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Women's Words Fest Includes a Week of Lesbian-Themed Entertainment

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
Chicago's Women's Words Fest will now include a week of lesbian-themed entertainment, including a film festival, staged readings, dance, prose and plays, all at the Chicago Public House Theater.

Ring Them Bells! Naper Settlement's Charming Wedding Venue

By David Toussaint | Wednesday Aug 27, 2014
Looking to get hitched in a charming venue that offers modern amenities, local history and nearby hotels, dining and nightlife? Look no further than Naperville Settlement's Century Memorial Chapel.

Native Americans Connect to Past Through Gardens

Monday Aug 18, 2014
The American Indian Center in Chicago, Il. is one of a few organizations across the country to plant gardens and help visitors retain a sense of history and cultural heritage.

Some White Sox Fans Angered Over LGBT Event

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
Some fans of the Chicago White Sox took to social media websites this week, expressing their outrage that the baseball team will host a LGBT-friendly event called "LGBT Pride Night: Out at the Sox."

LezFest Chicago Motivates Community for Women's Words Weekend

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
On July 28, Pride Films and Plays presents "LezFest: A One Night Fling," a celebration in words, songs, music and theater at Mary's Attic. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists.

10 Years of EDGE @ Roscoe’s :: Chicago IL

By | Friday Jun 13, 2014
Join Mike Diamond and hostess Evah Envy at Roscoe’s Tavern in Chicago’s Boystown for another fabulous EDGE Birthday Party!

Big Laughs at Annual Chicago Funny Women’s Comedy Festival

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday May 27, 2014
From June 5-8 in the Windy City, 400 talented performers will flock to Stage 773 for the 3rd Annual Chicago Women’s Funny Festival.

Beard Awards Move to Chicago for 25th Anniversary

By J.M. Hirsch | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Chicago is adding another jewel to its culinary crown. After 24 years in the Big Apple, the James Beard Foundation awards ceremony is moving to the Windy City next year.

Furball Chicago: Famed NYC Bear Party to Make Windy City Debut Over IML Weekend

By EDGE | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Chicago bears, cubs, daddies and their admirers-beware! On Saturday, May 24, Mr. Leather (IML) and Bear Pride Weekend, beloved NYC bear party promoter JOE FIORE, will unleash his wild ’n’ woofy dance party FURBALL upon The Windy City. 

Lesbian Identity, Sexuality Explored at Chicago History Museum

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday May 1, 2014
On May 8, The Chicago History Museum will conclude its eleventh season of the LGBT program series Out at CHM with "Lesbianography: Lesbians and Sex."