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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

Rescuing Chicago's homeless LGBT youth

Recent news is filled with victories for LGBT rights. The federal government repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell allowed a nation of men and women to begin serving their country openly and proudly; Washington and Maryland passed legislation to join the other six states (plus Washington DC) that validate loving same-sex relationships with marriage equality; and... Read more »

Martha Stewart stops in Lakeview

Martha Stewart stops in Lakeview
Domestic diva Martha Stewart was spotted Thursday in Chicago’s Boystown area grabbing a coffee at neighborhood favorite Intelligentsia. “She heard Intelligentsia has the best coffee in the country,” said famed designer Richard Dayhoff. “She had a cappuccino… Loved it!” GoPride.com was told Stewart was in town for an appearance on WLS-TV’s Windy City Live where... Read more »
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Gay marriage stays safe in Iowa following Senate election

Gay marriage stays safe in Iowa following Senate election
Linn County, Iowa — Democrats have held a crucial senate seat in a special election in central Iowa Tuesday. Had the seat fallen to Republicans, it would have allowed the Iowa Senate to potentially proceed with revocation procedures of legal gay marriage in the state. The seat was made open to special election after incumbent... Read more »

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 »

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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Elizabeth Taylor dies at age 79

Elizabeth Taylor dies at age 79
Taylor and Rock Hudson ABC News and CNN have confirmed that Elizabeth Taylor died this morning of congestive heart failure. She was 79.   Taylor entered Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles two months ago for treatment of symptoms of congestive heart failure.   A true representative of the LGBT community; when doing so was... Read more »

Obama declares DOMA unconstitutional

President Barack Obama yesterday ordered the Department of Justice (DOJ) to drop the government’s defense of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), declaring that he and the DOJ now believe the law to be unconstitutional. This decision is a major victory for the LGBT community. Previously, the Administration had aggressively defended DOMA in the courts and today’s... Read more »

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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AIDS Foundation of Chicago's World of Chocolate Holiday Gala

AIDS Foundation of Chicago's World of Chocolate Holiday Gala
The AIDS Foundation of Chicago hosts their annual World of Chocolate extravaganza this Thursday, December 2nd at the Chicago Hilton. (720 S. Michigan Ave)    This is such a fun Chicago tradition for the holiday season!  I’m been honored once again to be a judge for this festive event. Joining me in that honor is everyone’s favorite... Read more »
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