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  Former pope faulted in report on sexual abuse in German diocese

A long-awaited report on sexual abuse in Germany's Munich diocese faulted retired Pope Benedict XVI's handling of four cases when he was archbishop in the 1970s and 1980s, The Chicago Tribune reported. Westpfahl Spilker Wastl, the ...


 
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  VIEWPOINT Who is my neighbor?

The notion of functioning as a Good Samaritan is one that transcends any particular faith tradition. The idea of humans treating humans in a humane way sounds so simple, yet history and modernity are replete with ...


 
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  Virtual Creating Change rescheduled for March 19-20

-- From a press release

Jan. 20, 2022—Washington, D.C.: The National LGBTQ Task Force's Creating Change conference, which was recently changed to a virtual format due to the on-going impact of the COVID pandemic, will now be held March 19-20. Over ...


 
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  MOVIES Siskel films include 'The Power of the Dog,' 'Flee'

The Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., has current and upcoming movie slates that include everything from older classics to current award-festival favorites. On the more contemporary side, the Jane Campion film The Power ...


 
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  Planned Parenthood Illinois Action launches virtual Black Community Town Hall Series in February

-- From a press release

CHICAGO - Planned Parenthood Illinois Action (PPIA) proudly announces a new Black Community Town Hall series in honor of Black History Month. The series of virtual discussions will tackle topics such as community wellness and care, ...


 
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  Failure to enact Freedom to Vote is a blow to vulnerable groups

-- From a press release

From Kierra Johnson, Executive Director of the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund: "The failure to enact the Freedom to Vote, John R. Lewis Act is a profound blow to our Democracy. The inability to ensure ...


 
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  'Jane's Army' to recruit, deploy pro-choice volunteers

-- From a press release

Chicago, IL — Personal PAC, Men4Choice, and Future Voices Council have launched Jane's Army — a joint campaign to recruit activist volunteers to educate, motivate, and activate pro-choice voters ahead of the critical 2022 election. This ...


 
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  Revry's Black History Month of LGBTQ-First Films and Series celebrates Black stories

-- From a press release

Los Angeles - This Black History Month, Revry is programming LGBTQ-first Black stories with themes from the differently-abled, LGBTQ athletes, activists and the lesbian, trans and the cis-gender lesbian community. Over 35% of Revry's audience is ...


 
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  Hubbard Street Dance finds new home at Water Tower Place

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) has moved its studio to a 13,000-square-foot space on the fourth floor of Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Ave. The new facility will include a dance studio, artist lounge, office ...


 
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  LGBTQ+ organizations release eighth State Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and the Equality Federation Institute released their eighth annual State Equality Index (SEI). The SEI is a comprehensive report that groups states and Washington, D.C. ...


 
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  Sinema under fire from LGBTQ+ groups for voting-rights stance

Some LGBTQ+-rights organizations have criticized U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona)—a member of the community—after her stance on voting rights. Sinema and fellow Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, of West Virginia, have ...


 
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  SPORTS Bulls end losing streak against Cleveland

The Chicago Bulls (28-15) ended their four-game losing streak with a sorely needed 117-104 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers (27-19) on Jan. 19 at the United Center. DeMar DeRozan and Nikola Vucevic combined for 54 points, ...


 
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  NCAA updates trans-related policies

The NCAA has adopted a sport-by-sport approach for transgender athletes, bringing the organization in line with the U.S. and International Olympic Committees (IOC), POLITICO reported. Under the new guidelines, approved ...


 
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  PASSAGES Pansy Kings performance artist, education advocate Murray McKay dies

Pansy Kings performance artist, education advocate, curator, designer and LGBTQ activist Edward Murray McKay died Jan. 4 of cancer. He was 53. McKay was born Oct. 2, 1968, in Brussels, Belgium. The family moved to Toronto ...


 
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  Gilead: Patients received fake HIV drugs

Gilead Sciences Inc said an unauthorized network of drug distributors and suppliers sold pharmacies more than $250 million of counterfeit versions of its HIV treatments over the last two years, endangering patients, Reuters reported. The drugmaker ...


