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FOF #2207 – Bro Jobs are Fierce

A new book “Not Gay: Sex Between Straight White Men” by Jane Ward is making folks more aware than ever that straight guys get into all sorts of gay fun.

But not everyone is cheering them on: Writer Zach Stafford says he’s way over bros wanting to suck the cock, but not walk the walk, and even worse, this phenomenon may even make things shittier for black gay men.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 5 years ago 9

FOF #2147 – The Holy Pizza Wars

The battle between equality and religious fundamentalism is now taking place in pizza parlors and bakeries.

What is it about white flour that makes people go nuts?

Today writer Zach Stafford from the Guardian joins us to take a look at the Holy Pizza Wars- how groups on both sides of the table are serving up politics with a side of cheese sticks in 30 minutes or less.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 5 years ago 4

FOF #2135 – Gay Hook Ups Gone Wrong

Last year in the U.S, six gay men were murdered after meeting up for sex with other guys. Most of the victims met their assailants through hook up apps like Grindr, but one victim in South Carolina, Stephen White, encountered his killer the old fashioned way – in a gay bar.

Joining us today is writer Zach Stafford, who recently went to South Carolina to report on this horrific crime that left a man partnerless and a community worrying about how gay visibility puts LGBT folks at risk.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 5 years ago 5

FOF #2110 – Mockingbird’s Revenge

Author Harper Lee surprised the publishing world when she revealed that she’s been sitting on a sequel to her classic To Kill a Mockingbird for over 55 years. The wait is over.

Our guest today is writer Zach Stafford, who likes to stir things up on sexuality, gender and race.

Posted in: Podcast 5 years ago 5

FOF #2098 – Your TV is on Fire!

It’s a whirlwind TV watching season- with Celebrity Big Brother UK, HBO’s Looking, TLC’s My Husband’s Not Gay, Logo’s RuPaul’s Drag Race, and Cooking with Drag Queens, there’s a whole lot of gay going on!

Joining us is writer Zach Stafford for the Guardian UK to navigate through the choppy waters of the TV landscape.

Posted in: Podcast, Writers 5 years ago 5

FOF #2056 – Swipe to the Right

By now you might have noticed that swiping to the left on your phone is a common way to dismiss something, like deleting spam mail or rejecting people on hook up apps like Tinder.

This game of hot or not when it comes to online dating does have its own repercussions, and some go as far as to say that its racist.

Today we’re joined by writer Zach Stafford who says swiping left on your Tinder reveals a lot about people’s subconscious racism in the dating world and beyond.

Posted in: Podcast 6 years ago 3

FOF #2037 – Michael Sam Takes a Shower

It’s been six months since Michael Sam was drafted into the Rams as the first openly gay player in the NFL. Recently, ESPN ran an update about the defensive end’s career and focused on the player’s shower habits.

Today, writer Zach Stafford joins us to take a look at the media’s odd fascination with Michael Sam’s shower habits, and why straight men look at each others dongs in the locker room a lot more than gay men do.

Posted in: Podcast 6 years ago 4

FOF #2012 – Talk to the Hand

There’s much talk online about the impact gay men have on black women- one blogger claims drag queens are ruining black women’s natural beauty, and then another blogger says white gay men are being disrespectful when they imitate the black women they love.

Joining us today is writer Zach Stafford, who writes about LGBT issues, race and other urgent topics for the Chicago Tribune’s Redeye magazine.

Posted in: Podcast 6 years ago 4

FOF #1947 – Hungry for Control

As the numbers of eating disorders have grown over the years, there might be a correlation to American’s access to junk food. On top of all that, 1/6 of all cases of eating disorders are gay men and 40% of bulimia cases are men.

Today writer Zach Stafford, share’s his powerful story of struggling with bulimia despite coming from an affluent, caring family and how he learned to overcome it by loving himself.

Posted in: Podcast 6 years ago 2

FOF #1939 – Cashing in on Coming Out

You usually hear the words “brave” and “courageous” when people come out of the closet as LGBT. For some it still means putting a lot at risk- their jobs, friends and family. We say the same things when celebrities come out of the closet, but is it so brave to come out when you’re able to significantly cash in on the newfound attention?

Today writter Zach Stafford joins us to take a look at how sometimes celebrities get a tremendous boost to their careers and their pocketbooks when they fearlessly are themselves.

Posted in: Podcast 6 years ago 1