Archive for July 2009

Harvey Milk & Billie Jean King set to receive Presidential Medal of Honor - is Obama throwing us a bone?

Earlier this week the list of Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients were announced.  Along with familiar names like Desmond Tutu, Stephen Hawking and Chita Rivera there were unfamiliar names like Pedro Jose Greer Jr and Janet Davison Rowley, and there were two very familiar LGBT Names:  Harvey Milk and Billie Jean King. The Medal of... Read more »

Will queers boycott the VIP section at Market Days?

A few weeks ago I posted an article about the new VIP Section at one stage during this years Northalsted Market Days. Since then, several other people have been talking about this, including Jason Steele who took on this weighty topic in this weeks Boy on Boystown column in the Redeye; and GapersBlock has it on their... Read more »

We have a winner for the BLOWOFF tickets

Congratulations to URSINE1 who had his lucky comment randomly picked by http://www.random.org/   He and a guest will enjoy the delicious sounds of Rob Mould and Richard Morell this evening during the BLOWOFF Dance Party at the Metro.   Even if you didn’t win you can still purchase tickets for only $15.   Check here... Read more »
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You still have 30 minutes left for a chance to win tickets to BLOWOFF!

BLOWOFF! The East Coast music/dance sensation has set it’s sites on Chicago for a second time this year and you can go for free. Check Here for full details on how you can win 2 tickets to the hottest party of Market Days.

It's time to have a fabulous weekend - why not dance the night away at BLOWOFF!

I hope that Market Days doesn’t mean that Summer is over? We may have had some cool weather so far this summer, but I hope you’ve been making the most of it! Make sure you take time this weekend to enjoy what’s left of summer!! THURSDAY, JULY 30 The Queer Zine Archive Project kicks off... Read more »

Racism and homophobia is alive and well in Boystown

Photo Credit: Michael Lehet Over the weekend some friends and I made a trek down to Boystown, and I was shocked at how much Halsted has changed. We started off the evening by catching Teri Yaki’s new Game Show at Spin and laughed our asses off.  We were having a great time until this drunk... Read more »
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Blowoff makes second Midwest appearance during Market Days - WIN TICKETS

BLOWOFF! The East Coast music/dance sensation has set it’s sites on Chicago for a second time this year and you can go for free. Check Here for full details on how you can win 2 tickets to the hottest party of Market Days.

Rob Mould and Richard Morell bring BLOWOFF to the Metro - Win Tickets

BLOWOFF! The East Coast music/dance sensation has set it’s sites on Chicago for a second time this year. ***And you can win a pair of tickets – just leave a comment on this post and on Thursday – July 30 at noon we’ll pick a winner.*** During IML/Bear Pride/Memorial Day Weekend superstars Bob Mould and... Read more »

What guy wants to look like an old lesbian?

You have got to check out this hilarious site men who look like old lesbians. I’ve spent hours going through the archives that reach back to 2006. If you enjoy someone making snarky comments about photos you should also check out Awkward Family Photos and Sexy People What’s your favorite snarky site?  
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You've got a busy weekend - Edgewater Dinner Crawl anyone?

We are in the height of summer but you’d think that it’s the end of autumn.  I agree it doesn’t make the best weather for the beach, but it is perfect for being outside!  Don’t hang around at home this weekend, get out there and have some fun – it’ll be snowing before you know... Read more »