 
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  MUSIC Aimee Mann to perform April 29-30 at Old Town School of Folk Music

Musician Aimee Mann is slated to perform April 29-30 at Old Town School of Folk Music's Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. After several albums with 'Til Tuesday (with songs like "Voices ...


 
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  Nominations announced for 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards

-- From a press release

New York, NY - Wed., Jan. 19, 2022 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced the nominees for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. RuPaul's Drag ...


 
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  AIDS Foundation Chicago cancels World of Chocolate due to COVID-19 surge

-- From a press release

CHICAGO — AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) has made the difficult decision to cancel its World of Chocolate event, the organization's largest winter fundraiser, due to the recent Omicron surge across ...


 
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  Human Rights Campaign Foundation releases new data on the LGBTQ+ wage gap

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, released ...


 
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  Human Rights Campaign celebrates advances in LGBTQ+ policies one year into Biden-Harris administration

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC — One day before the one year anniversary of the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) celebrates the advances that have been made in LGBTQ+ ...


 
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  VIEWS Trans women passing the torch

I am writing this letter to the editor to compliment Windy City Times on its recent article "Passing the torch: How generations of trans women approach activism, advocacy," by Max Lubbers. The article highlights how the ...


 
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  Fashion icon Andre Leon Talley dies at 73

Andre Leon Talley—the fashion icon and former creative director of Vogue magazine—died Jan. 18 at age 73. Details were not immediately revealed. In addition to his agent, Talley's Instagram account confirmed Talley's passing, noting that ...


 
LGBTQ-rights-activist-Jim-Obergefell-announces-political-run

  LGBTQ+-rights activist Jim Obergefell announces political run

Jim Obergefell—the LGBTQ+-rights activist and named plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide—announced Jan. 18 that he is launching a bid for the Ohio state House, CNN.com reported. "I took a history-ma ...


 
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  Chief Judge Evans responds to Mayor Lightfoot's request on electronic monitoring

-- Press release from Office of the Chief Judge Cook County Circuit Court

Chief Judge Timothy C. Evans responded Jan. 19 to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's request for a moratorium on use of electronic monitoring for defendants accused of certain violent crimes by pointing out the national and state ...


 
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  Texas' anti-trans youth sports law goes into effect

A new Texas law bars transgender student athletes from competing on school sports teams that align with their gender identity, Houston Public Media reported. House Bill 25 is one of several laws that went into effect ...


 
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  Passing the torch: How generations of trans women approach activism, advocacy

As part of an older generation of transgender women in Chicago (including icon Gloria Allen), advocate Channyn Lynne Parker knows the work will outlast her. That's why she thinks of advocacy like a marathon, not a ...


 
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  Nat'l Black Justice Coalition celebrates openly LGBTQ+/SGL NAACP Image Award nominees

-- From a press release

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) celebrates the historic number of openly Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer+, and same-gender loving (LGBTQ+/SGL) nominees for the NAACP Image Awards. The Image ...


 
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  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame issues call for nominations

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame has announced a call for nominations for the 2022 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame. ...


 
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  Center on Halsted's Silver Fork program reopening

Application sessions for the Center on Halsted's Silver Fork program—which incorporates short-term culinary arts and job readiness—will take place Feb. 1-2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The free seven-week program is ideal for adults who want to enter ...


 
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  Two join races for state office, Personal PAC comments on threats to reproductive rights

-- From a Personal PAC press release

Chicago, IL — Today, following the news that anti-choice extremists Richard Irvin and Avery Bourne would run as Republicans for governor and Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, Personal PAC President and CEO Terry Cosgrove released the following ...


 
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  COVID Mayor Lightfoot ends isolation

Five days after testing positive for COVID-19, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she is out of isolation, per CBS Chicago. "Thank you to everyone who has reached out to me and sent their well wishes. I am ...


 
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  SPORTS Bulls and Blackhawks both lose

Jan. 17 was not a good night for Chicago's NBA and NHL teams. The Chicago Bulls (27-15) lost their fourth straight game, 119-106 to the Memphis Grizzlies (31-15) in Tennessee. After snacking on teams with weaker ...


 
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  Aurora mayor joins crowded GOP field in race for governor

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin announced his candidacy for governor of Illinois on Jan. 17, joining a slew of Republicans hoping to challenge Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker in November, NBC Chicago reported. Irvin, a Black Republican and ...


