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Octane Party heats up Boystown, raises funds for Lakeview Pantry
November 19, 2017

Chicago-based DJ Jesse Mercado made his debut at an Octane Party from SKIN Productions on Saturday night, Nov. 11, at Fantasy Nightclub in Boystown -- and he delivered a five-plus hour high-energy set, wrapping up in the wee hours of Sunday, Nov. 12.

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HRC study finds murders of transgender people has increased
November 19, 2017

According to a report released Friday, at least 25 transgender people in the United States have been murdered this year, a new record.

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'Grace And Frankie' season 4 arrives on Netflix January 19
November 19, 2017

The fourth season of Netflix's original comedy Grace and Frankie premieres Friday, January 19.

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Increase in number of companies earning 100 percent on HRC's LGBT Index
November 14, 2017

The number of companies earning top marks for how they treat their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees has hit a record high, according to a new report released by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest LGBT rights advocate.

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Ezra Miller says he was told that coming out queer was a mistake
November 12, 2017

In an interview with Shortlist published Wednesday, out actor Ezra Miller said that he was told that coming out queer was a mistake.

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Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2017 inductees honored
November 12, 2017

Nine individuals, three organizations, and two friends of the community were inducted into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, the organization which honors and celebrates notable members of Chicago's LGBT communities, on Nov. 8.

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2 men charged with North Side armed robberies using Grindr
November 12, 2017

Two men were charged and denied bail in a string of armed robberies on Chicago’s North Side after allegedly using Grindr to lure victims.

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Kevin Spacey comes out gay; apologizes for alleged sexual advances toward Anthony Rapp at 14
October 30, 2017

Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey has come out gay amid allegations he made sexual advances toward Star Trek: Discovery actor Anthony Rapp when he was 14.

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Trump admin asks to argue for Colorado baker who refused gay couple
October 26, 2017

The Trump administration on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court for permission to argue on behalf of a Colorado baker who refused to serve a gay couple.

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Just weeks after marrying, Milo Yiannopoulos urges Australians to reject marriage equality
October 25, 2017

Just weeks after marrying his boyfriend in Hawaii, gay conservative Milo Yiannopoulos is calling on Australians to vote against marriage equality.

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Neverland celebrates Halloween with 'Saturday Morning Cartoons'
October 25, 2017

Fresh off their wickedly successful 'Gods of the Nile' Market Days party, Neverland is now bringing some of your favorite Saturday morning cartoons to life for Chicago's largest gay Halloween dance party this Saturday in Boystown.

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Running friends join the 50 States Marathon Club
October 25, 2017

Ming Mac and Will Dong each completed the Des Moines Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 15, completing their multi-year journey to run a marathon in all 50 States.

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Northalsted 'Haunted Halsted' Halloween Parade, Oct. 31
October 24, 2017

The legendary Northalsted Halloween Parade, where hundreds of costumed participants march down the streets of Boystown, returns this Tuesday, Oct. 31 under the theme 'Haunted Halsted'.

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Elton John condemns Betty Price's HIV quarantine remarks
October 24, 2017

Out British singer Elton John has condemned a Republican lawmaker's remarks on quarantining HIV-positive individuals.

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Concerned about an armed far right, LGBT group takes up arms
October 24, 2017

Anxious about an armed far right, an LGBT group in Rochester, New York is taking up arms.

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Chicago tops HRC list for LGBT equality, Naperville ranks last in Illinois
October 22, 2017

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released its sixth annual Municipality Equality Index (MEI) for 506 U.S. cities, including nine in Illinois. Chicago remains the friendliest city for LGBT Illinoisans, with Naperville at the bottom of the list.

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Al Franken to Jeff Sessions: No Trump official has done more to hurt LGBT people than you
October 22, 2017

Minnesota Senator Al Franken was among the handful of Democrats who grilled Attorney General Jeff Sessions on his record on LGBT rights.

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Chicago venue cancels Milo Yiannopoulos' event after backlash
October 19, 2017

Milo Yiannopoulos' Nov. 13 show at the Patio Theater in Portage Park was cancelled Wednesday after fierce backlash and planned protests over the booking of the controversial alt-right author and speaker.

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Trump once joked that Mike Pence 'wants to hang' all gay people
October 18, 2017

In a The New Yorker article, President Donald Trump is quoted as joking that Vice President Mike Pence "wants to hang" all gay people.

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DJ Toy Armada brings the beats – and has jumped on the Cubs bandwagon
October 17, 2017

Toy Armada is a Chicago Cubs fan, specifically, pitcher Jake Arrieta – and Armada has a Cubs shirt with ARRIETA emblazed on the back.

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DJ Dani Toro brings the beats as hundreds dance at monthly Octane Party
October 16, 2017

DJ Dani Toro deviated for a brief moment during his four hour-plus set of circuit party beats at the Octane Party from SKIN Productions that started late Saturday night, Oct. 14, and didn't finish at Fantasy Night Club in Boystown until the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 15.

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Trump promises anti-LGBT group their views would 'no longer be silenced'
October 13, 2017

President Donald Trump has become the first U.S. president to speak at the Values Voter Summit, an anti-LGBT conference, where on Friday he told the crowd their anti-LGBT views would "no longer be silenced".

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