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  SHOWBIZ Lily Tomlin, Daniel Craig, Lizzo, 'Noah's Arc,' Maurice Jamal, 'Heartstopper'

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The Peabody Awards announced that Lily Tomlin and Issa Rae will receive honorary awards at the June 11 ceremony, to be held in Los Angeles for the first time in Peabody's 83-year history, per the Hollywood ...


 
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  White House proclaims 70th anniversary of the 'Lavender Scare'

On April 25, the White House issued a proclamation noting April 27 as the 70th anniversary of the Lavender Scare, which negatively—and extensively—impacted the LGBTQ+ community. In 1950, the U.S. State Department fired 91 employees because ...


 
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  PASSAGES: Retired Chicago Fire Department district chief, paramedic Pat Ciara

Retired Chicago Fire Department (CFD) district chief, paramedic and at one time the highest ranking out lesbian in the history of the CFD, Pat Ciara died April 19 of lung cancer in Lake Worth, Florida. She ...


 
Gerber-Hart-Library-and-Archives-holds-Spring-Soiree-benefit-event-at-Sidetrack

  Gerber/Hart Library and Archives holds Spring Soiree benefit event at Sidetrack

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives (Gerber/Hart) hosted "This Library is QUEER! The Gerber/ Hart Spring Soiree" benefit April 20 at Sidetrack. A large collection of the history and culture of Chicago and the Midwest's LGBTQIA communities is ...


 
House-History-World-premiere-musical-was-inspired-by-the-early-days-of-80s-house-music

  House History: World-premiere musical was inspired by the early days of '80s house music

Gay composer Scott Free can rattle off the names of several documentaries celebrating the Chicago origins of house music. This style of electronic dance music was pioneered by Black DJs like Frankie Knuckles and Larry Heard ...


 
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  'Birthplace' of house music to become a Chicago landmark

Shortly after being named to Preservation Chicago's annual list of the city's "most endangered" buildings, the Warehouse—the club at 206 S. Jefferson St. that has been often called the "birthplace" of house music—is on its way ...


 
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  Chicago's Fine Arts Building celebrates 125th anniversary with exhibits and tours

--From a press release

CHICAGO (March 7, 2023)—Chicago's historic Fine Arts Building (410 S. Michigan Avenue) celebrates its 125th anniversary this year with two new public exhibits, a self-guided walking tour of significant sites ...


 
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  DuSable Black History Museum to show paintings from collection of Emmy award-nominated actress CCH Pounder

--From a press release

CHICAGO (Feb. 24,2023) — The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center is pleased to announce a new exhibition featuring paintings from the Collection of Emmy┬« award-nominated actress CCH Pounder. ...


 
Passages-Longtime-activist-Achebe-Betty-Powell-passes-away

  Passages: Longtime activist Achebe (Betty) Powell passes away

Veteran social justice organizer and educator Achebe (Betty) Powell passed away Feb. 21, according to multiple reports. Powell died of COVID-19 related complications at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Brooklyn, according to a Feb. 22 statement ...


 
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  Hidden History: Pamela Bannos brings the life of 19th-century lesbian photographer to new audiences

Few people outside of New York may know about 19th-century photographer Alice Austen (1866-1952)—but author/historian/Northwestern University professor Pamela Bannos wants to change that. Bannos recently completed a podcast series about ...


 
Old-Town-home-of-gay-pioneer-Henry-Gerber-finds-buyer

  Old Town home of gay pioneer Henry Gerber finds buyer

An Old Town row house that was home to two of the founders of the country's first gay-rights organization recently found a buyer, according to Crain's Chicago Business. The Henry Gerber House, 1710 N. Crilly Ct., ...


 
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  Poll: Black Americans support gender equality but split on trans and non-binary issues

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 16, 2023) — Discussions about gender equality and feminism have a long history among Black Americans, with hallmarks like Maria Miller Stewart in 1832; the Combahee River Collective in 1977; Anita Hill in ...


