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Asians & Friends anniv. party Sept. 9 - Asians & Friends Chicago will host a '90s-themed anniversary party Sunday, Sept. 9, 3-7 p.m., at Dan and Mike's Halsted Hot Tub rooftop at 3526 N. Halsted St. Attendees are urged to bring food and/or drinks to share. People will vote on the new board of directors and pay dues ( $25/single; $40/couple ). See AFChicago.org. ...


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Scot's owner reflects on the business that was - After more than 20 years serving the Ravenswood neighborhood, Scot's Bar, 1829 W. Montrose Ave., has closed its doors. The longtime gay watering hole served its final customers the week of Aug. 5. Owners Thom Scot and Bill Houlihan decided to retire, Scot said. "We had the bar for 21 years, and I turned 67 this year," he added. "Twenty-one ...


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Circuit Mom presents Warriors - Fighting the good fight at Aragon Ballroom, Saturday, August 11. Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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Joe Fiore presents Furball - The national fur-fest party does Market Days for the first time, Saturday, August 11, at the Metro Chicago. Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Scot's - So long, Scot's! Closing party Sunday, August 5. Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Mary's Attic - Pitching a tent at the premiere party for Camp Wannakiki, Sunday, August 5. Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Charlies - Windy City Empire's Arrested fundraiser, raking in $1600 for BYC and GOAL! Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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Sidetrack's OUTspoken Series, August's featured storytellers - The August edition of OUTspoken! LGBTQ storyteller series takes place Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St. Doors open at 6 pm, stories begin at 7. See www.outspokenchicago.com for more info. —Bill Demaree has taught writing and literature at the college level for over thirty years. He is looking forward to teaching a course in LGBTQ Lit in ...


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Jim Flint markes 77th birthday - Jim Flint, owner of the nearly 50-year-old Baton Show Lounge, and its related Continental pageants, marked his 77th birthday with a celebration July 30 at the Baton with current performers as well as legends, former and current titleholders. Photos by Hal Bai ...


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Daddy Issues party event at Jackhammer Complex Aug. 4 - Daddy Issues Cutest International Party Brand Announces Chicago Premiere: Featuring DJ's Mateo Segade, Harry Cross and Ariel Zetina On August 4, 2018; International queer dance party sensation Daddy Issues will be bringing its event to Chicago and The Jackhammer Complex featuring DJ's Mateo Segade, Harry Cross and Ariel Zetina. Host and co-creator Ollywood says of the event; "Myself and DJ ...


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Leather Archives' rummage sale in July - Leather Archives & Museum's Kinky Rummage Sale will take place Saturday-Sunday, July 28-29, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at 6418 N. Greenview Ave. There's a members-only preview on July 28 at 9-11 a.m. The sale will feature 600+ items, including leftover Male Hide Leathers/Shel-Don Chicago Stock, magazines, books, clothing, restraints and more. Admission is free. Attendees are urged to bring their own ...


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Market Days acts announced - The Northalsted Business Alliance ( NBA ) delivers a diverse and dance-heavy line-up for this year's Market Days, set for Aug. 11-12, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. The fest ( said to be the largest two-day event in the Midwest ) will return to Boystown with entertainment, shopping, food and more. Entertainer Todrick Hall will take the stage as part of his ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack - Happy birthday, America! Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Berlin - Happy birthday, America! Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


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NUNN ON ONE 'Fashion Star' winner designs LGBT dates - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Kara Laricks' life changed after being a closeted fourth-grade elementary school teacher for 10 years. She quit to become an out fashion designer and made it big by winning NBC's Fashion Star. Her unique perspective landed her gigs at H&M, Saks Fifth Avenue and on HBO's True Blood ( in which a vampire was killed wearing one of her gowns ...


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Meeting House Tavern opens - Game on in Andersonville! Photos by Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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Drag stars display 'Black Girl Magic' at the Metro - On June 26, The Vixen—fresh from RuPaul's Drag Race—hosted a sold-out "drag concert" featuring an all star cast of local and nationally acclaimed performers at the Chicago Metro. The event, titled "Black Girl Magic," was part of The Vixen's movement to address racism in the gay and drag communities while celebrating the art of drag performance. For several months, The ...


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QUEEN! with CeCe Peniston - Finally! A special Pride Queen! upstairs at the Metro with CeCe Peniston. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack - Cirque de Sidetrack: The 36th anniversary party. Photos by Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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PRIDE COVERAGE 2018 'Queer the Pier,' Cece Peniston at Navy Pier Pride - By Noah McCarthy - On the evening of June 23, hundreds of people gathered on Navy Pier to watch musicians and models walk through the history of queer clubs. "Queer the Pier"—an event from Kristen Kaza, the co-producer of Reunion Chicago and co-founder of Slo 'Mo Party—was part of a full day of Navy Pier's pride programming. Local R&B vocalist Adam Ness owned the ...


