Category Archives: Lesbian

Girlstown in Andersonville is Just Wishful Thinking….for Now.

My phone has been ringing off the hook the last  2 weeks  with questions  about  the  the proposed  “girlstown”  idea  for  Andersonville!

Time Out Chicago ran a piece that claimed “Andersonville resident and out activist Pat Bushman recalls her first big encounter with Boystown’s phallic street statues more than ten years ago. “I was pushing my cat Xena in her stroller up North Halsted when I bumped into one of those ugly rainbow-colored penis things,” says Bushman of the pylons the city constructed in ’98 to officially designate North Halsted as gay-identified ’hood Boystown. “Suddenly, I had an idea.”


Gay Co Chicago Presents BREAST IN SHOW Lesbian Sketch Comedy

The women of GayCo
are out front in this
new original sketch revue.

Lesbian couples cope with the only thing worse than a relationship gone horribly awry – a relationship gone horribly aright. Dora the Explorer copes with a tell-tale haircut as she struggles to save healthcare; wymyn who love wymyn get defensive in Self-Defense class; and GayCo boldly embraces lesbian stereotype in their most epic Softball scene ever.

Six talented comediennes take charge in GayCo’s second Women’s show in 15 years, GayCo doesn’t just shatter the glass ceiling – they polish it up to a high glamour so that women can see through.

Runs Saturdays in May     10:30 PM
de Maat Theater    at Second City      1616 N. Wells St., Chicago

TICKETS – $15    Available at the Door Or Call 312-337-3992

Read more about  GayCo and their previous hits!

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Lesbian Comic Vickie Shaw in Chicago for Laugh Out Loud Fridays at Circuit Nightclub


Lesbian comic  VICKIE SHAW
will be doing a show this  Friday, February 12th
at Circuit Nighclub.   3641 North Halsted Street.

The evening is part of the Circuit Girl / Laugh Out Loud Fridays.
Seating begins @  8pm.  Show  at  9pm. 
$10 admission ($5 for members) and hosted  by  TAMALE!

She looks like the woman next door … All-American with blond hair, lipstick and polished nails. Once she opens her mouth, you’ll know she was born and raised in Texas and you’ll never stop laughing.

Vickie has performed in almost every state in the US over the last five years and has headlined in various venues including: Michigan Womyn’s Festival, National Women’s Music Festival, Monterrey Beach Women’s Festival; and the Dinah & Lina Shore Golf Tournament in Palm Springs.

She can also be seen  in The Outlaugh Festival on Wisecrack, The Complete Series
and  in  her  DVD  Vickie Shaw: You Can Take The Girl Out of Texas .

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Board Game Dating for Gay and Lesbian Nerds

My partner and I  belong to a group here in Chicago for Gay and Lesbian Professionals. From time to time, organizers throw different  events. So in an effort to reach a new audience, I thought I would share those events here, as they come up.  It’s  only $5  per year to be member and most of the events are very inexpensive to attend. Plus it’s a great way to network with other  LGBT Professionals.  So check it out!

In  November,
Board Game Dating for Gay Nerd Guys
When :  November 30th, 2009   7:00pm  
Price  $20  per person

In  December,
Board Game Dating for Lesbian Nerds
When: December 3, 2009 7:00 PM
Price: $20.00 per person

Where:    Fat Cat    4840 N. Broadway      Chicago, IL 60640      773-506-3100

Get your geek on with other smart, witty single night at our high-fun, low-pressure dating party, where trivia quizzes and ferocious board gaming wins you prizes as well as hearts.

The festivities take place from 7-10 p.m. in the mod back room at Fat Cat (4840 N. Broadway). We’ll have several rounds of small-group board games to break the ice and we’ll rotate the tables so that you can flirt with everyone in attendance over Apples to Apples, Catch Phrase, Taboo, Scattergories, Boggle, Homogenius and more.

Admission ($20 with advance registration and payment at Nerds at Heart or at Meet, or $25 at the door) also includes trivia contests, geeky prizes, theater ticket giveaways, a drawing for passes to the “Terror in the Aisles 3” fight-flick marathon at Portage Theater and a complimentary cocktail.

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