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Thu, Jul 30, 2020
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Billy Porter, Dan Levy, Laverne Cox, 'Queer Eye,' 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Get Emmy Nominations

Billy Porter, Dan Levy, Laverne Cox, and Jeremy Pope are among the out actors to receive Emmy Award nods as nominations were announced on Tuesday. read...

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Thu, Mar 19, 2020
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Lesfic authors host #lesficforthepandemic Facebook party

More than two dozen leading authors of lesbian fiction are participating in the #lesficforthepandemic party on Facebook this Sunday, including Chicago-based author Elizabeth Andre. read...

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Wed, Oct 16, 2019
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Arts in the Dark features About Face Theater

This Saturday, October 19, 2019, the enchanting 5th annual Arts in the Dark Halloween parade marches down State Street, dazzling the audience with unique floats, spectacle puppets and creative performances... read...

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Tue, Sep 17, 2019
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Devil Wears Prada musical premiere to debut in Chicago

Broadway In Chicago today announced that the new musical production of The Devil Wears Prada will have its Pre-Broadway World Premiere at Broadway In Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre (24 W.... read...

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Mon, Sep 2, 2019
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River Coello: a queer, trans multidisciplinary artist from Ecuador living in Chicago

River Coello is a two-spirit artist hailing from Guayaquil, Ecuador who has lived in Chicago for four years. read...

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Thu, May 24, 2018
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Adam Lambert, Sense8's Miguel Angel Silvestre cover Attitude's July issue

Out singer Adam Lambert and actor Miguel Angel Silvestre cover UK LGBT glossy Attitude's July covers. read...

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Sun, Oct 1, 2017
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Musical based on Cher's life coming to Chicago

Cher will be taking her life story to the stage, premiering June 12 in Chicago. read...

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Sun, Sep 10, 2017
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Lady Gaga 'taking a rest' from music

Lady Gaga is planning on "taking a rest" from music read...

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Fri, Jun 16, 2017
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Ginger Spice pays homage to George Michael in new single

Spice Girls singer Geri Horner, also known as Ginger Spice, is dropping a new single read...

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Thu, Apr 20, 2017
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#MyChicagoBookstore challenge celebrates Independent Bookstore Day

Two dozen independent bookstores in the greater Chicago area—from Winnetka to Hyde Park, from Naperville to Northbrook—are collaborating to make this year's Independent Bookstore Day an event that celebrates the incredible diversity of vibrant stores defining Chicagoland as a dream destination for book lovers and readers of all ages. read...

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Thu, Jul 7, 2016
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Local author unveils 'new look' for BOYSTOWN book series

Jake Biondi is excited to announce his fifth book and new partnership with photographer James Franklin. read...

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Thu, May 12, 2016
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Artwork of the stars from RuPaul's Drag Race displayed at Sidetrack

Chad Sell studied filmmaking and fine art in college, yet his true love has long been cartooning. So he started working on a number of his own comic projects and also started drawing his favorite drag queens from RuPaul's Drag Race, starting with Season 3, which began airing in late-January... read...

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Fri, May 6, 2016
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New book 'Why Drag?' spotlights some of the nation's top drag stars

A new book from Magnus Hastings is 10 years in the making – and filled with 141 photos of 130 drag queens from across the U.S., including some Chicago flavor. read...

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Wed, Dec 16, 2015
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Holi-Gay Gift Guide: 'BOYSTOWN' Season 4

This year's lack of snow is no excuse to skip Christmas, but if you're smart and skipped the mayhem of Black Friday you're probably still searching for that perfect gift for your best friend, boss, lover, partner or still-closeted gay uncle. read...

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Fri, Apr 24, 2015
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Third installment of 'Boystown' book series released May 1

Chicago author Jake Biondi is excited to announce the release of the much-anticipated next installment in his "Boystown" book series. read...

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Mon, Apr 6, 2015
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Barney Frank predicts end to homophobia within 10 years

Former congressman Barney Frank has predicted an end to homophobia in the United States within ten years. read...

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Mon, Jan 12, 2015
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Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran fired over anti-gay statements

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed last week fired Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran for self-publishing a book that describes gays as "unclean." read...

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Thu, Dec 11, 2014
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Chicago duo BJ&Park explore the intersection of male sexuality, home decor and art

Are you looking for a fun, sexy and unique holiday gift for the men (or ladies) in your life who appreciate male beauty in all its forms? Look no further than BJ&Park, a new artist-model endeavor in Chicago that specializes in nude male sketches. read...

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Thu, Aug 28, 2014
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'There Goes the Gayborhood' author heading back to Boystown

The man behind the work causing a stir in Boystown is headed back to Chicago, this time to talk about his book "There Goes the Gayborhood" during a release party and signing at Unabridged Bookstore. read...

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Wed, Jul 16, 2014
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Report: Women and Children First sold

Andersonville's Women & Children First Bookstore has been sold to two current employees of the store. read...

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Wed, Jul 9, 2014
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'Boystown: Season Two' hits the shelves

"Boystown: Season Two" was released on Monday, July 7, and fans across the nation can breathe a sigh of relief as they finally find out what was on the other side of Biondi's signature cliffhanger ending. read...

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Fri, Jun 13, 2014
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Pinterest Offers Ideas for Gay Pride Themed Party

Pinterest is more than a visual discovery tool for people to post pictures of what people are interested in, it is also useful for posting and sharing recipes. read...

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Wed, Jun 4, 2014
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Fabulous Beekman Boys showcase new cookbook this weekend

Bestselling cookbook authors and farmers Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge arrive in Chicago this weekend to promote and sign their new cookbook. read...

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Mon, May 26, 2014
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'X-Men Days of Future Past' underlines themes of the gay community

The newly released summer blockbuster film "X-Men Days of Future Past" projected over $111 million dollars just this weekend. read...

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Mon, May 5, 2014
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About Face Theatre welcomes four new board members

Chicago's About Face Theatre (AFT) welcomes four new members to its Board of Directors: Erik Burns, Managing Director of Technology for the Tribune Company, Becky Huinker, commercial litigation attorney at Bryan Cave,... read...

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