Posts tagged "Lenox Magee"

"Lenox and the Second City" on Windy City Underground

I always have the best time when I’m on Windy City Underground. Last week, I joined my pal on the J.R. Bang Morning Show to speak on some issues in the LGBT community. We talked about the Kevin Clash sex scandal, the Ugandan gay controversy and more! Checkout the entire interview here. I had so... Read more »

Frank Ocean Rocks GQ’s December "Men of the Year" Issue

It’s no secret that we’ve (yes, all of us) have been following Frank Ocean this year. With the debut of his solo album channel ORANGE (which I love) and penning letters about his sexuality, he’s had an amazing year. With trying to overcome homophobia with the industry and perfecting his craft is something that keeps Frank... Read more »

Morgan Freeman's Support for Gay Marriage (VIDEO)

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Usually, Morgan Freeman uses his signature voice for documentaries, commercials, and the Obama campaign. But, now, his iconic voice is appearing in a new ad for marriage equality. “America stands at the dawn of a new day,” Freeman says in the ad. The iconic actor is narrating a new TV spot for the Human Rights... Read more »
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"White people are less likely to be gay," a Gallup survey reveals

"White people are less likely to be gay," a Gallup survey reveals
I’m still in shock by this new study… The Gallup survey reveals that poorer Blacks and Asians are more likely to be gay than wealthier whites. The controversial study, said to be the largest of its kind ever undertaken in America, estimated that 3.4 percent of US adults saw themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or... 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 »

Farewell 2011

Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t been writing for a few months. I decided to take a break from writing. I was uninspired, and life got hectic. I think I needed to step back and refocus my attention. I became a parent, sort of. Meet our dog, Dempsey Magee-Brown, who we’ve dubbed... Read more »
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Chicago's Shoeshine King

It’s been awhile since I’ve put on my broadcast hat – formerly done some on-air work back in East Lansing – but it was quite refreshing. I really miss doing broadcast! But this was such a great story!  Providing employment for young men, James Cole’s west side shoeshine shop has been a positive force in... Read more »

It Keeps Getting Better...

I would be lying if I said growing up gay and black on the South Side was easy. By age 14, I was constantly fighting–with my words and my fists–and I was afraid life would never get better. At one point, I even tried praying the gay away. (It didn’t work.) Just a few days... Read more »

Maven Presents the Divo Series: Honoring Successful Men

Last night at the House of Blues Foundation Room, the amazing, and quite beautiful, Sarah Vargo presented The Divo Series which honors influential men in Media, Marketing, Sports, Fashion, Fitness, Music, TV and much more! I must say that it feels good to be considered a Divo, even when sometimes I can be a Diva!... Read more »
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We can do better than civil unions

Ever since I first heard Beyonce’s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” in fall 2008, I’ve been scouting out the perfect rings and planning my dream wedding–even if it meant unleashing my inner Groomzilla from time to time. Now that experience is closer than ever for same-sex couples in Illinois. To read the entire... Read more »