Our episode opens at the Knitting Factory in Tribecca, NYC. Lead correspondent Tony Sawicki attends the Fresh Fruit Festival¹s, "Fruits of Distinction" awards, also known as "The Fruities". The awards stem from the annual Fresh Fruit Festival and honor those who participate in, contribute to, and support LGBT Performing Arts. The report features interviews with award recipients including Hector Coris and the cast of "What¹s Your Problem," Paige Colette of "Tender Hooks," Kansas Tranny Rocker Mercury Mad, Tokyo Penguin, Robert Urban, Zainab Jah of "Waafrika," Jeremy Hovies of Sirius Satellite Radio¹s "Last Call" and others. The report also features exciting performance footage from the festival and the awards. Next, our beloved Fag Hag correspondent Stephanie Butler attends Porno Bingo for the wildest, most exciting games of bingo ever, which also double as Community fund-raisers! Stephanie interviews ex-porn star, event promoter and columnist Will Clark and also interviews the evening's featured celebrity guest, Rich Merritt. Rich is the author of "Secrets of a Gay Marine Porn Star", and discusses his very colorful life, which took him from Bob Jones University to the Marines, to porno stardom, to a career as a lawyer, to best-selling author. An added bonus to this very intelligent report is the abundant eye candy, as we watch several young men lightheartedly strip down to their skivvies to entice and reward donations!!! Next, correspondent Athena Reich attends a special concert given by MPress Records to benefit the Out Music organization. Athena takes us to the Galapagos Art Space in the very hip neighborhood of Williamsburg Brooklyn, where she interviews "Out" celebrity recording artists Pamela Means, Nedra Johnson, Lisa Jackson and Rachael Sage. Also, we check out performance footage from the concert. Then, our Man on the Street correspondent Clover Honey attends a party called "Ina's" at the Silver Swan, NYC's premiere "Tranny Party" a party for Transgendered Women, their friends and the Gentlemen who admire them. The Lady Clover Honey chats with Ina and other Ladies about the Party and about men! Our episode closes at the Soho Theatre. Tony Sawicki interviews Steven Fales, author and star of the Off-Broadway hit, "Confessions of a Mormon Boy," the autobiographical story of a Mormon who comes of out the closet. Check out the interview, audience feedback, and footage from the play, which is a compelling tale of organized religion, drug addition, and sexuality.- Written by Tony Sawicki
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