|Leather business 64TEN to name street after Ed Negron on May 30|
On May 25-30, leather shop 64TEN, 6410 N. Clark St., will mark its 21st anniversary.
The celebrations will coincide with the International Mr. Leather (IML)/Memorial Day holiday weekend. ...
|Loved ones mourn loss of Elise Malary|
Angelina Nordstrom remembers their close friend Elise Malary through candid photos and videos they loved to surprise her with. "My favorite thing was to catch her off-guard with the camera, to capture random moments of her ...
|Former Iowa Mr. Leather and computer programmer Ken Ballard dies at 43|
Former Iowa Mr. Leather, computer programmer and gay Chicagoan Ken Meverick Ballard died Jan. 11 in his Lake View home at the age of 43. The cause of death is currently unknown. Ballard was born July ...
|THEATER REVIEW The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Volume 5-SEX!|
Title: The Golden Girls: The Lost Episodes, Volume 5 SEX! Playwright: David Cerda At: Hell In a Handbag Productions at the Leather Archives and Museum. Tickets: $27-$45. Runs through: HandbagProductions.org It could almost be the premise for ...
|Indiana politician apologizes after blackface photos surface
In Indiana, a town councilman stepped down as vice president of the council after photos surfaced of him wearing blackface at a Halloween party, NBC Chicago reported. Merrillville Councilman Jeffrey Minchukwho is also a Lake County ...
|'Cheer' star pleads not guilty to child-sex charges|
On Dec. 17, Cheer star Jerry Harris pled not guilty to new federal felony charges that he tried to lure minors for sex and shared sexually explicit photos with them, media outlets reported. The charges alleged ...
|Local 'Cheer' star faces new charges
Naperville resident Jerry Harris, who starred on the reality show Cheer, was indicted on new charges Dec. 11 that alleged he coerced teenage boys to send him obscene photos and videos of themselves and solicited sex ...
|New narrative podcast offers lesbian rocker slice of life
Podcast attached below - For audiophiles in search of punk rock tongue-in-cheek lesbian dramedy-driven narrative storytelling, look no further: "Tampon Rock" is here. The podcast, from Anthem and iHeart Radio, focuses on lesbian bandmates Deja and Chloe as they navigate ...
|LGBT HISTORY: QAnon's 'SaveOurChildren' slogan has long anti-LGBT history |
Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen recently shared devastating news with her social media followers: she and her husband, singer John Legend, had lost their child halfway through her pregnancy. She shared heartbreaking black-and-white photos of ...
|Nightlines 1990-2001, Nightspots 2001-2015|
Throughout the 1990s, Nightlines focused on the LGBTQ entertainment scene, from the bars to the stage and everything in between. With the new millennium came a significant format change as Nightspots focused in on the bar ...
|RNC, night two: Billy Graham's granddaughter criticizes LGBTQ rights|
As the second night of the Republican National Convention got underway Aug. 25, the voiceover on a video showing the U.S. Constitution said, "Without equality there is no opportunity." The video also showed historic photos of ...
|La Cage aux FUN, opening weekend at A-ville's The Bird Cage|
Photos by Joseph Stevens Photography ...
|21st Ward holds own Pride event |
Chicago's 21st Wardan area on the city's South Side that includes neighborhoods such as parts of Auburn Gresham, Washington Heights, Gresham, Chatham and Roselandheld its own Pride event June 27. Photos courtesy of Lisa Maxey ...
|IML officially cancelled for 2020|
The annual International Mr. Leather (IML) global conventionpushed back from its usual Memorial Day weekend to Sept. 25-27 because of the coronavirus pandemichas been officially cancelled for 2020. On the ...
|Preckwinkle releasing social-distancing photos|
Recently, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle shared the first in a series of photos to illustrate and promote the need for physical distancing during this pandemic. The first photo is Abbey Road & E. 53rd ...