Event, gala and nightlife photos in Chicago. Capturing the faces, places, feelings & meanings of LGBT Chicago.

May 2010 albums

BEAR PRIDE: Sidetrack Bear-B-Q
05.31.2010   |   89 Photos
BEAR PRIDE: Bear-B-Q annual send off party at Sidetrack.
Photos by Anthony Meade

IML: Victory Party at HoB
05.30.2010   |   122 Photos
IML's House of Blues Victory Party with Superstar DJ/Producer Matthew Harvat.
Photos by Dave Ouano

Grabbys: Scandal At The Disco
05.30.2010   |   28 Photos
Scandal at the Disco featuring adults stars Adam Killian, Mitchell Rock, Bobby Clark and Steve Daigle from Big Brother; hosted by Mandi Boom Boom.
Photos by Male Image Photography

Memorial Day Weekend at Scarlet
05.30.2010   |   13 Photos
Celebrating Memorial Day weekend at Scarlet.
Photos by Anthony Meade

IML: Leather Market
05.29.2010   |   113 Photos
The Leather Market, the world's best collection of leather and fetish vendors, at IML's host hotel.
Photos by Dave Ouano

19th Annual Grabby Awards
05.29.2010   |   66 Photos
The 19th Annual Grabby Awards, presented by Grab Magazine.
Photos by Male Image Photography

Grabbys: Blackout Party
05.29.2010   |   20 Photos
Grab Magazine presented Blackout, the official Grabbys after party, at Hydrate.
Photos by Male Image Photography

Wiggin Out at Rehab
05.29.2010   |   29 Photos
Wiggin Out at Rehab with Miss Foozie Memorial Day Weekend.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Blackout at Hydrate
05.29.2010   |   101 Photos
Grab Magazine presented Blackout, the official Grabbys after party, at Hydrate.
Photos by Anthony Meade

IML: Leather Mart
05.29.2010   |   80 Photos
The Leather Market, the world's best collection of leather and fetish vendors, always a must-attend during the annual International Mr. Leather in Chicago.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Spin Shower Contest
05.28.2010   |   46 Photos
Spin's infamous Shower Content, over IML/Memorial Day weekend.
Photos by Dave Ouano

Grabbys: Cocktails at Cocktail
05.28.2010   |   58 Photos
The Grabbys presented Cocktails at Cocktail with Jason Sechrest, plus favorite adult stars Craig Reynolds, Kyle King, Vince Verellie, Adam Killian, Roman Heart, Mitchell Rock, Doug Jeffries, Steven Daigle, Josh Griffin, Erik Rhode, Benjamin Bradley, Diesel Washington, Jeremy Bilding, Trevor Knight, Scottie Brooks, Matthew Rush, Robert Van Damn, Mike Dreyden, Jason Pitt, Nash Lawler, Cameron Marshall, Scott Tanner, Paul Wagner, Chad Manning, Ryan Raz, Wolf Hudson, Ricky Sinz, Jason Sparks, Lucky Danials, Rob Romani and Chi Chi Larue!
Photos by Male Image Photography

Grabby Party at the Shoe
05.28.2010   |   29 Photos
An official Grabby Party, hosted by Rentboy.com at the Lucky Horseshoe.
Photos by Male Image Photography

IML: Touche
05.28.2010   |   8 Photos
Full Moon contest at Touche over Memorial Day in Chicago.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Forsaken 2010 at Jackhammer
05.28.2010   |   65 Photos
Forsaken, a never-ending night of insanity for charity, hosted by Chicago legend Ms. Chi-town Ronnie, Sal-E and the Abbey of the Windy City Sisters and featuring DJ Uncle Milty.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Dixie Longate at Hydrate
05.28.2010   |   24 Photos
Dixie Longate, the top selling tupperware comedian, performed live at Hydrate.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Bear Pride at Sidetrack
05.28.2010   |   67 Photos
Celebrating Bear Pride over Memorial Day Weekend in Chicago at Sidetrack.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Grabbys: Skin Trade 2010
05.27.2010   |   39 Photos
Channel 1 Releasing and Fabscout presented Skintrade 2010, The Official Grabby's Kick-off Party with DJ and Grabby's Hostess Chi Chi La Rue. The nights appearances included Mitchell Rock, Adam Killian, Steve Daigle, Brandon Lewis, Tommy Defendi and Drake Jaden.
Photos by Male Image Photography

Hydrag Review at Hydrate
05.26.2010   |   42 Photos
Hydrag Review at Hydrate every Wednesday night.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Drag Race at Roscoe's
05.25.2010   |   70 Photos
Drag Race hosted by Frida Lay, every Tuesday at Roscoe's.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Pie Hole's last Soul in the Hole
05.25.2010   |   26 Photos
On May 30th, Pie Hole will close it's doors at the current location, view photos from the last "Soul In The Hole" event.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Human First 2010 (2)
05.22.2010   |   52 Photos
Legendary comedienne Lily Tomlin entertained supporters during the Center on Halsted’s Human First 2010 gala hosted by Hal Sparks with musical entertainment by Oleta Adams. Activist and philanthropist Martin Gapshis was presented with the Human First award. Human First 2010, Gala Performance benefiting Center on Halsted.
Photos by Male Image Photography

