Gay Chicago: The Latest

Prosecutor: Fatal Cop Shooting of Trans Man with Blade Justified

| Jan 17
A police officer was justified in fatally shooting a man who had a utility knife and told officers he would kill them or they would have to kill him, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Obama Cuts Short Chelsea Manning's Prison Sentence

| By Josh Lederman | Jan 17
President Barack Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning, the transgender solider who leaked Army documents and is serving 35 years.

Prosecutor: Orlando Gunman's Widow Knew About the Pulse Attack

| By Eric Tucker and Paul Elias | Jan 17
The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman knew about the attack ahead of time, prosecutors said Tuesday as she appeared in court to face charges of aiding and abetting her husband in the months before the rampage last June that left 49 people dead.

Watch: Gay Pimp Jonny McGovern Has NSFW Gay Questions

| Jan 17
Gay Pimp Jonny McGovern is back and looking for answers to "Gay Questions."

Streep, Meyers, 'Moonlight' to be Honored at LGBTQ Gala

| Jan 17
Actress Meryl Streep, TV host Seth Meyers, and the Golden Globe-winning movie "Moonlight" will be honored next month by the Human Rights Campaign, the LGBTQ civil rights organization.

Putin: Obama's Govt is Working Hard to Undermine Trump

| By Vladimir Isachenkov | Jan 17
In a biting attack, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations and said those who are doing it are "worse than prostitutes."

Charlie Sheen Exalts PRO 140; Rest of HIV Community Prudent

| By EDGE | Jan 17
Charlie Sheen is a big cheerleader for CytoDyn's HIV injectable, PRO 140. But the rest of the HIV community would like to see some scientific data on their clinical trails first.

Watch Andy Cohen Get Political: 'Putin Has a Nice Ass but I Don't Want to Kiss It'

| Jan 17
TMZ caught up with Andy Cohen at Los Angeles International Airport recently, where the "Watch What Happens Live" host got political, commenting on Donald Trump's presidency and his upcoming inauguration.

Gay8 Festival 2017 :: January 1, 2017

| Jan 17
The Gay8 Festival was held on Little Havana's Calle Ocho, with headliner performer Lucy Grau.

Innovative Training for Doctors Could Improve Hospital Experience

| By EDGE | Jan 17
A patient's happiness is not the primary focus for many physicians, but it is an increasingly important factor in the healthcare industry. One Florida doctor has incorporated patient happiness into his practice.


News

Run, Don't Walk, to Women's March on Washington, Says Harlem Run

| By Winnie McCroy | Jan 17
A groundswell of support has risen for the January 21 Women's March on Washington, with one recent group of women deciding to forgo the bus trip altogether, and instead run down to the nation's capital.


Entertainment

Chicago, IL

Review :: Her America

THEATRE | By Becky Sarwate | Jan 13
Greenhouse Theater Center launches their world premiere of "Her America."

Review :: Strike A Pose

| By Louise Adams | Jan 17
The bittersweet documentary checks in with the male dancers from Madonna's 1990 "Blonde Ambition" tour (choreographed by Karole Armitage) and accompanying "Truth or Dare" movie.


Business

Retail Group Launches Training for Entry-Level Job Seekers

| By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 17
Trying to stem high turnover in store jobs, nonprofit groups and chains such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot and the Home Shopping Network are launching a program to help people develop the skills to land entry-level jobs and advance in a retail career.


Finance

Woodstock, VT, Fights to Save Its Charm, One Shutter At a Time

| By Wilson Ring | Dec 31
Some property owners are questioning the community's requirement, arguing that the regulations are enforced irregularly, and that some buildings look better without shutters.


Cars

Auto Show Concepts: Would You Build Them or Forget Them?

| By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 17
Car companies don't just show current models at auto shows. They also unveil prototypes that could be built in the future.


Health/Fitness

How One Part of Your Brain Could Predict Heart Disease

| Jan 17
For the first time, a study shows how signs of stress in a specific part of the brain could predict future heart trouble.


Travel

National Park Visits Hit Record High for Third Straight Year

| By Brady McCombs | Jan 17
Visits to U.S. national parks set a record in 2016 for the third consecutive year as landmarks such Zion, Yellowstone and Rocky Mountain experienced historic levels of popularity.


Nightlife

ArtDeco Weekend 2017 In Miami Beach :: January 13- 15, 2017

| Jan 15
The 40th annual Art Deco weekend, The Jazz Age Lawn Party, was held in Miami Beach. This is the world's largest prohibition era inspired gathering, with 1920's and 1930's style entertainment.