Chicago Contributing Writer LGBT Media

Chicago Contributing Writer LGBT Media

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Multimedia Platforms Worldwide - Chicago, IL Chicago - Contributing Writer – Multimedia Platforms Worldwide Multimedia Platforms Worldwide is currently seeking a freelance writer based in Chicago, Illinois to contribute content to its six platforms. Qualified applicants should have extensive knowledge of the local LGBT market in Chicago and a desire to become part of this rapidly growing LGBT media and publishing company. Applicants may also be required to create content not only about issues pertaining to the local Chicago community but at the national level as well. Experience in travel writing a plus. Chicago Contributing Writer LGBT Media Multimedia Platforms is the parent company of FunMaps , Frontiers Media , Next Magazine ,Florida Agenda , Guy Magazine and Wirld.com . Collectively, Multimedia Platforms’ current brands represent 7.5 million readers and…
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Northalsted Market Days 2015

Northalsted Market Days 2015

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Northalsted Market Days – The 34th Annual Northhalsted Market Days® is coming to you live! A crowd from across the country will come together to celebrate the largest two-day street festival in the Midwest, right here on Halsted Street. Chicago, IL. Northalsted Market Days 2015 Northalsted (also known as "Boystown") was voted the 2013 "the best gay neighborhood in the world" by Out traveler Magazine. And it's easy to see why: our collection of fabulous shops, fantastic restaurants, famous nightlife, and our proud LGBTQ legacy gives us a sense of community spirit unlike any other place. The Midwest's largest two-day street fair features Boystown's best food, bars, boutiques and musical entertainment, attracting crowds worldwide to Chicago. Northalsted Market Days annually showcases some of the best food, arts and crafts, and live music Chicago has to…
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Chicago Pride 2015

Chicago Pride 2015

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Chicago Pride – 46th Annual Chicago Pride Parade & Pride Weekend. Chicago Pride Weekend consists of a two-day festival and our world-famous parade – The two-day festival takes place along Chicago’s famed Halsted strip on June 20-21. The parade takes place over a four-mile route on Sunday, June 28. Chicago, IL. Chicago Pride 2015   The parade kicks off at noon on Sunday, June 28, 2015, at Montrose Avenue and Broadway in Uptown and ends near the intersection of Diversey Parkway and Sheridan Road in Lincoln Park. Pride Month in June is the culmination of Chicago's vibrant LGBT community. The energy in the city peaks on Pride Weekend, which falls on the last weekend of June each year in commemoration of the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. On Pride Frida and…
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International Mr Leather IML 2015

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International Mr Leather IML - One of the biggest leather/fetish events in the world returns to Chicago this May! We’ll be celebrating our 37th annual contest as the hottest leather (and rubber!) men from around the world converge on the Congress Plaza Hotel for four days of events, including the contest shows, parties, and our HUGE vendor market! Chicago, IL. International Mr. Leather (IML) is an international conference and contest of leathermen held annually in May since 1979 in Chicago, Illinois. IML spans several days, and includes the International Mr. Leather competition, as well as other events, such as speakers, socials, themed dance parties and a large leather vendor market. International Mr Leather IML 2015 Friday, May 22, 2015 The Leather Market – the world’s best collection of leather and…
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Bear Pride 2015

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Bear Pride – Join the bears in Chicago for one of the best bear celebration of the year. Bear Pride is turning 21!  Join us in Chicago for a birthday party like no other! Bear Pride 2015 Meet & Greet Party It all starts here. Where it goes is up to you. This is the event that begins as a diary entry aptly named "Woof! Did you see him?!" Go ahead, introduce yourself, and remember, you're in a room full of new bear friends. Friday, May 22nd, 5:00PM - 2:00AM Included in the Run Package at no additional cost Boxer and Pajama Party Are you bear enough to “shake it” in your boxers or pjs?  Check your street clothes at the door, and join us for a dance party with…
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Bear and Leather Events