Bridget Everett at Spin
05.22.2010   |   72 Photos
Bridget Everett joined Spin's monthly Fish Tank girl party for a night of outrageous fun.
Photos by Jay Shaff

Human First 2010 Gala
05.22.2010   |   58 Photos
Legendary comedienne Lily Tomlin entertained supporters during the Center on Halsted’s Human First 2010 gala hosted by Hal Sparks with musical entertainment by Oleta Adams. Activist and philanthropist Martin Gapshis was presented with the Human First award.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Ralphi Rosario at Hydrate
05.22.2010   |   27 Photos
Superstar DJ Ralphi Rosario Saturday night at Hydrate.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Chi Chi Larue at Spin
05.22.2010   |   11 Photos
Legendary adult entertainment Director and Diva-DJ Chi Chi Larue at Spin Nightclub.
Photos by Anthony Meade

DJ Brett Locasio at Hydrate
05.21.2010   |   40 Photos
Hydrate Nightclub and ChicagoPride.com presented DJ Brett Locascio.
Photos by Anthony Meade

White Party at Circuit
05.21.2010   |   49 Photos
Julie Mosier and The Celesbian presented the 7 Minutes in Heaven White Party at Circuit Night Club.
Photos by Anthony Meade

15 Year Anniversary party at Cellblock
05.21.2010   |   20 Photos
15 Year Anniversary party at Cellblock with Frank & company.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Spin's 14th Anniversary
05.20.2010   |   56 Photos
Nightlife photographer George St. George was there as Spin Nightclub celebrated it's 14th anniversary.
Photos by George St. George

Spin's 14th Anniversary Party (3)
05.20.2010   |   27 Photos
ChicagoPride.com was there as Spin Nightclub celebrated it's 14th Anniversary.
Photos by Male Image Photography

2010 Bud Boyz Competition at Circuit
05.20.2010   |   57 Photos
The final of three preliminary Bud Boyz competitions was at Circuit Night Club. Now 9 finalists will compete at the finals on June 9th at Sidetrack.
Photos by Male Image Photography

VIP Thursday Night at Hydrate
05.20.2010   |   27 Photos
VIP Thursday Night at Hydrate with host Cyon Flare, The Stage Door Johnnies & music by DJ Phil DaBeatz.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Joe's Birthday bash at Lucky Horseshoe
05.20.2010   |   6 Photos
Joe's Birthday bash at Lucky Horseshoe.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Frat House Thursdays at Scarlet
05.20.2010   |   12 Photos
ChicagoPride.com and Scarlet present Frat House every Thursday, this week was hosted by ChicagoPride.com's Paul Blackburn and Bill Pritchard.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Spin's 14th Anniversary Party (2)
05.20.2010   |   37 Photos
ChicagoPride.com was there as Spin Nightclub celebrated it's 14th Anniversary. Spin's 14th Anniversary Party
Photos by Anthony Meade

Spin's 14th Anniversary
05.20.2010   |   28 Photos
ChicagoPride.com was there as Spin Nightclub celebrated it's 14th Anniversary.
Photos by Jay Shaff

Dining Out For Equality
05.19.2010   |   48 Photos
Equality Illinois hosted its inaugural Dining Out For Equality™ event at restaurants across the city to help raise funds needed for the fight to win equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Illinois. Through the generous participation of volunteers, corporate sponsors and restaurants, this citywide campaign will increase awareness for equality for LGBT individuals, youth, seniors and families.
Photos by Spike King

Spring Fling Fashion Show
05.19.2010   |   57 Photos
The hottest styles in Mens & Womens Fashions from the Board Room to the Beach were shown off At Mary's Attic.
Photos by Male Image Photography

The way I see it...
05.19.2010   |   47 Photos
The photography of Anthony Meade out and about in Boystown.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Alexi Giannoulias calls for repeal of DADT
05.17.2010   |   17 Photos
Appearing with elected and LGBT community leaders, Illinois Treasurer and Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate Alexi Giannoulias introduced his campaign's LGBT steering committee and announced the launch of a petition for immediate repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' (DADT). Giannoulias was joined at the Center on Halsted by prominent leaders in the Illinois LGBT community including Art Johnston, Alderman Tom Tunney, State Rep. Greg Harris and State Rep. Deb Mell, who last week announced her engagement to her partner on the Illinois House floor.
Photos by Male Image Photography

Glam Rock Divas Show at Hydrate
05.16.2010   |   43 Photos
Glam Rock Divas Show at Hydrate staring Dida Ritz, Miss Omicah, Saya Nayomi & Precious Jewel
Photos by Anthony Meade

Alt Q Festival
05.15.2010   |   32 Photos
Scott Free's ALT Q, formerly Queer Is Folk Festival, celebrated it's 10th year as a showcase for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered musicians and performers at the Old Town School of Folk Music.
Photos by Suzanne Kraus

