06.26.18 | Canada becomes the second nation in the world to legalize marijuana (the first was Urugauy in 2013.) The White House canceled the annual bi-partisan picnic, and meet the mother who has held the same touching sign at every NYC Pride March.
06.20.18 | Matt Skallerud of Pink Banana Media returns with the #ILoveGay Influencer Spotlight, which looks at the Pride month marketing efforts of Proctor & Gamble and T-Mobile. A state trooper is applauded for ticketing a slow driver in the fast lane, and Country Time Lemonade sets up a legal aid fund to help young entrepreneurs fight penalties from city hall. Shop Talk looks at the benefits of gossiping.
06.19.18 | Fox host Pete Hegseth is being sued for hitting a man with an axe during a live segment just two blocks from Radio City Music Hall—a very busy part of NYC. A week before premiering Billy Zane’s new movie “Lucid,” the films director Adam Morse reveals he’s legally blind. And are the parents of a boy who knocked over a sculpture responsible for the $132K bill?
06.13.18 | Co-Founders and LGBT Allies, Doug Jacobson and Bert Gallagher, join the show to introduce us to this vodka with a purpose. This award winning, ultra-premium, vodka has a simple agenda—Equality for All, and 20% of sales are donated directly back to LGBT causes. But first, the story behind the Allstate Mayhem commercials, the sportiest NYC Pride Parade in history, and Trump the Ripper!
06.12.18 | Tim Clark, the president of Emirates airlines, predicts that Passenger jets in the future will be lighter, more fuel-efficient and faster—partly because they won’t have windows. Four email mistakes that are easy to fix, and why the President might flip-flop on marijuana legalization.
06.06.18 | Fresh off her 30th book, Focus Group favorite Erin McHugh joins Tim Bennett and John T. Nash for a freewheeling chat. Cake decorators that need to have their work proofread, and Vermont offers a financial incentive for workers to relocate to the state caught our eye.
TFG Unbuttoned: Let then eat cake! A special report on the Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court ruling
06.05.18 | We kick the show off with the recent SCOTUS ruling in favor of treats over rights. Staunchly anti-gay lawyer and Donald Trump appointee Kyle Duncan has been confirmed as a federal judge in New Orleans’s 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo—known for his anti-LGBT views—issued a supportive statement for Pride Month and even tweeted about it, and California bans travel to Oklahoma based on its recent ‘discriminatory’ LGBT adoption law.
05.30.18 | Metrosource Magazine Editor-in-Chief Paul Hagen returns with recommendations for summer movies, books, TV and theater. He puts the “pop” back in pop culture. A man in the UK who spent 23 years in the closet is now a male escort, and a California Republican who thinks it’s just fine to discriminate against LGBT home buyers caught our eye.
TFG Unbuttoned: The Boy Scout pledge of being “friendly and courteous” is put to the test by a homophobic store clerk
05.29.18 | Sephora is giving free makeup classes to trans and non-binary people, as part of the makeup chain’s Classes for Confidence series, which aims to help those experiencing major life transitions of all calibers. An Oregon principal has been ousted for making LGBTQ students read the Bible as punishment, and a hardware store worker tells a Boy Scout: ‘Get out! We don’t support homos! They allow homos now!’
05.23.18 | Tim and John welcome Alicia Case, Global Communications Manager and Global Co-Chair of Publicis Health’s Égalité, their LGBT business resource group. She shares insights on being an LGBT ally and plans for the continued success and growth of the group. The 96-year-old secretary who quietly amassed an $8.2 million fortune which she donated to social service groups and schools caught John’s eye.