Topics :: Chicago
By Michael Cox | Wednesday Jul 31, 2013
It’s road rage for homophobic hackney drivers: "You can’t be gay in my cab," Kate Neal says when a cabbie yelled at her when he noticed she and her girlfriend being affectionate.
Wednesday Jul 24, 2013
The lesbian daughter of a longtime Chicago alderman has been sworn in as a City Council member, hours after Mayor Rahm Emanuel named her as a replacement for her father.
By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jul 12, 2013
A Chicago lesbian couple was violently beat down by a group of 10 men on Saturday, prompting gay rights groups to call for greater attention to hate crimes.
By Tammy Webber | Wednesday Jul 10, 2013
Twenty-five couples who filed a lawsuit challenging Illinois’ ban on gay marriage asked a judge on Wednesday to rule quickly in their favor, citing the Supreme Court’s recent rulings on Prop. 8 and DOMA.
By EDGE | Tuesday Jul 2, 2013
Chicago adds another food and music festival to its summer lineup with the inaugural edition of the Windy City Smokeout.
By Steve Weinstein | Friday Jun 28, 2013
Whether you call it the Windy City, the City of Big Shoulders, or the center of the universe for cornfed Midwestern boys, Chicago rolls out the rainbow carpet for Gay Pride and beyond.
By David Perry | Tuesday Jun 4, 2013
Think that New York and Los Angeles have a lockdown on design and fashion? Well the winds are changing as Chicago finds its place on the map of forward-thinking style.
By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jun 4, 2013
The Windy City will commemorate National HIV Testing Day with numerous events, including an HIV testing seminar, a month-long testing initiative and a screening of "How to Survive a Plague."
By Regina Garcia Cano | Friday May 31, 2013
The House sponsor of Illinois legislation to allow same-sex couples to marry says he doesn’t have the votes to pass it and won’t call the bill.
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday May 2, 2013
The nation’s first sports hall of fame honoring LGBT athletes is scheduled to launch in Chicago in August.