Gay Chicago: The Latest

Betty Buckley, Storyteller

Betty Buckley, Storyteller

ARTS & CULTURE | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Apr 30
Though best-known for her work in musical theater, Betty Buckley is a performer with a diverse fan base.

Fierté Ours Bear Pride: Paris, France

Fierté Ours Bear Pride: Paris, France

NIGHTLIFE | By Robin Gray | Apr 30
Fierté Ours Bear Pride is France's answer to Europe's growing number of bear festivals. In the 'City of Lights' the festival includes the election of 'Monsieur Ours' (Mr Bear), as well as a number of parties, dinners, brunches and drinks.

School Vouchers, Rising in Many GOP States, Founder in Texas

School Vouchers, Rising in Many GOP States, Founder in Texas

NEWS | By Will Weissert | Apr 30
Gary VanDeaver describes himself as a conservative less than a minute into many conversations. The Texas state representative blames "unelected federal judges" for imposing gay marriage on America and has been endorsed by anti-abortion groups and the NRA.

Macron's Startup-Style Campaign Upends French Expectations

Macron's Startup-Style Campaign Upends French Expectations

NEWS | By Angela Charlton | Apr 30
Whether or not Emmanuel Macron wins the French presidency in next Sunday's runoff, he has already accomplished the unthinkable.

Bill Would Reform CA Sex Offender Registry

Bill Would Reform CA Sex Offender Registry

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 30
Gay state Senator Scott Wiener has introduced a bill that would create a tiered registry for California sex offenders, meaning some could leave the state's lifetime registry earlier than planned.

Robin Meets... Justin Russo From Logo's 'Fire Island'

Robin Meets... Justin Russo From Logo's 'Fire Island'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Robin Gray | Apr 30
Last week saw the launch of "Fire Island" on VH1 and Logo, and we were amazed to see that instead of the usual six white twinks, there is an impressive level of diversity, including a bear!

Candidates Invoke Trump's Name, God in Alabama Senate Race

Candidates Invoke Trump's Name, God in Alabama Senate Race

NEWS | By Kim Chandler | Apr 30
Seated beneath the Ten Commandments plaque that first made him a conservative icon in the culture wars, U.S. Senate candidate and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore invokes President Donald Trump's campaign slogan - but with his own twist.

At 100 Days in, Trump Seems Both Outsider and Insider

At 100 Days in, Trump Seems Both Outsider and Insider

NEWS | By Laurie Kellman | Apr 30
President Donald Trump is turning from his dramatic debut as an outsider president to focus on advancing his plans to cut taxes and get tough on trade deals.

Fyre Fest Fiasco: Bahamas Party Lives, Dies on Social Media

Fyre Fest Fiasco: Bahamas Party Lives, Dies on Social Media

NEWS | By Tamara Lush | Apr 30
In this day and age, the young and beautiful live and die on social media.

Hacker Claims Release of Stolen Copies of 'OITNB'

Hacker Claims Release of Stolen Copies of 'OITNB'

NEWS | By Michael Liedtke | Apr 30
A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black."


News

Report Raises Concerns About 'Stealthing' During Sex

Report Raises Concerns About 'Stealthing' During Sex

NATIONAL | Apr 30
A disturbing trend called "stealthing" is causing concern. It involves men who remove condoms during sexual acts without their partner's consent, and then brag about it online.


Entertainment

 Review :: The Moon Duo
Chicago, IL

Review :: The Moon Duo

MUSIC | By Louise Adams | Apr 28
Portland's "Moon Duo" is a psychedelic pastiche of krautrock and trance-like trip hop, resulting in an engaging and ebullient wall of noise.

National Book Foundation Head Aims to Be a Cheerleader for Literature

National Book Foundation Head Aims to Be a Cheerleader for Literature

BOOKS | Apr 30
National Book Foundation executive director Lisa Lucas is the first woman and African-American to lead the non-profit that hands out the National Book Awards every year.


Business

Why Today's Young Adults Are Growing Up More Slowly

Why Today's Young Adults Are Growing Up More Slowly

FINANCE | Apr 30
The shifting economy means Americans are taking longer to reach traditional markers of independence -- in the process changing how they define adulthood.


Technology

Game Developers Look To China As A New Market For Gay Games

Game Developers Look To China As A New Market For Gay Games

VIDEO GAMES | By Tucker Berardi | Apr 30
Developers are working toward creating a "pink economy," a business model that caters to the LGBT community. The market for LGBT content is growing, and businesses are scrambling to secure their place in the new territory.


Cars

Fiat 124 Spider: More Fun Than a Miata

Fiat 124 Spider: More Fun Than a Miata

AUTO NEWS | By Gay Wheels | Apr 30
My frequent Gaywheels readers recognize that I'm a big fan of fast cars and convertibles. Some of my past articles have chronicled that love of speed and top-down driving pleasure, and maybe my no-nonsense style.


Style

Las Vegas Insider: Where to Nosh, Nightlife and Nod

Las Vegas Insider: Where to Nosh, Nightlife and Nod

FOOD/DRINK | By Jill Gleeson | Apr 28
The latest in our "Las Vegas Insider" series features tips from André C. Wade, the new executive director of The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada.


Health/Fitness

UK Jury Convicts Doctor of Performing Unneccesary Surgeries

UK Jury Convicts Doctor of Performing Unneccesary Surgeries

INTERNATIONAL | By Danica Kirka | Apr 28
A prominent breast surgeon whose victims accused him of playing God with their lives faces a life sentence after a jury convicted him Friday of carrying out unnecessary operations that maimed some of his victims for life.


Travel

Not Your Average Road Trip: Strange and Lesser-Known Spots

Not Your Average Road Trip: Strange and Lesser-Known Spots

By Lainey Millen and Maria Dominguez | Apr 30
Do you feel that every summer is all about beaches and hiking, and you want to see something new? This list may be for you.


Nightlife

White Party Palm Springs 2017 :: Jeffrey Sanker's Hot Time in the Desert

White Party Palm Springs 2017 :: Jeffrey Sanker's Hot Time in the Desert

SPECIAL EVENTS | By Joel Martens | Apr 29
It's a place to see, know and understand another piece of who we are and how we fit into the larger community... and, as a favorite friend once said, "A place to dance your tits off."