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  BOOKS Legendary Chicago 'lesbian of conscience' tells her story

In Emily L. Quint Freeman's no-holds-barred 262-page memoir, Failure to Appear: Resistance, Identity and Loss, she provides a gripping true-life story of a lesbian of conscience who became a fugitive, on the run for over nineteen ...


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  Five Worth Finding: From an absorbing memoir to cool socks

—Ordinary Girls: A Memoir: In this hard-hitting memoir, Jaquira Diaz writes of struggling with depression and drug abuse while growing into her identity as a queer, biracial girl in Miami and Puerto Rico. And as Diaz ...


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  THE AMAZON TRAIL Mick's potato fertilizer

When I asked for advice about growing potatoes, our friend Mary wrote, "Here is what Mick does: blood meal, green sand, or wood ash, bone meal, a handful of each above item for each potato you ...


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  PASSAGES Ann Morris

Ann Morris passed away March 7. She was 67. Ann was born in Chicago on April 5, 1952, and grew up in Texas. She returned to Chicago to attend the University of Chicago where she earned ...


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  Women & Children First delaying, cancelling events

Because of coronavirus-related concerns, most of the March events at Women & Children First bookstore, 5233 N. Clark St., have been rescheduled for late spring and summer dates. In addition, events with Eli Clare, Nadina LaSpina, ...


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  Debbie Pacchioni, from soccer to renewable energy industry

Soccer has been in Debbie Pacchioni's blood since she was a 4-year-old girl watching her father suit up for his first practice. "I started playing in the streets with the boys in my Sao Paulo, Brazil, ...


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  Margaret Cho at Chicago Improv on May 8-9

Actress/comedian/author Margaret Cho will perform at Schaumburg's Chicago Improv Comedy Club, 5 Woodfield Rd., on May 8-9. Cho, among other accomplishments, has three Grammy Award nominations for Best Comedy Album under her belt. Her tours sell ...


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  Women's History Month events planned at Chicago's Feminist Bookstore

CHICAGO, IL ( March 3, 2020 ) - Chicago's only feminist bookstore—one of only ten feminist bookstores left in the U.S.—is celebrating Women's History Month with author readings and conversations, an in-store concert, and a panel ...


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  International Women's Day Crawl March 8

The Edgewater Chamber of Commerce will host its annual International Women's Day Crawl throughout various women-owned businesses along Broadway's northern corridor between Granville and Thorndale avenues on Sunday, March 8, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. This event supports ...


Women-in-Business-event-March-11

  'Women in Business' event March 11

"A Celebration of Women in Business"—an LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois event—will take place Wed., March 11, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Stock and Ledger, 70 W. Madison St. Chicago Reader Publisher Tracy Baim will moderate a ...


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  Out comedian Cameron Esposito in town March 29

Comedian Cameron Esposito will bring her "Save Yourself Tour" to The Den Theatre Sunday, March 29, at 8 p.m. on The Den's Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. Esposito is a standup comic, actor and writer ...


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  Ndegeocello, Chin at MCA March 6

Musician Meshell Ndegeocello and spoken-word artist Staceyann Chin will be featured at the Museum of Contemporary Art's Edlis Neeson Theater on Friday, March 6, 7-8:30 p.m. Ndegeocello—who has worked with artists such as Madonna and Missy ...


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  Red Stars announce preseason schedule

The Chicago Red Stars announced its 2020 preseason schedule. The team will face the University of Wisconsin at Breese Stevens Field on March 25 prior to its participation in the Portland Thorns Invitational on March 29-April ...


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  Panel talks lesbians, feminism in Chicago during the '70s and '80s

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Lesbians and Feminism in Chicago in the 1970s and '80s was the focus of a panel discussion Feb. 12 at Gerber/Hart Library and Archives (Gerber/Hart). The event took place in conjunction with Gerber/Hart's current exhibit, "Lavender ...


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  LGBT-procurement goals make up main part of MWRD meeting

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District's ( MWRD's ) Committee on Affirmative Action held an informational study session on LGBT procurement goals and other pending issues Feb. 6 at MWRD's headquarters. MWRD Vice President Barbara J. McGowan ...


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  Affinity says goodbye to executive director Imani Rupert-Gordon

Staff and supporters of Affinity Community Services sent off departing Executive Director Imani Rupert-Gordon with a celebration at its South Loop headquarters on Feb. 13. Rupert-Gordon had led the agency, which primarily serves LGBT persons of ...