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Back Lot Bash throws Whiskey, Wine, & Women party - Whiskey, Wine, & Women kicked off Back Lot Bash's Pride events at Reza's Restaurant, 5255 N. Clark, Chicago on Friday, June 22. Also ee related coverage of Pride Family Fest Saturday June 23 and and the main Back Lot Bash events Saturday June 23 and Sunday June 24. ...


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Back Lot Bash Saturday photos - Back Lot Bash's outdoor music and entertainment fest Saturday and Sunday of Pride Weekend was scheduled to feature Sarah Shahi, KITTENS, Brooke Candy, Whitney Mixter, Rose Garcia, CATFIGHT, Bridget Lyons, Jade The Ivy, Dance Loud Music, DJ Zel, DJ All The Way Kay and DJ Kristin Sanchez. Photos from Saturday by Kat Fitzgerald ( www.MysticImagesPhotography.com ). ...


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Mother Nature shines on 49th Pride Parade - More to come - Hundreds of thousands of Chicagoans and out-of-towners lined the streets of Lakeview and Uptown for the 49th annual Chicago Pride Parade the afternoon of June 24. Police officials did not yet have attendance figures at the time of publication, but estimates have suggested the crowd measured about one million spectators for the last several years, Those spectators could not have ...


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Peach presents the Water Pride Edition celebrating LGBTQ+ women, femmes - From a press release - Peach!, an event series that celebrates all LGBTQ+ women & femme family, presents the 2018 4-event series…'The Elements' ( Air, Water, Earth, & Fire ). Join us as we explore the resilient spirit, beauty, and power of our queer community through our interpretation of the elements. Now it's time to get wet with "Water"! We are swimming over to Whiskey ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Charlies - Taking their positions at a special Pride Fest Boylesque. Photos by Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Roscoe's - Dance, dance, dance to Dave Aude and Bimbo Jones. Photos by Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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Northalsted Pride Fest photos - Pride Fest heated up Boystown on June 16 and 17 with record numbers and high temperatures. Fashion shows, a variety of vendor booths and talented performers were all part of the fun. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


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'Queer the Pier' to take guests on aural journey - Kristen Kaza is a queer event producer extraordinaire, whose "party-with a purpose" productions have been part of the city's entertainment landscape since 2012. The co-director of Reunion Chicago and co-founder of Slo 'Mo Party, Kaza's latest venture is Queer the Pier, part of Navy Pier's pride programming. At 5-12 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, DJs and music artists like Audio ...


Childrens-Museum-hosts-drag-queens-on-Family-Equality-Day

Children's Museum hosts drag queens on Family Equality Day - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - A packed crowd of pudgy-faced kiddos accessorized in handmade rainbow-beaded bracelets and PFLAG identity pins waved rainbow flags high above their heads, beaming with pride as they danced to live music and listened to Storytime with Drag Queens in celebration of International Family Equality Day ( IFED ) at the Chicago Children's Museum ( CCM ) on May 6. For ...


Out-to-Climb-raises-funds-for-Howard-Brown-Health

'Out to Climb' raises funds for Howard Brown Health - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - On June 5, Cramer Public Relations and Events and Brooklyn Boulders presented the second annual "Out to Climb" as a benefit for Howard Brown Health. The event featured several climb-offs, during which pairs of drag queens competed to reach a summit with audience members placing bets. There were also musical drag performances, with Deep Eddy Vodka and Sparkling Ice Fruit ...


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Milwaukee Pride photos - 31st Annual PrideFest Milwaukee began Friday, June 8. Photos by James Schiefelbein ...


Southwest-Suburban-Activists-to-Host-Pride-Fest-in-Mokena-IL

Southwest Suburban Activists to Host Pride Fest in Mokena, IL - From a news release - Because love is love, and everyone deserves the same human rights, activists and community members will be hosting Pride Fest at Yunker Farm ( 10824 W La Porte Rd, Mokena, Illinois ) on Sunday, June 10. #PrideFestMokena will be a fun, educational and empowering event for people of all ages made possible with the sponsorships from the community. The sponsorship ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack - Come through, summer! Photos by Jed Dulanas ...


