There is, however, a wonderfully extensive LGBTQ section, covering everything from culture to humor to history. On the flip side, there are lavender walls and baskets of fake ivy that haven’t been dusted since 1989, the year after that logo was created.However, I’m still dating the girl who gave me a stellar Murakami recommendation. Take it for what it is, I guess.) I need not emphasize the massive amount of male-dominated professional sports teams, so I’ll discuss the teams that don’t get much action […on TV… Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) The coolest, most organized, queer social sports league in all of America!Sangamon St.) A weekly 18 LGBTQ dance party that serves alcohol (if you’re 21 )! Clark St.) Located in Lesbianland (Andersonville), T’s is a good choice on pretty much any night.The best times are after CMSA softball on Sundays and on Saturdays for the newly instated “Tease Her at T’s” dance parties.If you want to meet Effingdykes writer, Krista, you can usually find her here. Chicago Ave.) There used to be bi-weekly Saturday parties, but so far this year, there has only been one. They serve great margaritas and yummy tacos (that’s what she said), and it can get really crowded really fast so sit on the patio for more space.
Here is a non-exhaustive (though compiling this, I am quite exhausted), listing of the lady places and spaces: Wild Thursdays (Victor Hotel, 311 N.
Now we have two very competitive WFTDA (Women’s Flat Track Derby Association) leagues in Chicago- The Windy City Rollers (WCR) and The Chicago Outfit. Racine Ave.) with afterparties at Union Park Lounge (228 South Racine Avenue).
The Outfit is a trans* friendly league, with bouts at The Windy City Fieldhouse (2367 W.
Recently, the Dolls started Sunday Night Sex Talks at The Dragon Lady Lounge (3188 N. And if you’re into it, there is a shower contest on Fridays. Belmont Ave.) The environment seems to be a little cliquey, so go with a big group of friends. The majority of the group is 36 , and it includes lots of non-bar activities. Clark St.) Located in Andersonville, this restaurant and bar is always hoppin’ with some LGBTQA-flavored event. You can get totally wasted on a Sunday morning for , and the food is good.
It’s open late, which is nice, but IMO it’s not worth the (weekend) cover price. I’ve never been to any of the events myself, but I’ve heard a bit about it. Stop in for a burger and some beer, and then dance the night away! Oh, and while you are eating, a hilarious female impersonator comes out and performs for you.