Archive for May 2011

Get your Civil Union License in Illinois TOMORROW

June 1, 2011 marks a new dawn in Illinois when the first Civil Union licenses will become available. From the Cook County Blog – here’s everything that you need to know to get ready for tomorrow: WHAT: Illinois will begin offering Civil Union licenses at county clerk offices on Wednesday, June 1. The Cook County... Read more »

For the first time EVER majority of Americans favor legal same-sex marriage

For the first time EVER majority of Americans favor legal same-sex marriage
A recent Gallup poll shows that for the first time ever, a majority of Americans favor legal gay marriage. Since 1996 Gallup has been asking the same question: Do you think that marriages between same-sex couples should or should not be recognized by the law as valid, with the same rights as traditional marriages? The... Read more »

Saturday Night Rapture with the Feast of Fun

How fabulous is this! The boys at Feast of Fun had me on AGAIN for the second day in a row. Now that all of the talk about jumping the broom is over we get down to serious topics like the coming Rapture that’s supposed to happen on May 21st at 8PM CDT Listen to... Read more »

Guess who's jumping the broom?

You’ll never guess who’s ‘jumping the broom’? Ok, no need to guess….it’s me! Those wonderful and wacky guys from the Feast of Fun invited me over for a chat and wouldn’t you know – they drug it out of me that I’m getting Civil Unionized to my partner later this year. LISTEN TO THE SHOW... Read more »

IML is coming to town are you ready?

Here’s a little primer for you – just to get you in the mood!

Dixie Longate decides to stay for a bit longer

That delight and wonderful reformed hooker Dixie Longate has made such an impression on the city – she’s staying (at least for 4 more weeks.) Dixie’s Tupperware Party has been rocking the Royal George since late March.  She’s had the extreme pleasure (NOT, I’m sure) of enjoying our delightful spring and now she may even... Read more »

About Face Theater presents: The Homosexuals

I just got this information from About Face Theater and wanted to share it with you! About Face Theater kicks-off GLBTQ Pride Month with the world premiere of THE HOMOSEXUALS by Chicago playwright Philip Dawkins, directed by AFT Artistic Director Bonnie Metzgar and featuring AFT Artistic Associates Patrick Andrews, Scott Bradley, Elizabeth Ledo and Benjamin... Read more »

BLOWOFF makes another appearance in Chicago

I know you’ve been waiting all year for the Dance Party to kick-off summer – BLOWOFF! Making another stop in Chicago over Memorial Day weekend you’ll be able to dance the night away to the sounds of  rock and electronic music from hosts Richard Morel and Bob Mould. DJ BLOWOFF is a musical smackdown featuring... Read more »

Alien Queen: The Concert makes another appearance

If you missed Alien Queen last year while it was playing at Circuit Night Club then you’ve got another chance to see it “In Concert” at Metro on June 10th with special guests: Battlestar Fantastica, The TTTTotally Dudes. Tickets go on sale at noon, Saturday, May 21, at the Metro box office and So... Read more »

CNN Anchor Don Lemon comes out in new book

CNN Anchor, Don Lemon, comes out in his new book “Transparent” set for release on June 16th. I don’t have Cable so I don’t get a chance to see this handsome man on TV, but it’s wonderful to know that he has the support of CNN, his friends and his family to finally come out... Read more »