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Disco, Stonewall and the Birth of Pride Events in Chicago

We might think that New York City, with the Stonewall Uprising of 1969 and the Gay Liberation Day march in 1970, was on the forefront of queer organizing. But that would overlook the remarkable milestones that occurred in Chicago. Chicago’s gay history is indeed a robust one. It was 1924[…]

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Exclusive: Chicago’s International Mr. Leather Event Will Soon Repeal Its ‘Bareback Ban’ on Vendors

Since 2009, the event’s ban has excluded vendors that promote barebacking or sell merchandise that promotes or advocates barebacking

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Pixel Grip Is the Next Great Indie Pop Band You’ve Been Waiting For

The Chicago genre-transcending band release their debut album, ‘Heavy Handed,’ today, and it’s a true cause for celebration

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Breaking: Jussie Smollett Has Been Charged With a Felony for Filing a False Police Report

Chicago Police are saying Smollett has been charged with felony disorderly content for allegedly filing a false police report

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