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Midsommarfest to take place June 8-10; includes Equality Rally - Andersonville Midsommarfest returns for its 53rd year on June 8-10. It will take place June 8 at 5-10 p.m. ( Summerdale to Catalpa along Clark Street ), and June 9-10 at 11 a.m.-19 p.m. ( Foster to Catalpa along Clark Street ). Attendees will be able to dance around the Maypole, sample international food, participate in family-friendly activities, purchase a ...


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'MEN' photo exhibit at LA&M until June 7 - The Leather Archives & Museum has announced the mounting of a new exhibition in its Guest Artist Gallery ( GAG ). "MEN as seen through the lens of inkedKenny"—a retrospective of male erotic/fetish photography—will run through Thursday, June 7. inkedKenny, who resides in Canada—spending most of his time between Toronto and Montreal—has developed a career in photography, working not only ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack - Bears and pups in the sun: Such fun! Photos by Joseph Stevens Photography ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Jackhammer - Pucker up for the Make Out Party. Photos by Kirk Williamson ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS The Sofo Tap - IML DILF. Photos by Kirk Williamson ...


IML-Weekend-kicks-off-with-Welcome-Party-at-Touche

IML Weekend kicks off with Welcome Party at Touche - Touche started IML weekend in high gear with the annual Best of Chicago Welcome Party, Wed., May 23. The party was hosted by Mr. Chicago Leather 2018 Stitch Leatherdandy, who hobnobbed with many other IML contestants from around the globe. ...


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Leather-bound and bigger than ever, IML turns 40 - Size matters at the daddy of all leather competitions with a total of 72 contestants—the largest number on record—competing at International Mr. Leather ( IML ) 2018 in Chicago, IL, surpassing the previous record of 66 contestants from 2002. IML draws an estimated 18,000 attendees from around the globe who will have a boots-on-the ground presence this year to mark ...


Queer-Prom-on-June-1

Queer Prom on June 1 - Queer Prom 2018 will take place Friday, June 1, 6:30-11 p.m., at the National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St. The 13th annual Queer Prom will feature dancing, food and een information booths about LGBTQ youth and allies. Tickets are $20-$30 each; visit "Queer Prom 2018" on Facebook. ...


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'OUT of the Office'June 6 at I/O Godfrey - OUT of the Office 2018 will take place Wed., June 6, 6-8 p.m., at the I/O Godfrey rooftop lounge, 127 W. Huron St. Event beneficiaries Affinity Chicago and Chicago House will host a special pre-reception at 5-6 p.m. The reception enjoys libations, raffle and early access to lounge seating for the party. Event founder Andrew Hayes is chairing this year's ...


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Wonka Ball keeps it light with 'SNL' theme' - About Face Theatre held its annual gala at the Museum of Broadcast Communications on May 11. Even though it was a Friday, you would have sworn it was a Saturday night. Wonka Ball at Saturday Night Live: The Experience! proved to be the perfect theme for the LGBTQ-focused theater company. Guests were encouraged to dress as their favorite comedy characters, ...


International-Mr-Leather-Official-Guide

International Mr. Leather Official Guide - Download the official guide to IML 2018: www.windycitymediagroup.com/pdf/IMLGUIDE_2018_web.pdf . ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Roscoe's - RPDR stars Mayhem Miller and Monique Heart. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


Chicago-House-celebrates-springtime-with-Revive

Chicago House celebrates springtime with 'Revive' - Chicago House and Social Service Agency held its 32nd annual spring brunch and fashion show on May 6 in the Winter Garden Room atop The Harold Washington Library. The event, which piggybacked off of last year's concept of footsteps, was titled "Revive! Rally on the Runway," and was designed to springboard the start of spring and to revive the spirit ...


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Legal Council marks season with May Ball - The Legal Council for Health Justice ( LCHJ ) held its annual May Ball on May 5 at the home of Dr. Nabeela Rasheed and Fawria Mirza—complete with a Derby Day theme. The event, titled "Race to the Finish Line," featured a silent auction, raffle, DJ and Southern cuisine, and was aimed at launching the 30th anniversary of the organization. ...


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Peach Party takes off at Ace Hotel - Peach Party's Elements series launch, "Air," was packed to capacity on the night of April 28. Although primarily geared toward queer women, with bartenders pouring Tito's Vodka—$5 from every drink went to Howard Brown—and people of all genders mingling and dancing, the sixth floor of the Ace Hotel turned into a fun, fluid environment for all. Air was the first ...


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Andersonville's newest LGBT bar, Meeting House Tavern, set to open - When business and life partners Mark Robertson and Mike Sullivan decided to open an LGBT-specific bar, Meeting House Tavern ( Meeting House ), they chose the Andersonville neighborhood because of their long history as business owners in the community. The multi-story Meeting House will be located at 5025 N. Clark St. The couple has been in the restaurant and bar ...


