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

December 2011 albums

NYE: Sidetrack
12.31.2011   |   32 Photos
Equality Illinois presented an evening of celebration and revelry at Sidetrack. The annual NYE event was a benefit for EQIL Pac.
Photos by Anthony Meade

NYE: Northend, Charlie's and Bobby Loves.
12.31.2011   |   50 Photos
The photography of Anthony Meade out and about on New Year's Eve at Northend, Charlie's and Bobby Loves.
Photos by Anthony Meade

NYE: Scarlet
12.31.2011   |   25 Photos
Scarlet threw a no-cover Moustache and Bowler New Years Eve party with popular Frat Night DJ, Lil Mikey.
Photos by Anthony Meade

NYE: Hydrate
12.31.2011   |   71 Photos
New York DJ Josh Sparber and Chicago's own DJR provided the music at the Dance Until the World Ends party presented by Sean Kotwa, Ben Kramer, AK Miller and Jack Parton.
Photos by Anthony Meade

NYE: Spin
12.31.2011   |   31 Photos
RuPaul's Drag Race stars Manila Luzon and Sahara Davenport helped ring in the new year at Spin with a champagne toast and balloon drop at Midnight.
Photos by Anthony Meade

NYE: Minibar
12.31.2011   |   14 Photos
Hot dancers helped ring in 2012 at Minibar.
Photos by Anthony Meade

NYE: Roscoe's
12.31.2011   |   31 Photos
Roscoe's rang in the new year with a champagne toast, hors d'oeuvres and midnight balloon drop.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Frat House Thursdays
12.29.2011   |   30 Photos
The photography of Anthony Meade from Frat House Thursdays at Scarlet.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Bars: Elixir
12.29.2011   |   7 Photos
The photography of Anthony Meade out and about at Elixir.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Bars: Roscoes
12.29.2011   |   34 Photos
The photography of Anthony Meade out and about at Roscoe's.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Bars: Taverna 750
12.29.2011   |   12 Photos
The photography of Anthony Meade out and about at Taverna 750.
Photos by Anthony Meade

2011: Year in Photos
12.28.2011   |   100 Photos
2011 marked an eventful and colorful year for Chicago's LGBT communities, ChicagoPride.com photojournalist Anthony Meade shares his top 100 photos from 2011.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Holiday Bear Den
12.22.2011   |   53 Photos
Holiday Bear Den and Vital Bridges Benefit at Big Chicks.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Kim Zolciak & Kroy Biermann
12.17.2011   |   40 Photos
Kim Zolciak from Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta returned to Spin Nightclub for the club premiere of Google Me & The Ring Didn’t Mean A Thing - presented in part by ChicagoPride.com and the GoPride.com Network. Kim was joined by husband and NFL star Kroy Biermann.
Photos by Anthony Meade

How The Diva Stole Christmas VI
12.16.2011   |   25 Photos
Amy & Freddy's sixth annual How The Diva Stole Christmas show at Hydrate.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Hydrate Holiday Party
12.16.2011   |   45 Photos
Hydrate Nightclub celebrated the holidays with a special reception and party in Boystown, Chicago.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Bars: Roscoes
12.16.2011   |   55 Photos
Bars: Roscoes
Photos by Anthony Meade

Holiday United House
12.12.2011   |   61 Photos
Cyon Flare's Holiday United House at Hydrate, a benefit for Vital Bridges with Host Cyon Flare and Miss Foozie. Guest included: Abbey of the Windy City Sisters, Chitown Ronnie, Cz Boogie, Freddie Bain, Rees Urban, Zander Mander, Linda Clifford and many more!
Photos by Anthony Meade

Santa Speedo Run, Andersonville
12.10.2011   |   80 Photos
The Sofo Tap 4923 N Clark Chicago, IL 60640 Venue info | Map Introducing the new Santa Speedo Run in Andersonville! There is a $20 minimum donation to participate in the race, which will benefit Vital Bridges. Dress Code, as the name implies, is a speedo and a Santa hat or other holiday wear and a fun time....
Photos by Spike King

CockPit: A Manhole Event
12.10.2011   |   65 Photos
CockPit: A Manhole Event with host AK Miller and Kyle Wood at Hydrate nightclub in Boystown.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Santa Speedo Run Andersonville
12.10.2011   |   60 Photos
Over 50 participants braved the freezing temperatures and shed their running clothes in favor of red Speedos to run one mile through Andersonville in the first annual Santa Speedo Run. The event organized by Karl Sponholtz and his partner Jeff Colgan was a benefit for Vital Bridges.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Jackie Beat is The Nutcracker
12.09.2011   |   8 Photos
Jackie Beat is The Nutcracker at Hydrate.
Photos by Anthony Meade

Roscoe's: Absolut OUTrageous
12.08.2011   |   70 Photos
Roscoe's Holiday Party with American Idol, reality star and the "Queen of Christmas" Kimberley Locke performing her dance hits and holiday classics, including her latest single "Silver Bells."
Photos by Anthony Meade

Bars: Scarlet
12.08.2011   |   35 Photos
The photography of Anthony Meade out and about in Boystown at Scarlet.
Photos by Anthony Meade

World Of Chocolate
12.01.2011   |   96 Photos
Chocolate lovers satisfied their sweet tooth and commemorated World AIDS Day at World of Chocolate, AIDS Foundation of Chicago’s 10th annual winter soiree.
Photos by Anthony Meade

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