"I’m fighting for my future, I’m fighting for my safety, I’m fighting for the people who come after me."
by Grace Del Vecchio | Jun 18, 2020
An investigation into the use of batons raises questions about the police department’s road to reform.
by Andrew Fan | Jun 23, 2020
Lori Lightfoot has hampered the process of installing a police oversight council, activists say, despite making it a major part of her public safety platform during her mayoral run.
by Maya Dukmasova | Jun 24, 2020
On returning home and finding joy at the 42nd annual Puerto Rican People's Day Parade
by Justin Agrelo | Jun 24, 2020
Get off the couch, America, we’ve got a racist despot to defeat.
by Ben Joravsky | Jun 23, 2020
Two legacy institutions wrestle with issues of diversity and economic justice.
by Deanna Isaacs | Jun 24, 2020
You’re “fine” with flirting, but she won’t stop blowing up his phone.
by Dan Savage | Jun 23, 2020
Gary Chichester reflects on the riotous roots of the first-ever Pride parade.
by Devlyn Camp | Jun 23, 2020
Lifestyle and event brand Peach launches a digital headspace.
by S. Nicole Lane | Jun 23, 2020
Tiffany Hudson and her partners are bringing diversity, equity, and inclusion to Chicago businesses their way.
by Brianna Wellen | Jun 23, 2020
A remembrance and projection
by Asimina Chremos | Jun 24, 2020
This year, queer performers dismantle digital boundaries while creating their own spaces.
by Catey Sullivan | Jun 24, 2020
How Cliff Raven changed the city’s ink culture forever
by Micco Caporale | Jun 24, 2020
These four queer artists are building their own community in the tattoo world.
by Taryn Allen | Jun 24, 2020
by Rachel Hawley | Jun 24, 2020
Practicing self-love and community in an age of pandemic and protest
by Sallyann Price | Jun 23, 2020
Media broadcasting network COVIDtv takes on dating.
by S. Nicole Lane | Jun 25, 2020
She’s bringing corn, beans, and squash back to where they came from.
by Mike Sula | Jun 23, 2020
Don't let Christian-corporate fast food tell you anything different: fried chicken is queer.
by Mike Sula | Jun 26, 2020
Pioneers of Queer Cinema highlights the history of LGBTQ stories in movies.
by Cody Corrall | Jun 23, 2020
The new database is working to connect and hire Black creatives in front of and behind the camera.
by Noëlle D. Lilley | Jun 25, 2020
In “Snow on tha Bluff,” he complains from the sidelines about how a Black woman fights for her people.
by Tyra Nicole Triche | Jun 18, 2020
The founder of the Black Monument Ensemble still feels the ripples from Soul Train 50 years after its Chicago premiere.
by Damon Locks | Jun 22, 2020
by Salem Collo-Julin | Jun 24, 2020
Plus: Brent Gutzeit of TV Pow assembles a massive compilation to benefit the fight for racial justice, and rapper Roy Kinsey teases a new single with an all-star cast of Chicago women.
by J.R. Nelson | Jun 23, 2020
How three gay bars—La Mere Vipere, O’Banion’s, and Oz—became the cradle of the city’s punk scene
by Leor Galil | Jun 23, 2020
The Homolatte founder and longtime queercore scene staple is releasing his first solo album in 12 years, The Last Revolution.
by Monica Kendrick | Jun 26, 2020
by Dave Cantor | Jun 19, 2020
by Jamie Ludwig | Jun 19, 2020
by Leor Galil | Jun 19, 2020
by Noah Berlatsky | Jun 19, 2020
by Bill Meyer | Jun 19, 2020
by Leor Galil | Jun 19, 2020
by Luca Cimarusti | Jun 19, 2020
by Scott Morrow | Jun 19, 2020
David Jay Collins introduces LGBTQ fiction and horror, set right here at home
| Sep 3, 2020
Chicago Votes has programs and initiatives that encourage advocacy, voting, and mobilization.
| Jun 30, 2020
by Jackson C. Santy | Jun 24, 2020