Four-Red-Stars-players-invited-to-SheBelieves-Cup-camp

  Four Red Stars players invited to SheBelieves Cup camp

The United States Women's National Team announced its 26-player roster for the upcoming SheBelieves Cup training camp. Chicago Red Stars defenders Tierna Davidson, Julie Ertz and Casey Short, as well as goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, were invited ...


Butches-Who-Cookon-March-15

  'Butches Who Cook'on March 15

The Facebook group LezInColor is hosting its first cooking competition, "Butches Who Cook," Sunday, March 15, 1-6 p.m., at the Grand Ballroom, 6351 S. Cottage Grove Ave. According to the press release, "10 ( masculine-centered women ...


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  Candace Gingrich endorses Warren at LGBTQ event

Activist Candace Gingrich announced her endorsement of Elizabeth Warren for President at a Chicago LGBTQ and allies Come Out for Warren happy hour Feb. 13 at Sidetrack. Ahead of the event, Gingrich told Windy City Times ...


OUTspoken-at-Beverly-Arts-Center-to-Place-LGBTQ-Stories-in-the-Spotlight

  OUTspoken at Beverly Arts Center to Place LGBTQ Stories in the Spotlight

( Chicago, February 12, 2020 ) — The Beverly Arts Center presents an evening with LGBTQIA storytelling collective OUTspoken on Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. The performance will be hosted by Chicago-based comedian Elizabeth Gomez ...


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  'Lez Beaus' play fest Feb. 14-16

Violet Surprise is presenting Lez Beaus—a play festival celebrating lesbian love through the ages—Feb. 14-16 at The Martin, 2515 W. North Ave. The festival features 12 10-minute plays crafted by Rachel Baker, Shawntai Brown, Annalise Cain, ...


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  Commissioner Mona Noriega to retire, Mayor Lightfoot issues statement

From Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, a statement on the retirement of Mona Noriega, Chicago Commissioner of Human Relations: Since her work as an activist in the 1970s, Commissioner Mona Noriega has built a remarkable career dedicated ...


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  MOMBIAN Parenting on 'The L Word: Generation Q'

The L Word: Generation Q, the sequel to the groundbreaking queer television drama The L Word, just ended its first season on Showtime. There is much to praise about the new show, including more varied representation ...


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  Award-worthy event happens during PHIMC/Safe Schools ceremony

In a surprise move during the Jan. 26 reception to celebrate the union between Illinois Safe Schools Alliance ( the Alliance ) and Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago ( PHIMC ), PHIMC Executive Director Karen ...


Lambda-Legal-mourns-passing-of-Judge-Deborah-Batts

  Lambda Legal mourns passing of Judge Deborah Batts

( New York, February 4, 2020 ) — Federal District Judge Deborah A Batts, the first openly lesbian federal judge when she was appointed to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ...


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  Public Health Institute names award after justice warrior Mary F. Morten

Chicago, IL - In a surprise move during the January 26, 2020 reception to celebrate the union between Illinois Safe Schools Alliance ( the Alliance ) and Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago ( PHIMC ), ...


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  ELECTIONS 2020 Lightfoot backs trans candidate Quinn

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has endorsed transgender candidate Jill Rose Quinn for Cook County judge ( the K. Sheehan vacancy ). "I'm proud to endorse the historic candidacy of Jill Rose Quinn," Lightfoot said in a ...


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  Woman Made Gallery names Alcaraz as new executive director

Chicago's Woman Made Gallery (WMG)—a feminist contemporary art gallery now in its 28th year—announced the appointment of a new executive director. Gaylon B. Alcaraz is succeeding Deb Flagel, who served WMG from February 2017 to June ...


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  Former WCT 30 Under 30 honoree among Golden Apple finalists

On Jan. 23, Golden Apple—an Illinois nonprofit committed to preparing, honoring and supporting great educators who advance educational opportunities for students—announced the 2020 finalists for the prestigious Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Thirty educators ...


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  Equality Illinois to honor Baim, Rainbow Cafe LGBT Youth Center at gala

Equality Illinois will present its annual gala on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., starting at 6 p.m. The organization will honor Tracy Baim—former publisher of Windy City Times and current ...


