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Fahrenheit Chicago Was Full Of Hot Fun

Chicago is where the party is yet again.

Charity and community upliftment organization Equality Illinois held its second annual Farenheit Chicago event last weekend.

According to the Windy City Times, the festival, held between August 24 and August 26, included several events such as a kickoff party, a beach party, a Sunday-morning worship service, a day party, a ball show, a concert, a skate party, and more.

In terms of the beach party, this year’s event included several performers like Marc Wayne, Trent Crews, DJ All the Way K, Terisa Griffin, DJ Superman and Ms. Ruff N Stuff.

The event also awarded many people for their accomplishments and their acts of community upliftment. This included the honoring of Lora Branch of Gilead Sciences Inc., Mo Green of the Office of the Cook County State’s Attorney, and the South Side bar the Jeffery Pub.

While at the beach party, Anthony Galloway, the director of civic engagement for Equality Illinois, presented the special award to the Jeffrey Pub for being one of the oldest gay bars in the United States. In addition, it’s a black owned bar that continues to provide a space for black gay men in the predominantly white gay community.

More: We’re In Love With The Jeffery Pub: The Only Black-Owned Gay Bar In Chicago

You can check out a few photos from the weekend full of events below.

Photo via The Windy City Times & Vern Hester
Photo via The Windy City Times & Vern Hester
Photo via The Windy City Times & Vern Hester
Photo via The Windy City Times & Vern Hester