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TUESDAY SPECIALS
Roscoe'sRoscoe's
$12 Absolut Mandrin Cosmo Pitchers $12 Absolut Long Island Pitchers $5 Jager Bombs $2.50 Miller Lite Drafts

The CallThe Call
$5 Skyy Cocktails - Regular and Flavors

Estelle'sEstelle's
$2 Drafts / Bottles $3 Beers $9 Delirium

Big ChicksBig Chicks
$4 Dark & Stormy - $3 bottles of Corona and Corona Light - $3.50 Well Vodka cocktails

Broadway Youth CenterBroadway Youth Center
7PM-9PM: X-Pressions, an arts-based drop in program.

Hamburger Mary'sHamburger Mary's
All of Mary's signature "Mary-Tinis" are $2 off all day, every Tuesday!

Scot'sScot's
$6.00 (+ $1.50 high-end) all martinis

Center on HalstedCenter on Halsted
Queer Yoga - This gentle class is appropriate for beginners as well as seasoned yogis. 6:30 PM - 7:40 PM

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
Half priced martinis 1/3 off small plates $12.95 Chicken & Waffles with a glass of champagne

InnexileInnexile
BLUE MOON PINTS WITH A SLICE OF ORANGE - $3.00

Lucky Horseshoe LoungeLucky Horseshoe Lounge
Buff Night

Spyners PubSpyners Pub
$3.50 Absolute Vodkas and Flavors

SidetrackSidetrack
TRL TUESDAYS 9pm-2am A totally rad lineup of 90s & early 00s music videos

Crew Bar and GrllCrew Bar and Grll
Taco Tuesday - $1 each Shrimp or BBQ pork tacos for $2 each Beergarita pints $4.75

Bobby Love'sBobby Love's
$2 Well Cocktails, $2 Domestic Beers

Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)
$4 Svedka, Captain Morgan, Bombay Drinks

Phoenix Bar   (Hunter's) Phoenix Bar (Hunter's)
9pm -2am Karaoke w/ Jake * $3 Miller Lite Drafts $4 sweet Revenge Shots

The SoFo TapThe SoFo Tap
$5 Absolut Cocktails

Farraguts on ClarkFarraguts on Clark
All 16 drafts $2.50 each

Progress BarProgress Bar
Honey Pot, Halsteds first and only all girl night. Resident DJ AllTheWay Kay

Elixir LoungeElixir Lounge
Tuesday Treat: Elixir's speciality cocktails $8.00

R Public HouseR Public House
Fried Chicken Special $12

DS Tequila CompanyDS Tequila Company
Starving Artist: $5 Burgers $3 Jamo $2 select Beers $3 Slammers

BerlinBerlin
Resident DJ VoxBox $3 Berlin Bombs (now with Absolut), $5 Tropical Sex pints, $4 Honey flavored whiskey (Jack/Jim), $2 PBR, $4 Fireball, $5 Stoli

HydrateHydrate
$1 Drinks, No Cover until 12am

ManeuversManeuvers
$2 Bottles - Miller Budweiser Coors

Club KraveClub Krave
Trashy Tuesdays PBR Cans $1

AtmosphereAtmosphere
Bored GAYmes * Wii, Cards, Jenga, Scrabble... * $3 wells, $5 Electric Lemonades, $3 Miller Lite and Bud Light drafts

CellblockCellblock
GAME NIGHT Join Joe and Kelly for bar games, free pool, and Wii

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar
1st Tuesday of the Month Party Industry Night 8pm - 2am DJ Luna and DJ Step

Charlie'sCharlie's
$10 Absolut pitchers, $2 Bud/Bud Light, $4 Jager & bombs, karaoke 9PM - 1AM

The ClosetThe Closet
Musical Open Mic with Sami 7pm - $3 Well $3.50 Pints of Miller Lite $3.50 Shock Tops


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  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Tuesday, Oct 23
Wright's Accessible Usonian: The Laurent House in Rockford Day trip to the only home Wright designed to be wheelchair-accessible with a stop at the William Pettit Chapel in nearby Belvidere  5:30am   Departs from The Rookery Building, 209 S. LaSalle St.  http://FLWright.org/rockford
Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop The Willful Sexual Invert in Alfonso Hernandez-Cata's El angel de Sodoma. Ebenezer Concepcion, CSGS Dissertation Fellow/PhD Candidate in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies Discussant: Prof. Alison James, Romance Languages and Literatures  5:00pm - 6:30pm   First floor seminar room of 5733 S. University Ave  http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/
Hello Dolly! opening night Betty Buckley in this tribute to the original work   7:30pm   Ford Center Oriental Theatre  24 W Randolph St Chicago  Tickets: http://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/2503646?brand=bicartist

