104 posts categorized "CHICAGO"

Jul 17 2020
Lori Lightfoot Claps Back At Kayleigh McEnany Over DERELICT Slam: HEY, KAREN. WATCH YOUR MOUTH. Comments (0)

Lori-lightfoot-karen-kayleigh-mcenany-boycultureWhite House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany had the temerity to say that Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has been “derelict” (a very carefully chosen word) in her duties due to the murder rate in her city.

She went on to claim that under Trump — WHO'S BEEN IN OFFICE NEARLY FOUR YEARS — killings of black people by other black people will be addressed:

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Jul 03 2020
Full-Frontal BMX + HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL Outing + Queer Artist's Homemade Debut + Chicago's Oldest Gay Bar Closes + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: I need to know who the hell this model is!

BELOW: Keep reading for a BMX BWC, a homemade album debut, KJ Apa's beard, a Chicago institution shutters and more ...

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Jun 29 2020
Foreign Correspondent Pops Question + SCOTUS Tosses Louisiana Anti-Abortion Law + Yummy Chick-Feel-Gay + Nikki Blonsky Comes Out + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: GARÇON® Underwear in action.

BELOW: Keep reading for a gay marriage proposal, a surprise pro-abortion rights decision from SCOTUS, tasty Chick-Feel-Gay and more ...

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Jun 22 2020
Celebs We Have Lost in 2020 — So Far Comments (0)

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Following is a comprehensive list of the celebrated figures we've lost in 2020 — so far. The post will be updated throughout the year.

Each name is followed by the deceased figure's age at the time of death, birth and death dates, and a description.

Who did I miss?

Read 'em and weep ...

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May 01 2020
BROADWAY BARES Postponed + Biden On Reade: NEVER, NEVER HAPPENED + Lesbian Defeats Her Oppressor + Anderson Cooper's A Dad + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Nice view.

BELOW: Broadway Bares postponed, Biden maintains innocence, lesbian beats (at the ballot box!) her oppressor and more ...

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Apr 11 2020
Our Mr. Mehcad Brooks + Arnold's Art + Lighthearted Lightfoot Memes + Surgeon Generalizations + Kissing EVE? + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Give it a prize already.

BELOW: Keep reading for Mehcad Brooks shirtless, a Steven Arnold doc, why COVID-19 is hurting Michigan disproportionately, Chicago's memeworthy mayor and more ...

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Apr 09 2020
AIDS Quilt Leftovers Used For COVID-19 Masks Comments (0)

AIDS-quilt-Gabor-Matthew-Rettenmund-gr8erdaysThe AIDS Memorial Quilt in Chicago, 1990 — Gabor (Images by Matthew Rettenmund)

People Magazine reports that scraps from the AIDS Memorial Quilt are being repurposed as masks to fight COVID-19. I wish that sounded uplifting, but it sounds impossibly sad.

AIDS-quilt-Perry-Ellis-Matthew-RettenmundPerry Ellis, bottom right

I visited a section of the Quilt in Chicago on October 7, 1990, and took — apparently — only two photos, one of local legend Gabor, an artist, and one of the very, very discreet Perry Ellis panel. I shot Perry because a flamboyant pal of mine was a fashionista who had been obsessed with him, and I was fascinated that Ellis's panel was sort of a deep blue-violet color with only his name, very tiny, in the middle.

More Gr8erDays stories HERE, including a link to some bathtub fun.

Rory-calhoun-shirtless-tub-gr8erdaysThere's always time for Rory Calhoun. (Image via video still)

 
Mar 25 2020
Businessman-Spreading + COVID-19 Relief Package Deal + Prince Charles Tests Positive + TOP CHEF MASTERS Star Dies + Kirstie Alley: Longtime Douche + MORE! — 12-PACK Comments (0)

ABOVE: Are you bored, he asks.

BELOW: Keep reading for why Kirstie Alley's always sucked, the new COVID-19 relief package, the death of a Top Chef Masters cook and more ...

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