Tag: illinois

Quad Cities rally celebrates local trans leaders

As a counselor and a trans man, Scott encourages trans folks to “take the time to celebrate yourself.” DAVENPORT, Iowa — Last night at the rally in support of trans rights in Davenport, Iowa, Scott Xavier Fieker shared his story of transition and hope. About 100 people came to the Metropolitan Community Church of the…

Pups take over Illinois Leather Alliance

CHICAGO — Illinois Leather Alliance Weekend was jam packed with interviews, classes and shenanigans. The contest weekend kicked off with the ILA Meet and Greet at Touché on Friday, March 17th. The Meet and Greet allows the contestants to introduce themselves to their audience and contest judges. This year, there were five contestants total: three Puppies, one Trainer,…

Chicon 7 Unites the Past and Future of Electronic Gaming

Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), is bringing together a unique pairing of historic and contemporary electronic games with free access for all convention members. Historic games will be provided through Star Worlds Arcade (www.starworldsarcade.com) of DeKalb, Illinois. Star Worlds is widely recognized as one of the last arcades with coin-operated games…

Primary Vote Turnout Low With Little Excitement

Kaitlyn MattsonWCB Politics Writer The Illinois primary on Tuesday saw Mitt Romney in the winner’s circle with 430,744 votes. But the results may have either little or large effects on the Republican presidential nomination as a whole. However, it is still too early to tell whether the Illinois primary had any effect. Jim Allen, the…