Wednesday, Oct 24
Chicago 00: The 1968 DNC Protests exhibit ongoing Exploring a watershed moment in U.S. politics-the 50th anniversary of the convention protests-with the new virtual-reality experience. From photographs and documents from the Chicago History Museum's archives to the site of the demonstrations. David Farber, Ph.D., narrates the 14-minute VR tour that can be viewed through YouTube; the Chrome browser; or with Google Cardboard VR glasses.   12:00pm   Chicago History Museum  1601 N Clark Chicago  http://chicago00.org/experiences.html#dnc.
Swan Lake Danced to Tchaikovsky's classic score and performed live by the Chicago Philharmonic in four acts. Ongoing through Oct. 28  3:00pm   Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University  50 E Congress Pkwy Chicago  http://joffrey.org
All Things Jackson Scream in Halloween, a night of Michael and Janet music videos.   9:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/186018912291689/

Thursday, Oct 25
Webinare, Elder LGBTQ veteran awareness OutServe Knowledge Online, hosted by Aaron Tax, Director of Advocacy, and Ashton Stewart, SAGEVets Coordinator, from SAGE!, discussing LGBTQ aging issues and how to support the elder LGBTQ veteran community. Starts 1 p.m. EST, on Facebook Live and online through the OutServe conference system.   12:00pm   online  http://www.facebook.com/events/301437903971051/
ChiTown Squares Halloween Dance With Arlene Kaspik. Our annual Halloween dance will take place at the Thursday workshop! Dress up in your creative costume for prizes. Warm up with Kate Reed 7-7:30.   7:30pm - 9:30pm   Ebenezer Lutheran Church  1650 W Foster Chicago  http://www.chitownsquares.org.
Barb Jungr and John McDaniel McDaniel was the music director on The Rosie O'Donnell Show during its entire run. British singer Jungr has been making music of all kinds since the '70s in London. $25   8:00pm   Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret  1383 N Milwaukee Ave Chicago  773-278-1830  http://tinyurl.com/ycfhhqum
Hallow-Queen Edition of Pop Rocks Thursday Scary Good Drag with Chicago Queens Alexis Bevels, Saya Naomi, Alex Kay & Jasmine Phoenix join hostess Dixie Lynn Cartwright on the Sidetrack Stage. Get on stage with Dixie to Lip Sync for your Life and win fun prizes. No cover.  9:00pm - 2:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/324804788348033/

Friday, Oct 26
Trans/Gender Affirming Name Change Mobilization Hosted by Transformative Justice Law Project. olunteers will assist Cook County residents with filling out the documents required for a name change. Last Friday of every month in room 1202.   9:00am - 3:00am   Daley Center Plaza  50 W Washington St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/transformativejusticelawproject/
Orlando Traveling Memorial Art installation created by Pulse Nightclub shooting survivors, first responders and family members, The Orlando Traveling Memorial (OTM), will make its first stop here. Ongoing through Nov. 23  12:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Orlando-Traveling-Memorial-to-debut-at-Center-on-Halsted/64350.html
Halloweekend Glow Party After TGIF Show Tunes (5-9pm) the lights go low and Sidetrack GLOWS for a fun Halloweekend Dance Party. No cover.   3:00pm - 2:00am   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/731465937212547/?active_tab=about
SexuWellness For women and TGNC individuals, a wide variety of sexual and reproductive health-related services like chest/breast exams, mammogram referrals, pap tests including HPV screening and pelvic exams, STI testing, birth control prescription, IUD placements. Fourth Friday of every month. whs@howardbrown.org  5:00pm - 8:00pm   Howard Brown, 6500 N. Clark, Chicago  773-572-8359  http://howardbrown.org/womens-health/
Asians & Friends Costumed Pub Crawl Starting at North End moving on at 7:30 for a bite and then hit Boystown. Find Asians & Friends on Facebook  6:00pm   Starting at North End, 3733 N. Halsted
Gimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement. Women & Children First hosts the founders of March for Our Lives as they present the story of a group of teenagers who channeled their rage and sorrow into action, and created one of the largest youth-led movements in global history. Panel discussion. $20 includes copy of the book. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.  7:00pm   Nicholas Senn HIgh School, 5900 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago
Elton John tour Save the date. More information to come.   8:00pm   United Center  1901 W Madison Ave Chicago  http://www.unitedcenterchicagotickets.com/?ppcsrc=bing
Slo 'Mo Party's "The Coven Classic" A night of women, nonbinary & trans powered magic hosted by Kristen Kaza & Jen Delos Reyes. Benefits Chicago Volunteer. Treats on the patio sold by queer women and tarot services. Prizes for most supreme witch. Wheelchair accessible, gender neutral restrooms. $20  9:00pm   Sleeping Village, 3734 W Belmont Ave.  http://sleeping-village.com/calendar/slo-mo-party-the-coven-classic/