 
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  PASSAGES Allen Anthony Schuh

Allen Schuh loved Christmas, so as a final gift he got to see his beloved lights and ornaments one last time before passing quietly away Dec. 28, 2021. Born July 9, 1940, in Chicago's South Side, ...


 
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  Billy Masters: Colton Underwood, Golden Globes and more

"I was not prepared to receive death threats over a fictional character's fictional relationship choices that are fictional which means not real."—A writer on the Sex and the City sequel And Just Like That describes feedback ...


 
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  Rabbi taken hostage in Texas LGBTQ-friendly synagogue expresses thanks

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, who was among the four hostages freed Jan. 15 from a Dallas-area synagogue, said there was "no question" the experience was traumatic, and thanked the community and world for the prayers and love, ...


 
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  Blackhawks win fourth straight; Bulls lose third consecutive game

The Chicago Blackhawks (15-18-5) defeated the Anaheim Ducks (19-15-7) 3-0 at the United Center on Jan. 15. It was Chicago's fourth consecutive victory. There were 73 combined shots between the Blackhawks and the Ducks—the most in ...


 
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  Illinois organizations included in NEA's $33M grant dispersal

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently announced the first round of recommended awards for fiscal year 2022, with 1,498 awards totaling nearly $33.2 million, a press release stated. Grants for Arts Projects funding spans ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Music festivals, Murray Bartlett, Reese Witherspoon, author David Sedaris

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival revealed the lineup for this year's festival, taking place June 16-19 on the Bonnaroo Farm in Manchester, Tennessee, a press release noted. Highlights will include performances by Tool, J. Cole, Stevie ...


 
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  WORLD Archbishop demoted, Israel ruling, Denmark petition, tennis icon

Pope Francis demoted Archbishop Giacomo Morandi, the number-two official in the doctrine office, due to the belief that he is responsible for the controversial document that bars blessings for same-sex couples, according to Newsweek. Morandi is ...


 
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  NATIONAL Lambda Legal, Penn. city's change, couple on the run, Bayard Rustin

Lambda Legal filed a complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society, Inc. on behalf of a former employee who was fired after they and other Dallas Arboretum ...


 
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  THEATER Red Orchid's 'The Moors' running through Feb. 27

A Red Orchid Theatre is running Jen Silverman's The Moors, directed by Artistic Director and Ensemble Member Kirsten Fitzgerald, through Feb. 27 at A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells St. The plot is as follows: ...


 
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  LaVine injured in Bulls' blowout loss to Golden State

The Chicago Bulls (27-13) haven't been together as an entire team in a while because of injuries and COVID-19 health protocols. According to The Chicago Tribune, the latest injury occurred roughly 3� minutes into the Jan. ...


 
THEATER-About-Face-announces-cast-of-queer-themed-Laced

  THEATER About Face announces cast of queer-themed 'Laced'

About Face Theatre begins its 27th season with the world premiere of Samantha Mueller's drama Laced, running March 17-April 16 at the Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. Set in the aftermath of the vandalism of ...


 
News

  Veterans Administration health records now display gender identity

-- Press release from The American Veterans for Equal Rights

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs began including gender identifiers in its national medical record system in December 2021 to help VA providers better understand and meet the health care needs of Veterans. Providing this ...


 
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  National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund ED urges action on voting rights

-- From a press release

"The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund urges the U.S. Senate to pass the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. Voting rights are a cornerstone of our democratic process and ...


 
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  Black Ensemble Theatre announces 2022 Season of Excellence: The Season of Healings

-- From a press release

Chicago, IL—Black Ensemble Theater's Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces its 2022 Season of Excellence: The Season of Healings. The 2022 Season includes four World Premiere musicals showcasing the power ...


 
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  Blackhawks beat Canadiens; DeBrincat named to All-Star team

The Chicago Blackhawks (14-18-5) skated to their third consecutive win on Jan. 13, defeating the Montreal Canadiens (7-24-5) 3-2 in a game marked by a pre-event tribute to Andrew Shaw, who played for both teams. Dominik ...


