Gay Chicago: The Latest

Columbus Passes Ban on Conversion Therapy

Columbus Passes Ban on Conversion Therapy

NEWS | Mar 28
Officials in Columbus have voted to ban conversion therapy in the city.

Will Smith, 'Fresh Prince' Cast Enjoy Brief Reunion

Will Smith, 'Fresh Prince' Cast Enjoy Brief Reunion

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 28
Will Smith has reunited with his "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" cast mates.

Lawsuit: Bus Terminal Bathroom Arrests Target Gays

Lawsuit: Bus Terminal Bathroom Arrests Target Gays

NEWS | Mar 28
A class action lawsuit accuses Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police of targeting gay men who use the restrooms at New York City's main bus terminal.

Worst Humanitarian Crisis Hits As Trump Slashes Foreign Aid

Worst Humanitarian Crisis Hits As Trump Slashes Foreign Aid

NEWS | By Justin Lynch | Mar 28
The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump proposes foreign aid cuts

Pulse Lawsuit Against Employer, Wife Moved to State Court

Pulse Lawsuit Against Employer, Wife Moved to State Court

NEWS | By Mike Schneider | Mar 28
A lawsuit brought by victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre against the gunman's employer and wife was withdrawn from federal court and filed in state court in South Florida on Monday.

Trump Takes Aim at Obama's Efforts to Curb Global Warming

Trump Takes Aim at Obama's Efforts to Curb Global Warming

NEWS | By Matthew Daly and Jill Colvin | Mar 28
Trump, who has called global warming a "hoax" invented by the Chinese, has repeatedly criticized the power-plant rule and others as an attack on American workers and the struggling U.S. coal industry.

Houston Student Dies Days After FaceTime with Beyonce

Houston Student Dies Days After FaceTime with Beyonce

ENTERTAINMENT | Mar 27
A Houston high school student has lost her battle with terminal cancer days after having a dream come true in a talk with Beyonce over a video chat.

CNN's Ana Navarro to be Honored by PFLAG Monday

CNN's Ana Navarro to be Honored by PFLAG Monday

NEWS | Mar 27
"I believe LGBTQ people have the same exact rights-including to life, liberty, love, marriage and children-as I do," said Navarro. "I don't deserve an award for that. But I am grateful to PFLAG for giving me one."

New Study: 'Sounding Gay' Could Cost You a Job

New Study: 'Sounding Gay' Could Cost You a Job

NEWS | Mar 27
A new study from the University of Surrey in England claims that "gay" sounding voices might cost people a new job or prevent them from receiving a salary increase.

Firebrands and Female Artists: 'Nasty Women of the Met'

Firebrands and Female Artists: 'Nasty Women of the Met'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
A new private tour by Andrew Lear at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Nasty Women of the Met," will give you all the dirt on the firebrands who toppled stereotypes and shattered glass ceilings, and the female artists who made their mark.


Entertainment

 Review :: Circus 1903
Chicago, IL

Review :: Circus 1903

THEATRE | By Christine Malcom | Mar 23
"Circus 1903-The Golden Age of Circus" combines the creative talent behind "The Illusionists" and the puppeteers who created "War Horse" for the National Theater wth acts of daring and breath-taking physical skill.

 Review :: Peyton Place

Review :: Peyton Place

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 27
If you haven't seen this American classic in a while, this Blu-ray will spark memories; if you have never seen it, this is the release to look for.


Business

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

CORPORATE | By Sarah Rankin | Mar 27
Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities are struggling to dispose of.


Technology

Got Camera? Facebook Adds More Snapchat-Like Features

Got Camera? Facebook Adds More Snapchat-Like Features

PERSONAL TECH | Mar 28
Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let people's cameras "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text.


Style

Deplorable: Bangladesh's Grim Leather Trade

Deplorable: Bangladesh's Grim Leather Trade

FASHION | By Martha Mendoza, Julhas Alam | Mar 27
Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains says.


Travel

New Orleans Breaks Tourism Records

New Orleans Breaks Tourism Records

Mar 27
A new study says New Orleans has broken a tourism record set before Hurricane Katrina, with nearly 10.5 million visitors in 2016. The record had stood at 10.1 million since 2004, the year before the hurricane struck.


Nightlife

amfAR Raises $3.5M for AIDS Research at Hong Kong Event

amfAR Raises $3.5M for AIDS Research at Hong Kong Event

AIDS | Mar 27
amfAr hosted a star-studded night at their annual Hong Kong gala, raising more than $3.5M for amfAR's TREAT Asia program and the organization's Countdown to a Cure initiative.