 
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  WORLD Church of England, Japanese officials, Hong Kong ruling, drag kings

The Church of England has voted to bless same-sex marriages for the first time in its history; however, its ban on conducting ceremonies will stay in place, PinkNews reported. It was approved after a six-year consultation ...


 
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  Ben LaBolt of Illinois to be first gay White House communications director

Ben LaBolt—a native of La Grange, Illinois and an alumnus of Middlebury College—is making history as the first openly gay White House communications director, according to an official press release. Kate Bedingfield, who has served as ...


 
Pauli-Murray-becomes-first-Black-queer-person-on-US-currency-

  Pauli Murray becomes first Black queer person on U.S. currency

Pauli Murray (1910-85)—who was an LGBTQ+ human-rights activist, lawyer and Episcopal priest and who is the subject of the documentary My Name Is Pauli Murray—will soon be honored with a quarter of her own, USA Today ...


 
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  Kim Petras is first openly trans singer to win a Grammy

On Feb. 5, Kim Petras made history, becoming the first openly transgender singer to win a Grammy. The German-born singer won in her category of Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Unholy," her chart-topping collaboration with non-binary singer Sam Sm ...


 
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  Beyonce adds second Chicago date to tour

Beyonce—now the most-decorated singer in Grammys history—has added a second Chicago date to her newly announced "Renaissance" world tour, according to The Chicago Tribune. She will now perform at Soldier Field on July 22-23. H ...


 
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  Let's Talk presents "Let's Talk & Celebrate" foodie bash March 2

--From a press release

(CHICAGO) — Kick off Women's History Month with a "Let's Talk & Celebrate" Gold Glamour Gourmet bash by 35+ Chicagoland Let's Talk Womxn LetsTalkWomxn.com restaurateurs on Thursday, March 2, at Moe's Cantina in River North fr ...


 
Oak-Park-Festival-Theatre-makes-history-with-new-artistic-director

  Oak Park Festival Theatre makes history with new artistic director

The Oak Park Festival Theatre (OPFT)—the oldest professional classical theater in the Midwest—announced that Peter G. Andersen will be joining the company as its new artistic director in January 2023. It is the first time that a person ...


 
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  Washington skates by Blackhawks as Ovechkin makes history

At the United Center on Dec. 13, the Chicago Blackhawks (7-16-4) fell to the Washington Capitals (15-12-4) by a score of 7-3. Washington's Alex Ovechkin scored three times to become the third NHL player with 800 ...


 
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  Blackhawks end losing streak; UChicago makes soccer history

On Dec. 3, the visiting Chicago Blackhawks (7-12-4) defeated the New York Rangers (11-10-4) 5-2, snapping an eight-game losing streak. With an assist on Taylor Raddysh's goal to put the team up 4-1 in the third period, ...


 
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  Kris Mayes shatters lavender ceiling; first LGBTQ person elected Arizona Attorney General

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Kris Mayes won the election for Arizona Attorney General. With this historic win, she is now the first out LGBTQ Attorney General in Arizona history. Mayor Annise Parker, ...


 
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  NATIONAL Political results, communicable-disease law, Urvashi Vaid

Sharice Davids won the election for Kansas' 3rd Congressional District. In 2018, she made history when she became the first out LGBTQ+ person elected to Congress from Kansas and one of the first two Native American women ever ...


 
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  U.S. women's soccer makes history after loss to Germany

The United States women's soccer team lost again, falling 2-1 to Germany on Nov. 10 at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. According to The Guardian, it's the U.S. team's first three-game skid since 1993 ...


 
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  Erick Russell shatters lavender ceiling; first Black LGBTQ person elected to statewide position in U.S. history

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Erick Russell won the election for Connecticut state Treasurer. With this victory, he is now the first Black out LGBTQ person ever elected to statewide office in U.S. ...


 
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  HISTORY MADE: Oregon's Tina Kotek one of first lesbian governors in U.S history

-- From a press release

SALEM — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, hailed the victory of HRC-endorsed Tina Kotek in her bid to become the governo ...


 
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  History made: More LGBTQ+ people elected to congress than ever before

-- From an HRC press release

Washington, DC — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization — hailed the victory of at least ...


