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FOF #2989 – Matt Brown Takes on the Dave Chappelle Controversy

You’ve probably already heard about the controversy or even weighed in on Dave Chappelle’s final comedy special for Netflix, The Closer, where the comedy legend spends most of the hour taking an irreverent and critical look at the collective struggle of LGBTQ folks.

Today comedian Matt Brown, Ms Brown if you’re nasty, joins us to take a look at Dave Chappelle’s comedy special “The Closer” and the surrounding controversy around his comments on LGBTQ plus folks and trans bodies.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 10 months ago 0

FOF #2007 – Obama Steps His Pussy Up

When we said this year would a whopper for trans rights, we weren’t kidding. President Obama announced an executive order extending employment protections to federal employees on the basis of gender identity.

Joining us today is Parker Marie Molloy, who writes about LGBT news for the Advocate, the New York Times and Rolling Stone. Parker was recently granted the 30 Under 30 award at a public ceremony where she proudly announced to the bewilderment of the crowd that she had a penis.

Posted in: Podcast 8 years ago 10

FOF #1966 – Calpernia Tells it Like it Is

Right now there’s a lot of heated discussion happening over trans language and respect, most of it focusing on pop culture and media– with Calpernia Addams caught in the middle of it, as a Hollywood consultant and as a trans woman.

Listen as we talk with Calpernia Addams about why she’s been misquoted and maligned lately as just a “drag queen” and a sell-out.

Posted in: Actors, Drag & Trans, Interviews, Musicians, Podcast 8 years ago 5

FOF #1935 – I Dare You to Offend Me! Win $200

As the unstoppable engine of Marriage Equality chugs forward in 2014, we can look forward to an exciting discussion on LGBT workplace equality, especially when it comes to trans folks. But here’s the catch: not all trans people agree on what equality means for them.

Joining us today is comedian Jeffrey Jay who has quite a bit to say about all the attention trans folks have been getting lately. Jeffrey tours colleges across the country and dares his audience to ask him offensive questions about being trans. If someone hurts his feelings he says he’ll pay them $200.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 9 years ago 0

FOF #1060 – Sorry, I’m Not Gay

Comedian Adam Guerino talks about how he’s usually the first gay man many straight guys meet and that after his performance they compellingly tell him “sorry guy, I’m not gay.” Hunters, a gay bar in the suburbs of Chicago implements a new rule asking customers to show ID that matches their “gender representation” in efforts to reduce prostitution at their bar.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast, Writers 13 years ago 5