Windy City Media Group Frontpage News


home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor



Off the Cuffs

This article shared 1422 times since Wed Jun 25, 2003
facebook twitter google +1 reddit email

Congrats to last week's Nightspots cover girls and the rest of the Chicago Force women's pro football team. They defeated Corvallis 28-14 Saturday to advance in the playoffs. If they win this weekend, they are expected to make the finals in NY July 12. Road trip anyone?

It's Pride Time. The 34th Annual Chicago Pride Parade kicks off at noon Sunday, June 29 from Belmont and Halsted. 'The Rocks' celebration is at Montrose and the Lake, and Black Pride kicks off next week. See the calendar for lots of event info.

Coincidence? Hillary Rodham Clinton is in town to sign copies of her new book, at Women & Children First Sat., June 28, 10:30 a.m., 5233 N. Clark. Hours later, at 2 p.m., the Dyke March winds its way thru Andersonville. Hillary, they may need a grand marshall since the boys have ex-baseball-player-turned-author Billy Bean Sunday. Dyke March leaves from Ashland and Foster.

Fox news reporter Mark Saxenmayer's Experiment: Gay and Straight, has been recut with extra footage. It will air on Chicago Cable Channel 21, CAN TV, Friday, June 27, 10-11:30 p.m. and Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

Center on Halsted's Centered on Pride party, with carnival games, dancing, food, music and entertainment by Chicago Kings, Becky Baeling and more, is Friday, June 27, 6-11 p.m., $5 suggested donation, parking lot at Waveland & Halsted, (773) 348-8264.

Chicago Gay Men's Chorus's Vive L'Amour 2003 Pride concert, with special guests Hersong: the Quad Cities Women's Chorus, is Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Athenaeum Theater, 2936 N. Southport, (773) 296-0541.

Chicago Kings 3rd annual Pride show is at circuit Friday, 9 p.m. doors open, 10:30 p.m. showtime, 3641 N. Halsted, (312) 458-0747.

Youth Pride Weekend: Beat the Heat BBQ in Lincoln Park with games, food and prizes, 4-7 p.m., Saturday, free, Barry and Lake Shore Drive West. Also, Synergy youth dance, a drug- and drama-free Pride party, is Friday 8-11:30 p.m., $5 suggested donation, Ann Sather, 929 W. Belmont, (773) 388-1600 ext 3367.

Chicago 35's Together in Pride womyn's pride dance is Saturday, 8 p.m.-midnight, Unity Church, 1925 W. Thome, (847) 622-4493.

Girlblast: Girlbar may be gone, but Girlblast lives on following the parade, 4-10 p.m., $10, Ann Sather parking lot, 929 W. Belmont.

Frontrunners/Frontwalkers 22nd Annual Proud to Run is Saturday morning, (312) 409-8991, .

See the calendar for more ... and play safe!


This article shared 1422 times since Wed Jun 25, 2003
facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


Gay News

World AIDS Day events on tap 2021-11-26
- World AIDS Day takes place every year on Dec. 1. During this year—which marks the 40th anniversary since HIV was officially discovered—here are some of the events taking place (locally, regionally and nationally) on, before and ...

Gay News

EVENTS John Grumpy Co. presenting 'Black Sunday' Nov. 28 2021-11-24
- John Grumpy Co. is hosting "Black Sunday," which will take place at HVAC Pub, 3530 N. Clark St., on Sunday, Nov. 28, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.. This event will feature celebrity DJ Jamal Smallz. "Black Sunday" will ...

Gay News

Local chefs to take part in James Beard series dinner 2021-11-23
- Chef Cedric Harden, of the River North restaurant River Roast, will participate in the James Beard Foundation's 2021-2022 Taste America culinary series in collaboration with featured guest Chef Darnell Reed (of Luella's Southern Kitchen) o ...

Gay News

Andersonville Chamber of Commerce plans holiday shopping events supporting 100+ businesses 2021-11-22
--From a press release - CHICAGO (November 22, 2021) - The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is pleased to kick-off the holiday season with a festive line-up of neighborhood events encouraging residents and visitors to "shop local" in support of the ...

Gay News

Chicago groups to mark Transgender Day of Remembrance 2021-11-11
- To mark the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR)—on Saturday, Nov. 20—some Chicago groups will hold events: —Brave Space Alliance (BSA)—the first Black-led, trans-led LGBTQ+ Center located on the South ...

Gay News

National AIDS Memorial to hold World AIDS Day national events Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 2021-11-10
--From a press release - SAN FRANCISCO (Nov. 9, 2021) — On December 1, the National AIDS Memorial brings three powerful programs to the public for World AIDS Day that offer inspiration, hope, remembrance, and reflection. The programming, free to the ...

Gay News

Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE reveal more fall, holiday event details 2021-10-22
--From a press release - CHICAGO—Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced more details for DCASE fall and holiday traditions as Chicago's vital arts and culture scene continues to safely and fully ...

Gay News

Five Worth Finding: Harold Washington, volcanic water and more 2021-10-07
- —Mayor Harold Washington's LGBTQ+ legacy: The LGBTQ legacy of late Chicago Mayor Harold Washington (1922-1987) will be discussed as part of a series of events marking his 100th birthday in 2022. This free LGBTQ event will ...

Gay News

Filmmakers Bennett Singer, Patrick Sammon talk new documentary Cured 2021-10-07
- Producer-directors Bennett Singer and Patrick Sammon have created a new LGBTQ documentary: Cured. The film tells the story of the LGBTQ activists, allies and events surrounding the American Psychiatric Association's ...

Gay News

Chicago Reader celebrates 50th anniversary 2021-09-28
--From a press release - The Chicago Reader, a fearless, innovative, and nationally respected media voice in Chicago since 1971, is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a variety of exhibitions, events, and projects. The Chicago Reader's first issue was October 1, ...

Gay News

Defend Abortion Access marches/rallies planned across Illinois Oct. 2 2021-09-27
--From a press release - CHICAGO — A coalition of more than 20 progressive organizations, supporters, and providers of reproductive health care are holding "Defend Abortion Access" events across Illinois on Saturday, October 2, in response to the Texas abortion ban ...

Gay News

Chicago's holiday cultural and arts events to reopen for in-person 2021-09-23
--From a press release - CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced DCASE fall and holiday programming as Chicago's vital arts scene continues to safely and fully reopen. In-person holiday ...

Gay News

NATIONAL Carl Bean dies, LGBT History Month, military events, Dykes on Bikes 2021-09-19
- Archbishop Carl Bean—an openly gay former Motown singer, longtime AIDS activist and leader in the LGBTQ church movement—died at age 77, The New York Daily News reported. In a statement entitled "The Giant Sleeps," the Unity ...

Gay News

United Center to require COVID-19 vaccination or negative test to attend all events 2021-09-02
--From a press release - The United Center will require all event attendees, including fans at Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks games, to present proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to gain access to the arena. The decision ...

Gay News

Mayor Harold Washington centennial event looks at his LGBTQ+ legacy 2021-08-31
--From a press release - CHICAGO—The LGBTQ legacy of late Chicago Mayor Harold Washington (1922-1987) will be discussed as part of a series of events marking his 100th birthday in 2022. This free LGBTQ event will be Wed., Oct. 13, 6-8 ...


Copyright © 2021 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.






About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Advanced Search     
Windy City Queercast      Queercast Archives     
Press  Releases      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast      Blogs     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Privacy Policy     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.