Saturday, Oct 27
Lakeside Pride's Brass Quintet Fall Recital Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles is family of performance groups of the LGBTQ community with three ensembles, Jazz Orchestra, Marching Band, and Symphonic Band plus a dozen plus ensembles. Free  2:30am - 3:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://lakesidepride.org/event/brass-quintet-fall-recital/
Halloween Weekend in Andersonville 100+ locations for trick-or-treat plus the Andersonville Sweetish Stroll  10:00am   Start Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, 5217 N Clark  http://www.andersonville.org/halloween-in-andersonville/
Self-defense class for LGBTQs Last of two clasees for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a 90-minute self-defense class taught by IMPACT Chicago, to help empower LGBTQ community members to respond tointerpersonal violence.   11:00am - 1:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/1106911946126486/
S.O.S. Ball and Panel Discussion: "Respect for Equality" Discussion about the values, norms, and potential of the Black and Brown community, how in gaining support for LGBT rights a social, economic, and political equality can be built. Hosted by Chicago State University Student Government Association, In Demand Entertainment, and the Overall Icon House of Infiniti.  5:00pm   Chicago State University in the Student Union building in the Rotunda  http://www.facebook.com/events/1877036059271885/?ti=icl.
UnMasked, a Masuerade Affair, HRC Chicago Gala and Auction Indivisible Aurora will receive the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Chicago Community Leadership Award. VIP reception, a large silent and live auction followed by a Black Tie optional dinner.  6:00pm   Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile  Tickets: http://HRCChicago.org/gala
Elton John Tour Save the date. More information to come.  8:00pm   United Center  1901 W Madison Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://www.unitedcenterchicagotickets.com/event/3404001?ppcsrc=bing

Sunday, Oct 28
Halloween Weekend in Andersonville 100+ locations for trick-or-treat plus the Andersonville Sweetish Stroll  10:00am - 10:00pm   Start Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, 5217 N Clark  http://www.andersonville.org/halloween-in-andersonville/

Monday, Oct 29
The So You Think You Can Dance Live! 2018 tour Based on the Fox dance-competition show with the Top 10 contestants from season 15  7:30pm   The Chicago Theatre (Chicago)  175 N State St Chicago  http://www.msg.com/the-chicago-theatre?cmp=van_chicagotheatre.

Tuesday, Oct 30
Margaret Atwood, author Handmaid's Tale, two times and places Discussing implications her 1985 dystopian novel in contemporary world with Northwestern faculty members. Two events: The Chicago campus event noon in Northwestern Pritzker School of Law's Thorne Auditorium, 357 E. Chicago Ave. and the Evanston campus 4:30 p.m., in Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Dr.  4:30pm   Pick-Staiger Concert Hall  50 Arts Cir Dr Northwestern University Evanston, IL 60208  Tickets: http://nbo.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event.asp?id=2364&cid=111
Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop 'They Attend Strictly to Their Own Business': Disability as Industrial Asset" Ann Heffernan, CSGS Dissertation Fellow/PhD Candidate in Political Science Discussant: Prof. C. Riley Snorton, English and Gender & Sexuality Studies  5:00pm - 6:30pm   First floor seminar room of 5733 S. University Ave  Tickets: http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/
Am I Man Enough? Ada Cheng and her storytelling show where people tell personal stories to critically examine the culture of toxic masculinity. Free  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://community.centeronhalsted.org/cultural-events/amimanenough?erid=8957853&trid=5c1cba5c-3646-4aa5-9dad-4f97dfdb4f60