 
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  Maura Healey shatters lavender ceiling in Massachusetts; no U.S. state had elected a lesbian governor

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Tonight LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Maura Healey won the Massachusetts gubernatorial race — becoming the first out LGBTQ governor of Massachusetts and one of the first out lesbian governors in U.S. history. Tina ...


 
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  Chicago History Museum holds special screening, panel discussion

The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum presented a special screening of the Youtube Originals series Supreme Models: The Documentary and a panel with an array of A-list fashion industry panelists. Among the participants were ...


 
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  Ginsburg, Morrison, women's soccer to be honored with stamps

The U.S. Postal Service announced that the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the late author Toni Morrison (Beloved; The Bluest Eye) will be honored with new postage stamps next year. The sport of ...


 
Illinois-Treasurer-Michael-Frerichs-honors-LGBTQIA-leaders-and-celebrates-LGBTQIA-History-Month

  Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs honors LGBTQIA+ leaders and celebrates LGBTQIA+ History Month

-- From a press release

CHICAGO — On Oct. 21, Illinois state Treasurer Michael Frerichs hosted a celebration to commemorate LGBTQIA+ History Month at the state government building at 555 W. Monroe St. The event was an opportunity to reflect on ...


 
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  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH bell hooks: A voice of love, activism and intersectionality

When bell hooks died on Dec. 15, 2021, it was a gut punch. There was no time when bell hooks' extraordinary writing and feminist and lesbian theorizing was not part of the queer community. There was ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-Podcast-sheds-light-on-forgotten-murders-of-gay-men-in-Montreal-

  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH Podcast sheds light on forgotten murders of gay men in Montreal

When people ask about or Google the murders of gay men in Montreal in the '90s, it all leads to the podcast "The Village: The Montreal Murders." LGBTQ+-rights advocates encouraged me to listen to the podcast. ...


 
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  Chicago History Museum to host 'Supreme Models' screening Nov. 4

The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum will host the official Midwest screening of Supreme Models and an exclusive in-person celebration on Friday, Nov. 4, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark ...


 
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  Gerber/Hart Library and Archives holds 'Unboxing Queer History LIVE' fall benefit

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives (Gerber/Hart) held its fall benefit, "Unboxing Queer History LIVE!," on Oct. 15 at Gerber/Hart to raise funds in support of the library's mission to preserve LGBTQ+ history in Chicago and the Midwest. ...


 
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  Legacy Walk marks 10th anniversary with newest dedications: Hart, Sarria and Sotomayor

On the afternoon of Oct. 15, the Legacy Project celebrated its 10th anniversary with the dedication of three new bronze memorials along Chicago's Legacy Walk. The Legacy Walk, which runs along Halsted Street between Addison and ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-Putting-an-end-to-the-myths-of-Stonewall

  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH Putting an end to the myths of Stonewall

For years, people have debated what actually happened that night in June 1969 when Stonewall was raided and a new, more militant struggle for equality was born. Due to the debates, and insistence of some to ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-Dave-Kopay-shocked-the-sports-world-in-1975

  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH Dave Kopay shocked the sports world in 1975

When the NFL's 2022 season began, just one player, Carl Nassib, identified openly as gay. An outside linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Nassib came out in a video posted to his Instagram account in June ...


 
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  BOOKS 'Last Call Chicago' release party held at Sidetrack

On Oct. 12, co-authors Rick Karlin and St. Sukie de la Croix held a book-release party for their book, Last Call Chicago: A History of 1,001 LGBTQ-Friendly Taverns, Haunts & Hangouts. Last Call Chicago is a ...


 
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  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 2022 induction ceremony honors activists, artists, community organizations

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inducted eight individuals, three organizations and three "Friends of the Community" (allies) at an Oct. 11 ceremony hosted by The Chicago History Museum. Founded in 1991, it's the only city-sanctioned ...


 
Chicago-Womens-History-Center-celebrates-50-years-of-documenting-womens-lives

  Chicago Women's History Center celebrates 50 years of documenting women's lives

-- From a press release

Over the past 50 years, the Chicago Women's History Center has researched, written and shared valuable information about women in Chicago who have made a difference to the city and beyond. To celebrate 50 years of ...