2010 Bud Boyz Competition @ Hydrate 2
05.15.2010   |   86 Photos
The search continues to find four of the hottest guys in Chicago to be "spokesmodels" for 2010. The second preliminary round was at Hydrate Nightclub with the three semi-finalists receiving $100 and a chance to compete in the finals on June 9th at Sidetrack.
Photos by Male Image Photography

Furr at Cell Block
05.15.2010   |   36 Photos
Furr at Cell Block hosted by Rick Heinz & music by Jay Bly every 3rd Saturday of the month.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Bud Boyz competition at Hydrate
05.15.2010   |   73 Photos
The search continues to find four of the hottest guys in Chicago to be "spokesmodels" for 2010. The second preliminary round was at Hydrate Nightclub with the three semi-finalists receiving $100 and a chance to compete in the finals on June 9th at Sidetrack.
Photos by Anthony Meade

50 Faggots film premiere
05.14.2010   |   67 Photos
The cast of "50 Faggots" at the film's premiere at Center on Halsted. "50 Faggots," is an amazing documentary features Chicago locals Cyon Flare, Jade, Darrell Jones, Roger Goodman, and Marc Felion & Fausto Fernós from the “Feast of Fun” podcast.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Chicago: Navy Pier
05.14.2010   |   100 Photos
The photography of Anthony Meade at Navy Pier. Views of the Chicago skyline from atop of the Ferris wheel as well as the Stain Glass Art Exhibit.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Pandora Boxx at Berlin
05.13.2010   |   26 Photos
Voted Miss Congeniality on RuPaul's Drag Race, Pandora Boxx visited Chicago for a packed house at Berlin Nightclub.
Photos by George St. George

50 Faggots launch party
05.13.2010   |   123 Photos
The "50 Faggots" launch party celebrating this amazing documentary series featuring Chicago locals Cyon Flare, Jade, Darrell Jones, Roger Goodman, and Marc Felion & Fausto Fernós from the “Feast of Fun” podcast. The evening was hosted by Cyon Flare with special guest co-host, Acid Betty. Music by DJ Phil DaBeatz.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Out and About: Hydrate
05.09.2010   |   55 Photos
The photography of Dave Ouano out and about at Hydrate.
Photos by Dave Ouano

Out and About: Sidetrack
05.08.2010   |   15 Photos
The photography of Dave Ouano out and about at Sidetrack.
Photos by Dave Ouano

DJ Nina Flowers at Steamworks
05.08.2010   |   5 Photos
After her packed performances at Spin Nightclub, Nina Flowers DJ'd at Steamworks for the Inferno: Bound After Party.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Nina Flowers at Spin
05.08.2010   |   44 Photos
The fabulous and fierce Nina Flowers, voted "fan favorite" on the first season of ‘RuPaul's Drag Race,' returned to Chicago for two packed performances Saturday night at Spin Nightclub.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Inferno: Bound at Hydrate
05.08.2010   |   55 Photos
INFERNO presented Bound, the official kick-off party to IML month, with DJ Phil DaBeatz and hosted by Cyon Flare.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Bud Boyz Competition at Mary's Attic
05.07.2010   |   69 Photos
The 2nd annual Bud Boyz competition - preliminary round one was Friday at Mary's Attic. Each week three winners will be selected from one of the three preliminary competitions and those 9 will compete at the finals. Each of the four final winners will receive an all inclusive trip for two to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico compliments of Apple Vacations. Sign-up to compete at www.BudBoyz.com.
Photos by Male Image Photography

First Ward Ball Party at Scarlet
05.07.2010   |   27 Photos
First Ward Ball Party at Scarlet. Owner Paul Cannella celebrated his 40th birthday party May 7th.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Out and About: Sidetrack
05.07.2010   |   57 Photos
The photography of Anthony Meade out and about at Sidetrack.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Out and About: Roscoe's
05.07.2010   |   29 Photos
The photography of Anthony Meade out and about at Roscoe's Tavern in Boystown.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Drag Race at Roscoe's
05.04.2010   |   54 Photos
Drag Race every Tuesday at Roscoe's with hostess Frida Lay.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Out and About: Bobby Love's
05.03.2010   |   53 Photos
The photography of Dave Ouano out and about at Bobby Love's.
Photos by Dave Ouano

The Spring Brunch & Fashion Show
05.02.2010   |   64 Photos
Chicago House presented everyone's favorite spring tradition, The Spring Brunch & Fashion Show. Sunday's event was preceded by the 3rd Annual "Families for Families" Brunch. The back to back events raised over $100,000 for Chicago House and Social Service Agency. (Full Story)
Photos by Male Image Photography

Not Just Song and Dance GALA
05.01.2010   |   115 Photos
After a four-year hiatus, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago revived their black-tie affair to commemorate a significant milestone: 25 years as a driving force in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The "Not Just Song and Dance" Gala included a special performance by the iconic music group, The Bangles.
Photos by Anthony Meade

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