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Thu, Apr 9, 2020
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Lil Nas X says he never planned to come out gay

In an interview with the Guardian, Lil Nas X said that he never planned to come out gay. read...

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Tue, Apr 7, 2020
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Adam Lambert: 'Velvet' is 'an exploration of love'

Out singer-songwriter Adam Lambert has described Velvet, his fourth studio album, as "an exploration of love. read...

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Tue, Mar 3, 2020
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Anthony Meade documents LGBT history – through photography

Anthony Meade has spent the past 12 years photographing Chicago's LGBT nightlife scene, and with a Flickr account that carries more than 500,000 images, he truly is documenting the communities'... read...

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Wed, Jan 15, 2020
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MSNBC pursuing former Fox News anchor Shepard Smith for primetime

MSNBC is reportedly pursuing former Fox News anchor Shepard Smith for a primetime slot on the cable network. read...

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Thu, Sep 12, 2019
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House music legend Ralphi Rosario to be honored by City of Chicago

Chicago native and legendary house music DJ and producer Ralphi Rosario will be honored on Saturday when a portion of North Halsted Street in Boystown becomes Honorary Ralphi "The Razz" Rosario Blvd. read...

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Tue, May 14, 2019
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Chicagoan talks flowers for Oprah, President Obama, Dolly Parton and other celebrities

Roberto Gonzalez, 43, who lives in Uptown and is openly gay, is originally from Maracaibo, Venezuela, and has lived in Chicago for 19 years. He is the creative director and owner of Roberto Gonzalez Flowers. read...

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Fri, Nov 16, 2018
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Chad Griffin steps down as Human Rights Campaign president

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBT rights advocate, on Thursday announced that Chad Griffin was stepping down as its president. read...

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Fri, Sep 28, 2018
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Andy Cohen says 'top' and 'bottom' labels are outdated

In a cover interview with UK LGBT glossy Attitude, Andy Cohen, the host of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live, says that labeling gay men "tops" or "bottoms" is outdated. read...

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Thu, Sep 13, 2018
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Windy City Times' Tracy Baim named publisher of Chicago Reader

Tracy Baim, co-founder, publisher and executive editor of Windy City Times, has been named publisher of the Chicago Reader. read...

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Sat, Sep 1, 2018
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GLAAD to honor Alyssa Milano with inaugural Ariadne Getty Ally Award

GLAAD will honor Alyssa Milano with its inaugural Ariadne Getty Ally Award at the group's 2018 GLAAD Gala San Francisco on September 15. read...

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Fri, Jul 13, 2018
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Former Chicagoan Zach Stafford wins journalism excellence award

Zach Stafford was living in Chicago and, admittedly, "was trying to figure out what I wanted to do next as a journalist." He had spent years doing taxing reporting on homicides, crimes and human-rights, and just wanted a project that tapped into the skills he gained from that beat and... read...

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Wed, Jul 11, 2018
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Bernard Cherkasov among Carnegie Corp.'s 'Great Immigrants' honorees

Bernard Cherkasov, the executive director of Chicago's Cradles to Crayons, is one of 38 naturalized citizens honored by the Carnegie Corp. of New York in its annual list of "Great Immigrants." read...

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Tue, Jun 26, 2018
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Despite recent advances, nearly half of LGBT employees remain closeted at work

According to a report released Monday, nearly half of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender employees in the United States remain closeted at work. read...

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Tue, Apr 10, 2018
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TPAN welcomes Christopher Clark as new CEO

Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN) announced Tuesday the appointment of Christopher Clark as Chief Executive Officer. Clark will begin April 30. read...

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Thu, Jan 4, 2018
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Lambda Legal bids farewell to Jim Bennett, Chief Development Officer

Jim Bennett, Chief Development Officer at Lambda Legal, will be departing the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit LGBT legal advocacy organization after a successful 11-year career—first as the Midwest Regional Director, then as leader of the fundraising team. read...

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Wed, Dec 27, 2017
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Kansas City weatherman comes out gay; celebrates 20th anniversary with partner

KSHB Channel 41 meteorologist Gary Lezak came out publicly in a Facebook post on Tuesday. read...

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Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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DJ Toy Armada brings the beats – and has jumped on the Cubs bandwagon

Toy Armada is a Chicago Cubs fan, specifically, pitcher Jake Arrieta – and Armada has a Cubs shirt with ARRIETA emblazed on the back. read...

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Tue, May 23, 2017
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Leather Archives & Museum executive director resigns

Leather Archives & Museum (LA&M) executive director Rick Storer has resigned after 15 years to pursue new opportunities, the organization announced Monday. read...

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Mon, May 8, 2017
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Tracy Baim among 'most powerful women' in Chicago journalism

Tracy Baim, publisher and executive editor at Windy City Times, has been recognized among the most powerful women in Chicago journalism by longtime media reporter Robert Feder. read...

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Sat, Apr 15, 2017
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John Dalton celebrates his 40th birthday with a multi-country overseas adventure

If a new Thai-themed, gay-run restaurant opens in Chicago later this year or in 2018, John Dalton likely will be behind it. read...

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Thu, Mar 23, 2017
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Coach Walker has shined on the softball field – and proud to be an out advocate

Kirk Walker considered medical school, but instead opted for softball coaching. And boy has he had success on the field, in that field. read...

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Thu, Mar 23, 2017
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JJ Abram to produce series based on RuPaul's life

JJ Abram is working on a series based on RuPaul's life. read...

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Fri, Jan 13, 2017
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CMT Star Cody Alan Comes Out Gay On Instagram

Cody Alan, the host of CMT's Hot 20 Countdown, came out gay on Thursday. read...

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Thu, Dec 22, 2016
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How Colton Haynes went from 'closed off to the world' to 'happiest ever'

Out actor Colton Haynes wrote an op-ed for Paper.com in which he explained how he went from "closed off to the world" to "happiest ever." read...

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Tue, Oct 18, 2016
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Fox News anchor Shepard Smith comes out gay

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith has acknowledged for the first time publicly that he's gay. read...

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