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  MUSIC Taylor Bennett announces free July 22 show at Lincoln Hall

Chicago rapper Taylor Bennett—whose year has included teaming with Champion Athletics for a clothing line and tour; dropping his new project, Coming of Age; and much more—announced his free homecoming show on Friday, July 22, at ...


 
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  ELECTIONS LGBTQ+ primary candidates experience varied results

LGBTQ+ candidates running for office in the 2022 primary contests throughout Illinois got mixed results, according to results as of June 29. In the 13th District, state Rep. and House Majority Leader Greg Harris is stepping ...


 
Gay-owned-Galena-inn-receives-honor-from-Tripadvisor-

  Gay-owned Galena inn receives honor from Tripadvisor

Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages—a gay-owned bed and breakfast in Galena, Illinois—announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best award winner for Bed and Breakfasts, ranking 13th out ...


 
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  CTA launches celebration to mark 75 years of service to Chicago

The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) turns 75 this year. In the coming months, as the CTA moves closer to its historic destination—a Diamond Jubilee Celebration in Daley Plaza, on Oct. 1—the public can participate in various ...


 
THEATER-Theo-Ubique-hosting-production-about-Elizabeth-Taylor-

  THEATER Theo Ubique hosting production about Elizabeth Taylor

Evanston's Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, 721 Howard St., will run Call Me Elizabeth—an acclaimed one-woman show about the early life of Elizabeth Taylor—on Aug. 20 (at 7:30 p.m.) and 21 (at 2:30 p.m.) only. The production ...


 
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  2022 PRIMARY ELECTIONS Pritzker, Jackson, Bailey among winners

The Illinois primary elections took place June 28—and there was a mix of the expected and the surprising. In the governor's race, incumbent JB Pritzker easily won the Democratic primary over Beverly Miles (93% ...


 
Production-based-on-Larry-Kramer-speech-at-Center-on-July-22-31

  Production based on Larry Kramer speech at Center on July 22-31

Open Space Arts announced its inaugural production of The Kramer Project, directed and adapted by David Zak from activist Larry Kramer's watershed speech "The Tragedy of Today's Gays." This will be the first production for Open ...


 
HRC-on-how-the-end-of-Roe-v-Wade-impacts-the-LGBTQ-community-

  HRC on how the end of Roe v. Wade impacts the LGBTQ+ community

-- From a press release. Video below.

WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, in light of the dangerous Supreme Court decision in Dobbs ...


 
Courtney-Vandersloot-named-WNBA-Eastern-Conference-Player-of-the-Week

  Courtney Vandersloot named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CHICAGO—Chicago Sky's Courtney Vandersloot was named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week, the league announced. This marks the seventh time in Vandersloot's 12-year career to receive the honor. Vandersloot is the ...


 
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  Twenty-six people arrested following Chicago Pride Parade

Chicago Police Department (CPD) made 26 arrests in the evening hours following the 51st annual Pride Parade on June 26, according to CPD Superintendent David Brown. Although few incidents occurred during the parade itself, "the drunk ...


 
VIEWS-Workers-rights-are-LGBTQ-rights

  VIEWS Workers' rights are LGBTQ+ rights

June usually marks a joyous month for the LGBTQ+ community and our allies as we reflect on the decades of hard work that our community and movement have put into securing and promoting our civil rights. ...


 
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  Russian trial for Brittany Griner to begin July 1

More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for alleged cannabis possession, a Russian court has set the start date for the trial of U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner for Friday, July ...


 
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  ELECTIONS Giannoulias speaks about secretary of state contest

Former State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias has been mounting a primary run to be Illinois secretary of state. Giannoulias, who held the office from 2007-2011 and ran for the U.S. Senate in 2010 (he lost to former ...


 
Pride-in-the-Park-pumps-up-the-volume-in-2022

  Pride in the Park pumps up the volume in 2022

From East Monroe Street to East Jackson Drive, Pride in the Park covered just the right amount of territory in the Grant Park area in downtown Chicago on June 25 and 26. Butler Field was overrun ...


 
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  Politicians attend Equality Illinois' pre-Parade reception

Before Chicago's 2022 Pride Parade, Equality Illinois held a reception for elected officials, candidates and community leaders at Fat Cat Bar. Among those who were slated to attend were Gov. JB Pritzker and First Lady MK ...


 
Back-Lot-Bash-attendees-party-during-Pride-weekend-in-Chicago

  Back Lot Bash attendees party during Pride weekend in Chicago

The inclusive music fest known as the Back Lot Bash took place June 25-26 at 5238 N. Clark St., in Andersonville. Back Lot Bash started in 2004 in response to the lack of women's events and the limited presence of ...


 
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  'All of this is historic' : Chicago Pride Parade returns after two-year hiatus

More photos to come

A month of celebrations culminated in the return of Chicago' Pride Parade on June 26, marking the first march of the decade after two years of cancellations due to the pandemic. Weather-wise, the day was perfect, ...