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  THE AMAZON TRAIL The tabloid edition

Bath Door Balks at Booting Hostage Hostage Trapped for NINETY-MINUTES Suspect Subdued with Electrical Weapon A woman in a remote town in Oregon suffered a harrowing 90 minutes before her rescue by three brave public servants. ...


Red-Stars-acquire-Hill-draft-five-others

  Red Stars acquire Hill, draft five others

The 2020 National Women's Soccer League ( NWSL ) Draft has concluded, with Chicago acquiring forward Rachel Hill and making five selections. Among other things, the Red Stars began the draft by acquiring the second and ...


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  Honorees named for Impact Awards

The honorees have been named for the Chicago Foundation for Women's 2020 Impact Awards, which celebrate the people that are working to make a better future for women and girls in our region a reality. —Founders ...


Lightfoot-endorses-Pizer-in-12th-District-race

  Lightfoot endorses Pizer in 12th District race

In the crowded race to succeed Illinois state Rep. Sara Feigenholtz in the 12th District ( which includes the Gold Coast, Near North, Old Town, Lincoln Park and Lake View ), first-time candidate Jonathan A. "Yoni" ...


Affinity-bids-outgoing-leader-goodbye-at-Burning-Bowl

  Affinity bids outgoing leader goodbye at Burning Bowl

Affinity Community Services' ( Affinity's ) annual kick-off event, Burning Bowl, got off to a rousing start with the return of the Drum Divas performance group Jan. 11 at the Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center ...


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  LGBTQ critics name film, TV honorees

GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics—composed of 260 mainly U.S. journalists covering film and television—named its final-round choices for 2019's finest movies, performances and more across a host of mainstream and LGBTQ-focused categories. South Korean ...


MOMBIAN-LGBTQ-parenting-The-year-in-review

  MOMBIAN LGBTQ parenting: The year in review

This past year saw many challenges to LGBTQ equality—but there was still some progress. Let's review the parenting-specific news of the year. Some setbacks The Trump administration's Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS ...


Affinitys-annual-Burning-Bowl-Jan-11

  Affinity's annual 'Burning Bowl' Jan. 11

Affinity Community Services will hold its annual "Burning Bowl" ceremony Saturday, Jan. 11, 1-4 p.m., at the Charles A. Hayes Family Investment Center, 4859 S. Wabash Ave. Outgoing Executive Director Imani Rupert-Gordon will be the keynote ...


Ellen-DeGeneres-Elton-John-among-Golden-Globe-honorees

  Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John among Golden Globe honorees

The 77th Annual Golden Globes were distributed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on Jan. 5. Contributions from members of the LGBT community in the entertainment industry—as well as ...


Sami-Grisafe-Immersed-in-LA-but-keeping-Chicago-ties

  Sami Grisafe: Immersed in L.A., but keeping Chicago ties

Sami Grisafe got some high-profile exposure for the first single to be released from her upcoming album, Manifest. The former Chicago Force star quarterback who has transitioned into a Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter/actor, Grisafe played the acoustic ...


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  Rapinoe on Dec. 22 episode of 'The L Word'

Lesbian soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe will guest-star on the Sunday, Dec. 22, episode of The L Word: Generation Q, on Showtime. Rapinoe—recently named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year—will play herself as a guest on Alice's ...


Artemis-Singers-to-hold-new-member-night-Jan-9

  Artemis Singers to hold new member night Jan. 9

CHICAGOâ"€With the launch of its 40th anniversary, Artemis Singers, www.artemissingers.org, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will hold a new member night Thursday, January 9, 2020. Artemis Singers is a non-audition chorus open to all women singers, regardless ...


Affinity-ED-Rupert-Gordon-to-become-National-Center-for-Lesbian-Rights-ED

  Affinity ED Rupert-Gordon to become National Center for Lesbian Rights ED

Chicago — The Board of Directors for Affinity Community Services announces the resignation of Imani Rupert-Gordon as executive director, as she leaves Chicago to become the executive director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights ( ...


Lightfoot-fires-city-spokesman

  Lightfoot fires city spokesman

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has fired longtime City Hall spokesman Bill McCaffrey, NBC Chicago reported. "Bill McCaffrey is no longer with the Office of the Corporation Counsel," Lightfoot's office said in a statement. "As this is ...


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  Baim guest speaker at CME/HRC event

Chicago Reader Publisher and Windy City Times owner Tracy Baim was the featured speaker at a Dec. 10 CME Group LGBTQ PRIDE Employee Group/Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ) Chicago at Cantina Laredo restaurant. CME Group ...


