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Opinion: My Health Scare Made Me Think About Others
January 12, 2019

About two weeks ago, I had the flu from Hell.

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Alex Landi: 'Grey's Anatomy' producers wanted my gay character to be 'very masculine'
January 6, 2019

In an Attitude cover story, actor Alex Landi reveals that his Grey's Anatomy character was described to him as an openly gay "very masculine 'bro' type."

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Sidetrack OUTspoken! featured storytellers for Jan. 8
January 3, 2019

Chicago's monthly evening of LGBTQ storytelling – known as OUTspoken! - returns Jan. 8 with an exciting line-up of featured storytellers.

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Pro wrestler Anthony Bowens, who came out bisexual in 2016, says he's gay
January 3, 2019

About two years after coming out bisexual, professional wrestler Anthony Bowens says he's gay.

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Howard Brown Health to provide STI screenings at Evanston library
January 3, 2019

Howard Brown Health will provide free sexually transmitted infection (STI) screenings at the Evanston Public Library on the second Monday of each month this year.

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Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness, Wilco Froneman split
January 2, 2019

Queer Eye's grooming guy Jonathan Van Ness announced Sunday that he's starting 2019 as a single man.

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2018 in photos: Northalsted Market Days
January 1, 2019

Nearly 200,000 people from across the country converged on North Halsted St. for the 2018 Northalsted Market Days, the largest two-day outdoor street festival in the Midwest, on Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday, Aug. 12.

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2018 in photos: Chicago Pride Parade
January 1, 2019

The 49th annual Chicago Pride Parade experienced near perfect weather, as spectators crowded the streets, rooftops and balconies from Uptown to Lincoln Park to celebrate the LGTBQ community on Sunday, June 24.

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Starley joins HRC's Equality Rocks campaign
January 1, 2019

Australian singer-songwriter Starley Hope, known as Starley, has joined the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Equality Rocks campaign.

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Gay sports moment of 2018: Gus Kenworthy kissing boyfriend at Winter Olympics
January 1, 2019

LGBT sports blog Outsports has named Gus Kenworthy kissing his boyfriend Matt Wilkas, an actor, on live television at the Winter Olympics in South Korea its "gay sports moment of 2018."

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2018 in photos: Chicago Pride Fest
January 1, 2019

Chicago Pride Fest returned to Boystown Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17, for another weekend filled with sun, fun, entertainment and plenty of pride.

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Illinois transfers transgender inmate to female prison
December 30, 2018

The Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) has transferred a transgender woman from a men's to a women's prison.

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Chicago Filmmakers, Dyke Delicious Series continue with 2019 screenings
December 29, 2018

Since 1973, Chicago Filmmakers, a not-for-profit media arts organization, has fostered the creation, appreciation, and understanding of film and video as media for artistic and personal expression, as well as media of important social and community impact. The organization develops diverse audiences through its year-round weekly film and video exhibition programs and its two annual film festivals, Reeling the Chicago LGBTQ International Film Festival and The Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival.

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Adam Lambert describes coming out gay after 'American Idol' as 'strange'
December 28, 2018

During an interview on NPR's quiz show Ask Me Another, out singer-songwriter Adam Lambert talked about coming out publicly after appearing on American Idol.

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DJ Cindel and Alex Cabot help ring in the New Year in Boystown
December 28, 2018

The Count Down NYE 2019 at Hydrate Nightclub is bigger and better than ever, literally.

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The new, now-open Fajita Factory in Boystown has a colorful Latin mix of food, drinks
December 27, 2018

The D.S. Fajita Factory in Boystown is a counter service restaurant concept that takes Latin American cooking to a new level, as guests can enjoy a worldly take on fajitas and a wide selection of empanadas.

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Gallagher lends helping hand at 'I Am Living Productions' events
December 23, 2018

Joe Gallagher is a real estate broker who, unofficially, has jumped into working tea dance events from I Am Living Productions.

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Tom Daley, Dustin Lance Black share adorable Christmas photo with son
December 23, 2018

Married couple Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black shared an adorable photo with their six-month-old son Robbie in front of a Christmas tree.

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Miller Lite offers free and discounted CTA and Uber on NYE
December 23, 2018

For the seventh consecutive year, the Original Light Beer is partnering with Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and Chicago Beverage Systems to help residents and visitors celebrate New Year's Eve safely. Miller Lite Free Rides will provide safe and free rides on all CTA routes starting at 10 p.m. on Monday, December 31 until 4 a.m.

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Video: 'Five O' Clock' debut (Ep. 1)
December 21, 2018

A new video podcast is in town, and it takes place in Chicago's own gayborhood. Steven Koch (aka Smkphotog) and his co-host Antonio Deville kick things off with movie reviews and clever cocktails to make for the holidays in the debut of Five O' Clock.

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Darren Criss explains why he's done taking gay roles
December 21, 2018

In an interview with Bustle, Darren Criss said that he's done playing gay characters.

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Outsports names Adam Rippon its Person Of The Year
December 21, 2018

LGBT sports blog Outsports has named out figure skater Adam Rippon its Person of the Year.

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Equality Illinois to honor Danny Wirtz, Channyn Lynne Parker and the Illinois AFL-CIO
December 19, 2018

For their dedication to social justice and equality, Danny Wirtz, Channyn Lynne Parker and theIllinois AFL-CIO will be honored at the 2019 Equality Illinois Gala. Community leader Nabeela Rasheed will serve as the Chair of the 2019 Gala.

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Portia De Rossi encouraging wife Ellen DeGeneres to pursue ventures beyond her talk show
December 16, 2018

In a recent interview with The New York Times, Ellen DeGeneres said that she was considering ending her successful daytime talk show in 2020.

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Billy Eichner dislikes gay slurs but says intent is important when used
December 14, 2018

Out comedian Billy Eichner has said that he dislikes gay slurs but that intent is important when such terms are used.

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