Wednesday, Oct 31
22nd Annual Haunted Halsted Halloween Parade & Costume Contest Costume Contest has $4,000 in cash & prizes in four categories: Theme, Group, Drag & Scary. Featuring a panel of drag queen judges and spectator Instagram hashtag voting! Winners Ceremony presented by Circuit Mom. Halsted St from Belmont Ave to Brompton Ave. Kick Off: X:XX pm at Halsted & Belmont  7:30pm   Kick Off at Halsted & Belmont and go to Brompton Ave.  http://HauntedHalsted.com

Thursday, Nov 1
American Veterans for Equal Rights monthly meeting AVER is a non-profit, chapter-based association of active, reserve and veteran servicemembers dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment. This monthly meeting supports the chapters work in outreach and visibility for LGBTQ veterans year round. On Facebook, see AVER Chicago Chapter.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago

Friday, Nov 2
Orlando Traveling Memorial Art installation created by Pulse Nightclub shooting survivors, first responders and family members, The Orlando Traveling Memorial (OTM), will make its first stop here. Through Nov. 23  12:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Orlando-Traveling-Memorial-to-debut-at-Center-on-Halsted/64350.html

Saturday, Nov 3
The Rugby Weekend World-class international rugby by USA Rugby and TLA Worldwide (TLA), along with host city partners Chicago Sports Commission (CSC) and Soldier Field. USA Women's Eagles open against the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup Champion Black Ferns.   1:00pm   Soldier Field  1410 Museum Campus Dr Chicago  http://TheRugbyWeekend.com
Gypsy, A Musical Fable Stars E. Faye Butler as Rose, Broadway's legendary "stage mother" who raises her daughters to assume the heights in the world of show business. Through Nov. 25. $20 - $66  4:30pm   The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St.  773.777.9884  http://PorchlightMusicTheatre.org
Dare to Dream, Emerald City, Youth Outlook's fundraising gala Celebrates outstanding members of our community and raises funds to support many more years of serving LGBTQ+ youth. Black Tie Optional. Silent auction, dinner, dancing, awards. RSVP online.  6:00pm - 11:00pm   Pipers Banquets, 1295 Butterfield Rd., Aurora  http://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/QuestioningYouthCenter/daretodream2018.html
Gypsy, A Musical Fable Stars E. Faye Butler as Rose, Broadway's legendary "stage mother" who raises her daughters to assume the heights in the world of show business. Through Nov. 25. $20 - $66  8:00pm   The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St.  773.777.9884  http://PorchlightMusicTheatre.org
Black Gold: A Casino Night with Affinity Community Services Affinity's casino night fundraiser supports programming of Affinity Community Services. $50-$100. Additional VIP reception 7-8 p.m. re-quires a special ticket purchase.  8:00pm - 11:00pm   Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center at 4859 S Wabash Ave  773-324-0377  http://affinity95.org

Sunday, Nov 4
18th Jon-Henri Damski Award to Chicago Legend Marge Summit Honoring Marge Summit for a lifetime of activism  2:00pm - 4:00pm   The Call (Chicago)  1547 W Bryn Mawr Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/Jon-Henri-Damski-Tribute-Page-442134295851328/?eid=ARC8bWJRA3xgZRyS27Xek0hS17Pd-QFauiamzomn74rDBc7rusV-fBLz8yNo73dDXXFlnQsrf5nx4rI1

Tuesday, Nov 6
OUTspoken monthly storytelling evening OUTspoken occurs on the first Tuesday of every month, new storytellers, stories from the perspective of LGBTQ persons Doors 6pm  7:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago

Wednesday, Nov 7
Chicago 00: The 1968 DNC Protests exhibit ongoing Exploring a watershed moment in U.S. politics-the 50th anniversary of the convention protests-with the new virtual-reality experience. From photographs and documents from the Chicago History Museum's archives to the site of the demonstrations. David Farber, Ph.D., narrates the 14-minute VR tour that can be viewed through YouTube; the Chrome browser; or with Google Cardboard VR glasses.   12:00pm   Chicago History Museum  1601 N Clark Chicago  http://chicago00.org/experiences.html#dnc.
Chicago 00: The 1968 DNC Protests exhibit ongoing Exploring a watershed moment in U.S. politics-the 50th anniversary of the convention protests-with the new virtual-reality experience. From photographs and documents from the Chicago History Museum's archives to the site of the demonstrations. David Farber, Ph.D., narrates the 14-minute VR tour that can be viewed through YouTube; the Chrome browser; or with Google Cardboard VR glasses.   12:00pm   Chicago History Museum  1601 N Clark Chicago  http://chicago00.org/experiences.html#dnc.

