Archive for June 2010

Chicago Gay Pride Photo Gallery Two

Chicago Gay Pride Photo Gallery Two
The continuing photo gallery from Chicago’s 2010 Gay Pride Parade. If you missed it you can find more pictures here in: CHICAGO GAY PRIDE PHOTO GALLERY ONE Be sure to stop by all week for more pictures!

Chicago Gay Pride Photo Gallery One

Got the crowd worked up with some pomp and circumstance!
Although my plans for the Chicago Gay Pride Parade changed, I still had the chance to grab a whole lotta photos of all the hot action going on in the city! Stop by all this week as I share more of my photos.

How was your Pride Weekend?

Gay Pride 2010 didn’t turn out the way I thought it would.  I had planned to walk with the Chicago Spririt Brigade, as I had done last year, but ended up watching the parade instead. When we got out of bed on Pride Sunday the skies darkened and the clouds opened up and poured rain... Read more »

Are You Going to the Gay Pride Parade?

I’m going to the 41st Chicago Gay Pride Parade, in fact I’m going to be in the parade! For the second year in a row I’ll be walking with the Chicago Spirit Brigade, our very own gay cheerleaders and dance squad! I had such a great time last year that I was happy to accept... Read more »

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day

June 27th is National HIV Testing Day, do you know your status? This past week was Get Yourself Tested Week,  with events and programs in 10 cities across the country to get the word out on HIV testing. It’s important that you know your status and with the improvements in testing you no longer need... Read more »

Governor Quinn Signs School Anti-Bullying Law

Photo Credit:Chris Eaves via Flickr CC On Sunday while many of us were celebrating Gay Pride, Governor Pat Quinn signed the School Anti-Bullying Act, SB3266, into law. The following was sent to me by Lambda Legal, and I wanted to share with you: “SB 3266, Prevent School Violence Act, a bill that covers bullying specifically... Read more »

Tired Old Queen at the Movies - The Private Lives of Queen Elizabeth and Essex

It’s Monday and that means it’s time for a classic movie review from our favorite Tired Old Queen at the Movies – Steve Hayes! This week, Steve shares his love of classic films sharing a review of the movie The Private Lives of Queen Elizabeth and Essex starring Bette Davis and Errol Flynn. Click through... Read more »

Pride Fest Lineup

Pride Fest 2010 kicks off this afternoon at 3PM and runs til 10PM tonight and then starts all up again tomorrow before it’s all cleared away for the 41st Annual Pride Parade on Sunday. It’s great to see that the Pride Fest is expanding, I remember when there was no Pride Fest and then when... Read more »

VIDEO: Taste of Chicago is now open!

Photo Credit: yuan 2003 via Flickr CC One of Chicago’s summer staples – The Taste of Chicago – opens today in Grant Park and runs through July 4th. The Taste is open daily from 11AM to 9PM so you downtowners can run over to the park for lunch and grab some delicious bites from some... Read more »

Andersonville's Farmer's Market back for Second Year

Last year’s Farmer’s Market sponosored by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce was so popular that it’s back again this year.  Don’t miss the opening day today! From now until the beginning of October you can get some delicious fruits, vegetables, pastries, cheeses and so much from more than 20 vendors more right here in your... Read more »