Queer News

Chicago’s Santa Speedo Run Nets $7,000 For HIV/AIDS Charity: Photos

Santa Speedo Run participants Saturday in Chicago braved the cold and risk of public penis shrinkage. About 200 runners in skimpy briefs ran through the heart of Chicago’s Boystown district on Saturday as part of the city’s second annual Most Fabulous Santa Speedo Run. The event, which began in Boston in 2000, raised more than $7,000 for Vital […]

Music Queer News

Big Dipper and Homer Marrs Perform Benefit Show for Vital Bridges Center Chicago on Chronic Care: Oct 6th

SIDETRACK TO HOST CONCERT FOR VITAL BRIDGES Out musicians BIG DIPPER and HOMER MARRS perform benefit show for Vital Bridges Center on Chronic Care on Saturday, Oct. 6, at SIDETRACK THE VIDEO BAR.   CHICAGO, IL–“This is a challenging and frightening time for all direct-service AIDS organizations,” says co-founder Lori F. Cannon. “Funding is at an all-time low for programs such […]

Art Queer News

Chicago IRL (In Real Life): An Arts and Literary Digest Cataloging Contemporary Queer Creative Culture in Chicago: Video

Chicago IRL #4: ABOUT THIS PROJECT Chicago IRL (In Real Life) is an arts and literary digest cataloging contemporary queer creative culture in Chicago. We document not only existing queer talent but also create new collaborations and explorations.Chicago IRL launched in June 2011 and is a co-production of graphic designer Topher McCulloch, a South Dakota native who blew into […]

Queer News

Chicago Pride Floats Get Cut

Really? This is like picking on a child. Thankfully the damage was just superficial and pride marched on in the windy city. Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. I call low blow. In what could be a hate crime, dozens of tires on floats headed for Chicago’s Pride […]

Queer News

LBGT Seniors Take Over Police Station as Home

Maybe this may clear the karma of some of those wrong doings or discrimination that have occurred in the building. It is also possible that this new LGBT home for Seniors may help some of these old gay buggers fantasize about cops in uniform and prisoner role playing which will increase their sex drive. Hey, […]