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American Brotherhood Weekend announces the 2018 Judging Panel - The producers of the American Brotherhood Weekend ( ABW ) are excited to announce the judging panel for the 2018 ABW Contest. ABW is a celebration of the bonds shared by the Leather-family of men, women, boys and girls. Panalists: Lee Carl is a Chicago native who moved back home after 20+ years in Los Angeles. A founding member of ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack - Chicago Dragons' bachelor auction, Sat., April 28. Photos by Jed Dulanas ...


Hundreds-at-Howard-Brown-fundraiser-ChiQ-kicks-off-with-sold-out-event

Hundreds at Howard Brown fundraiser, ChiQ kicks off with sold out event - Howard Brown Health presented ChiQ, a benefit aimed at raising funds for healthcare and wellness in the LGBTQ community, April 28 at the South Shore Cultural Center. The event, which has evolved from the original 1990s and early 2000s Lesbian Community Cancer ( later Care ) Project Coming Out Against Cancer events, then into the Garden of Eve, featured two ...


Matchmaking-event-for-older-lesbians-bi-women-coming-to-Chicago

Matchmaking event for older lesbians, bi women coming to Chicago - Little Gay Book comes to Chicago to help those who are ready to mingle at its Fast Flirting event at Pub 626, 1406 W. Morse Ave., on April 28. Little Gay Book is a boutique lesbian and bisexual matchmaking firm. Started in the Bay area in 2009, Little Gay Book reaches to women across the nation, offering services including matchmaking, ...


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OUTspoken! LGBTQ storyteller series May 1 - The May edition of OUTspoken! LGBTQ storyteller series takes place Tuesday, May 1, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St. Doors open at 6 pm, stories begin at 7. See www.outspokenchicago.com for more info. —Donny Acosta is a queer performance artist from Orange County, California. He works with About Face Theatre as the associate director and performs with the Drinking and ...


Centers-Human-First-gala-honors-leaders-features-Jody-Watley

Center's Human First gala honors leaders, features Jody Watley - Center on Halsted's ( the Center's ) 11th annual Human First Gala, "It Takes Our Village," honored civic leaders Marcia Lipetz, Victoria Raymont, Dr. Tom Klein and Dr. David Gitomer for individual contributions to the LGBTQ movement alongside the ACLU of Illinois who received the 2018 Community Spirit Award April 21 at The Geraghty. Board of Directors member and event ...


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2018 Lambda Legal Bon Foster honors Judge Pat Logue - Joy, love and occasional notes of somberness and urgency described the feel of 2018's Lambda Legal Bon Foster, held on the evening of April 19 at Morgan Manufacturing in River North. "In the face of discrimination and mistreatment, we reached out to one another," said event co-chair Julius Carter. "We have always channeled our power, and always created a party." ...


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Center's 'Human First' gala April 21 - Center on Halsted's annual "Human First" gala will take place Saturday, April 21, that Grammy-Winning music legend Jody Watley is scheduled to perform live at the Center's gala on Saturday, April 21, at The Geraghty, 2520 S. Hoyne Ave. Cocktails and a reception will start at 5:30 p.m., with awards, dinner, performances and dancing commencing at 7 p.m. This year, ...


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Howard Brown's 'ChiQ' on April 28 - Howard Brown Health will hold "ChiQ" ( formerly Garden of Eve ) on Saturday, April 28, 7-11 p.m., at South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr. There will be dancing, performances by Jeezy's Juke Joint, light bites and community-building. DJ All The Way Kay and DJ Sandra Suave will provide music. Admission is $75-$200 each; visit https://howardbrown.org/event/chiq/ . ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Touche - Trident's annual Cupcake Wars, Sun., April 15. Photos by Daddy G ...


Season-of-Concern-hosts-Cabaret-for-Care

Season of Concern hosts 'Cabaret for Care' - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Season of Concern's 2018 annual benefit titled Cabaret for Care came to the Goodman Theatre on April 9. The evening had donors enjoying entertainment for around 90 minutes along with a special VIP reception beforehand. Host E. Faye Butler and Honey West joked together, sang a duet of "Laughing Matters," and then took turns introducing performers. The recipient of three ...


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Wonka Ball, Saturday Night Live: The Experience, May 11 - About Face Theatre's annual gala, Wonka Ball ( theme "Saturday Night Live: The Experience!" ) will take place Friday, May 11, at 8 p.m. ( VIP cocktailreception 7 p.m. ) at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State St. From Wayne's World to Celebrity Jeopardy to Weekend Update, patrons will interact with SNL sets, original props and costumes—all with ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Sidetrack - Just some general sexiness at Sidetrack. Photos by Jed Dulanas ...