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  SHOWBIZ Neil Patrick Harris, Mary J. Blige, Jane Lynch, Pet Shop Boys

Neil Patrick Harris and husband David Burtka are in Walgreens' new #TrueHolidayStory campaign, which finds the beauty and humor in memorably imperfect moments, NewNowNext.com noted. In the new spots, Harris and Burtka's holiday is less than ...


Memoir-profiles-lesser-known-sides-of-Edie-Windsor

  Memoir profiles lesser-known sides of Edie Windsor

Mention the name Edie Windsor, and many LGBT residents would correctly associate her with the landmark litigation that ultimately paved the way for the United States Supreme Court declaring marriage equality to be the law of ...


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  TELEVISION 'Work in Progress' spotlights Chicago, LGBTQ+ representation

The new Showtime series Work in Progress really features queer represenation—arguably, more than such landmark series as Orange Is the New Black and Pose. With many of the actors and producers from Andersonville, Chicago audiences can ...


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  Rapinoe named SI Sportswoman of the Year

Sports Illustrated magazine has named lesbian soccer player Megan Rapinoe as its Sportswoman of the Year. On July 7 in Lyon, France, the United States claimed a fourth Women's World Cup triumph with a 2-0 victory ...


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  About Face to run 'The Gulf'

About Face Theatre continues its 2019-20 season with the Chicago premiere of Audrey Cefaly's award-winning drama The Gulf, running Jan. 9-Feb. 15, 2020, at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. The Gulf looks at how partners ...


WCF-hosts-Honeypot-book-launch-party-author-discussion

  W&CF hosts 'Honeypot' book launch party, author discussion

One month after the release of Honeypot: Black Southern Women Who Love Women, Andersonville bookstore Women & Children First hosted a launch party and conversation with author E. Patrick Johnson Dec. 5. Johnson is also Northwestern ...


Holiday-rom-com-from-lesbian-filmmakers-debuts

  Holiday rom-com from lesbian filmmakers debuts

Thanks to classics such as Love, Actually—not to mention a seemingly continuous stream of confections from Hallmark and Lifetime Channels—romantic comedies have become for many a tradition during the holiday season. This year, a Los Angeles-based ...


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  December at Women & Children First to include Drag Queen Story Hour

CHICAGO, IL ( December 3, 2019 ) - As 2019 comes to a close, Women & Children First is proud to announce our 19 Bestselling Books of 2019! Once again, this list brilliantly reflects our feminist ...


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  Ceremony held for lesbian U.S District Judge Mary Rowland

A ceremonial investiture took place for Judge Mary M. Rowland—the first out lesbian to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois—Nov. 25 at the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in the Loop. Rowland ...


Queer-Kickboxing-Club-Queer-Meetup-Chicago-aim-to-offer-safe-spaces

  Queer Kickboxing Club, Queer Meetup Chicago aim to offer safe spaces

Earlier this year, G Silverstein-Tapp was looking for safe spaces that catered to queer, trans and gender nonconforming people like themself; however, what they discovered was many existing LGBTQ spaces were focused on femme-identifying queer people ...


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  SHOWBIZ 'Will & Grace,' LGBTQ singers, legendary divas, Ellen's surprise

Will & Grace will pay tribute to I Love Lucy by building an entire episode around the iconic sitcom this spring, EW reported. In the episode that will air as part of the sitcom's final season, ...


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  Red Stars teammates get Player of the Year nods

Chicago Red Stars defender Julie Ertz and goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher are nominated for U.S. Soccer's Female Player of the Year Award. Both Chicago players were key members of the U.S. women's national team that won the ...


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  TV'The L-Word' follow-up aims for sex, laughs, drama and diversity

During 2004-09, Showtime's The L-Word offered a Sapphic-centric L.A.-set successor to Queer As Folk. While groundbreaking, audacious and sexy—with more than 110 sex scenes during its run—creator Ilene Chaiken and her creative teams were responsible for ...


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  SHOWBIZ Megan Rapinoe, 'High School Musical,' Roxane Gay, 'Paris Is Burning'

Soccer star Megan Rapinoe accepted Glamour's Woman of the Year award—another addition to her hardware collection that includes the Golden Ball award as the top player at the World Cup in France this year, USA Today ...