Thursday, Nov 8
7th annual 3% Conference Theme, Bring It. Advertising, marketing, PR, tech, nonprofits and more come together for two days of inspirational keynotes, themed master classes, informative panels and networking.  2:00am   Navy Pier  600 E Grand Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://www.3percentmovement.com/conference/553
SAGE Table Yearly national event with local tables. Sit down to a meal with other LGBT people and allies of all ages for a transformative conversation about aging in the LGBT community.   6:00pm   Various locations  http://www.sagetable.org

Friday, Nov 9
Orlando Traveling Memorial Art installation created by Pulse Nightclub shooting survivors, first responders and family members, The Orlando Traveling Memorial (OTM), will make its first stop here. Through Nov. 23  12:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Orlando-Traveling-Memorial-to-debut-at-Center-on-Halsted/64350.html
Author, Out in the Union: A Labor History of Queer America Co-hosted by CTU LGBQTIA+ Committee and Chicago chapter of Pride at Work, a national organization representing LGBTQ union members. Author Miriam Frank will speak alongside panelists from CTU, Pride at Work, and recently unionized nurses at Howard Brown. The event is free and open to the public. Copies of the book available to purchase.   6:30pm - 8:30pm   Chicago Teachers Union Center // 1901 W. Carroll Ave  http://www.facebook.com/events/731826077173699/
Queer Genre Fiction Book Group Each second Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Saturday, Nov 10
PFLAG conference, The Power of Positivity PFLAG Council of Northern Illinois hosts full day PFLAG Conference with keynote Gearah Goldstein, founder of The Gender Cool Project. Also talks on Advocacy & Policy: How to Create Change, Impactful Public Speaking, Creating Thriving Chapters  8:00am - 4:00pm   Southminster Presbyterian Church 916 E. Central Road Arlington Heights  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-power-of-positivity-time-to-thrive-tickets-50202326510
The City that Werqs A History of Chicago's Drag Revolutionaries Chicago's diverse drag culture, anarchists and vaudeville queens at the Dil Pickle Club, the legendary Finnie's Balls, the racially integrated club scenes of the 1960's, the rise of the Miss Continental competition in the 1980's. (Drag Show follows at Jackhammer.)  6:30pm - 9:30pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org/events/the-city-that-werqs-opening
Iolanta Tchaikovsky, whose soaring music graces so many ballets, wrote magnificent tunes for the opera. Performed in the original Russian through Nov. 18  7:30pm   Chicago Opera Theater at The Studebaker Theater  http://ChicagoOperaTheater.org
Drag Show Following Gerber Hart's opening of The City that Werqs, A History of Chicago's Drag Revolutionaries exhibit. Opening and drag show $20 Drag show only: $10 (cover paid at door of Jackhammer)  9:00pm   Jackhammer  6406 N Clark St Chicago  http://db2.windycitymediagroup.com/webup/000_CAL_INSERT.php

Monday, Nov 12
Trans Military Appreciation The Center's second such event to honor and demonstrate support transgender military personnel, transgender veterans, and families. Speakers: Master Sergeant Erika Stoltz, Army Reservist with 33 years of active service, and Dr. Jennifer Coleman, Rush University Medical Center's Road Home Program/Center for Veterans. We will also have representation from the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital, and Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center. Price: Free Admission   7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://community.centeronhalsted.org/pages/transmilitaryappreciation?erid=8957853&trid=5c1cba5c-3646-4aa5-9dad-4f97dfdb4f60

