Category: Central Illinois

News and events from the central portion of Illinois, generally Springfield, Peoria, Decatur and Bloomington.

BDSM 101 Class at Peoria Munch, April 8

PEORIA — Hey, kinksters! The Peoria Munch is fast approaching and we’d sure love it if you’d join us for our upcoming topic: BDSM 101! Atomic Curves will be your facilitator and demonstrator for the evening. All are welcome from our most seasoned players, who know the ropes, to our newbies itching for some new…

Equality Illinois LGBTQ Town Halls launch in Central and Southern Illinois

Equality Illinois

NORMAL — With Illinoisans facing uncertainty about LGBTQ rights in the Trump era and push back in some parts of the state as they try to assert their rights, Equality Illinois LGBTQ Town Halls launch Tuesday night in Bloomington-Normal and continue Wednesday night in Peoria. Future town halls are scheduled in Carbondale and the Metro…

Illinois Women March on Springfield April 25 for progressive agenda, responsible budget

SPRINGFIELD — More than 50 organizations have joined a coalition to educate and organize around dozens of progressive bills being proposed in the Illinois House and Senate this session. They will bring together people across the state for the Illinois Women March on Springfield for a progressive agenda and responsible budget for all, Tuesday, April…

Triggers In the Lifestyle, Feb. 12

BLOOMINGTON — Every living being has triggers. Triggers are not just for trauma! In this square table you will learn how to identify your triggers, how to cope with your triggers, as well as how to communicate those triggers to important people in your life. This is a great opportunity to learn about yourself and…

Kinky Bowling Gathering, Jan. 4

PEORIA — Come out and join us for our bi-weekly kinky bowling event. Wednesday, January 4th will be our next Kinky Bowling get together. Remember that this is a vanilla venue where children with be present so please dress and act accordingly. Sadly The_Farmhouse does not own it’s own bowling alley so the location will be:…

December Decatur Munch, Dec. 3

DECATUR — The December Decatur Munch is a few days away! It’s this Saturday 12/3/16 at Guadalajara Restaurant in South Shores in Decatur from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Their address is 351 W. 1st Dr. From Bloomington to the restaurant: Take US 51 South through Decatur. After you cross the lake, take a left at the 3rd light (you’ll…