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The Great Elaine Dame

The Great Elaine Dame
Whether you’re old or an old soul, jazz is something that always makes a moment great. If you are young or young at heart, Elaine Dame always thrills with her performance! I was introduced to Elaine a while back, by my dear friend, Mark Grotto, over dinner and drinks at Taverna 750 in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. It was love at first... Read more »

Frankie Knuckles, Godfather of House Music, dead at 59

Frankie Knuckles, Godfather of House Music, dead at 59
Chicago, IL — Legendary DJ, record producer and remixer Frankie Knuckles, known globally as the Godfather of House Music, has passed away at the age of 59, a source confirmed to ChicagoPride.com. Shortly after 9:30 p.m. (CST) on Monday, Chicago-based 5 Magazine reported the sad news of Knuckles’ passing. Publisher Czarina Mirani told ChicagoPride.com that she received confirmation from people close to... Read more »

Op-Ed: When the time comes, LGBTs should respect the passing of Fred Phelps

Op-Ed: When the time comes, LGBTs should respect the passing of Fred Phelps
On Sunday, the Internet was abuzz with news that Pastor Fred Waldron Phelps Sr., the controversial anti-gay leader of Westboro Baptist Church, was “on the edge of death.” (Full story from ChicagoPride.com) Just as quickly came the posts calling for LGBTs to picket his funeral. Friends and family began to ask me, “Is that the right thing?” It’s true... Read more »
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Absolute Wrapture, Absolutely Fabulous!

Absolute Wrapture, Absolutely Fabulous!
Chicago House and Social Service Agency and Event Chairs J.P. Anderson, Matthew Harvat, David Kaufman, Dennis Remer, Tom Segal and Sean Ward invite you to Chicago House’s favorite winter tradition – Absolut Wrapture – now celebrating 12 fantastic years! Enjoy signature, sky-high cocktails while tasting delicious hors d’oeuvres. Procure one-of-a-kind works of art from our... Read more »

Scarlet Bar Chicago Celebrates Six Years!

Scarlet Bar Chicago Celebrates Six Years!
With a three-day-weekend on the approach, I’d imagine many of you in the city of Chicago are on the lookout for some fun plans. Chicago’s LGBT nightlife does in fact provide a ton of fun. Celebrating six years of action packed parties and pant less dance off’s, Scarlet Chicago is gearing up for one heck... Read more »

Thank Starbucks cards outpace boycott pledges

After the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), the nation’s most vociferous opponent of gay marriage, launched its Dump Starbucks protest on Wednesday, a counter protest thanking Starbucks was launched by the group SumOfUs.org. NOM launched its boycott after Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz defended the company’s decision. Read more of OnTopMag.com‘s article on GoPride.com
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Oral Roberts' gay grandson is coming to Chicago

Oral Roberts' gay grandson is coming to Chicago
Randy Roberts Potts grew up in a typical evangelical Christian family, or as typical as life can be when your grandfather is the late televangelist Oral Roberts. “It was a little bit surreal,” Potts said of growing up in one of the most well known evangelical families, hidden behind the guarded iron gates of the... Read more »

Trash to Treasure

Trash to Treasure
Last night I attended Chicago Lost and Found’s cocktail reception at Life Book (1200 W. Lake St) Hosted by my pal and Founder, Mitch Pennell, the room was filled with many the Chicago notable; like cabaret Diva, Amy Armstrong, Chicago’s Commission on Human Relations’ Advisory Council’s Bill Greaves, everyone’s favorite DJ/Host/Producer, Matthew Harvat, and NBC... Read more »

Priscilla Queen of the Desert's Nick Adams

Priscilla Queen of the Desert's Nick Adams
Last week when I was in the Big Apple with my Sainted Father, we planed ahead and got tickets to the Broadway hit, Priscilla Queen of the Desertat New York‘s Palace Theater.   Where to begin!? Perfect! Perfect! Perfect! The music, sets, costumes, and performers were BEYOND amazing! For the first time in my life... Read more »
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Chicago Red Dress Party

Chicago Red Dress Party
April 16, 2011 promises to be one day that Chicago won’t soon forget! The Chicago Red Dress Party aims to raise much needed monies here in Illinois for HIV/AIDS. Marcus Riley (NBC) and Candace Jordan (Candid Candace) host this dynamic event of the year featuring a handful of entertainment; including international recording artist Kristine W and... Read more »
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