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Chi Chi LaRue and Honey West host 15th annual Grabbys
May 28, 2016

The annual Grabbys Award Show, better know as The Grabbys, will celebrate its fifteenth anniversary Saturday night at Metro Theater, 3730 N. Clark, in Chicago.

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IML 2016 welcomes leather and fetish community to Chicago
May 27, 2016

International Mr. Leather opens Friday welcoming the leather and fetish world to Chicago this Memorial Day weekend.

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Obama to host eighth and final White House Pride reception June 9
May 27, 2016

President Barack Obama will host his eighth and final White House Pride reception on Thursday, June 9.

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Eleven states sue Obama administration over student transgender bathroom use
May 27, 2016

Texas on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging a directive by the Obama administration advising schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice.

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Adam Lambert realized he was gay in sixth grade; coming out to parents was 'easy'
May 26, 2016

In a new It Got Better video, out singer Adam Lambert says he realized at an early age that he "was not wired the same way as most of the other boys."

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San Francisco 49ers want North Carolina anti-gay law repealed
May 26, 2016

While visiting Charlotte for NFL meetings this week, San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York called for repeal of North Carolina's anti-gay law.

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Memorial Day weekend heats up with IML, Grabbys and Bear Pride
May 24, 2016

This Memorial Day weekend, Chicago will be heating up as thousands of leathermen, adult stars and bears descend on the city for International Mr. Leather, the Grabbys, Bear Pride and more.

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Raven-Symone says she was pressured by Hollywood to remain closeted
May 24, 2016

Actress Raven-Symone reveals in an It Got Better video that she was pressured by Hollywood to remain in the closet.

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Sun shines at Miami Beach hotels
May 24, 2016

The tables were meticulously set for lunch, in a u-shape design for about 12 people, with the names of each attendee written on a white card that was attached to a mason jar, which was filled with a plant of herbs or spices. Truly a clever place card – and mine had purple sage.

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Illinois Republican Party rejects same-sex marriage in platform
May 23, 2016

Meeting in Peoria on Friday, delegates to the state GOP convention voted overwhelmingly to retain a plank in the party platform that defines marriages between a man and a woman.

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Joe Biden calls gay West Point class president 'courageous'
May 23, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday praised West Point class president Eugene "E.J." Coleman for coming out gay.

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Stephen Amell 'very happy' for Colton Haynes coming out gay
May 23, 2016

Actor Stephen Amell, who is best known for his portrayal of Oliver Queen / Green Arrow on the CW's Arrow, this week congratulated Colton Haynes on his coming out.

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Fantasy lands in Boystown in the former Circuit Nightclub
May 21, 2016

Major changes have started at the former Circuit Nightclub in Boystown as married Dallas couple Erwing Mancini and Arthur Hood hope to revive the venue with a new look, new feel, new name, new setting, food offerings and a truly inclusive atmosphere.

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Daya to perform Chicago Pride Fest, Saturday, June 18
May 21, 2016

The 17-year-old singer Daya (pronounced "dey-uh") may have killed it with her 2015 single "Hide Away," but the artist proved she had official staying-power with her Chainsmokers collaboration, "Don't Let Me Down."

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Dumblonde performs Chicago Pride Fest, Sunday, June 19
May 21, 2016

Before we're allowed to gush about the true, hidden genius that is Dumblone, we need to talk about Danity Kane.

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Jordin Sparks to perform Chicago Pride Fest, Saturday, June 18
May 21, 2016

If there's one thing we know about American Idol songbird Jordin Sparks, it's that she loves her gay fanbase. Along with taking the stage at Chicago Pride Fest in 2016, Sparks is already slated to perform at pride festivals in Miami Beach, Kentucky and Alabama. You better work!

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Ald. Moreno proposes Chicago's second LGBT-friendly affordable housing complex
May 21, 2016

Chicago Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno (1st) Thursday announced a plan for an LGBT-friendly, mixed-use development with 100 percent affordable housing units that would be built in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood.

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Eric Fanning thanks boyfriend for 'patience at home' during confirmation process
May 20, 2016

After being sworn in as Army Secretary, Eric Fanning held a press conference in which he thanked his boyfriend Ben Masri-Cohen for standing by his side during a "confusing" confirmation process.

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Fox News' Keith Ablow: Being transgender is like saying you 'identify as younger'
May 20, 2016

Appearing this week on Fox News' Fox & Friends, psychiatrist Keith Ablow criticized an Obama administration directive on transgender students.

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Neverland takes on IML with 'Animal Farm' party May 27
May 19, 2016

Neverland invites you to get down and dirty with the animal inside this Memorial Day Weekend for the first-ever IML edition of their high concept theme dance parties: "Animal Farm."

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Boystown leaders giving you a chance to rewrite history with 'Pride Prom'
May 18, 2016

Prom. It's a high school rite of passage that, for many in the LGBT community, was anything but a glamorous time.

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HBO to premiere 'Looking' finale special in July
May 18, 2016

HBO on Tuesday announced a July premiere date for Looking: The Movie.

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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto proposes legalizing gay marriage
May 18, 2016

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Tuesday proposed legalizing same-sex marriage throughout Mexico.

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