Posts tagged "chicago"

Chicago's Annual Day to Stop Bullying

Chicago's Annual Day to Stop Bullying
Save the date: May 5th, Chicago will host it’s first annual day to stop bullying. Safe Space Day is an annual event organized by the Center for Gender, Sexuality and HIV Prevention at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago to stop bullying. The event this year will be hosted at the Center... Read more »

Win 2 Tickets to see Only Son and Regina Spektor at the Chicago Theatre this Wednesday

Win 2 Tickets to see Only Son and Regina Spektor at the Chicago Theatre this Wednesday
Lenox and the Second City is back…and with a bang! If you don’t have tickets to see Only Son and Regina Spektor at the Chicago Theatre on Wednesday, read on. I have a donated pair of tickets from the show to see Only Son and Regina Spektor at the Chicago Theatre on Wednesday, October 17th!... Read more »

Gilt City Partners with Florence + The Machine for EXCLUSIVE Pre-Sale Tickets

If you’re like me and became a Florence + The Machine fan after hearing Florence perform at the Grammy’s, you definitely want to check her out when she’s in town this June. This scrappy young chanteuse has come a long way from her discovery in a London pub: her characteristically extravagant and lush lifestyle. Otherworldly... Read more »
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How Flavorful Is Chicago?

How Flavorful Is Chicago?
Apparently, quite flavorful. McCormick has identified America’s top 10 “Super-Spiced” cities based on consumption of “Super Spices and Chicago ranks number two on the list.   “Chicago is known for its famous “Little Italy” neighborhood and restaurants, Chicago consumes 25,000 pounds of oregano per year. That’s six times the weight of the Field Museum’s T-Rex... Read more »

'I Love My Boo' Campaign

Have you guys seen this already? It’s pretty cool. I think it would be really cool to have something like this in Chicago. During the month of October, community organizations, activists, local politicians and others joined together in New York City to celebrate the debut of the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) “I Love My... Read more »

Rev. Meeks Drops Out Of Mayoral Race - See ya!

It does feel like Christmas! Today, I got an early gift when I heard the announcement that State Sen. James Meeks has dropped out of the mayoral race. Thanks, Santa! In an e-mail sent to media Thursday afternoon, Meeks — who also heads Salem Baptist Church on the South Side — said he was ending... Read more »
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Chicago's Wrigley Building to Turn (Red) In Honor of World AIDS Day

Chicago's Wrigley Building to Turn (Red) In Honor of World AIDS Day
Chicago’s iconic Wrigley Building will be illuminated red to mark World AIDS Day this evening to raise awareness of the commitment of the global health community to work together to virtually eliminate the transmission of HIV from mother to child by 2015. Chicago is one of more than 30 cities in the United States that... Read more »

Chicago's Gay and Lesbian Hall Of Fame 2010

Chicago's Gay and Lesbian Hall Of Fame 2010
Recently, I attended the 20th annual induction ceremony for the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame. I must say that it’s really inspiring to know that the City of Chicago really, truly, recognizes its LGBT community. The City of Chicago Commission on Human Relations’ Advisory Council on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues inducted... Read more »

It Gets Better...

I was completely stunned when I learned of a Rutgers University student killed himself after his sexual encounter with another boy was broadcast online by his college roommate, he joined a growing list of gay suicides in recent months. The Rutgers student, Tyler Clementi, apparently jumped to his death from a New York City bridge... Read more »
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Rev. James Meeks NOT for Mayor

Chicago’s anti-gay Mayoral hopeful Rev. James Meeks says that he will consider gay rights. The Chicago Democrat, in an interview with Fox Chicago, told the gay community not to worry because he’ll probably be too busy to mess with their domestic partnerships and employee benefits. “Now, if I were sitting around bored with nothing to do,... Read more »