Reeling: The Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival, the second oldest of its kind in the world, rolled out the red carpet for its 32nd edition on Thursday.
Wade Gasque's beautifully rendered Tiger Orange, a story of gay brothers Chet (Mark Strano, who also co-wrote screenplay with Gasque) and Todd (Frankie Valenti aka porn-star Johnny Hazzard) who different paths in life, like Ken Roht's Perfect Cowboy, has the ability to restore a person's faith in the lost art of gay indie American filmmaking.
Pope Francis appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., to be the next archbishop of Chicago. Cupich, a moderate on social issues such as same-sex marriage, will replace Cardinal Francis George, a conservative and vocal opponent of marriage equality in Illinois.
They say you can't go back again, but last night LKH Management took the gayborhood back in time as they brought the legendary leather nightclub Manhole back to Boystown.
"I think in terms of gay and straight fans, people who are attracted to my music can see beyond all those things."
"I want to continue to pave the way and knock down doors to make things easier for people after me and of course changing people’s perspective."