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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 »

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 »

It Gets Better...

I was completely stunned when I learned of a Rutgers University student killed himself after his sexual encounter with another boy was broadcast online by his college roommate, he joined a growing list of gay suicides in recent months. The Rutgers student, Tyler Clementi, apparently jumped to his death from a New York City bridge... Read more »

Happy Birthday, Windy City Times!

Today is a great day for the team at Windy City Media Group. After 25 years, the voice of the Windy City Times remains — a weekly reflection of life in Chicago’s gay community, a printed product that has followed the path of the gay rights movement and adapted to a changing media landscape. The Windy City... Read more »

A Salute to Chicago's LGBT Veterans

According to the Urban Institute, more than 1 million lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender veterans are currently living in the United States. Veterans from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities were honored at “With Liberty and Justice For All” — the nation’s only municipally sponsored, military salute to LGBT veterans. It’s the City’s... Read more »

Lovefest 2010

The Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus (CBGMC) hosted its 6th Annual Lovefest Celebration on Sunday, August 29th at Jackson Park. The free event was designed to bring together the African-American LGBT community, more specifically gay and bisexual men, to bring awareness to health and wellness management. Hosted by Ms. Ruff n’ Stuff, one of the highlights of... Read more »