Archive for November 2010

Chicago's Wrigley Building to Turn (Red) In Honor of World AIDS Day

Chicago's Wrigley Building to Turn (Red) In Honor of World AIDS Day
Chicago’s iconic Wrigley Building will be illuminated red to mark World AIDS Day this evening to raise awareness of the commitment of the global health community to work together to virtually eliminate the transmission of HIV from mother to child by 2015. Chicago is one of more than 30 cities in the United States that... Read more »

Chicago's Gay and Lesbian Hall Of Fame 2010

Chicago's Gay and Lesbian Hall Of Fame 2010
Recently, I attended the 20th annual induction ceremony for the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame. I must say that it’s really inspiring to know that the City of Chicago really, truly, recognizes its LGBT community. The City of Chicago Commission on Human Relations’ Advisory Council on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues inducted... Read more »

Really, Pope Benedict? Really?

Really, Pope Benedict? Really?
Liberal Catholics, AIDS activists and health officials on Sunday welcomed Pope Benedict’s comments that using condoms may sometimes be justified to stop the spread of the HIV/AIDS disease. The Pope cites the example of the use of condoms by male prostitutes as “a first step towards moralization,” even though condoms are “not really the way... Read more »
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Pat Me Down, Bro!

Pat Me Down, Bro!
The anger continues to build over what you have to go through at the airports this holiday season. Thus far in the growing public debate over enhanced airport security screening techniques, the people against leave-no-secrets body imaging X-Rays and “invasive” pat-downs have taken center stage. Have you seen the semi-celebrity John Tyner, who objected to... Read more »

Georgia's Megachurch Pastor Jim Swilley Comes Out

Jim Swilley, the pastor of a Georgia megachurch, recently revealed to his congregation that he is gay. The brave father of four said that his wife, to whom he was married for more than 20 years, encouraged him to come out years ago, but at the time, he told her: “These words will never come... Read more »

NBC Picks Up '30 Rock' For Another Season

Undoubtedly, one of the funniest shows on television, NBC has picked up its Emmy Award-winning comedy “30 Rock” for another season through 2011-12, it was announced today by Angela Bromstad, President, Primetime Entertainment, NBC and Universal Media Studios. “We are happy to confirm the pickup of ’30 Rock’ for another season,” said Bromstad. “It continues... Read more »
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Pentecostal Minister calls on Christian faithful to use the word 'fag': W-T-F?

James Manning, a New York City-based Pentecostal minister is an idiot.  He has recently released a video in which he states that use of the homophobic epithet, “Fag” is biblically acceptable and needs to be employed frequently when referring to any LGBT person. Manning also stated that equality rights for LGBT Americans who practice the... Read more »

Ricky Martin to Greet Chicago Fans

International superstar Ricky Martin, who is returning to the spotlight after after coming out gay on his website in March, arrives in Chicago this Friday night to promote his new memoir, entitled Me. In his memoir, Martin is talking about his March decision to come out gay, raising his two sons, Valentino and Matteo, and... Read more »

Bollywood's First Gay Kiss

This seems like a week of first in the entertainment world. First, FOX’s Show Glee shows its first gay kiss and, now, Bollywood showcases its first gay kiss in a new film, “Dunno Y … Na Jaane Kyun.”  It is the first movie in India to feature a male homosexual kiss. Dunno Y tells the... Read more »
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Suspect Your Man's Gay?

I couldn’t resist posting this but, Bet.com decided to provide a list of stereotypical things that may or may not suggest that your man is “a gay.” Of course, the only way to really know is by asking him about his sexuality, but, in case that doesn’t work, here’s their guide to figuring it out;... Read more »