 
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  Plaintiff in historic Florida marriage-equality lawsuit found dead

In Florida, Jorge Diaz-Johnston was recently found dead in a Jackson County landfill, ABC News reported. Diaz-Johnston, 54, was reported missing on Jan. 3 near his workplace and police are investigating his death as a homicide, ...


 
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  Pope Francis thanks U.S. nun for advancing LGBTQ+ rights

In a recent letter to Sister Jeannine Gramick, Pope Francis thanked her for her 50 years of advocacy and ministry to LGBTQ+ Catholics, The Hill reported. The pope in his letter, dated Dec. 10, said Gramick ...


 
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  THEATER DuSable, puppet company to run Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye'

The DuSable Museum of African American History is partnering with the 4th Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival to present a production of The Bluest Eye, based on Toni Morrison's 1970 groundbreaking coming-of-age novel. The production will ...


 
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  PASSAGES Veronica Drake

Veronica Drake—a onetime Chicago resident and longtime LGBTQ+-rights activist—recently passed away in October. She was 58. She last resided in Florida. According to an obituary at Marvin C. Zanders Funeral Home, Inc., Drake was born Sept. 15 ...


 
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  SPORTS Chicago Bulls lose to the Brooklyn Nets

One night after beating the Detroit Pistons by 46, the Chicago Bulls (27-12) lost to the Brooklyn Nets (26-14) 138-112 at the United Center on Jan. 12. The Nets have several superstars on the team, including ...


 
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  POLITICS Laura Ricketts co-chairing Valencia's finance committee

Laura Ricketts—a co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, along with her family, and a leader in the LGBTQ+ community—is co-chairing the finance committee of Illinois secretary of state candidate Anna Valencia, according to the Politico Illinois Playbook. ...


 
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  French gay and bisexual men can donate blood starting March 16

Starting in March, gay and bisexual French men will no longer be restricted from donating blood, The Hill reported. "We are ending an inequality that was no longer justified," French Minister for Solidarity and Health Olivier ...


 
News

  Amariey Lej, 20 year old Black trans woman, killed in Pennsylvania

-- From a NBJC press release

WILKINSBURG, PA- The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) mourns the loss of Amariey Lej, a 20-year-old Black transgender woman. Amariey was shot and found lying in the streets of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, on January 1, 2022. Lej ...


 
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  Duval Princess, 24 year old Black trans woman, found shot to death in Florida

--From a NBJC press release

FLORIDA — The National Black Justice Coalition mourns the loss of Duval Princess, a 24-year-old Black transgender woman. Princess was found shot in a car at Highland Square shopping center in Jacksonville, Florida, on January 3, ...


 
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  Martwick: Dept on Aging seeking nominees for Senior Hall of Fame

Illinois state Sen. Robert Martwick (D-Chicago) announced the Illinois Department on Aging is seeking nominations for the Senior Illinoisan Hall of Fame. "Many of our senior citizen neighbors have put incredible amounts of time and effort ...


 
SAG-nominees-include-Gucci-Power-of-the-Dog-Squid-Game

  SAG nominees include 'Gucci,' 'Power of the Dog,' 'Squid Game'

Nominees for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced Jan. 12 by actors Rosario Dawson and Vanessa Hudgens via Instagram Live, according to ...


 
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  SOCCER Three Red Stars join USWNT's January training camp

Three Chicago Red Stars will join the United States Women's National Team (USWNT) next week for the team's annual January training camp taking place Jan. 19-28. Defender Tierna Davidson, goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher and forward Mallory Pugh ...


 
Global-reports-show-pervasiveness-of-conversion-therapy-info

  Global reports show pervasiveness of conversion therapy info

Two reports released from the Global Project Against Hate and Extremism (GPAHE) expose how tech companies have failed to de-platform anti-LGBTQ+ conversion therapy disinformation and ban providers pushing the discredited ...


 
Chicago-Travel-Adventure-Show-now-Feb-19-20

  Chicago Travel & Adventure Show now Feb. 19-20

The 17th annual Chicago Travel & Adventure Show will now take place Feb. 19-20 at Rosemont's Donald E. Stephens Convention Center—two weeks after the original dates. The date change is due to the ongoing rise in ...


