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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 […]

Back Lot Bash celebrates 11 years

When I first began to walk down the streets of Lesbianville – I was searching the internet for anything I could find that had anything to do with groups of like minded women gathering in one place. I wanted to get out of the burbs and make myself some amazing memories in the city. And one day […]

Laugh, give back, and win!

Do all that and more this Monday, April 7th, at The Laugh Factory in Chicago! LA and New York’s hit comedy event Don’t Tell My Mother! is making its Chicago debut to support the IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program at Northwestern University. IMPACT, directed by Dr. Brian Mustanski, conducts research to improve the health […]

The Trans 100 and International Transgender Visibility Day

By: Mallorie DeRiggi The 2nd Annual Trans 100 was held on Sunday, March 30 at Mayne Stage in Chicago featured by Orange is the New Black’s Laverne Cox serving as one of the night’s keynote speakers. The 2014 list features 100 trans and gender non-conforming people accomplishing positive work nationwide. It was broadcasted live via […]

Candy Lawrence Interview

Candy Lawrence is a mainstay in the Chicago stand-up world—you can see her all over the city and she’s opened for some of the biggest names in comedy like Todd Barry, Jen Kirkman and Moshe Kasher. She’s been a part of Queer Comedy at Zanies since the show’s inception and is back this month, featuring […]

Riding the Wave for St. Baldrick’s on March 1st

I look forward to March each and every year. Let’s just say the name was once O’Donnell – the soda bread bakes brown and soaks up the Kerrygold – green beer kind of sort of runs through my veins, spring crawls a little closer to my Harley loving soul and my friend Amy Kelly gets […]

Clinical Trials is Ready to Rock Reggie’s this Sunday

Clinical Trials is the electro-grunge offspring of Somer Bingham, a self-produced multi-instrumentalist and a powerful performer who recently brought her edgy sound & likable personality to Showtime’s docu-series The Real L Word. Bingham has found greener pastures since butting heads with the lead singer of the band on the show and being ousted in one […]

CMSA Annual Membership Social Party – Come Out & Play 2014

CMSA Annual Members Social Party January 25, 2014 Joe’s Bar – 940 W Weed, Chicago Every year, near the end of January, CMSA throws a party to end all parties. This year will be an even bigger and more diverse event – bringing ALL CMSA members together under one amazing roof at Joe’s on Weed. […]

103.5 KISS FM’s JINGLE BALL 2013

The 103.5 KISS FM Jingle Ball totally rocked the United Center! The first of its kind in Chicago, the national tour featuring big name pop stars the likes Flo Rida, Icona Pop, Robin Thicke, and Avril Lavigne warmed up the crowd on a frigid Monday night. Also on the bill for the Jingle Ball Tour […]