You can find out more about his fancy gala and benefit for The Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health here. Read the full list of Ten Thoughts from when he was here for IML 2010 here. These two are my favorite:
9. There are a lot of big & hairy men in Chicago… but there apparently aren’t enough big & hairy gay men to sustain a retail operation catering to the t-shirt/flag/windsock needs of the local bear community. Or maybe gay bears have outgrown the t-shirt/flag/windsock phase of bear pride and no longer feel the need to bedazzle their apartments with bear-pride merchandise.
7. The lakefront. The bike path. Spend the day in Chicago’s endless lakefront park and you’ll wanna get in a time machine and go slap Seattle’s founders to death for preserving so little of our waterfront(s) for parks/recreation/posterity.