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In Chicago – Edgewater PRIDE: Oppression to Expression

Edgewater Historical Society Museum is presenting an exhibit on the LGBT movement within Chicago’s Uptown, Edgewater, and Rogers Park communities from June 3-September 24. I know, you’re probably saying “There’s and Edgewater Historical Museum?” Yes, […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Politics & Activism 13 years ago 0

VIDEO: Public TV’s “DuSable to Obama: Chicago’s Black Metropolis”

This video covers the history of Chicago’s African-American community, from its first permanent settler, a black man from the West Indies to the first black president.

I haven’t watched all of it, but part two mentions how important the YMCA was for creating an early vibrant community, so you know what that means! Gays rule!

Posted in: Culture & Style, Politics & Activism, Videos 13 years ago 0

81 Words… The Story of Changing Homosexuality From a Disease

This is a link to This American Life and explains in 1973, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) declared that homosexuality was not a disease simply by changing the 81-word definition of sexual deviance in its […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Images 14 years ago 3

FOF #964 – A Brief History of Leather

Every year over Memorial Day weekend Chicago is host to the hugely popular International Mr. Leather Conference, a gathering for leather man and other assorted kinky types. We’ve seen everyone from Marlon Brando to Madonna […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Hunks, Interviews, Podcast 15 years ago 12