At ChicagoPride.com, Sunday means that it's time to look back at this week in gay Chicago news as covered by the GoPride.com News Staff. The top local and national stories of interest as ranked by popularity on the network.
Chicago's ‘boylesque' trio takes on Fire Island and beyond http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/29433889 This summer Bazuka Joe, Jett Adore and Ray Gunn, the trio that makes up Chicago's one-of-a-kind, all-male burlesque group the Stage Door Johnnies, will be sharing the stage at the Ice Palace Hotel on Fire Island with LGBT icons and legendary cabaret performers Liza Minelli and Alan Cumming.
Ricketts family head plans, then backs off negative campaign against Obama http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/29477241 Joe Ricketts, the TD Ameritrade founder and patriarch of the family that owns the Chicago Cubs, is the money behind a $10-million plan to unleash a barrage of negative attacks on President Obama that would portray the president in a way that "John McCain would not let us do," according to a May 17 article in the New York Times.
"Word Is Out" brings queer spoken word to Boystown http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/29379744 For Chicago writer, comedian and producer Adam Guerino, Town Hall Pub is the perfect venue to host "Word Is Out," a new monthly queer spoken word series that continues this Tuesday May 15 at 3340 N Halsted.
Reeling on hiatus in 2012 to return in 2013 http://chicago.gopride.com/news/article.cfm/articleid/29488084 Reeling: The Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival has been placed on hiatus for 2012 according to a press release Thursday from Chicago Filmmakers, the not-for-profit media arts organization that produce the annual event.