Wednesday, Nov 14
Rise Up, A Celebration of Resilience Evening in recognition of Transgender Day of Remembrance/Resilience and Youth Homelessness Awareness Month. Performance and communion honoring those who's lives were taken, rejoice in the resilience of Trans, Gender Non-Conforming Youth, build community, and raise funds.   6:00pm - 9:00pm   Chicago Theater Works, 1113 W Belmont Ave  http://www.facebook.com/events/2034733413253511/?active_tab=about
Youth Empowerment Performance Project hosts Rise Up In recognition of the Transgender Day of Remembrance/Resilience and Youth Homelessness Awareness Month, through performance and communion, those whose lives have been taken and the resilience of Trans youth will be honored. See "Rise Up- A Celebration of Resilience" on Facebook.  6:00pm - 9:00pm   Chicago Theater Works, 1113 W. Belmont Ave

Thursday, Nov 15
The WOMB Open Mic Nite Open mic poetry event. Affinity Community Services is a social justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ community of Chicago with a particular focus on Black women.   7:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://affinity95.org
Indigo Girl Amy Ray Amy and her band with rootsy new solo album, Holler. Original music inspired by traditional country, Southern rock, mountain music, gospel and bluegrass. Amythyst Kiah will open. $26 member; $28 general public   9:00pm   Old Town School of Folk Music  4544 N Lincoln Ave Chicago  773-728-6000  Tickets: http://www.oldtownschool.org

Friday, Nov 16
Queer & Undocumented: Clinical Considerations Education for BH providers. Free  10:30am - 2:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://community.centeronhalsted.org/BHEvent?erid=8957853&trid=5c1cba5c-3646-4aa5-9dad-4f97dfdb4f60
Chicago Art Book Fair Emerging directions and diverse legacies. Over 125 arts publishers, small presses, book artists, comics artists, zinemakers and printmakers. Free and open to the public. Through Nov. 18   12:00pm   Chicago Athletic Club, 12 S. Michigan Ave.  http://www.cabf.no-coast.org/
BTQ Book Group Meet at the library each third Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Saturday, Nov 17
Lakeside Pride Symphonic Band Fall Concert "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" From 1993-2011, the U.S. government kept gay, lesbian and bisexual soldiers in the closet with "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The Lakeside Pride Symphonic Band performs military-themed band repertoire, with compositions by gay and lesbian composers.   7:30pm - 9:30pm   DePaul School of Music’s Holtschneider Performance Center, 2330 N Halsted St ., Chicago  http://lakesidepride.org/event/symphonic-band-performance/  Tickets: http://lakesidepride.org/dadt

Tuesday, Nov 20
Transgender Day of Remembrance Center on Halsted's annual event to honor the memory of trans persons who have been murdered in the U.S. during this year. Candle-lighting ceremony, a reading of the names of the victims, and a keynote speech from Channyn Lynne Parker of Broadway Youth Center. Free  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago

Friday, Nov 23
Trans/Gender Affirming Name Change Mobilization Hosted by Transformative Justice Law Project. olunteers will assist Cook County residents with filling out the documents required for a name change. Last Friday of every month in room 1202.   9:00am - 3:00am   Daley Center Plaza  50 W Washington St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/transformativejusticelawproject/
SexuWellness For women and TGNC individuals, a wide variety of sexual and reproductive health-related services like chest/breast exams, mammogram referrals, pap tests including HPV screening and pelvic exams, STI testing, birth control prescription, IUD placements. Fourth Friday of every month. whs@howardbrown.org  5:00pm - 8:00pm   Howard Brown, 6500 N. Clark, Chicago  773-572-8359  http://howardbrown.org/womens-health/

Wednesday, Nov 28
The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque wist on the original ballet highlighting the world of burlesque, boylesque, drag, magic, fire spinning, sword balancing, ballet. $20-$40 plus all you can eat buffet for $10  8:00pm   Reggies Music Joint, 2105 S. State St.  http://www.thebuttcrackerburlesque.com

Friday, Nov 30
HIV Lunch n' Learn Gilead for World AIDS Day. Free Program   2:00pm - 3:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://community.centeronhalsted.org/pages/lunchnlearn?erid=8957853&trid=5c1cba5c-3646-4aa5-9dad-4f97dfdb4f60
Twelve Chicago-based LGBTQ+ performing arts organizations perform together 35th Anniversary Holiday Hullabaloo with Chicago Gay Men's Chorus About Face Theatre, Allegrezza, Artemis Singers, Chicago Pride Guard, Chicago Spirit Brigade, Chicago Tap Theatre, GayCo, Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles, Lakeview Orchestra, Pride Films & Plays, and Windy City Gay Choru  8:00pm   Harris Theater for Music and Dance  205 E Randolph Dr Chicago  http://cgmc.org/holiday
Jane Lynch, A Swingin' Little Christmas Golden Globe- and two-time Emmy-winning out lesbian actress Jane Lynch ("Glee") on stage with actress Kate Flannery ("The Office")First show 7:00. $55/$65/$70/$75  10:00pm   City Winery Chicago  1200 W Randolph St Chicago  http://www.citywinery.com/

