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FOF #2664 - Janae Marie Kroc's Big Lift - 10.18.18

FOF #2664 – Janae Marie Kroc’s Big Lift

Today championship bodybuilder, powerlifter and trans pioneer Janae Marie Kroc joins us to talk about the new documentary “Transformer” which follows Janae as she navigates her life as a trans woman, powerlifting icon, bodybuilder and parent to three amazing sons.

Posted in: People, Podcast 5 months ago 0
FOF #2081 - Alexandra Billings is the Friend Everyone Deserves - 11.12.14

FOF #2081 – Alexandra Billings is the Friend Everyone Deserves

Hollywood isn’t stellar when it comes to casting out of the closet LGBT actors in roles that portray the LGBT experience.

But thankfully that’s changing. Leading the way is trans actress Alexandra Billings, who holds the distinction of being the first trans woman to play a transgender character on television.

Posted in: Actors, Interviews, Podcast 4 years ago 2
FOF #2035 - Trouble in Parkerdise - 08.20.14

FOF #2035 – Trouble in Parkerdise

ince its inception in 1976, the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival has been a “Womyn’s Woodstock”- a special place where gals gather to enjoy their favorite music, free from a hostile world.

Today trans writer and music journalist Parker Marie Molloy joins us to take a look at the controversy over MichFest’s resistance to putting trans folks in their mission statement, despite the reality that trans artists and audiences have been attending the festival all along.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast, Writers 5 years ago 7
FOF #1964 - Heklina's Trouble with Trannyshack - 04.08.14

FOF #1964 – Heklina’s Trouble with Trannyshack

For decades Heklina has been hosting the world’s longest running drag show in San Francisco: Trannyshack. Heklina is such an institution we’re kinda surprised she isn’t on display at a museum in the Castro.

Now there’s rumors that Heklina is contemplating changing the name of her infamous night to T-Shack. Is she finally getting with the times or is she just selling out to expand her brand?

FOF #1962 - Girl Scout Cookies Under Attack - 04.04.14

FOF #1962 – Girl Scout Cookies Under Attack

The Girl Scouts of America are facing an attack on their main delicious source of revenue- their cookies! Nutritionally conscious moms are challenging the group, saying the sugary snacks have no place in young girl’s lives.

Today comedian Jen Kober, who as a kid ate over 100 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies in 17 days, joins us to take a look at the controversy surrounding those delicious Samoas, Shortbreads and Thin Mints.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 5
FOF #1959 - Michelle Visage is a Cosmological Woman - 03.31.14

FOF #1959 – Michelle Visage is a Cosmological Woman

Drag queens are in a sticky situation. We love them for being outrageous and challenging us to think differently about the world. But, they are also guardians of our LGBT culture and we expect them to have a deep understanding of the long road to freedom.

Today RuPaul’s gal pal Michelle Visage, a permanent judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race joins us to tackle head on the controversy surrounding the show’s Shemale/Female challenge.

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Podcast 5 years ago 6
FOF #1935 - I Dare You to Offend Me! Win $200 - 02.12.14

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 5 years ago 0
FOF #1629 - Kate Bornstein Inside the Belly of Scientology - 08.03.12

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 7 years ago 6
FOF #1581 - Little Guy, Big Gym - 05.09.12

FOF #1581 – Little Guy, Big Gym

Gyms can be a little intimidating to someone who’s never stepped inside one before. With all sorts of bodies and weights going a million different directions all at once, you may feel a bit like frogger trying to cross the road without getting run over or eaten by crocodiles.

The very funny Jeffrey Jay to talk about the awkwardness people face when joining a gym, ways to overcome obstacles, and how to get off the couch to be in the best shape of your life.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Podcast, Self Improvement 7 years ago 12
VIDEO: Stuff Cis People Say To Trans People

VIDEO: Stuff Cis People Say To Trans People

Looks like 2012 is kicking off to be the year of “shit people say” videos of every color of the rainbow. Here’s the latest by Hugh Jasoll and Black Dahlia Parton, two fab trans folks […]

Posted in: Drag & Trans, Videos 7 years ago 0