Gay Chicago: The Latest

Guidelines Say More Women May Need Breast Cancer Gene Test

Guidelines Say More Women May Need Breast Cancer Gene Test

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauren Neergaard | Aug 21
More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they've already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday.

It's Official: Lana Wachowski to Direct 'Matrix 4' with Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss

It's Official: Lana Wachowski to Direct 'Matrix 4' with Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 21
The fourth installment in "The Matrix" series is happening.

PopUps: Jared Leto Shows Off His 'Hot Girl Summer' Look

PopUps: Jared Leto Shows Off His 'Hot Girl Summer' Look

ENTERTAINMENT | Aug 21
The end of summer may be approaching, but that's not stopping actor Jared Leto from sharing some super sexy "hot girl summer" pics.

Can GAINSWave ED Treatment Change Your Life? Men Say 'Yes'

Can GAINSWave ED Treatment Change Your Life? Men Say 'Yes'

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Joseph Pedro | Aug 21
Quick fixes may treat the symptoms, but never the cause... until now. GAINSWave technology is a major breakthrough.

Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

Addiction Times Two: How Recovery Unplugged Heals Polysubstance Dependence

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Jill Gleeson | Aug 21
Party drugs like crystal meth, Special K, GHB and ecstasy are frequently combined for more intense or longer-lasting highs. Whether they're consumed together by design or accidentally, the results can be deadly.

Suspect in Huge Capital One Breach Seeks Release from Jail

Suspect in Huge Capital One Breach Seeks Release from Jail

NEWS | By Gene Johnson | Aug 21
Lawyers for a transgender woman charged in a massive data breach at Capital One asked a judge Tuesday to release her from federal custody, saying that for her to remain jailed with men is a serious threat to her mental health.

Trump Steadily Fulfills Goals on Religious Right Wish List

Trump Steadily Fulfills Goals on Religious Right Wish List

NEWS | By David Crary | Aug 21
When Donald Trump assumed the presidency, conservative religious leaders drew up "wish lists" of steps they hoped he'd take to oppose abortion and rein in the LGBTQ-rights movement.

Trial Delayed in Alleged Threats to Anti-LGBT Delegate Case

Trial Delayed in Alleged Threats to Anti-LGBT Delegate Case

NEWS | Aug 21
A trial has been delayed for a Virginia man accused of threatening a West Virginia delegate who equated the LGBTQ community to the Ku Klux Klan.

Michigan Civil Rights Director Takes Leave After Comments

Michigan Civil Rights Director Takes Leave After Comments

NEWS | By David Eggert | Aug 21
The embattled director of Michigan's civil rights department has taken a leave of absence, weeks after he was reprimanded for making inappropriate remarks about the appearance of a woman he saw outside a meeting.

'America's Got Talent' Continues Summer Dominance for NBC

'America's Got Talent' Continues Summer Dominance for NBC

ENTERTAINMENT | By David Bauder | Aug 21
"America's Got Talent" wasn't content with just the top spot in the Nielsen company's rankings of the most popular television programs last week. This time it took the top two.


News

Trump: Any Jew Voting Democratic is Uninformed or Disloyal

Trump: Any Jew Voting Democratic is Uninformed or Disloyal

NATIONAL | By Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville | Aug 21
Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious lines, President Donald Trump said that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."


Entertainment

Reeling 2019 Announces Film Festival Lineup
Chicago, IL

Reeling 2019 Announces Film Festival Lineup

MOVIES | Aug 15
Reeling, the second-oldest LGBTQ film festival in the world and a beloved Chicago cultural institution for more than 35 years, kicks off fall with an exciting slate of movies that showcases the diversity of the queer experience.

Larry King Seeks Divorce from Seventh Wife After 22 Years

Larry King Seeks Divorce from Seventh Wife After 22 Years

CELEBRITIES | Aug 21
Larry King is seeking a divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn King, after 22 years.


Business

Outside Money Flows Into Race for Susan Collins' Senate Seat

Outside Money Flows Into Race for Susan Collins' Senate Seat

LEGAL | By David Sharp and Brian Slodysko | Aug 21
Democrats vowed last year to make Republican Sen. Susan Collins pay for her vote confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Republicans declared they would have her back. Neither has forgotten its promises.


Technology

Germany Seeks More Active Role in Arctic Amid Climate Change

Germany Seeks More Active Role in Arctic Amid Climate Change

SCIENCE | Aug 21
Germany says it plans to take a more active role in Arctic affairs, citing the far north's growing ecological, political and economic significance as a result of climate change.


Finance

Europe on a Budget? 'Secret Flying' Says Yes

Europe on a Budget? 'Secret Flying' Says Yes

SAVING | Aug 14
If you're looking for deeply discounted airfare, Secret Flying aggregates hundreds of flight routes each week to make your next bucket list vacation a reality.


Cars

Uber's Deng Talks Post-Airport Food Delivery, Stress Relief

Uber's Deng Talks Post-Airport Food Delivery, Stress Relief

AUTO NEWS | By Cathy Bussewitz | Aug 14
Uber began as a ride-hailing company, but its ambition to become the "Amazon of transportation" has pushed its leaders to experiment with bus fleets, transit and its growing food delivery business.


Style

Could We be Any More Excited? 'Friends' Fans Nuts for Merch

Could We be Any More Excited? 'Friends' Fans Nuts for Merch

TELEVISION | By Leanne Italie | Aug 20
See your "Friends" on the big screen. Deck out your place with "Friends" furniture. Wear your "Friends" as jewelry. Heck, buy the "Friends" Lego set and pretend it's for your kid.


Health/Fitness

Out Actor Colton Haynes Shares Hospital Pics to Help Those Struggling with Addiction

Out Actor Colton Haynes Shares Hospital Pics to Help Those Struggling with Addiction

CELEBRITIES | Aug 20
Out actor Colton Haynes has discussed his addiction and mental health in the past but he took to Instagram this week to share photos of himself during "dark times" when he was hospitalized last year after a drug and alcohol bender.