Archive for July 2010

Ellen Votes Herself Off American Idol!

Ellen Degeneres, this years newest judge on American Idol – just announced that she’s leaving the show! Here’s what she had to say on her website: A couple months ago, I let FOX and the “American Idol” producers know that this didn’t feel like the right fit for me. I told them I wouldn’t leave... Read more »

Mayor Set to Visit Osterman Beach

Mayor Daley is set to visit Osterman Beach, AKA Hollywood Beach, this Saturday to dedicate the new comfort station.  If you’ve been following along, of if you’ve been to Hollywood Beach recently, you know that the new comfort station is open – HOORAY!  It’s a HUGE improvement over what was there and has added additional... Read more »

Chicago NOT one of the gayest cities

The Daily Beast has just revealed their list of the Top 20 Gayest Cities in America and Chicago is NO WHERE to be found! WTF?  We’ve got Boystown, The Pylons, The Center on Halsted and even Hollywood Beach but we’re not even close to the top 20 gayest cities in America. Demographer Gary Gates created... Read more »
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Still looking for something to do this weekend

Just because it’s Saturday morning doesn’t mean you still can’t plan to have fun this weekend. It’s gonna be hot, but you should still get out there and have some fun! Don’t forget Hollywood Beach is always a great option!  Remember to come back Thursday mornings for the full weekend lineup! SATURDAY, JULY 17 First... Read more »

Get ready for a FABULOUS Weekend!

Well you asked for it…and you got it, the hot weather that is?  It’s been a scorcher of a summer and theres no sign of a letup, but that doesn’t mean you have to sit at home in the AC.  There’s plenty to do this weekend – you just need to get out there and... Read more »

I'm on a mini-vacation

But I’ll be back soon, I promise!
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Tired Old Queen at the Movies - East of Eden

It’s that favorite time of the week….no, no Monday Morning, it’s time for a movie review from our favorite Tired Old Queen at the Movies – Steve Hayes! This week Steve recommends a James Dean movie, East of Eden, from 1955. Also starring Julie Harris, Raymond Massey and Burl Ives; and directed by Elian Kazan... Read more »

You must see 'F*%CKING MEN' at Bailiwick

Last week I was invited to check out FUCKING MEN, the newest play to hit the boards at the Bailiwick. FUCKING MEN is a take on a 19th Century play that’s been modernized and brought into the present day.  Based on an 1896 play about couples and sex, the story now follows 10 homosexual men when they... Read more »

Get a Prop 8 Decision Alert on your phone

Ok, it’s finally time to take advantage of that text message plan on your cell phone! The American Foundation for Equal Rights will text you the moment Judge Vaughn Walker issues his decision on Perry Vs. Schwarzenegger.  Just text the word “Equal” to 69866.  You can also get an email alert by “liking” their Facebook... Read more »
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Bruce Weiss Steps Down as CEO of Test Positive Aware Network in Chicago

I just got this press release from TPAN and needed to share this with you.  I’m sure this could not come at a more inoportune time, especially with the Ride for AIDS event this coming weekend. Chicago, Illinois – July 7, 2010 – The Board of Directors of Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN) announced that... Read more »