Gay Chicago Report: Oct. 13, 2012

Sun. October 14, 2012 10:46 AM by News Staff

Chicago, IL - TJ Chernick anchors Gay Chicago TV's Gay Report for Oct. 13, 2012.

GAY REPORT October 13 2012 from GAY CHICAGO TV on Vimeo.

In the news: October 11 was National Coming Out Day. This year the Legacy Project honored the day with a dedication ceremony celebrating the new Legacy walk, an outdoor walking museum along Halsted Street in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood. (Full story)

The company OraSure Technologies announced this week that OraQuick, the In-Home HIV Test, will now be available at retailers nationwide and online. (Full story)

Professional Boxer Orlando Cruz announced last week that he is gay, making him the first active pro-boxer to make such an announcement. (Full story)

About TJ Chernick:
TJ holds a Master's degree in Journalism from DePaul University and a Bachelor's degree in International Relations from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. He has professional experience coordinating international gender projects in Iraq with the International Human Rights Law Institute. His areas of interest include the issues of sexual minorities in international human rights. An avid writer and traveler he has lived and performed research in Morocco and Iceland, and enjoys playing the cello and singing in his spare time.