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Queer Notions


Coffee with Jerris

Sometimes uncomfortable conversations are worth having.

C-U Pride Fest: A review in pictures

Champaign-Urbana celebrated its third pride festival this past weekend and Smile Politely captured every moment we could.

Ashes to Ashes | Rust to Rust

Tracy talks with DJ Randall Ellison about Gothic Prom V, happening this Monday night.

Pride weekend ahead!

Get out, be proud! Champaign-Urbana gears up this week to celebrate the 2nd Annual CU Pride Fest, which promises to spice up our summer with several exciting events.

Civil Unions finally arrive in Illinois

Same-sex couples lined up to register for civil unions on Wednesday, and straight couples woke up Thursday with their relationships still intact.