 
Bulls-win-by-46-Blackhawks-also-prevail

  Bulls win by 46; Blackhawks also prevail

The Chicago Bulls (27-11) got back on the winning track Jan. 11, routing the Detroit Pistons (9-31) 133-87 at the United Center. The Bulls only led 61-52 at the half. However, Chicago outscored Detroit 36-14 in ...


 
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  THEATER 'This Is Only a Test' Feb. 11-March 12

Broken Nose Theatre, a pay-what-you-can theater company, is welcoming back live audiences this winter with the world premiere of Eric Reyes Loo's drama This Is Only a Test, directed by Toma Tavares Langston. The production will ...


 
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  SPORTS Chicago Red Stars see return of Yuki Nagasato

The Chicago Red Stars announced a trade with Racing Louisville FC that will see fan favorite Yuki Nagasato return to the club for the 2022 season. In exchange for Nagasato, the Red Stars are sending their ...


 
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  PASSAGES Jeffrey Wayne ("Jef") Morgan

Jeffrey Wayne "Jef" Morgan, of Chicago's West Rogers Park neighborhood, passed away unexpectedly from a heart attack while shoveling snow on Jan. 2. He was 58. Jef was the well-loved manager at Little Jim's on ...


 
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  Center on Halsted states COVID requirements and is offering free testing [UPDATE]

Center on Halsted, in compliance with the City of Chicago public health order effective Jan. 3, requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for anyone (ages 5 and older) gathering in its ground-floor lobby area. Other events and ...


 
COVID-Chicago-travel-advisory-remains-unchanged

  COVID Chicago travel advisory remains unchanged

Chicago's COVID travel advisory remains the same. The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) did not add or remove any states or territories from its COVID-19 Travel Advisory on Jan. 11. For the second consecutive week, ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-tests-positive-for-COVID-19

  Mayor Lightfoot tests positive for COVID-19

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that she's tested positive for COVID-19. On Jan. 11, she issued a statement saying, "Earlier today, I tested positive for COVID-19. I am experiencing cold-like symptoms but otherwise feel fine which ...


 
PASSAGES-Black-trans-activist-KeYahonna-Stone-victim-of-gun-violence-dies

  PASSAGES Black trans activist Ke'Yahonna Stone, victim of gun violence, dies

Ke'Yahonna Stone was shot at Castle Run Shopping Center's Epic Ultra Lounge parking lot in Indianapolis, Indiana, in the early morning hours of Dec. 26. She was taken to the hospital and died Dec. 28 after ...


 
News

  NBJC celebrates Mj Rodriguez on Golden Globes win

—From a press release

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) congratulates Michaela Jae "Mj" Rodriguez on earning the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a TV Drama during the 2022 Golden Globe Awards. Rodriguez won for her role as Blanca ...


 
THEATER-Queer-themed-Queen-of-the-Night-to-run-Jan-29-March-13

  THEATER Queer-themed 'Queen of the Night' to run Jan. 29-March 13

Victory Gardens Theater is slated to open its 2021-22 Mainstage Season with Queen of the Night, written by travis tate and directed by Victory Gardens Artistic Director Ken-Matt Martin. Queen of the Night features Terry Guest ...


 
COVID-Insurers-to-cover-at-home-tests

  COVID Insurers to cover at-home tests

Beginning Saturday, Jan. 15, private health insurers will be required to cover up to eight home COVID-19 tests per month for people on their plans, The Chicago Tribune reported. The Biden administration announced the change Jan. ...


 
Chicago-Public-Schools-to-reopen-Jan-12

  Chicago Public Schools to reopen Jan. 12

Following a deadlock that spanned four school days, the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) approved a proposal for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to resume in-person classes Wed., Jan. 12, The Chicago Tribune reported. The delegates also voted ...


 
THEATER-Mary-Rose-running-through-Feb-12

  THEATER 'Mary Rose' running through Feb. 12

Black Button Eyes (BBE) Productions is concluding its 2021-22 season with the world-premiere musical Mary Rose, featuring book and lyrics by Producing Artistic Director Ed Rutherford, music and lyrics by Jeff Bouthiette, direction by Ed Rutherford ...


 





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