Gay Chicago: The Latest

Administration Seeks to Expand Immigrant Family Detention

Administration Seeks to Expand Immigrant Family Detention

NEWS | By Amy Taxin | Jun 23
The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Ex-Priest Who Abused Child Allowed Access to Chicago Schools

Ex-Priest Who Abused Child Allowed Access to Chicago Schools

NEWS | By Michael Tarm | Jun 23
Chicago Public Schools correspondence provided to The Associated Press shows that the nation's third largest school district gave a former Roman Catholic priest access to its schools for months despite knowing he was forced to leave the priesthood.

Police Shooting of Boy Spurs More Protests, Appeals

Police Shooting of Boy Spurs More Protests, Appeals

NEWS | Jun 23
Protesters demonstrated Friday for a third day over the fatal police shooting in Pennsylvania of an unarmed black teen fleeing a traffic stop as they sought to get the attention of a nation engrossed by the immigration debate.

Cohen's Photo with Tom Arnold Fuels Trump Tape Speculation

Cohen's Photo with Tom Arnold Fuels Trump Tape Speculation

NEWS | By Michael Balsamo | Jun 22
President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen has retweeted a photo of him and comedian Tom Arnold, who is working on a TV show to hunt down recordings of the president.

UK Woman Alleges Sam Smith Fat-Shamed Her on Instagram

UK Woman Alleges Sam Smith Fat-Shamed Her on Instagram

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 22
A British woman is accusing pop singer Sam Smith of fat-shamming her after he shared a video of her food on his Instagram.

Watch: There's a Bonus (& Free!) 'Queer Eye' Episode Set in Yass, Australia

Watch: There's a Bonus (& Free!) 'Queer Eye' Episode Set in Yass, Australia

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 22
Can't get enough "Queer Eye"? No worries, because Netflix has you covered.

In a First, Vatican Document References 'LGBT'

In a First, Vatican Document References 'LGBT'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 22
Vatican officials who for the first time included "LGBT" in a document say that the acronym was used because it is familiar to younger members of the church.

Watch: 'Love, Simon' Deleted Scene Shows Characters Visiting Leather Bar

Watch: 'Love, Simon' Deleted Scene Shows Characters Visiting Leather Bar

ENTERTAINMENT | Jun 22
A new deleted scene from "Love, Simon" shows the titular character and his friend visiting a gay leather bar in Atlanta.

So Much TV, So Little Summer: Amy Adams, Kevin Hart, Dr. Pol

So Much TV, So Little Summer: Amy Adams, Kevin Hart, Dr. Pol

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lynn Elber | Jun 22
The fall TV season is months away but that's no reason to stare moodily at a blank screen. In this era of peak TV, there's many outlets and shows clamoring for your summertime attention that it can be as daunting as choosing between a mojito & a daiquiri.

Actress Betty Buckley Wants to 'Make America Happy Again'

Actress Betty Buckley Wants to 'Make America Happy Again'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mike Cidoni Lennox | Jun 22
There's busy. And then there's Betty Buckley busy.


Business

AP-NORC Poll: Americans Say No to Presidential Self-Pardons

AP-NORC Poll: Americans Say No to Presidential Self-Pardons

LEGAL | By Steve Peoples and Emily Swanson | Jun 22
Even in an era of deep political division, Democrats and Republicans agree presidents should not pardon themselves. And if the nation's chief executive ever does so, majorities of Americans in both parties believe Congress should impeach that president.


Technology

Lawsuit: Chicago Police Falsely ID Thousands as Gang Members

Lawsuit: Chicago Police Falsely ID Thousands as Gang Members

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Tarm | Jun 22
Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the Chicago Police Department relies on an error-plagued database that names up to 195,000 people as gang members, including many who have never been in a gang.


Cars

Automakers Improve Quality to Record Level in Annual Survey

Automakers Improve Quality to Record Level in Annual Survey

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Jun 22
A survey of new-vehicle buyers finds that car and truck quality hit a record high this year as automakers started to clear up bugs with infotainment systems.


Style

Melania Trump Dons 'I Really Don't Care, Do U?' Jacket

Melania Trump Dons 'I Really Don't Care, Do U?' Jacket

NATIONAL | By Leanne Italie and Darlene Superville | Jun 22
Melania Trump went to Texas to show she cared about migrant children. Her fashion choice carried a baffling counter-message.


Health/Fitness

New Evidence: Viruses May Play a Role in Alzheimer's

New Evidence: Viruses May Play a Role in Alzheimer's

HEALTH | Jun 22
Viruses that sneak into the brain just might play a role in Alzheimer's, scientists reported Thursday in a provocative study that promises to re-ignite some long-debated theories about what triggers the mind-robbing disease.


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.