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Before I Do: In Conversation With Author Elizabeth Schwartz

The Center on Halsted will be hosting Elizabeth Schwartz on Wednesday the 16th of November at 7pm.  Trump is our president, LGBTQ rights are in jeopardy, and many will be planning for their happily ever after with their true love.  This is where Elizabeth comes into the picture…. Elizabeth Schwartz has been practicing law since 1997 and […]

Meet Angie Wines and Anneliese Moy, couple opening a BBQ joint in Ravenswood

Sweet Virginia’s Kitchen is all about homey eclectic food cooked from locally sourced ingredients. As a toddler, Angie Wines remembers sneaking eggs out from her grandmother’s fridge and cracking them on the sizzling pavement to fry them. Wines is now taking those mischievous roots and many years of culinary experience to open Sweet Virginia’s Kitchen in […]

A conversation with StaceyAnn Chin

When I talk about StaceyAnn Chin – I stumble on where to begin. I see her as a woman of such complexity and grace. She seems to be someone whose ideas and ideals are interwoven in a tapestry of activism and the written voice. I had the amazing pleasure of talking with StaceyAnn last week […]

Garden of Eve: How much does your ticket purchase help?

How has Garden of Eve supported programs at HB? Because women and transgender/gender non-conforming (TGNC) individuals continue to be marginalized in the larger LGBTQ community, Garden of Eve supports the work and services that these teams provide due to lack of funding. Garden of Eve helps supports sexual and reproductive health services at our monthly […]

Daphne Willis Does Martyrs in Chicago

Interview by guest blogger Lisa Cordileone Out singer and Chicago-native Daphne Willis will be in Chicago April 7th at Martyrs. Daphne took some time out of her busy tour to chat with us… LC: How did you get started playing music? What type of risks did you take getting started professionally? I have been singing […]

Amy Kelly and St. Baldrick’s

As I begin to write this piece I notice some blue sky out the window. February in Chicago is not always this kind but I will take the sun shining through the bitterly cold air – for it reminds me that there is always something good to be found if we allow ourselves to see […]

Making A Fortune

Fortune is coming to town and that means we all need to get ready to have some fun!! Not only does she have a show at Zanies in Old Town on January 24th, but she is also hosting the annual CMSA Party at Joe’s on Weed on the 23rd. A whole weekend of wonderful Fortune, […]

St. Baldrick’s with Team Sean Kelly at R Public House

Team Sean Kelly and the Wave of Possibilities…. It is hard to believe that winter may actually be just a sweet memory and spring lays waiting for us to open the door and let her in. Since as far back as I can remember – the month of March always brought with it times of celebration and […]

Queer Artist Sam Kirk to represent Chicago at Miami’s International Art Basel Show

Sam Kirk splits her time between Chicago and Brooklyn, but she will be representing her hometown of Chicago this December during an exhibit with Red Bull at SCOPE for Miami’s annual Art Basel International showcase. Sam Kirk and Tubs are the two artists who received the curatorial vote during the Chicago Red Bull Canvas Cooler, and […]

Reeling 32: The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival

Reeling 32: The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival kicks off this Thursday, September 18th and runs through Thursday, September 25th at various locations, with the Landmark (2828 N. Clark) as its main venue. Here are some of the top picks for lesbian films in this year’s line-up: Appropriate Behavior Outspoken twenty-something Shirin is a bit […]