death of Tyler Clementi, an 18 year-old Rutger’s University Freshman whose sexual tryst was broadcast across the Internet leading to his subsequent suicidal jump off the George Washington Bridge, has gay activists and advocates screaming for a call to action.

Posted in: News & Rumors, Politics & Activism 14 years ago 1

FOF #1263 – Hold on for One More Day

Things have been a pretty rough for queer folks lately with the recent suicides of four young gay men as a result of school bullying. People everywhere are outraged and saddened over these terrible tragedies and are left wondering how to cope with this enormous loss.

On today’s show we’re taking a look at our own struggles with staying happy and offer some lighthearted reasons not to kill yourself.

Posted in: Podcast 14 years ago 5

Nick Starr Still Famous for Twitter Suicide Threat

Twitter suicide Nick Starr is mentioned in an article “Does Twitter Prevent Suicide?” Listen to our interview with Nick back in 2008.

Posted in: Culture & Style, People 15 years ago 1

FOFA #315 – Castraticast

We’re so excited because today we have one of the world’s oldest and most famous Castrati, the incomparable Alessandro Moreschi, pictured on the right. Click on the audio file at the bottom of the Wikipedia […]

Posted in: Classic Podcasts, Drag Queens & Kings, Podcast 15 years ago 7