Gay Chicago: The Latest

Give Up After Scandals? Television History Shows Otherwise

Give Up After Scandals? Television History Shows Otherwise

NEWS | By Mark Kennedy | Jun 25
Say this about TV creators in 2018 - they don't give up easily.

Trump Tells Jimmy Fallon to 'Be a Man' Over Hair-Mussing

Trump Tells Jimmy Fallon to 'Be a Man' Over Hair-Mussing

NEWS | Jun 25
President Donald Trump is telling "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon to "be a man" and stop "whimpering" about the personal anguish he felt over the backlash he received after messing up Trump's hair during a 2016 campaign appearance on Fallon's talk show.

Anita Baker, H.E.R., Meek Mill Shine at BET Awards

Anita Baker, H.E.R., Meek Mill Shine at BET Awards

NEWS | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jun 25
The 2018 BET Awards barely handed out any trophies with big stars like Cardi B, Drake and Kendrick Lamar absent, but the show included superior performances by rising singer H.E.R., rapper Meek Mill and gospel artist Yolanda Adams.

First Lady: Kindness and Compassion are Important in Life

First Lady: Kindness and Compassion are Important in Life

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Jun 25
Melania Trump said Sunday that kindness, compassion and positivity are important traits in life.

Ava DuVernay Scores Another Milestone for Black Female Directors

Ava DuVernay Scores Another Milestone for Black Female Directors

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 25
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay has checked off another milestone for black female directors.

Roseanne Barr in Interview: 'I Made Myself a Hate Magnet'

Roseanne Barr in Interview: 'I Made Myself a Hate Magnet'

NEWS | Jun 25
In an emotional interview, Roseanne Barr said she definitely feels remorse for the racist tweet that prompted ABC to cancel the revival of "Roseanne."

Trump Says People from Mexico 'Invade' US

Trump Says People from Mexico 'Invade' US

NEWS | By Darlene Superville | Jun 25
President Donald Trump compares people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and says they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge.

Chicago Pride Parade :: June 24, 2018

Chicago Pride Parade :: June 24, 2018

NIGHTLIFE | Jun 24
Chicago's 49th annual Pride Parade had LGBTQ supporters coming out and enjoying a sunny day full of rainbows.

'Jurassic World' Sequel Stomps Its Way to $150 Million Debut

'Jurassic World' Sequel Stomps Its Way to $150 Million Debut

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jake Coyle | Jun 24
The dinosaurs still rule the box office. "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" surpassed expectations to open with $150 million in ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Celebration, Defiance Mix at New York City Gay Pride Parade

Celebration, Defiance Mix at New York City Gay Pride Parade

NEWS | By Rebecca Gibian | Jun 24
Celebration and pride mixed with defiance in New York City on Sunday as throngs of people crowded the streets, rainbow flags waving, for the annual gay pride march.


News

Trump Wants Those Who 'Invade' Sent Right Back

Trump Wants Those Who 'Invade' Sent Right Back

POLITICS | By Darlene Superville | Jun 24
President Donald Trump on Sunday compared people entering the U.S. from Mexico to invaders and said they should be immediately sent back without appearing before a judge.


Technology

Net Neutrality Backers Fume as California Bill Watered Down

Net Neutrality Backers Fume as California Bill Watered Down

PERSONAL TECH | By Jonathan J. Cooper | Jun 24
California legislation that was billed as one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive net neutrality was watered down during a tense legislative hearing Wednesday, leading the author to repudiate what he called a "mutilated" bill.


Cars

Chevrolet Goes After Jeep Grand Cherokee with New Blazer

Chevrolet Goes After Jeep Grand Cherokee with New Blazer

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jun 24
Because these days you can't have too many SUVs, General Motors is bringing back the Chevrolet Blazer. Only this time it's not a thirsty and boxy truck.


Style

U.S. Restaurants Host Refugee Chefs Who Offer a Taste of Home

U.S. Restaurants Host Refugee Chefs Who Offer a Taste of Home

FOOD/DRINK | By Lorin Eleni Gill | Jun 25
The Refugee Food Festival -- a joint initiative of the United Nations Refugee Agency and a French nonprofit, Food Sweet Food -- started in Paris in 2016 and came to the U.S. for the first time this year, with restaurants in New York participating as well.


Health/Fitness

Nearly 400 People Used California Assisted Death Law in 2017

Nearly 400 People Used California Assisted Death Law in 2017

NATIONAL | By Don Thompson | Jun 23
California health officials reported Friday that 374 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in 2017, the first full year after a law made the option legal.


Travel

Inbound U.S. Flights Soon to Screen Powdered Substances

Inbound U.S. Flights Soon to Screen Powdered Substances

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 22
U.S. security officials will require more screening of powdered substances in carry-on bags on international flights headed to the United States starting June 30.


Nightlife

Garden Party @ Pier 84 :: June 18, 2018

Garden Party @ Pier 84 :: June 18, 2018

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jun 21
NYC's LGBTQ Center's Garden Party is a wonderful collection of restaurants and chefs that bring cheer to the city and help us all kick-off Pride week.