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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 […]

Lesbian Couple Releases Greeting Card Line for Queers of Color

Once upon a time there was this amazingly talented couple. Sam and Jenny made things – did art – created messages and provoked thought and conversation. One day they decided to deliver creative cards and prints to fill a gap in the greeting card industry. The cards would showcase interracial and queer characters from a […]

Mimi Gonzalez Does GO GIRL in Saugatuck

I have been to the desert and rocked the Dinah. I have been to the tropics and survived Aqua Girl. I have traveled east, west, north and south to experience girls and more girls doing the girl party weekend thing. I have the frequent flyer miles to prove it. I started to wonder ­ why […]

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 […]

Dana Goldberg Does Chicago

Sometimes without even knowing a person you can be pretty sure you know a person Dana Goldberg gives that kind of first impression. If you have not experienced her unique style and performance energy – you have to be sure to catch her while she is in Chicago. My good friend Fawz set me up […]

Sean Wiggins and the band lOne gOat

Once upon a time I heard Sean Wiggins rock the roof off of Parlour on Clark. I had never seen her or heard her play a live show before – and to say I was not disappointed was an understatement. With a full throttled voice and right at home stage presence – Sean makes the […]

The Beat Goes On with L.A. Chandler

I met her couple of years ago outside of the infamous Parlour on Clark after an exceptionally amazing performance with Sean Wiggins. Chandler was funny, cool, easy going and I knew from the time she had ust spent behind those drums on stage – a very gifted musician. I ran into her again at Back Lot Bash this […]

Rachel McCartney Interview

By Adam Guerino For a Throwback Thursday, we interview a comedienne who is portraying a very dear character for many, Daria Morgendorfer. Rachel McCartney brings her Daria rendition to the stage as a guest on the variety show tribute Total Request Live LIVE, Friday June 13th at 10pm at Berlin Nightclub. The event will be hosted […]

Meet LezBeOnTalk’s Marissa Farina!

Marissa Farina entertains and educates her YouTube audience on LGBT issues through laughter and thought! Once a pair, now a solo act, Marissa has emerged as one of today’s most prominent gay figures within the ever growing world of YouTube. Her videos have attracted over 64,000 subscribers to date with 6.3 million video views and […]

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 […]