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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 »

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 »
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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 »

Chicago's LGBT community well-represented in One Man Chicago competition

Chicago's LGBT community well-represented in One Man Chicago competition
Twenty men in the Chicago area have been selected from hundreds of nominations and applicants to compete for the title of One Man Chicago. On Thursday, Sept. 2nd at the Harris Theatre in Millennium Park, one of the twenty men will be chosen as One Man Chicago, who embodies the best of the Chicago area... Read more »

Picture This!

What a beautiful day in Boystown! This time of year is always so damn festive in Chicago! I thought a brief photo paste would be appropriate. This first photo is of the BEAUTIFUL blue sky outside my flat in Boystown. Don’t let the sun fool you; it’s still a bit nippy out, but oh so... Read more »
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Ronnie Kroell - The Next Cover Model for PLAYGIRL!

Appearing in Playgirl in June 2010 The truth is out! ChicagoPride.com reported this morning that chicago native, Ronnie Kroell is going to pose nude for Playgirl Magazine! “. . I have been chosen to be the follow up to Levi Johnston as the next Cover Model for Playgirl.“ Heavens! That Playgirl Magazine is damn smart... Read more »
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