Archive for April 2011

Peter Pan flies into Chicago and your hearts

Broadway In Chicago’s presentation of Peter Pan is visually stunning and doesn’t have a bad seat in the house. Peter Pan is being staged at what is being called the Chicago Tribune Freedom Center North, but is really a huge tent, a la Cirque du Soleil, but has a huge secret.  It’s surrounded by its... Read more »

Gay Chicago in the 80's

Gay Chicago in the 80's
How about this blast from the past!  Click through to watch this fabulous clip from a show called Diva Diaries that played at the now shuttered Lakeshore Theater on Broadway in the early 80′s. It’s FILLED with drag queens and what looks to be a very young Alexandra Billings (which wouldn’t surprise me) singing the dance... Read more »

My House is just like Stonehenge

or Raiders of the Lost Ark.
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The Verizon Wireless Guy is Gay!

The Verizon Wireless Guy is Gay!
Now that Paul Marcarelli, the infamous “Can you hear me now?” Verizon Wireless guy is out of contract, he’s saying a whole lot more…in fact he’s coming out! Although rumors and rumblings have been going around the internet since he started the job in 2002 that he was gay, nothing was ever said….in fact because... Read more »

Dan Savage tells religious people to "Get Over It"

AOL is trying to make themselves relevant again by hosting a daily video show as well as regular daily features like ‘you’ve got’, today they featured fellow queer Dan Savage. Click through to watch the full video Savage as I’m sure you’re aware is a prolific sex columnist and last year started the “It Gets... Read more »

Illinois Anti-Gay Adoption Bill Killed in Committee

Good news has just been spread across the great state of Illinois.  As I reported earlier this week, SB1123 which was a bill aimed at supporting the needs of the blind was amended to give religious organizations “the right” to opt out of servicing adoptions for those who don’t have the same “deeply held beliefs”... Read more »
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Anti-Gay Bill presented in Illinois Senate

Anti-Gay Bill presented in Illinois Senate
Civil Unions will soon make their way to Illinois as June 1st approaches – but that doesn’t mean that the work is done. Just because we will soon have Civil Unions available for same-sex couples it doesn’t mean that other laws limiting LGBT rights are going to disappear – in fact it appears as though... Read more »

Ikea I hate you!

Like you, I enjoy making a trek to Schaumburg (or Bolingbrook) to pay homage to the Sweedish store that we all love, adore and despise – IKEA! You can get some fabulous stuff rather cheaply while enjoying a Sweedish Meatball and it’s amazing how they can make all that furniture come in a box, but... Read more »