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Chicago Rope November: Second Anniversary Event

Chicago Rope

CHICAGO — This November, Chicago Rope turns two years old! We’re celebrating with a special event featuring a class on Vintage Rope Bondage with BadKittyBondage, a team that presented at our very first event and has supported us all along. For beginners, we’ll be offering Rope 102, part Two in our Foundations of Japanese Rope Bondage…

ABW presents $900 to local charity

CHICAGO — The producers of American Brotherhood Weekend are pleased to present a check for $900 to Heartland Alliance on October 12, 2017 in Chicago.CHICAGO — The producers of American Brotherhood Weekend are pleased to present a check for $900 to Heartland Alliance on October 12, 2017 in Chicago. During the contest weekend Two fundraising…

Chicago People of Color Munch, Oct. 12

CHICAGO — This munch is for people that are monogamous, poly, swingers, couples, singles, in open relationships or kinky. Our goals are: to connect with people of color to discuss swinging, BDSM, kink, polyamory and other alternative lifestyles in the Chicagoland area; and to connect them with the broader community, regionally and nationally. This munch…

US clarifies vote on UN death penalty resolution

WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department explained its “no” vote on a anti-death penalty resolution after an outcry on social media. From NBC OUT: In a press briefing on Tuesday, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert explained why the U.S. voted against the resolution. “We voted against that resolution because of broader concerns with the resolution’s…

Chicago People of Color Munch, Oct. 5

CHICAGO — Happy Latino Heritage Month! This munch is for people that are monogamous, poly, swingers, couples, singles, in open relationships or kinky. Our goals are: to connect with people of color to discuss swinging, BDSM, kink, polyamory and other alternative lifestyles in the Chicagoland area; and to connect them with the broader community, regionally…

Executive director search committee updates LA&M membership on progress

CHICAGO — The Leather Archives and Museum (LA&M) Executive Director Search Committee reports the process for naming the next Executive Director is progressing as planned. In June 2017, following 15 years as LA&M Executive Director, Rick Storer pursued new opportunities with another Chicago non-profit organization. “The Board has been quick to develop and implement a comprehensive…

U.S. votes against UN resolution banning death for being gay

NEW YORK — Last week, the United States voted against a United Nations human rights resolution that condemned using the death penalty for same-sex relationships, the Washington Blade reported. From the Blade: The resolution — which Belgium, Benin, Costa Rica, France, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia and Switzerland introduced — passed by a 27-13 vote margin. Congo,…

American Brotherhood Weekend this weekend

CHICAGO — Our 28th year promises to have yet another reason to visit Chicago in October. another family reunion that you have all come to love. Stay tuned as more will follow. Event Schedule at a Glance (Subject to change) Friday 10/6 5:00-10:00 pm Registration for participants at Touché: Join us for a pre event…

Chicago ClubFem Halloween Party, Oct. 7

CHICAGO — Get ready for a Monster of a good time! Save the Date for the October 7, 2017 Party! RSVPing on the Fetlife page does not get you on the guest list, but it does remind you to attend! RSVPs MUST be sent to chicagomistress@gmail.com by 8 pm the Friday BEFORE the party, October 6th. Chicago…