Archive for September 2009

Countdown to DC: Speaker list released

The organizers of the National Equality March on Washington recently released a list of more than 30 speakers who will address the community and the world on October 11th. Included in the list are Harvey Milk protoge and AIDS Quilt creater Cleve Jones, longtime gay activist David Mixner, Lt Dan Choi who served in Iraq... Read more »

Countdown to DC: Equality March route approved

I am getting so excited about the National Equality March taking place in DC next month. Things are falling into place, at least 3 buses from Chicago will be making their way to DC, a rally is scheduled for Chicago on the same day and the March Route has been approved!  Now we’ know where... Read more »

Now that's an Agenda I can follow

Photo Credit:M.V. Jantzen via Flickr The Gay Agenda has been revealed – FINALLY! I don’t know about you, but when I came out no one was there to hand me a toaster oven and my own copy of The Gay Agenda – but finally one is available – for the National Equality March on Washington.... Read more »

But banned books have the juciest bits

I stopped by the Gerber/Hart Library this weekend to take a look at their collection of “Banned Books” that they have on display this week. Banned Books week started quietly on Saturday and runs through Friday and Gerber/Hart has about a dozen books on display that have been banned.  Along with the books they include... Read more »

Get ready for a FABULOUS Weekend!

Can you believe it’s October already, I can’t? Autumn is here and lets hope that it is nice and long – everyone appreciates a long one! Lots going on this weekend, celebrate the Full Moon on Sunday and if you hurry you can still jump on the Join The Impact bus to the National Equality... Read more »

Lurid guys with iPhones

I’ve been fascinated by these two sites lately. LURID DIGS: Where the editors disect those lovely photos that people upload to those personals sites, you know, like CraigsList.   My other favorite addiction is, Guys with iPhones, which makes me just want to say “Uhm, guys, you do realize this is a public site don’t... Read more »

Don't miss Full Moon Jam this weekend

Don’t miss the Full Moon Jam this weekend. More details here

National Equality Idol contest extends deadline

The group organizing the National Equality March on Washington has extended the voting deadline to October 1st to gather more support for their National Equality Idol contest. Jerry Pritikin, is a Chicago native, who has made it into the final 5 contestants who are vying for an opportunity to address the marchers at the National... Read more »

The Friday Roundup

It’s time again for The Friday Roundup, links galore to stories that are strange, interesting and informative! I wonder what it would be like if Harry Potter was gay? News has it that Obama will be in San Francisco when we’re knocking on his door in Washington in October. Copyright filtering is copyright infringement, now... Read more »

It's time for a Fabulous Weekend - Don't miss Hanna Free

Well spring has sprung, summer was a dud, so here’s to hoping that Autumn is full of color and excitement. There’s lots going on this weekend, festivals galore and make sure that while you’re out Saturday you join in on the Silent Revolution: SSHD! Also, your vote is needed to send a Chicagoan to speak... Read more »