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An Evening with Puppies in Chicago, July 8

CHICAGO — Calling all PUPPIES! If you remember last years Puppy Party in the Hole, you know this one is going to be even better and bigger!!! Join us in the Hole at Jackhammer July 8th 9pm-Midnight! Get there early! It was packet at 930 pm last year! Fundraser for FELINES AND CANINES this year!…

July Roundtables in Chicago, July 16

CHICAGO — The Chicago Power Exchange Roundtable, which evolved out of the former Roundtables, is a discussion & social group for everyone 18 and over who is involved in, exploring, or curious about power exchange relationships. This includes M/s, D/s, Sir/ boy, and Trainer relationships, as well as relationships that defy labels but incorporate consensual…

Equality Illinois CEO to launch statewide listening tour

CHICAGO — As LGBT Pride Month begins today, Brian C. Johnson assumes the leadership of Equality Illinois with a pledge to expand the organization’s inclusiveness by launching a summer-long, statewide listening tour to talk to community leaders, allies and stakeholders in the ongoing fight for social justice. Johnson takes over as chief executive officer as…

Equality Illinois commends local leaders

CHICAGO — A Chicago ordinance designed to protect the dignity and health of transgender and gender non-conforming people will be a clear rebuke to the actions in North Carolina and other states that want to turn back the clock. The ordinance was introduced today by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council’s LGBT caucus at the recommendation…

EqualityCon 2016 in Chicago to discuss LGBT issues

CHICAGO – EqualityCon 2016, a two-day conference of LGBT champions, progressive advocates, allies, policy experts, political leaders and community groups hosted by Equality Illinois, convenes in Chicago this month to focus on issues important to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Illinoisans. EqualityCon, formerly known as the LGBT Equality Institute, will be held May 13 and…

Chicago’s Windy City Boys Troop selects new board

CHICAGO — After a period of reevaluation, the Windy City Boys Troop has begun a series of significant revitalization efforts. Having tripled its full membership base in a span of just over two months, WCBT is determined to increase the visibility of boys in the Chicagoland area while offering mentorship to those new to the…