- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Touché Leaders Agree To Work With Community Months After Racist Performance At Gay Bar
Forum attendees who saw the November performance at Touché described the experience as “mortifying,” “disgusting,” “hurtful” and “beyond appalling.”
Prominent Leather Fraternity Blasts Touché For Racist Puppet Show, Demands New Leadership
Touché is hosting a town hall Wednesday amid mounting backlash. The Midwest chapter for ONYX, a national fraternity for gay and bisexual men of color, pulled its events and wants the bar's manager fired.
Puppeteer Behind Racist Performance At Gay Leather Bar Touché Says He’s Retiring His Black Puppet
Puppeteer Jerry Halliday compared dropping the racist puppet from his act to the Rolling Stones retiring the song "Brown Sugar" after criticism it presented a sexualized view of Black women.
After Racist Puppet Performance At Touché’s 45th Anniversary Party, Some Leather Community Members Feel ‘Disappointed And Betrayed’
Several people walked out of Touché's celebration after a white ventriloquist came out with a Black puppet named "Sista Girl" and made jokes about loving watermelon, being on welfare and having multiple kids.