| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Dear Miss Manners: My Facebook friends have wonderful lives, and I am glad for them.
They have the best boyfriend/girlfriend/husband/wife. ("Yeah, be jealous," demands one young lady about the man in her life.) Their sons and daughters win academic...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Vladimir Luxuria, Europe's first openly transgender parliamentarian, was reportedly detained twice in Sochi this week for supporting LGBT rights at the Winter Olympics.
Luxuria, a former Communist member of parliament in Italy, was stopped by four men...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:24 PM
The Stonewall National Museum and Archives is writing a new chapter.
Already the largest circulating library of gay literature and periodicals nationally, the Fort Lauderdale center is now aiming for more: with a new "Dear Abby" exhibit; the launch of a...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Every year, there's always one Super Bowl ad that generates a bit of next-day controversy. And this year's ad appears to be Coca-Cola's "It's Beautiful" ad.
The one-minute ad features children and adults from all walks of life, from across the country,...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Look no further than Amy Webb's short-lived romance with a bass player for evidence of the emotional stakes surrounding that very first "I love you."
"I'd gone to see him perform, and after his first set ended, he came over and told me I was the love of...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Dear Miss Manners: When my husband and I were invited to a friend's dinner party, I replied that I did not think we could arrive in time for dinner, due to a work commitment with a specific end time, but that we could arrive after dinner if that would...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Sex toys have been around almost as long as sex itself--or at least since Paleolithic times. They've appeared on ancient Greek vases, been uncovered at archaeological digs and there's even a reference to dildos in the Bible (Ezekiel 16:17).
| Jan 1, 2014
Print column, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 The most surprising news event of 2013 was the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov, the Web portal to Obamacare. Yes, I'm sure the partisans who have long derided President Barack Obama for the lack of......
| Dec 9, 2013
A look back and a final farewell to the notable entertainment celebrities who died in 2013. Cosmo Allegretti (b. 1927) (actor) Allegretti was an actor and puppeteer on Captain Kangaroo, working his way up from set painter. He made and voiced puppets,...
| Oct 1, 2013
By Andrea Garcia-Vargas, editorial board intern Popular Science’s decision last week to shut down its comment section—for good—has brought about yet another controversy over reader comments. Multiple publications have already refined...
| Mar 15, 2013
Friday's print column Chicago’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at noon Saturday from the intersection of Balbo and Columbus Drives in Grant Park and head north about half a mile to Monroe Drive. You couldn’t pay me......