Illinois voter registration deadline is today

The November 2 general election is just four weeks from away, which means the deadline to registered to vote is today, Oct. 5. Equality Illinois, a gay rights advocacy group, considers this an important election for LGBT rights in Illinois.  Voters in this election will elect candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state,... Read more »

Equality Illinois Community Pie Toss

Equality Illinois Community Pie Toss
This Saturday, Equality Illinois presents its 2nd Annual Pie Toss at Boystown favorite, Sidetrack. This event has become a summertime favorite! Join Equality Illinois from 1:00-4:00 p.m. as folks bid on the right to toss pies in the face of some of the biggest names in the Chicago community. Those slated to be “pied” include politicians, business owners,... 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 »

Boystown the topic of Anthropological study

Its true, Anthropologist Zachary Blair has been studying the Boystown neighborhood for the past three-and-a-half years! I can just picture the shovel and pick in his hands as he goes around the LGBT community looking for identity and change. This however is a different kind of dig. Zachary is focusing on how politics and the... Read more »

Headliner Coming Soon!

There’s a BIG buzz in the Midwest today as Milwaukee PrideFest’s Friday headliner will be announced tomorrow, Wednesday, the 24th. I’m been blessed to know who it is and let me just say, you will want to get on this June 11th event like a gay man on a tanning bed! (Note: Not all of... Read more »

The Mayor of Boystown

How does one introduce himself to the world via blog? Taking a page on how to do so from my best friend seems smart. It worked for him. My name is Bill. I am a PBS-watching, fashion-trying, flower-arranging, brief-wearing, hair-styling, … Julia Child recipe-cooking, vodka and wine-drinking, nail-filing, exfoliated, pec-lusting, pocket square-sporting, football-abhorring, Will &... Read more »
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