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WATCH: Third Boystown Stabbing In As Many Weeks Caught On Video

Posted 09.04.2011 | Chicago

The long, hot holiday weekend had deadly consequences for several throughout the city of Chicago, but nowhere has violence gone more viral than in the...

Joseph Erbentraut

Residents Question Neighborhood Safety After Boystown Stabbing

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.22.2011 | Chicago

Early Saturday morning, police were called to the 7-Eleven in the East Lakeview neighborhood, where a man had been stabbed multiple times during an al...

Deer Forced To Relocate After Too Many Snacks From Whole Foods

Posted 08.16.2011 | Chicago

The family of deer who called an East Lakeview courtyard home for at least the past week are now being removed from the area by Animal Control due to ...

WATCH: Deer Family Calls Boystown Home

Posted 08.14.2011 | Chicago

East Lakeview has long been recognized as a nearly ideal home for city-dwelling Chicagoans, due to its proximity to both the Loop and the lake, many p...

Joseph Erbentraut

LGBT Activists: 'Civil Unions Are Not Enough'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 08.13.2011 | Chicago

While light rain began to fall early Saturday evening, some 75 protesters gathered in the heart of Boystown for a rally and march that called for the ...

'Boystown' Show Backer Has Criminal Past

Posted 07.05.2011 | Chicago

Story by Joseph Erbentraut, courtesy of the Windy City Times Plans going forward for "Boystown," a proposed reality television series centered on C...

WATCH: Meeks Courts Gay Vote At Ann Sather

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Rev. Sen. James Meeks continued his hot and cold relationship with Chicago's gay community on Wednesday, making an appearance at Ann Sather, an ic...

Casino Night With Nude Dudes Chicago

Time Out Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Buck naked and bending over a craps table in Boystown, surrounded by a group of men who are all staring at me expectantly, I suddenly feel very self-c...

Chicago Performers Come Together to Celebrate and Encourage the Lives of LGBT Youth

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Waymon Hudson

In the face of continuing tragedy, we can find a challenge to all of us for greater action in raising awareness around suicide prevention.

Affordable Housing On The Brink Of Extinction In Lakeview

Skyline Newspaper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Amrita Dayal moved into 510 W. Belmont in 1978, a single mom and recent immigrant who had arrived from India just a few years earlier with $8 to her n...

Queer as a Three Dollar Bill

Gena Grish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Gena Grish

He greeted me with such enthusiasm that I could literally see the exclamation points forming around his head like in the cartoon bubbles. At that moment, I would have bet a hundred bucks that my date was gay.

Who Needs Boystown?

Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Joseph Erbentraut

Who truly needs Boystown? Is the gayborhood delivering what it promises where it counts? I'm increasingly not too sure that it is.

Chicago Pride Parade 2009, In Pictures (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Nearly 500,000 people jammed Boystown Sunday for the 40th Pride Parade. Here's a slideshow of some of the marchers, spectators, politicians and activi...