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  Artemis Singers part of LGBTQIA+ improv show

In a return engagement, members of Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will perform as part of the Friday, Dec. 6, Dreamboat LGBTQIA+ improv show at The iO Theater, 1501 N. Kingsbury St. The show, in ...


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  THE AMAZON TRAIL The Terminator

This week I went to the movies. It's been a long time since I've said that. Do people even say "the movies" anymore? I married a movie geek. My sweetheart can tell you within a nanosecond ...


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  Red Stars MVP leaving team for Europe

Sam Kerr has informed the Chicago Red Stars she will not return to the team for the upcoming 2020 National Women's Soccer League ( NWSL ) season in order to pursue a playing opportunity in Europe. ...


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  Conversation on the myth of journalistic objectivity Nov. 14

On Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., Lewis Raven Wallace will be in conversation with Tracy Baim, discussing his book The View from Somewhere: Undoing the Myth of Journalistic Objectivity. The conversation will take place at ...


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  Young feminists to converge Nov. 9

Hundreds of high school and college-aged young women will meet in Chicago on Saturday, Nov. 9, to explore topics of intersectional feminism, empowerment and activism with speakers ( such as Eva Maria Lewis, founder of the ...


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  Four Red Stars named to U.S. WNT camp

Newly appointed U.S. Women's National Team ( WNT ) head coach Vlatko Andonovski has named his first roster, calling up 24 players for a training camp prior to the USA's final two matches of the year—against ...


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  EI to honor Baim, Rainbow Cafe at gala

Equality Illinois will present its annual gala on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., starting at 6 p.m. The organization will honor Tracy Baim—former publisher of Windy City Times and ...


Red-Stars-announce-contracts-options-for-all-26-players

  Red Stars announce contracts, options for all 26 players

After the completion of the 2019 National Women's Soccer League ( NWSL ) season, the Chicago Red Stars announced contract statuses for all of its players. All of Chicago's 26 rostered and supplemental players have either ...


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  CLLAW returns to Chicago Nov. 2

The Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers ( CLLAW ) returns with its 34th match CLLAW XXXIV: Good vs. Evil on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie Ave. CLLAW's benefit match will ...


Tegan-and-Sara-discuss-high-school-biography

  Tegan and Sara discuss high school biography

Twin sibling performers Sara and Tegan Quin—aka Tegan and Sara—stopped by the Museum of Contemporary Art on Oct. 15 to discuss their collaborative memoir High School. Tegan said that the duo originally contemplated producing a concept ...


Jeanne-Balke-on-career-WWII-life-as-a-lesbian-pre-Stonewall

  Jeanne Balke on career, WWII, life as a lesbian pre-Stonewall

Just a few weeks before Chicago native Jeanne Balke's 10th birthday, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, plunging the United States into World War II. Balke and her family lived in the public housing project Cabrini-Green and ...


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  Lesbian Chorus Artemis Singers at Improv Comedy Nov. 1

CHICAGO─Members of Artemis Singers, www.artemissingers.org, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will perform as part of the Friday, Nov. 1, Dreamboat LGBTQIA+ improv show at The iO Theatre, Chris Farley Cabaret, 1501 N. Kingsbury St., Chicago. Dreamboat begins ...


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  Claudia Lopez first LGBTQ mayor of Latin American Capital City

Washington, DC — On Sunday night, Claudia Lopez made history in becoming the first openly LGBTQ mayor of a major Latin American capital city when she won her election in BogotÃˇ, Colombia. Lopez beat her opponent ...


Spelman-College-creates-Chair-in-Queer-Studies-with-matching-gift-of-2M

  Spelman College creates Chair in Queer Studies with matching gift of $2M

ATLANTA, GA — OCTOBER 29, 2019 — Spelman College, the global leader in the liberal arts education of Black women, today announced the creation of a chair in Queer Studies backed by a matching gift from ...


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  SHOWBIZ RuPaul, 'Grease,' Queen Latifah, LGBT lists

VH1 announced that RuPaul's Celebrity Drag Race, an expansion of the Emmy-winning franchise, has been greenlit for 2020, a press release noted. The four-episode event series will feature 12 celebrities as they sashay into the "werk" ...


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  NATIONAL Law-school poll, Brandi Carlile, adoption ruling, Comcast situation

A new Marquette Law School poll revealed that respondents oppose a decision allowing business owners with a religious objection to LGBTQ people to deny services to those people, 57 percent to 34 percent, Vox noted. Also, ...







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