 
Black-Public-Media-launches-gender-affirming-doc-series-during-LGBT-History-Month

  Black Public Media launches gender affirming doc series during LGBT History Month

-- From a press release

NEW YORK (October 5, 2022) — Black Public Media (BPM) is going beyond the gender binary and weighing in on the pronoun debate with a short film series — part of its latest BE HEARD! social ...


 
OutHistory-reveals-discovery-in-LGBTQ-history-identity-of-pioneering-LGBTQ-author-Jennie-June

  OutHistory reveals discovery in LGBTQ+ history: identity of pioneering LGBTQ+ author Jennie June

-- From a press release

New York, NY—Oct. 10, 2022—In celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month, the website OutHistory announced a groundbreaking discovery: the probable identity of Jennie June, the pioneering LGBTQ+ author who bravely defended ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-Urvashi-Vaid-A-Voice-for-Liberation-and-Justice

  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH Urvashi Vaid: A Voice for Liberation and Justice

When Urvashi Vaid died at 63 in May 2022 after a valiant fight with breast cancer, thousands of LGBTQ+ people who had been touched by her decades of activism mourned her passing. Over a half-century of ...


 
LGBTQ-HISTORY-MONTH-San-Francisco-Public-Library-digitizes-LGBTQ-archives-including-Harvey-Milk-holdings

  LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH San Francisco Public Library digitizes LGBTQ+ archives, including Harvey Milk holdings

LGBTQ+ HISTORY MONTH

Shot with black-and-white film, two small children stand outside in a San Francisco public plaza draped in protest signs. One reads, "We're Proud, Not Stigmatized." The other declares, "We Love Our Gay Parents." In the right ...


 
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  Congressman proposes national LGBTQ+ museum

Recently, U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin)—a co-chair of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus—introduced two measures to begin the process of creating a National Museum of American LGBTQ+ History and Culture. ...


 
BOOKS-Events-related-to-Last-Call-Chicago-on-Oct-10-and-12

  BOOKS Events related to 'Last Call Chicago' on Oct. 10 and 12

Last Call Chicago: A History of 1,001 LGBTQ-Friendly Taverns, Haunts & Hangouts is a historical account of LGBTQ+ venues in the Windy City. The book's authors, Rick Karlin and St. Sukie de la Croix, are journalists ...


 
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  MOVIES 'Bros' stumbles at box office

The Billy Eichner/Luke Macfarlane same-sex romantic-comedy film Bros made history with its LGBTQ+ cast being in a big-budget movie—but, unfortunately, it fizzled at the box office. The Paramount horror movie Smile debuted to a sizzling $22 ...


 
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  UpRising Bakery hosts LGBTQ+ history event; protesters still a constant

A handful of anti-LGBTQ+ protesters regularly stand outside the mall that houses UpRising Bakery and Cafe in Northwest suburban Lake in the Hills. That was the case again Oct. 1, the start of LGBTQ+ History Month, ...


 
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  NATIONAL Gay political contest, trans man killed, Kansas Pride, researcher dies

In New York, two gay candidates, Democrat Robert Zimmerman and Republican George Santos, are running to fill the seat vacated by Democrat Tom Suozzi in New York's 3rd Congressional District—marking the first time in U.S. history ...


 
LGBT-HISTORY-MONTH-Memory-Book-details-history-of-1970s-era-LGBTQ-attorneys-in-US

  LGBT HISTORY MONTH 'Memory Book' details history of 1970s-era LGBTQ+ attorneys in U.S.

Stephen Lachs remembers the 1970s as being a particularly wonderful era in the history of the LGBTQ+-liberation movement. Lachs, 83, was the first out LGBTQ+ person appointed to a judgeship in the United States. Tapped by ...


 
LGBT-HISTORY-MONTH-Archives-for-ALL-yall

  LGBT HISTORY MONTH Archives for ALL, y'all!

