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Early voting begins Monday for Chicago elections: Full list of locations

Fifty-one sites will offer early voting and voter registration from Monday., Feb. 9 through Sat., Feb. 21. Sites will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Five sites will be open on Sunday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The election is Feb. 24. Voters need a government-issued photo ID to cast a ballot. Voters can use any site... 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 »

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 »
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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 »

Art Outlives Politics

Art Outlives Politics
Better than crack: Growing up, all us kids were exposed to great experiences, cultures, and art. No matter what was happening, art was there. Hot, or cold, active or lazy, republican, or democrat; the art outlived it all. I didn’t know it then, but the presence of artwork in my family home, would shape me... Read more »

Plans in Gay Chicago?

Plans in Gay Chicago?
                  Take a moment to get out and about. There are a number of fun activities and community events this weekend. Be sure to checkout ChicagoPride.com’s CalendarQ for up-to-the-minute information.  
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Comedy comes to Boystown's straight bar

The Sarcastic Squad is a comedy variety show featuring the best of Chicago stand-up, sketch and audience improv games as well as hand-drawn comic book programs. The show will begin its third season after a two year hiatus Monday April 16th at Town Hall Pub 3340 N Halsted at 8pm for an extended weekly run... Read more »

Rosie O'Donnell and her show are moving back to NYC

Drew Freund is a cut above the rest

Drew Freund is a cut above the rest
Everyone loves the story of the good guy winning in the end. Well this is such a story! My pal and hair stylist Drew Freund has won over the critics; most notably BRAVO’s Tabatha Coffey of Tabatha’s Salon Takeover   Don’t let the boy-next-door cute looks fool ya! Drew is one smart dedicated chap. As... Read more »
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Chicago's gay-friendly mayor calls it quits

Mayor Richard M. Daley’s surprise announcement not to seek re-election in 2011 ends his 21-year career as one of the nation’s most gay-friendly mayors.   In his time at City Hall, Daley, 68, has shown historic and unparalleled support for Chicago’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community with the expansion of Chicago human rights legislation... Read more »
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