Windy City Times

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.
Despite Pressure, Harris Not Bowing Out As Sponsor Of Same-Sex Marriage BillThe 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.
State Rep. Deb Mell Diagnosed With CancerState Rep. Deborah Mell (D-Chicago), one of three openly gay Illinois lawmakers, reportedly has been diagnosed with Stage 1 breast cancer.
City Promotes Safe Sex For World AIDS DayCity health officials took to the streets to promote safe sex Thursday morning in recognition of World AIDS Day.
2 Residential Hotels Closing In LakeviewResidents have now been ordered to move out of two of the few remaining single-room occupancy hotels in the greater Lakeview neighborhood.
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.
Comedian Takes Heat For Anti-Gay Slur In Chicago ShowOn 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.
Reports: Boystown Reality Show Producer Has Criminal RecordA published report says the executive producer who wants to bring a reality TV series to Chicago’s Boystown has a serious criminal record.
Jail To House Transgender Inmates Based On Gender IdentityThe Cook County Jail is now housing transgender inmates based on their gender identity, rather than their sex at birth.