The contributions of LGBTQ people toward the betterment of the world cannot be underestimated and the world is a better place when LGBTQ people are allowed to flourish. From government and warfare to engineering and science ...


 
Gerber-Hart-fall-benefit-on-Oct-15

  Gerber/Hart fall benefit on Oct. 15

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., will hold its fall benefit on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. "Unboxing Queer History LIVE!" will be an in-person event to celebrate and support its mission to ...


 
National-AIDS-Memorial-releases-The-Black-Community-AIDS

  National AIDS Memorial releases 'The Black Community & AIDS'

The National AIDS Memorial has released its latest mini-documentary, "The Black Community & AIDS," the seventh film in its oral history project. "The Black Community & AIDS" chronicles the personal stories of nearly two dozen survivors ...


 
Out-comic-writer-Sam-Jay-talks-career-ahead-of-Wicker-Park-performance

  Out comic/writer Sam Jay talks career ahead of Wicker Park performance

Stand-up comic and Emmy-nominated writer Sam Jay will be performing at The Den Theatre, located in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood, on Sept. 23-24. The first Black lesbian writer in Saturday Night Live's history, Jay is a ...


 
Human-Rights-Campaign-makes-history-with-new-president-

  Human Rights Campaign makes history with new president

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF) announced that Kelley Robinson (she/her) will become the organization's ninth president—and the first Black, queer woman to lead the ...


 
Phantom-of-the-Opera-closing-on-Broadway-after-35-years

  'Phantom of the Opera' closing on Broadway after 35 years

After more than three decades, The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history, is closing. A representative verified that the play's final performance will be on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023. It will have ...


 
ART-Jonathan-D-Katz-previews-his-upcoming-First-Homosexuals-exhibit

  ART Jonathan D. Katz previews his upcoming 'First Homosexuals' exhibit

Activist, art historian, educator and writer Jonathan D. Katz's new exhibit, "The First Homosexuals: Global Depictions of a New Identity, 1869-1930," will be available to see at Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave., on Fridays and ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-to-present-awards-at-Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-induction-ceremony

  Mayor Lightfoot to present awards at Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame induction ceremony

-- From a press release

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is scheduled to present awards to 14 individuals and organizations being inducted into The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame on Oct. 11, at 6 p.m, at The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. ...


 
IHSA-to-make-history-when-two-Black-women-football-coaches-face-off

  IHSA to make history when two Black women football coaches face off

When DuSable and Fenger high schools face off on the football field on Thursday, Sept. 15, the game will make IHSA (Illinois High School Association) history. Fenger's Jouscelyn Mayfield and DuSable's Konesha Rhea will be the ...


 
HBO-documentary-about-Dustin-Lance-Black-to-debut-Oct-18

  HBO documentary about Dustin Lance Black to debut Oct. 18

The HBO documentary Mama's Boy, directed by Laurent Bouzereau (HBO's Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind), will debut Tuesday, Oct. 18, during LGBTQ History Month. The film will debut on HBO and be available to stream on ...


 
The-National-Hellenic-Museum-to-exhibit-Chicago-Street-Photography-Cloth-and-Light

  The National Hellenic Museum to exhibit 'Chicago Street Photography,' 'Cloth and Light'

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Sept. 8, 2022)—The National Hellenic Museum (NHM)—a Greektown museum dedicated to sharing Greek history, art, culture and the Greek American story—announced two additional exhibitions as part of its grand ...


 
THEATER-Paramount-to-run-BULL-a-love-story-

  THEATER Paramount to run 'BULL: a love story'

Aurora's Paramount Theatre will run BULL: a love story on Oct. 5-Nov. 20. Bull will be the first suburban production in Destinos Festival history. Destinos: Chicago International Latino Theater Festival is an annual, city-wide event produced ...


 
Miami-Dade-school-board-rejects-LGBTQ-History-Month-over-Dont-Say-Gay-fears

  Miami-Dade school board rejects LGBTQ History Month over 'Don't Say Gay' fears

On Sept. 7, the Miami-Dade School Board struck down a proposal that would have recognized October as "LGBTQ History Month" out of concern that it would violate the state's Parental Rights in Education law, known by ...


