Tony Tripoli is headed to Boystown for the first time to perform his stand-up show on Friday at 7 and 9 p.m. at Circuit Nightclub, 3641 N. Halsted St.
The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) will hold its National Convention and 10th LGBT Media Summit at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago August 21through August 24 with a full lineup.
President Barack Obama on Monday signed executive orders banning workplace discrimination against millions of LGBT employees of federal contractors and the federal government.
Cardinal Francis George, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church in Chicago, warned this week that gay marriage proponents are on the "wrong side of nature," a jab at the those who say opponents are on the "wrong side of history."
"It is a great show for so many reasons. Being able to travel throughout the US and sample the cities we are in is great."
"I think that it's something unique in Boystown, and appreciate that it's the kind of event that everyone feels welcome at whether they are LGBT or straight."