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FOF #1523 – Chicago’s Extraordinary Queer History

Since its founding, Chicago has always been a place where people come to get their groove on. Today historians Jill Austin and Jennifer Brier, co-curators of the ‘Out in Chicago’ exhibit at the Chicago History Museum join us to about “outing” historical figures, secret gay codes and how gay men cruised at the turn of the century.

Posted in: Interviews, Podcast 8 years ago 2

Happy Birthday Beehive!

The Beehive hairdo is celebrating its 50 year anniversary this year. The iconic look, worn by housewives, celebrities and drag queens was created in Chicago for a magazine searching for a new look to symbolize the 60s.

Posted in: Topics 9 years ago 0