Saturday, Dec 1
Twelve Chicago-based LGBTQ+ performing arts organizations perform together 35th Anniversary Holiday Hullabaloo with Chicago Gay Men's Chorus About Face Theatre, Allegrezza, Artemis Singers, Chicago Pride Guard, Chicago Spirit Brigade, Chicago Tap Theatre, GayCo, Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles, Lakeview Orchestra, Pride Films & Plays, and Windy City Gay Choru  8:00pm   North Shore Center for the Performing Arts  9501 Skokie Blvd. Skokie, IL 60077  http://cgmc.org/holiday

Sunday, Dec 2
She100 Brunch Presentation Meeting & Social Collectively increase the power of queer women in the LGBTQ community by combining our resources to fund and support organizations that empower our community.  Time:TBA   TBD  http://www.she100.org
Twelve Chicago-based LGBTQ+ performing arts organizations perform together 35th Anniversary Holiday Hullabaloo with Chicago Gay Men's Chorus About Face Theatre, Allegrezza, Artemis Singers, Chicago Pride Guard, Chicago Spirit Brigade, Chicago Tap Theatre, GayCo, Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles, Lakeview Orchestra, Pride Films & Plays, and Windy City Gay Choru  7:00pm     ,  http://cgmc.org/holiday
Twelve Chicago-based LGBTQ+ performing arts organizations perform together 35th Anniversary Holiday Hullabaloo with Chicago Gay Men's Chorus About Face Theatre, Allegrezza, Artemis Singers, Chicago Pride Guard, Chicago Spirit Brigade, Chicago Tap Theatre, GayCo, Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles, Lakeview Orchestra, Pride Films & Plays, and Windy City Gay Choru  7:00pm   Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W 111th St, Chicago, IL 60655  http://cgmc.org/holiday

Tuesday, Dec 4
Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop More Than Risk: Toward a New Narrative of 'Care' within Social Work Discourse About Black Gay Men. Lance Keene, CSGS/CSRPC Dissertation Fellow/PhD Candidate, Social Services Administration. Discussant: Prof. Sharon Hicks-Bartlett, Sociology   5:00pm - 6:30pm   First floor seminar room of 5733 S. University Ave  http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/
OUTspoken monthly storytelling evening OUTspoken occurs on the first Tuesday of every month, new storytellers, stories from the perspective of LGBTQ persons Doors 6pm  7:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago

Wednesday, Dec 5
Chicago 00: The 1968 DNC Protests exhibit ongoing Exploring a watershed moment in U.S. politics-the 50th anniversary of the convention protests-with the new virtual-reality experience. From photographs and documents from the Chicago History Museum's archives to the site of the demonstrations. David Farber, Ph.D., narrates the 14-minute VR tour that can be viewed through YouTube; the Chrome browser; or with Google Cardboard VR glasses.   12:00pm   Chicago History Museum  1601 N Clark Chicago  http://chicago00.org/experiences.html#dnc.
Chicago 00: The 1968 DNC Protests exhibit ongoing Exploring a watershed moment in U.S. politics-the 50th anniversary of the convention protests-with the new virtual-reality experience. From photographs and documents from the Chicago History Museum's archives to the site of the demonstrations. David Farber, Ph.D., narrates the 14-minute VR tour that can be viewed through YouTube; the Chrome browser; or with Google Cardboard VR glasses.   12:00pm   Chicago History Museum  1601 N Clark Chicago  http://chicago00.org/experiences.html#dnc.

