Gay Chicago: The Latest

Gay Man Who Survived Manchester Bombing Escapes Barcelona Attack

Gay Man Who Survived Manchester Bombing Escapes Barcelona Attack

NEWS | Aug 18
A gay man who was at the Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena earlier this year was also caught up in the Barcelona terror attack Thursday, barely managing to escape.

Watch: Stress-Eating Tina Fey Hopes a Bunch of Drag Queens Kick 'The Ham Salad' Out of Neo-Nazis

Watch: Stress-Eating Tina Fey Hopes a Bunch of Drag Queens Kick 'The Ham Salad' Out of Neo-Nazis

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 18
A sheet cake stress-eating Tina Fey returned to the Saturday Night Live Weekend Update desk Thursday night to weigh-in on Charlottesville.

After Going Out to Make New Friends, UK Gay Man Attacked in Possible Hate Crime

After Going Out to Make New Friends, UK Gay Man Attacked in Possible Hate Crime

NEWS | Aug 18
A gay man from the U.K. was left for dead in a possible hate crime after he went to a pub to make new friends, the victim's family said.

Cambodian Medic Who Spread HIV Asks for Court's Mercy

Cambodian Medic Who Spread HIV Asks for Court's Mercy

NEWS | By Sopheng Cheang | Aug 18
An unlicensed Cambodian medical practitioner who was sentenced to 25 years in prison for infecting more than 100 villagers with HIV on Thursday acknowledged his mistake in reusing syringes.

Log Cabin Republicans Statement on Charlottesville Lacks Mention of White Supremacists, Trump

Log Cabin Republicans Statement on Charlottesville Lacks Mention of White Supremacists, Trump

NEWS | Aug 18
As high-ranking Republicans continued to blast the White House's response to the violence at the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, LGBT conservative group Log Cabin Republicans appears to be standing by the president -- albeit silently

Vice Media's Immersive Charlottesville Report Gets Traction

Vice Media's Immersive Charlottesville Report Gets Traction

NEWS | By David Bauder | Aug 18
For all the words flowing since last weekend in Charlottesville, the most striking television reporting has been Vice Media's insider account of the white nationalist movement and what it has wrought.

Why Hate Came to the Progressive Island of Charlottesville

Why Hate Came to the Progressive Island of Charlottesville

NEWS | By Sarah Rankin | Aug 18
The white nationalists behind last weekend's violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared his city the "capital of the resistance" to President Trump.

Trump Defends Confederate Statues, Berates His Critics

Trump Defends Confederate Statues, Berates His Critics

NEWS | By Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville | Aug 18
With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party.

Danes Charge Imam for Comparing Gays to Pedophiles

Danes Charge Imam for Comparing Gays to Pedophiles

NEWS | Aug 18
Danish prosecutors have charged a 49-year-old imam for making public remarks against homosexuals, whom he compared to pedophiles.

Dominican Republic Hosts First-Ever Caribbean Pride

Dominican Republic Hosts First-Ever Caribbean Pride

NEWS | By Jill Gleeson | Aug 18
The Dominican Republic will host Caribbean Pride (September 16-23) at CHIC Punta Cana.


Entertainment

The Sounds of Seniors
Chicago, IL

The Sounds of Seniors

MUSIC | By Gregg Shapiro | Aug 13
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, now in their 70s, remain productive and continue to tour on a regular basis.

 Review :: What Happened To Monday

Review :: What Happened To Monday

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 18
This populist puff of a movie is highly watchable, and Rapace makes it entertaining with her astonishing performances.


Business

Colleges Brace for More Violence Amid Rash of Hate on Campus

Colleges Brace for More Violence Amid Rash of Hate on Campus

CORPORATE | By Collin Binkley and Michael Kunzelman | Aug 18
At college campuses, far-right extremist groups have found fertile ground to spread their messages and attract new followers.


Technology

Reverence for Robots: Japanese Workers Treasure Automation

Reverence for Robots: Japanese Workers Treasure Automation

SCIENCE | By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 18
The debate over machines snatching jobs from people is muted in Japan, where birth rates have been sinking for decades, raising fears of a labor shortage.


Finance

Officials: 'No Foreigners' Sale Sign Violates Civil Rights

Officials: 'No Foreigners' Sale Sign Violates Civil Rights

HOME | Aug 9
A veteran's front-yard sign advertising the sale of his home violates state and federal anti-discrimination laws because it indicates the owner won't sell to foreigners, according to Michigan Department of Civil Rights officials.


Cars

 Edmunds: Many Car Buyers Make Wrong Turn on Financing

Edmunds: Many Car Buyers Make Wrong Turn on Financing

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya and Matt Jones | Aug 16
The advantage of financing a car is that eventually you'll pay it off and enjoy debt-free car ownership. But many car owners have veered off course.


Style

Kids' Bedroom Oases Should Reflect Their Personalities

Kids' Bedroom Oases Should Reflect Their Personalities

HOME | By Melissa Kossler Dutton | Aug 18
Parents, do you want your kids' bedrooms to be relaxing oases where they can decompress and escape the academic and social pressures of school? Don't assume that means muted colors and quiet sanctuary.


Health/Fitness

How People Of Color Can Prevent And Detect Skin Cancer

How People Of Color Can Prevent And Detect Skin Cancer

GROOMING | Aug 16
With summer in full swing, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology are reminding everyone that people of all races and colors can develop skin cancer.


Travel

Never Mind April in Paris, Autumn in Provence is Perfect

Never Mind April in Paris, Autumn in Provence is Perfect

By Sally Carpenter Hale | Aug 18
You can keep Paris in April. For me, the allure is Provence in September. Sure, the lavender fields are past their bloom. But the flowers are freshly dried and ready for you to take home in bundles or sachets.


Nightlife

Charlottesville Rally In Philadelphia :: August 16, 2017

Charlottesville Rally In Philadelphia :: August 16, 2017

PHOTO ALBUMS | Aug 17
Thousands of protesters, clergy and laity alike were joined by allies marching down to City Hall, protesting the events in Charlottesville. Hundreds also filed into Arch Street United Methodist Church while thousands remained outside to hear the speeches.