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 […]