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Comics Expo attracts tens of thousands to Chicago - The cosplay and fan favorites were ever-present at the jam-packed Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, C2E2, April 6-8 at McCormick Place. Among the tens of thousands were many creative characters, plus the expected Star Wars, Wonder Woman and Black Panther. LGBTQs and people of all interests and backgrounds attended the event, which included lots of autograph sessions, panels, comic books ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Big Chicks - Get into the groove of Madonna night. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


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ALMA winter salsa has dancing, awards - The Association of Latinos/as Motivating Action held a second annual winter salsa on March 23 ( after being postponed earlier this year because of weather ) at Chicago's Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center. Delicious tacos and an open bar kicked things off in the welcoming space for the five hour party. DJ X-Tasy and DJ OCD provided the tunes before ...


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Sidetrack's OUTspoken! Series names April's featured storytellers - The April edition of OUTspoken! LGBTQ storyteller series takes place Tuesday, April 3, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St. Doors open at 6 pm, stories begin at 7. See www.outspokenchicago.com for more info . —Lisa DeSantiago is a Dare2Dream Education Coordinator at Central Romero, which provides opportunities for those community residents with the fewest options. Through education, Centro Romero emphasizes ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Dragapolooza - Sidetrack's annual drag fundraiser for Equality Illinois. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...


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COUP/3 program looks at polyamory, relationship ideals - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - Emily Dahlquist created a space to express the not-so-typical relationship with its first event, "Exploring Contemporary Relationships + More Love," at Reunion Chicago on March 23. COUP/3 GOALS is a four-session series aimed at creating safe spaces for authors, speakers, educators, activists and creatives with the purpose of forming a group dialogue around relationships, personal journey and ideals through sexual ...


ALMAs-Winter-Salsa-March-23

ALMA's 'Winter Salsa' March 23 - The Association of Latino/as Motivating Action ( ALMA ) will host its "2nd Annual Winter Salsa" on Friday, March 23, at the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, 4046 W. Armitage Ave. The event was originally scheduled for Feb. 9, but was postponed due to inclement weather. Among other events, awards will be given to Jessica Carrilo-Guerrero ( Individual Community, MillerCoors ...


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Touche' presents Bear All 8.0 - Four sensuous men singing steamy, sweaty songs! Touché, 6412 N. Clark St. presents Bear All, a night of live music and song, featuring the talent of local gay singers/songwriters on Saturday, March 24. Produced by Scott Free—host of the long running Homolatte music series—Bear All focuses on the passions, lives and sometimes politics of the gay male experience, all in ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Full Kit Gear - Happy third anniversary! Thursday, January 25. Photos by Kirk Williamson ...


New-film-explores-legacy-of-oldest-Black-owned-disco-club-LGBTQ-safe-space

New film explores legacy of oldest Black-owned disco club, LGBTQ safe space - From a press release - LOS ANGELES, CA ( March 5, 2018 ) - Today ARRAY Releasing announces the film collective's eighteenth feature film acquisition, JEWEL'S CATCH ONE. Marking the second feature from woman filmmaker C. Fitz, the documentary explores the legacy of America's oldest Blackowned disco club as well as the life of businesswoman and activist, Jewel Thais-Williams, who provided safe spaces for LGBTQ, ...


Flesh-Hungry-Dog-Show-returns-April-6

Flesh Hungry Dog Show returns April 6 - After a six-year hiatus, Gary Airedale's queer, alternative, rock 'n' roll variety event The Flesh Hungry Dog Show will return Friday, April 6, with "The Party" at 9 p.m. at Jackhammer, 6406 N. Clark St. This reunion extravaganza includes Chicago's favorite Joan Crawford-inspired party band The Joans, pop/porno-punk marvels Super-8 Cum Shot and purveyors of the forgotten B-side Bric-A-Brac. Airedale ...


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NIGHTLIFE PHOTOS Oscar night at Sidetrack - Oscar gold. Photos by Jed Dulanas Other Oscar night coverage at http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Diverse-Oscars-has-a-night-of-firsts-/62118.html . ...


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Her HRC Chicago holds superhero-themed event - A packed crowd of about 200 people gathered to celebrate Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Chicago's annual Her HRC event, "Wonder Women: Celebrating Female Heroes in our Community," March 1 at Chicago Theater Works. Center on Halsted Director of Community and Cultural Programs Tamale Sepp served as the evening's emcee and live auctioneer. Sepp spoke about HRC's work in ...







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