Smollett, 36, ignited a firestorm on social media by telling police on 29 January that two apparent supporters of Donald Trump had struck him, put a noose around his neck and poured bleach over him. He said the actor also sent a racist and homophobic threatening letter to himself at the Fox studio lot in Chicago, where Empire is filmed. The actor, who is gay, handed himself in to police on Thursday morning after he was charged with felony disorderly conduct on Wednesday for making a false police report. The charge could bring up to three years in prison.
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The Gay Games Gay Games VII , colloquially called the Chicago Gaymes , was part of a family of international sports and cultural festivals called Gay Games , sanctioned by the Federation of Gay Games and organized by the gay , lesbian , bisexual , transgender community of the host city of Chicago , Illinois in the United States. The competition took place July 15— July 22, Actual athletic events were played in venues scattered throughout Chicago and its suburbs, all participating in the Gay Games through special permissive votes in their respective town or village councils. Cultural events included concerts and performances by Cyndi Lauper , Margaret Cho , Megan Mullally , and others added to the festival's feel and charm. Contemporary artists also provided exhibitions as part of the Gay Games. Advocacy groups like the Human Rights Campaign offered substantial funding for the event, as well.
Gay bathhouses were barely surviving. And then came COVID-19.
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