 
Maura-Healey-on-track-to-become-one-of-first-lesbian-governors-in-history

  Maura Healey on track to become one of first lesbian governors in history

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Tonight LGBTQ Victory Fund endorsed candidate Maura Healey earned the Democratic nomination in the Massachusetts gubernatorial race. She is now on track to become one of the first out lesbian governors in U.S. ...


 
WCT-co-founder-Tracy-Baim-to-host-LGBTQ-history-event-at-UpRising

  WCT co-founder Tracy Baim to host LGBTQ+ history event at UpRising

Windy City Times co-founder and Chicago Reader publisher Tracy Baim will host "Chicago's LGBTQ Past, Present and Future; A Special October LGBTQ History Month Program" on Saturday, Oct. 1, 1-3 p.m., at UpRising Bakery and Cafe ...


 
Newberry-Library-hosts-Bughouse-Square-A-History-in-Song-and-Story

  Newberry Library hosts 'Bughouse Square: A History in Song and Story'

Newberry Library (the Newberry) hosted an interactive, family-friendly event, "Bughouse Square: A History in Song and Story," on Aug. 27 in Washington Square Park, located directly in front of the library. The event featured actor Alma ...


 
The-Legacy-Project-hosting-two-major-events-in-October

  The Legacy Project hosting two major events in October

The Legacy Project will host major events in October. On Saturday, Oct. 15, 1-5 p.m., the organization will host the "Legacy Walk 10th Anniversary" event—a free public induction of three individuals to its Legacy Walk that's ...


 
NYC-Black-Pride-to-mark-25th-anniversary-with-events

  NYC Black Pride to mark 25th anniversary with events

New York City Black Pride is returning this month—and celebrating its 25th anniversary—with a days-long slate of engaging events, including an awards ceremony, discussions and other activities, according to Gay ...


 
Ketanji-Brown-Jackson-becomes-first-Black-woman-on-US-Supreme-Court

  Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes first Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court

On June 30, Ketanji Brown Jackson marked a milestone in U.S. representation when she was sworn in as the first Black woman in history to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. She also becomes only the ...


 
Pride-Live-hosts-NYC-center-groundbreaking-Stonewall-Day-

  Pride Live hosts NYC center groundbreaking, 'Stonewall Day'

On June 24, Pride Live held an official groundbreaking ceremony for the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center (SNMVC), which is the first LGBTQ+ visitor center within the National Park System. Slated to open on June 28, ...


 
General-Hospital-Kelly-Clarkson-among-Daytime-Emmy-winners

  'General Hospital,' Kelly Clarkson among Daytime Emmy winners

ABC's General Hospital—already the winningest sudser in daytime history—was named Outstanding Daytime Drama on June 24 while The Kelly Clarkson Show took home the prize for Outstanding Talk Show at the 49th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. ...


 
Out-at-CHM-Panelists-discuss-HIV-AIDS-continued-impact-on-dance-community

  Out at CHM: Panelists discuss HIV/AIDS' continued impact on dance community

The Chicago History Museum (CHM) hosted a June 23 panel with doctors and dancers who shared their experiences with the HIV/AIDS epidemic as well as ideas for continuing to address the disease today. Following the discussion, ...


 
Parker-makes-history-in-Sky-victory-Cubs-White-Sox-lose

  Parker makes history in Sky victory; Cubs, White Sox lose

On June 23, Chicago Sky player Candace Parker made history as the first WNBA player with three career triple-doubles in Chicago's (12-5) 82-59 win over the Los Angeles Sparks (6-10) at crypto.com Arena. An audience of ...


 
Photos-of-Chicagos-Daniel-Sotomayor-included-in-new-Smithsonian-exhibit

  Photos of Chicago's Daniel Sotomayor included in new Smithsonian exhibit

The Smithsonian's first gallery dedicated to Latino history and culture has opened its doors to the public at the National Museum of American History, NBC News noted. Billed as a precursor to a national Latino museum ...


 




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