Thursday, Dec 6
American Veterans for Equal Rights monthly meeting AVER is a non-profit, chapter-based association of active, reserve and veteran servicemembers dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment. This monthly meeting supports the chapters work in outreach and visibility for LGBTQ veterans year round. On Facebook, see AVER Chicago Chapter.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago

Saturday, Dec 8
Santa Speedo Run Dress up your Speedo, run and party to raise money for the Center on Halsted. 12 p.m. sign in, registration. 2 p.m.1-mile run through Boystown. 2:30 p.m. awards, entertainment, prizes  12:00pm   Begins at Sidetrack, 3349 N Halsted St., Chicago  http://events.centeronhalsted.org/site/TR?fr_id=1110&pg=entry

Friday, Dec 14
Queer Genre Fiction Book Group Each second Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Saturday, Dec 15
Day With(out) Art 2018, Alternate Endings, Ativist Risings. c A marquee screening highlights the impact of art in HIV/AIDS activism and advocacy today with compelling short videos. Free with RSVP  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago  312-397-4010  http://mcachicago.org/Calendar/2018/12/Screening-Day-Without-Art-ALTERNATE-ENDINGS-ACTIVIST-RISINGS

Thursday, Dec 20
The WOMB Open Mic Nite Open mic poetry event. Affinity Community Services is a social justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ community of Chicago with a particular focus on Black women.   7:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://affinity95.org

Friday, Dec 21
BTQ Book Group Meet at the library each third Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Sunday, Dec 23
Into the Woods Music Theater Works formerly Light Opera Works presents with full original orchestrations. Through Dec. 31. $34. Ages 25 and younger half price  2:00pm   Cahn Auditorium Northwestern University  600 Emerson St Evanston, IL 60208  http://www.MusicTheaterWorks.com

Friday, Dec 28
Trans/Gender Affirming Name Change Mobilization Hosted by Transformative Justice Law Project. olunteers will assist Cook County residents with filling out the documents required for a name change. Last Friday of every month in room 1202.   9:00am - 3:00am   Daley Center Plaza  50 W Washington St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/transformativejusticelawproject/
SexuWellness For women and TGNC individuals, a wide variety of sexual and reproductive health-related services like chest/breast exams, mammogram referrals, pap tests including HPV screening and pelvic exams, STI testing, birth control prescription, IUD placements. Fourth Friday of every month. whs@howardbrown.org  5:00pm - 8:00pm   Howard Brown, 6500 N. Clark, Chicago  773-572-8359  http://howardbrown.org/womens-health/

Tuesday, Jan 1
OUTspoken monthly storytelling evening OUTspoken occurs on the first Tuesday of every month, new storytellers, stories from the perspective of LGBTQ persons Doors 6pm  7:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago

Wednesday, Jan 2
Chicago 00: The 1968 DNC Protests exhibit ongoing Exploring a watershed moment in U.S. politics-the 50th anniversary of the convention protests-with the new virtual-reality experience. From photographs and documents from the Chicago History Museum's archives to the site of the demonstrations. David Farber, Ph.D., narrates the 14-minute VR tour that can be viewed through YouTube; the Chrome browser; or with Google Cardboard VR glasses.   12:00pm   Chicago History Museum  1601 N Clark Chicago  http://chicago00.org/experiences.html#dnc.
Chicago 00: The 1968 DNC Protests exhibit ongoing Exploring a watershed moment in U.S. politics-the 50th anniversary of the convention protests-with the new virtual-reality experience. From photographs and documents from the Chicago History Museum's archives to the site of the demonstrations. David Farber, Ph.D., narrates the 14-minute VR tour that can be viewed through YouTube; the Chrome browser; or with Google Cardboard VR glasses.   12:00pm   Chicago History Museum  1601 N Clark Chicago  http://chicago00.org/experiences.html#dnc.

Thursday, Jan 3
American Veterans for Equal Rights monthly meeting AVER is a non-profit, chapter-based association of active, reserve and veteran servicemembers dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment. This monthly meeting supports the chapters work in outreach and visibility for LGBTQ veterans year round. On Facebook, see AVER Chicago Chapter.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago

Friday, Jan 11
Queer Genre Fiction Book Group Each second Friday  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.gerberhart.org

Tuesday, Feb 5
OUTspoken monthly storytelling evening OUTspoken occurs on the first Tuesday of every month, new storytellers, stories from the perspective of LGBTQ persons Doors 6pm  7:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago

Thursday, Apr 4
American Veterans for Equal Rights monthly meeting AVER is a non-profit, chapter-based association of active, reserve and veteran servicemembers dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment. This monthly meeting supports the chapters work in outreach and visibility for LGBTQ veterans year round. On Facebook, see AVER Chicago Chapter.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago






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