Category: Heritage

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 »

Where are you 'Dining Out For Life'

On April 29th head to your favorite restaurant for this years edition of Dining Out For Life 2010! Dining Out for Life is the single largest HIV/AIDS benefit in the country.  In the past more than 80 Chicago Restaurants and Diners have joined forces to raise more than $75,000 for AIDSCare Progressive Services and raised... Read more »

Washington Blade, the nation's oldest LGBT paper ceases publication

Photo Credit:perspective via Flickr CC Washington Blade, the nations oldest LGBT newspaper has been shut down by it’s publishers. Based on a post over at Nightlife Gay, the Washington Blade, along with the other publications published by Window Media LLC – 411 Magazine, Southern Voice, Houston Voice, South Florida Blade & David Atlanta have ceased... Read more »

Harvey Milk letters to be auctioned in July

Photo Credit: Leslie Hindman Auctioneers I just got a tip that two letters written by Queer Activist Harvey Milk will go on the auction block in July. I found out that Leslie Hindman Auctionneers has obtained two letters penned by the famed Queer Activist in the 50’s.  A time when he was enlisted in the... Read more »