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Two Orlando hospitals won't bill Pulse shooting victims
August 26, 2016

Two Orlando-area hospitals said this week that they won't bill the victims of an attack on a gay nightclub.

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Player who allegedly called Robbie Rogers 'queer' suspended for two games
August 26, 2016

The United Soccer League (USL) on Wednesday announced that it had suspended for two games the player who allegedly called LA Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers "queer."

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YouTube's Davey Wavey is a sex sensation with perfect pecs – and more than 300 million views of his videos
August 25, 2016

Davey Wavey has been talking sex, absolutely anything and everything sex-related for years. That's his job; it's full-time with a lot of perks and plenty of traveling around the world – all along flaunting his perfectly-sculpted chest for millions, with an overflowing crowd of young gay men in that mix. Add in a splash of his quick-witted humor, an occasional guest or two joining him, and well, Davey Wavey comes to life on video. He is the president of Davey Wavey, Inc., and YouTube has long been his home.

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Man who poured scalding water on gay couple gets 40 years
August 25, 2016

A judge on Wednesday sentenced a Georgia man to 40 years in prison for pouring boiling water on a gay couple.

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Donald Trump donates $100,000 to Tony Perkins' church
August 25, 2016

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reportedly gave $100,000 to the Greenwell Springs Baptist Church in Louisiana, which is headed by Tony Perkins.

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Oromo Cafe: Bringing flavors, inspirations from around the world to Lincoln Square
August 24, 2016

When Cenk Duman started planning a new restaurant over a year ago, it was going to be a small yet worldly coffee concept cafÉ that served coffee in styles from around the world. He found the perfect spot in Lincoln Square, in a former clothing boutique, thus, a complete build-out was needed, as they added commercial plumbing, HVAC, a kitchen, a storage area, bar, and more.

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Celebrating same-sex marriages in Cook County: #JourneyTo10K
August 23, 2016

The Countdown to 10,000 is in the home stretch in the office of Cook County Clerk David Orr – and one grand celebration for the 10-grand couple is being planned.

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Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announces 2016 inductees
August 22, 2016

Twelve individuals, two organizations, and two friends of the community have been selected for induction into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, the organization which honors and celebrates notable members of Chicago's LGBT communities.

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Cher helps raise $1.5 million for Hillary Clinton at Provincetown fundraiser
August 22, 2016

Cher on Sunday helped raise more than $1.5 million at a fundraiser and rally for Hillary Clinton.

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Hillary Clinton, Stevie Wonder, Lance Bass help raise funds for Orlando Victims
August 21, 2016

Hillary Clinton, Stevie Wonder and Lance Bass were among the celebrities who participated in a benefit to raise funds for victims of a mass shooting in Orlando.

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Israel's first transgender officer visits Chicago, talks about his military experience
August 20, 2016

A pioneer in Israel as that country's first out transgender military officer, Lt. Shachar, visited Chicago this summer as part of his week-long tour of the U.S. to speak to members of the LGBT community, members of the media, and to meet representatives from veterans for equal rights.

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Taverna 750 leaving Boystown for 'bigger and better' space opening Sept. 2 in Andersonville
August 19, 2016

Taverna 750 is officially leaving the space at 750 W. Cornelia Ave. — and Boystown entirely — after its landlord applied for licensing to open his own restaurant in the space, which forced the popular Italian eatery and brunch venue out of the neighborhood.

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Derrick Gordon says he wasn't invited to try out for NBA because he's gay
August 19, 2016

In a new interview, former Seton Hall guard Derrick Gordon says he was not invited to try out for a single NBA team this summer because of his sexual orientation.

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David Hernandez launches 'Beautiful' song and video, opens up on American Idol run, coming out
August 18, 2016

Life is Beautiful these days for David Hernandez, the 33-year-old singer who hit the mainstream through American Idol in 2008, though was embroiled in a semi-sex-scandal and ousted from the show before many anticipated.

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John Michael's 'Dementia Me' tackles death and Alzheimer's with humor
August 18, 2016

If you saw a bunch of balloons floating around a festival this summer, you probably received a card from the person attached to them: Chicago-based performer John Michael Colgin. John MIchael (who prefers to drop his last name) has taken to the streets promoting the self-produced five week run of his latest one man show, "Dementia Me," by any means necessary.

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#Twinks4Trump's Lucian Wintrich says twinks love 'strong daddy figure'
August 18, 2016

During a radio appearance, Lucian Wintrich, the New York City-based photographer, said that an increasing number of twinks, which he defined as "skinny," under 25 gay men, were supporting Donald Trump for president.

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In Orlando, Marco Rubio calls on evangelicals to reach out to LGBT community
August 16, 2016

During an appearance Friday in Orlando, Florida, Senator Marco Rubio called on evangelicals to reach out to the LGBT community.

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Cher to fundraise for Hillary Clinton in Miami Beach, Fire Island
August 16, 2016

Cher will host two fundraisers later this month for Hillary Clinton.

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Ricardo Sebastian throws 30th Birthday Party to help charitable cause
August 16, 2016

Everything he does with Habitat for Humanity has been oh-so-personal for Ricardo Sebastian, who was born and raised in Chicago and now calls the Gold Coast neighborhood home.

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Market Days continues Sunday in Boystown
August 14, 2016

Northalsted Market Days, the Midwest's largest outdoor street fest, kicked off Saturday in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood. The two-day festival continues Sunday from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m.

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WATCH Market Days 2016: Deborah Cox complete performances of Absolutely Not and Nobody's Supposed to Be Here
August 14, 2016

Multi-platinum artist Deborah Cox has conquered the R&B and pop charts, including six top-20 Billboard chart R&B singles, and an impressive eleven No.

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Hydrate Nightclub serves-up hot beats over Market Days weekend
August 13, 2016

Boystown's popular Hydrate Nightclub will continue its annual tradition of hot beats on its outdoor stage this Market Days weekend.

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Market Days 2016: Here's everything you need to know
August 13, 2016

The Midwest's largest street festival is back as Northalsted Market Days 2016 takes over Boystown with some of the biggest parties and performances in Chicago this weekend.

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