Windy City Times

Chicago Tribune Newspaper Box (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Windy City Times Publisher Accuses City Of Removing Newspaper Boxes

Chicago’s gay newspaper, the Windy City Times, first heard the news from its drivers and then readers that newspaper boxes were missing downtown.


State Rep. Greg Harris, D-Chicago (Credit: CBS)

Despite Pressure, Harris Not Bowing Out As Sponsor Of Same-Sex Marriage Bill

The state lawmaker who has served as chief sponsor of proposed same-sex marriage legislation said Sunday he has no intention of stepping aside as sponsor, despite pressure from prominent voices in the gay community over his decision not to call the issue to a vote last week.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2013

Deborah Mell

State Rep. Deb Mell Diagnosed With Cancer

State Rep. Deborah Mell (D-Chicago), one of three openly gay Illinois lawmakers, reportedly has been diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

World AIDS Day

City Promotes Safe Sex For World AIDS Day

City health officials took to the streets to promote safe sex Thursday morning in recognition of World AIDS Day.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

Sheffield House Hotel in the Lakeview neighborhood. (Credit: CBS)

2 Residential Hotels Closing In Lakeview

Residents have now been ordered to move out of two of the few remaining single-room occupancy hotels in the greater Lakeview neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2011

Pride Parade Crowd

Could Crowd Problems Lead To Route Change For Pride Parade?

Reports say an estimated 750,000 people attended the Gay Pride Parade this past weekend, but with the record crowd came reports of major crowd-control problems and even discussion of changing the route.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

Jo Koy

Comedian Takes Heat For Anti-Gay Slur In Chicago Show

On the heels of the controversy of a rant that drew fury at Tracy Morgan of “30 Rock” fame, another comedian has been taken to task for using anti-gay slurs in his act – this time in a Chicago show.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2011


Reports: Boystown Reality Show Producer Has Criminal Record

A published report says the executive producer who wants to bring a reality TV series to Chicago’s Boystown has a serious criminal record.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

Transgender Pride Flag

Jail To House Transgender Inmates Based On Gender Identity

The Cook County Jail is now housing transgender inmates based on their gender identity, rather than their sex at birth.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2011