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I Thought I Could Serve as an Openly Gay Man in the Army. Then Came the Death Threats.
April 10, 2019
A former soldier recounts the harassment he endured for being open about his sexuality, even after “don’t ask; don’t tell” was repealed.
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| Military ARTICLES | #GayMilitary | @ILoveGayAForces |

Election Day Chicago 2019 results: Lori Lightfoot wins mayoral race
April 03, 2019
Chicago just elected a black, openly LGBT woman as mayor.
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| QPOC/African-American ARTICLES | #QPOC | @IHeartQPOC |
| Politics & Law ARTICLES | #LGBTPolitics | @ILoveGayPolitic |

Bolingbrook Pride Picnic and Puppies in 2019
March 19, 2019
Bolingbrook Pride is returning to the Chicago suburbs on June 9th, from noon to 6 pm. What began as a first-time community event last summer is currently in the planning and fundraising stages for an even better experience this year!
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| Pride ARTICLES | #GayPride | @ILoveLGBTPride |
| Events ARTICLES | #GayEvents | @ILoveLGBTPride |

Pete Buttigieg, the young and openly gay Midwest mayor, finds a voice in crowded Democratic presidential field
March 18, 2019
The Navy veteran with a hard-to-pronounce name, from a city small enough to fit every resident in a college football stadium, seems to be winning the argument at the moment. Weeks after declaring his interest in challenging President Donald Trump, he has become, if not exactly well-known, a subject of interest for many Democratic voters, buoyed by a breakout performance at a CNN town hall on March...
| South Bend, IN ARTICLES | @ILoveGayChicago |
| Youth ARTICLES | #LGBTYouth | @ILoveGayYouth |
| Politics & Law ARTICLES | #LGBTPolitics | @ILoveGayPolitic |

'Tear You Apart' at Rivendell Theatre is about millennial roommates, slowly breaking up
March 04, 2019
Despite its misleading, click-baity title, “I Wanna (expletive) Tear You Apart,” now at the Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, is actually a variously sweet and (mildly) bitter play about roomie friendship and the intense, difficult-to-define relationships that (depending on how they turn out) can either merely suck up a lot of our 20s or sustain us for the rest of our lives.
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| Theatre ARTICLES | #GayTheatre | @ILoveGayTheatre |
| Entertainment ARTICLES | #GayMovies | @ILoveGayMovies |

Theft of suburban family's gay pride flag leads to heartening outcome — a neighborhood of rainbows
December 22, 2018
Casey Handal was hosting a gingerbread decorating party at her Barrington, Ill., home earlier this month when she glanced out her window and noticed something unnerving.
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| Local News ARTICLES | #GayLocalNews | @LGBTPinkieB |

Founder of Rebellious Magazine for Women to be honored
August 23, 2018
In advance of its upcoming national convention in Palm Springs, NLGJA - The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announced that Rebellious Magazine for Women founder and editor in chief Karen Hawkins is the inaugural recipient of the new NLGJA Jeanne Córdova Award. The award, according to the group, recognizes the achievement of an LGBTQ woman for a current body of work in journalism and/or opinion, w...
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| Business ARTICLES | #LGBTBiz | @ILoveLGBTBiz |
| Lesbian | #LesbianLife

A Conversation with BOYSTOWN Creator Jake Biondi
August 21, 2018
You may not know him by name, but you will surely recognize a series of books that he has authored called BOYSTOWN. Jake Biondi’s gay book series features sexy covers, relatable characters and as much drama as a telenovela. Biondi has big plans for the series, which was conceived in 2013. Five years later, the author has released eight seasons and has no plans of slowing down.
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| Books & Literature ARTICLES | #GayBooks | @ILoveGayBooks |
| Entertainment ARTICLES | #GayMovies | @ILoveGayMovies |

#AmazingForAll Sculpture Debuts At Market Days
August 13, 2018
It's what artist Matthew Hoffman wants visitors to feel about Chicago and how it celebrates the diversity of the LGBTQ community.
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| Travel ARTICLES | #GayTravel | @ILoveLGBTTravel |

'Holding the Man' at Pride Arts: Gay memoir is at once messy, inconsistent and powerful
August 10, 2018
REVIEW: "Holding the Man" at Pride Films and Plays. (2.5 stars) This is the stage adaptation of a famed 1995 memoir by Timothy Conigrave about growing up gay.
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| Theatre ARTICLES | #GayTheatre | @ILoveGayTheatre |
| Entertainment ARTICLES | #GayMovies | @ILoveGayMovies |

Recovering LGBT History Along Route 66
July 18, 2018
These gay bars along Route 66 may be gone, but they can live on in our history books—and in our photos.
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| Books & Literature ARTICLES | #GayBooks | @ILoveGayBooks |
| History ARTICLES | #LGBTHistory | @ILoveGayHistory |

Gov. Bruce Rauner officiates at gay wedding of Mark Cozzi, sparking conservative ire
July 12, 2018
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner — who has already drawn ire from social conservatives — officiated a same sex wedding in Chicago last month.
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| Marriage & Civil Unions ARTICLES | #MarriageEquality | @ILoveGayWedding |

Illinois town will get its first gay pride parade — thanks to a 12-year-old
July 12, 2018
Seventh-grader Molly Pinta has already raised thousands of dollars for next year's inaugural pride parade in the Chicago suburb of Buffalo Grove.
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| Pride ARTICLES | #GayPride | @ILoveLGBTPride |
| Events ARTICLES | #GayEvents | @ILoveLGBTPride |

Rebecca Makkai Tells Story Of Chicago AIDS Crisis In 'The Great Believers'
June 28, 2018
Makkai's new novel "The Great Believers" looks at how AIDS not only ravaged the gay community in Chicago in the 1980s and '90s, but continued to impact lives decades later.
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| HIV/AIDS ARTICLES | #HIV | @ILoveGayHealth |
| History ARTICLES | #LGBTHistory | @ILoveGayHistory |

Dyke marches show that pride is about more than rainbows, parades and white gay men
June 28, 2018
These marches — which are often held the same weekend as big Pride marches in several cities — boast community, inclusivity and unapologetic joy.
| Chicago, IL ARTICLES | #GayChicago | @ILoveGayChicago |
| Pride ARTICLES | #GayPride | @ILoveLGBTPride |
| Events ARTICLES | #GayEvents | @ILoveLGBTPride |
| Lesbian | #LesbianLife

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