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Chicago Pride Parade 2019

Sunday’s Pride Parade celebrated 50 years since the Stonewall uprising which sparked the modern LGBTQ rights movement and 49 years since Chicago hosted its first Pride Parade on June 27, 1970. It was cut short due to afternoon thunderstorms, but not before photographer Kathleen Hinkel captured a few of the day’s memorable moments. Pride Parade […]

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Savage Love

Dan Savage on traveling to Paris to meet one’s Internet romance, his support for Obama despite the latter’s lack of support for gay rights and gay marriage, the behavior of “squirters,” and the infamous Fort Worth police raid on the Rainbow Lounge–on the 40th anniversary of Stonewall, no less.

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Not Into Outing

To the editors: This letter serves in part as a response to the letter “Out Rage” in the May 24 Reader. That letter, by Michael Flores, was in response to the May 10 Hot Type column on writer John Schmid’s use of a pseudonym in writing for Nightlines. Flores compares this use of a pseudonym […]

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Out Rage

To the editors: I read your piece on the moonlighting theater critic for Chicago’s two gay papers [Hot Type, May 10] and was left reeling. In that piece a spokesperson for Outlines stated that many of their writers use pseudonyms when writing to protect their identities. There is only one problem–Outlines is one of the […]