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Equality Illinois applauds LGBTQ appointment to Illinois Senate sexual harassment task force

CHICAGO — Equality Illinois welcomed the appointment of Dr. Kathleen Robbins to a state senate task force on sexual harassment and discrimination in a statement on Friday. As with the national government, media and entertainment, the state general assembly has been hit with allegations of harassment. From Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois We applaud the…

Chicago Leather Club goes on hiatus

CHICAGO — Chicago Leather Club, a service-oriented leather club in Chicago, announced Tuesday that they would be going on indefinite hiatus. From their Facebook page: Hello CLC family and friends, On Friday, Oct 27th, the active full members of CLC voted to suspend the bylaws of the club and go on an indefinite hiatus. This…

Sushi Night Peoria, Oct. 30

PEORIA — Come out for some good food and hang out with friends. Meeting at Sushi Ko in the back corner of the Metro Center at 630 between Nick and Willy’s and Naturally Yours Grocery. They do have great Chinese food along with sushi. Best part is it’s 25% off your whole bill. We have…

Trident Windy City Chili Cook Off on Nov. 5

CHICAGO — Join Trident International Windy City on Sunday Nov 2 at 5:00 p.m. to crown the next Top Chili Chef of Chicago! The leather, fetish and kinky groups and clubs have gotten together to name a chef to compete in Kitchen Stadium Jackhammer! but they need YOU! Each person that donates $5 will receive…

Chicago Rope November: Second Anniversary Event

CHICAGO — This November, Chicago Rope turns two years old! We’re celebrating with a special event featuring a class on Vintage Rope Bondage with BadKittyBondage, a team that presented at our very first event and has supported us all along. For beginners, we’ll be offering Rope 102, part Two in our Foundations of Japanese Rope Bondage…

Chicago ClubFem Halloween Party, Oct. 7

CHICAGO — Get ready for a Monster of a good time! Save the Date for the October 7, 2017 Party! RSVPing on the Fetlife page does not get you on the guest list, but it does remind you to attend! RSVPs MUST be sent to chicagomistress@gmail.com by 8 pm the Friday BEFORE the party, October 6th. Chicago…

Jeremy Miller wins Mr. Central Illinois Bear 2017

PEORIA — Jeremy Miller won the second Mr. Central Illinois Bear competition this past weekend out of a field of four contestants.

The contest was put on by the River City Bears of Peoria. A meet and greet was held Friday night at Club Diesel with the actual contest held Saturday at Blondie’s. The contest included a boots and jeans, underwear, formal wear and a question and answer section. During the contest, there were two different performances by Elijah Nation and Michael Edwards, Keegan Nation and Kato Mann.

Equality Illinois honors Planned Parenthood of Illinois, LGBTQ activist Jim Bennett

CHICAGO – For their dedication to social justice and equality, Planned Parenthood of Illinois and veteran LGBTQ rights activist Jim Bennett will be honored at the 2018 Equality Illinois Gala. United Airlines is the Presenting Sponsor of the Gala, the Midwest’s largest LGBTQ formal celebration, to be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the…