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Folsom Street, Mid-Atlantic Leather, Folsom Europe, IML, International Mr Leather, Amsterdam Fetish Weekend, Lazy Bear and so much more... Seasons of Pride provides the bear and leather communities this calendar of leather/BDSM and bear events for your twisted travels.  Follow us at Twisted Bear on Instagram Jan - Mar | Apr - Jun | Jul - Sept | Oct - Dec Bear Resources | Calendar | Gay Leather Fetish History | Haus of BDSM | Kink Friendly Professionals   Leather Associations | Titleholders Is your event not listed?  Send us an email Bear | Business | Career| Conferences | Europe | Film | Leather | Lesbian | Trans | Youth Bear and Leather Events April Bears, Bikers and Mayhem - Now in its 6th YEAR, Bears, Bikers and Mayhem is the ultimate crossover event for bears, that like leather, and bikers…
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Two Holiday Events from Pride Films and Plays

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Winter Memories and It’s A Fabulous Life Bookend the Holiday Season at Pride Films and Plays Chicago, IL – Pride Films and Plays celebrates the Holiday Season with two events that bookend this festive frenzy.  Winter Memories is a cabaret slated for Monday December 1 at Twisted Vine. And It’s a Fabulous Life is a hilarious spoof scheduled for Tuesday, December 30 at Mary’s Attic. Two Holiday Events from Pride Films and Plays Winter Memories is a showcase that will feature some of the best and brightest of Chicago's LGBT talent and allies, with musical accompaniment by Justin Harner and Robert Ollis and performers including PFP's ensemble members Kevin Webb, Libby Lane, Sam Button-Harrison, Jude Hansen and Donterrio Johnson as well as special guest performances by the Burlesque beauty Po' Chop…
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Queer Bits Fall Film Fest

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Pride Films and Plays’ Queer Bits Film Festival Announces Short Films to Receive Chicago Premieres Chicago, IL –Pride Films and Plays announces ten short films from the USA, Denmark, and Spain receiving their Chicago premieres during Queer Bits Fall Film Festival at the Public House Theatre (3914 N Clark) on November 10th, 2014. Pride Films and Plays’ Queer Bits Film Fall Festival will include a sexy romp about a young man with an international taste in men, a poignant drama about an elderly woman revisiting an intense memory, two very different and festive animated films, a touching documentary about a gay couple living in the Deep South, a powerful lesbian drama about a dangerous crush, a fascinating examination of LGBT youth in America, a sweet coming-out tale set in high…
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Northalsted Market Days 2014

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Northalsted Market Days - Chicago, IL A crowd from across the country will come together to celebrate the largest two-day street festival in the Midwest, right here on Halsted. The Midwest's largest two-day street fair features Boystown's best food, bars, boutiques and musical entertainment, attracting crowds worldwide to Chicago. Northalsted Market Days 2014 Northalsted (also known as "Boystown") was recently called "the best gay neighborhood in the world" by Out Traveler Magazine. And it's easy to see why: our collection of fabulous shops, fantastic restaurants, famous nightlife, and our proud LGBT legacy gives us a sense of community spirit unlike any other neighborhood! Northalsted Market Days annually showcases some of the best food, arts and crafts, and live music Chicago has to offer! Spanning 6 city blocks with more than…
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LGBT Homeless Youth Summit Report

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A detailed report of recommendations from the first LGBTQ youth summit on homelessness has been released by Windy City Times, host of the event, held May 2-5 at three downtown locations. LGBT Homeless Youth Summit Report The 70-page report is available as a free download on the Windy City Times website at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/pdf/YOUTHSUMMITREPORTSMALL.pdf and also on the Chicago 2014 Homeless Youth Summit website, chicagosummit.lgbthomelessness.com/ Two projects have already been started out of the summit: Volunteer Alison Stanton created a team to produce a mobile-friendly resource website for youth, resources.lgbthomelessness.com/. Also, a team of people are meeting to host a job fair and additional training for transgender youth   The document will be shared with key nonprofit, government agencies and individuals interested in working collaboratively on solutions for the homeless youth…
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