Gay Providence: The Latest

Chile's Congress Approves Same-Sex Marriages, Adoptions

Chile's Congress Approves Same-Sex Marriages, Adoptions

NEWS | By Eva Vergara | Dec 8
Both houses of Chile's congress voted Tuesday to approve a marriage equality bill that also includes authorization for adoptions by same-sex couples.

Joining Drag Queens on HBO's 'We're Here' Costs Indiana Pastor His Job

Joining Drag Queens on HBO's 'We're Here' Costs Indiana Pastor His Job

NEWS | By David Crary | Dec 8
The Rev. Craig Duke has been a Methodist minister for three decades but his pastoral duties have now been terminated after appearing in drag alongside prominent drag queens in the HBO reality series "We're Here."

Closing Arguments Set in Actor Jussie Smollett's Trial

Closing Arguments Set in Actor Jussie Smollett's Trial

NEWS | By Don Babwin and Sara Burnett | Dec 8
Closing arguments are scheduled for Wednesday morning in the case against former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.

Both Sides Rest in Josh Duggar Child Pornography Trial

Both Sides Rest in Josh Duggar Child Pornography Trial

NEWS | Dec 8
The defense rested Tuesday in the Arkansas federal trial of former reality TV star Josh Duggar after a prosecutor sharply questioned a computer expert during the state's cross-examination.

Machine Gun Kelly & Pete Davidson Strip Down, Joke About 'BDE'

Machine Gun Kelly & Pete Davidson Strip Down, Joke About 'BDE'

Machine Gun Kelly and Pete Davidson partied on Monday and stripped down to their undies on Instagram Live.

Review Round-up: Do the Critics Love Nicole as Lucy?

Review Round-up: Do the Critics Love Nicole as Lucy?

Do the critics love Nicole as Lucy? The review embargo has been lifted for "Becoming the Ricardos," the Aaron Sorkin film that examines Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz during a pivotal week in their careers.

Non-Binary Actor Iris Menas' 'West Side Story' Character Prompts Film Ban Overseas

Non-Binary Actor Iris Menas' 'West Side Story' Character Prompts Film Ban Overseas

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 7
Disney refuses to cut transgender character in "West Side Story" for the film's Middle East release. Now some countries are reportedly banning the Spielberg musical.

Long Island Man Arrested for Threatening Violence Against LGBTQ Community

Long Island Man Arrested for Threatening Violence Against LGBTQ Community

NEWS | Dec 7
A Long Island, New York man was arrested for allegedly mailing letters threatening members of the LGBTQ community.

Did the Movie 'Vice' Change Liz Cheney's Mind on Gay Marriage?

Did the Movie 'Vice' Change Liz Cheney's Mind on Gay Marriage?

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Dec 7
Filmmaker Adam McKay believes his 2018 film "Vice" had a real impact on the Cheney family's views.

North Carolina Brewery Launches LGBTQ-Supportive Beer, Fund

North Carolina Brewery Launches LGBTQ-Supportive Beer, Fund

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Dec 7
Here's looking at you, allyship: In response to anti-LGBTQ+ remarks by North Carolina's Lt. Governor, a brewery there has launched a new beer. Cheers!


News

If Roe Falls, Some Fear Ripple Effect on Civil Rights Cases

If Roe Falls, Some Fear Ripple Effect on Civil Rights Cases

NATIONAL | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Dec 7
If the Supreme Court decides to overturn or gut the decision that legalized abortion, some fear that it could undermine other precedent-setting cases, including civil rights and LGBTQ protections.


Entertainment

Review: Heartfelt 'Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play' Brings Holiday Classic to the Stage
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Review: Heartfelt 'Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play' Brings Holiday Classic to the Stage

THEATRE | By Joe Siegel | Dec 7
The Arctic Playhouse's production of "Miracle on 34th Street" features a winning cast full of charm. The action takes place in a radio studio with some of the actors performing multiple roles.

Review: Spielberg's 'West Side Story' a Rousing Revival

Review: Spielberg's 'West Side Story' a Rousing Revival

MOVIES | By Jake Coyle | Dec 7
Spielberg, Tony Kushner, and Steven Sondheim have deepened and clarified one of the 20th century's most iconic musicals, and made a better movie than the 1961 original... but has it lost some of its punch?


Business

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

SPORTS | By Eddie Pells | Dec 4
Over the past 100 years, around 110 people have owned controlling portions of NFL teams. Of that select group, all but two have been white.


Finance

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

'Buy Now, Pay Later' Catches On Just in Time For Holidays

HOME | By Ken Sweet | Dec 2
As Americans shop for the holidays, they will likely see a swarm of offers to get their gifts now but pay for them later in fixed monthly installments.


Cars

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

Edmunds: Ford Bronco Versus Jeep Wrangler

AUTO NEWS | By Miles Branman, Edmunds | Dec 5
The new 2021 Bronco SUV pays homage to its predecessors and serves as an intriguing alternative to a well-known off-roading icon: The Jeep Wrangler.


Health/Fitness

How Can I Protect Myself From New Omicron Variant?

How Can I Protect Myself From New Omicron Variant?

HEALTH | By Lauran Neergaard | Dec 7
Best protection from the new omicron variant? Get vaccinated if you haven't yet, get a booster if you're eligible and step up other precautions you may have relaxed.


Nightlife

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

Santa Speedo Run @ Sidetrack The Video Bar Chicago :: December 4, 2021

PHOTO ALBUMS | Dec 5
Sidetrack the Video Bar hosted their 10th Santa Speedo Run to benefit Center on Halsted, the LGBTQ+ community center. Registration began at noon and after a singalong of "Jingle Balls" participants ran a mile through Lakeview East.