Tag Archives: Chicago

VIRAL VIDEO: Gay Man Proposes At NBA Game

People reports: Jake Conrad took the Bull by the horns and went all out for his proposal to boyfriend Michael Holtzman at a Chicago Bulls game on Thursday night. In the three days since the NBA team shared the video of Conrad popping the question, the tear-jerking proposal has racked up nearly 800,000 views. The video, posted to the Bulls’ …

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Trump Fan Claims Anti-White Discrimination In Racist Tirade At Black Staffers At Michael’s Outlet [VIDEO]

The Chicagoist reports: A disturbing video filmed last week reportedly shows a woman go on an extended shouting tirade against shoppers and African-American employees at a Michael’s in Lakeview last week. In the clip, the woman is seen shouting pro-Trump taunts and swearing at numerous people in the vicinity, including what appears to be the store manager. According to a …

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CHICAGO: Drunk Trump Fan Ejected From Hamilton After Screaming “We Won! You Lost! Fuck You!”

Broadway World reports: Broadway World has learned that a Trump supporter interrupted the Saturday evening performance of Hamilton in Chicago. An audience member seated in the balcony allegedly shouted “We won! You lost! Get over it! F*ck you!” during the number “Dear Theodosia.” One Twitter user who attended the show alleges that the audience member also shouted profanities and had …

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Anti-Trump Protesters March Nationwide [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: Protesters took to the streets Wednesday in at least 10 cities to march against president-elect Donald Trump – and numerous college students and faculty leaders took to social media to announce support groups and even postponed exams. Protests were underway in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston, Washington, D.C., Portland, Ore., St. Paul, Minn. and several …

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Chicago Cubs Win World Series [VIDEO]

From the Chicago Tribune: Finally. The most epic drought in sports history is over, and the Cubs are world champions. After 107 years of waiting, the Cubs won the 2016 World Series with an 8-7, 10-inning Game 7 victory over the Indians on Wednesday night at Progressive Field. The triumph completed their climb back from a 3-1 Series deficit to …

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CHICAGO: Christian Promoter Banned From Restaging Pulse Massacre At Grade School’s Haunted House

The Windy City Times reports: A Far South Side grade school will not co-host a haunted house that contained, among other depictions, a representation of the June 2016 shootings at the Pulse nightclub, according to CPS officials. Fernwood Elementary School, 10041 S. Union Ave., was advertised by promoters as the location of a haunted house entitled The Room: A Journey …

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CHICAGO: Passengers Use Escape Chutes After Jet Catches Fire On O’Hare Runway, Nine Injuries [VIDEO]

By coincidence, today was O’Hare’s fire drill day and they’d issued social media messages telling people not to worry if they saw anything unusual. DNA Info reports: A harrowing scene played out at O’Hare Airport Friday afternoon after an American Airlines flight caught fire on a runway, forcing 170 people to flee the plane on inflated slides as huge flames …

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REPORT: Chicago Police Dashcams Don’t Have Audio Because 80% Were Disabled By The Cops Themselves

DNAinfo Chicago reports: Why are so many police dashcam videos silent? Chicago Police Department officers stashed microphones in their squad car glove boxes. They pulled out batteries. Microphone antennas got busted or went missing. And sometimes, dashcam systems didn’t have any microphones at all, DNAinfo Chicago has learned. Police officials last month blamed the absence of audio in 80 percent …

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Homocon Peter Thiel Tells Chicago Audience: If You People Were Actually Talented You Wouldn’t Live Here

Peter Thiel’s Horrible Homocons For Trump Tour continues to bowl over audiences. The Chicagoist reports: Cartoon villain Peter Thiel descended upon Chicago earlier this week to test out how it feels to be reviled next to a freshwater lake instead of his usual ocean. Seems like it went swimmingly. He got the chance to unleash some of his signature awful …

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Chicago Public School System Issues Guidelines Allowing Trans Students To Use Restroom Of Choice

From the Windy City Times: Chicago Public Schools, on May 3, issued revised guidelines pertaining to its transgender students, staff and volunteers, tackling head-on questions surrounding restroom and locker room use that have been vexing school districts across the country in recent months. The guidelines—which revise policies that CPS issued in 2014—explicitly state that students will be able to use …

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Chicago Joins North Carolina Travel Ban, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel Invites Businesses To Relocate To His City

Crain’s Chicago reports: Mayor Rahm Emanuel is issuing an executive order banning official city travel to North Carolina. And, seeking to gain from a flap over the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people there, Emanuel says he’ll be contacting North Carolina companies that might be interested in relocating to a “more inclusive” Chicago. In comments after an unrelated …

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Cruz Reaffirms Pledge To Support Trump

Last night Ted Cruz denounced Donald Trump’s violent rhetoric, which Cruz says provoked the chaos in Chicago. But unlike Marco Rubio, Cruz is not wavering from his pledge to support the eventual GOP nominee, even if it’s Trump. Via Politico: “My answer is the same,” Cruz told reporters here at a suburban St. Louis high school. “I committed at the …

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Trump: Chicago’s “Thugs” Helped My Campaign

As last night’s chaos in Chicago unfolded, Donald Trump called each of the cable news networks in quick succession to deny responsibility and actually blame President Obama for “dividing the nation.” This morning he is claiming that Chicago’s protesters actually helped his campaign. He may be right.

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Cruz Blames Trump For Chicago: Urging Supporters To Punch People Gets A Predictable Result [VIDEO]

Breitbart readers are furious with Cruz’s reaction: Texas Senator Sen. Ted Cruz appeared in a western suburb of Chicago only moments after it was confirmed that GOP frontrunner Donald Trump had canceled his downtown Chicago rally due to a threat of mob violence. Cruz said the “anger and rage” came from the top of the campaign. Without saying Donald Trump’s …

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LIVE VIDEO: Chaos In Chicago, Trump Rally Cancelled

The future of an America under President Trump is unfolding before our eyes in Chicago tonight. Watch the embedded live-streams below.

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VIRAL VIDEO: Hot Furry Shirtless Jogger

Via Chicago’s WGN: With unseasonably warm temperatures hitting Chicago this December, many Chicagoans spent their Sunday outdoors in 60 degree temperatures. One visitor to the city, Ethan Renoe, decided to take a shirtless jog along the lakefront, and caught up with our cameras. Video of his live interview has been viewed more than half a million times. Needless to say, …

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CHICAGO: Protesters Blockade Stores In Protest Of Killing Of Black Teen By White Cop

Protesters are blockading the storefronts of major retailers on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile at this writing in protest of the murder of a black teen by a white police officer, who has since been charged with murder. The Chicago Tribune is live-blogging from the scene. Hit this link for photos and video from the ongoing protest.

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Porno Pete Flops At IML

It’s International Mister Leather weekend in Chicago and yesterday Porno Pete announced a “press conference” to be held today outside the Leather Archives. Pity the press didn’t show up. Via DNA Info: A handful of anti-gay activists and their cameramen held an event Friday morning dubbing the longstanding Leather Archives & Museum a “perversion museum” that promotes incest, pedophilia and …

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Porno Pete Will Be At IML

Send us your selfies with Porno Pete, boys!

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CHICAGO: Gay Aldermen Threaten To Relocate Pride Parade Over Rowdiness

Via the Chicago Tribune: If the Pride Parade doesn’t clean up its act, 2015 might be the last year it marches through Lakeview, two North Side aldermen are warning. “If there is not a serious improvement in the parade’s impact on surrounding residents’ quality of life this year, the next step is to assemble an advisory group to make recommendations …

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