 
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  Sky, Cubs and White Sox all score narrow victories

On June 26, the Chicago Sky (13-5) defeated the Minnesota Lynx (5-14) 88-85 at Wintrust Arena. The matchup was the 23rd head-to-head meeting between the Sky's Candace Parker and the Lynx's Sylvia Fowles—the No. 1 overall ...


 
ELECTIONS-Ald-Pat-Dowell-talks-congressional-run-Brittney-Griner-LGBTQs

  ELECTIONS Ald. Pat Dowell talks congressional run, Brittney Griner, LGBTQs

At the beginning of this year, Illinois Congressman Bobby Rush (D-1st District) announced that he was retiring from federal office. Almost immediately, several people announced their intentions to succeed him. (The total number is now at ...


 
Chicago-Wolves-win-Calder-Cup-Cubs-White-Sox-lose

  Chicago Wolves win Calder Cup; Cubs, White Sox lose

The Calder Cup (for minor-league professional ice hockey teams) has been awarded again—and the Chicago Wolves are back on top of the American Hockey League, TSN reported. The Wolves secured their first Calder Cup championship since ...


 
ELECTIONS-Judicial-candidate-Brad-Trowbridge-on-a-repeat-run-objectivity-Kyle-Rittenhouse-

  ELECTIONS Judicial candidate Brad Trowbridge on a repeat run, objectivity, Kyle Rittenhouse

If Brad Trowbridge's face looks familiar from Windy City Times' election-related articles, that would make sense. The openly gay attorney has run in local judicial races three times, narrowly losing in 2020. Trowbridge recently talked with ...


 
How-Coming-Out-in-the-1970s-Helped-Me-Make-Brave-Life-changing-Decisions

  How Coming Out in the 1970s Helped Me Make Brave, Life-changing Decisions

By Edith Forbes, author of Tracking A Shadow: My Lived Experiment With MS

As a child growing up in Wyoming in the 1960's, I did not know any actual person who was gay. I knew exactly one fact about gay people, a fact universally accepted but never talked about: Gay people were strange. Even ...


 
Maggie-Trevor-among-latest-group-of-Victory-Fund-endorsed-candidates

  Maggie Trevor among latest group of Victory Fund-endorsed candidates

Cook County Board of Commissioners candidate Maggie Trevor is included in the most recent group of political incumbents and candidates with the backing of LGBTQ Victory Fund. LGBTQ Victory Fund endorsed 23 more out LGBTQ candidates, ...


 
Preckwinkle-unveils-preliminary-budget-forecast-for-fiscal-year-2023

  Preckwinkle unveils preliminary budget forecast for fiscal year 2023

-- From a press release

(COOK COUNTY, IL) — Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today released the preliminary forecast for the County's Fiscal Year 2023 showing a projected gap of $18.2 million. This represents the County's smallest budget gap sinc ...


 
Hawks-to-hire-new-coach-Cubs-blank-Cardinals-White-Sox-lose

  'Hawks to hire new coach; Cubs blank Cardinals; White Sox lose

Luke Richardson is expected to become the new head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, an NHL source confirmed to ESPN. Richardson would replace interim coach Derek King, who went 27-33-10 after taking over for Jeremy Colliton ...


 
COMEDY-Hannah-Einbinder-to-perform-additional-show-July-16

  COMEDY Hannah Einbinder to perform additional show July 16

Due to popular demand, The Den Theatre announced a third stand-up performance for comedian/actress Hannah Einbinder (the TV show Hacks) on Saturday, July 16, at 7 p.m. on The Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. The ...


 
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, ...


 
Rugby-league-bans-trans-women-from-international-competition

  Rugby league bans trans women from international competition

Rugby has banned transgender players from women's international competition until further notice, following global swimming's decision to restrict trans athletes' participation at the elite level, Reuters reported. The International Rugby ...


 
ELECTIONS-2022-Activist-Rick-Garcia-talks-about-MWRD-race

  ELECTIONS 2022 Activist Rick Garcia talks about MWRD race

Longtime LGBTQ+-rights activist Rick Garcia is among those who entered the June 28 primary to win a seat on the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District's (MWRD) board of commissioners. Longtime Commissioner Debra Shore, who is a lesbian, ...


 
Murdered-mans-brother-continues-search-for-information-about-2004-killing-

  Murdered man's brother continues search for information about 2004 killing

Video below

A Rockford man is continuing to search for clues about the circumstances surrounding his brother's 2004 murder in Chicago's Lake View neighborhood. Kevin Clewer was found murdered in his apartment on the 3400 block of North ...


 
Chicago-Red-Stars-hire-Morinao-Imaizumi-as-assistant-coach

  Chicago Red Stars hire Morinao Imaizumi as assistant coach

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, Ill. (June 24, 2022) — Today, the Chicago Red Stars announced the addition of Morinao Imaizumi to the club's coaching staff as an assistant coach. Imaizumi joins the club for the remainder of the 2022 ...


 
Chicago-Pride-Parade-organizer-talks-event-security-diversity-

  Chicago Pride Parade organizer talks event, security, diversity

For the first time this decade (and after at least two postponements), the Chicago Pride Parade will take place Sunday, June 26, starting at noon. The route will start at Montrose Avenue and Broadway, winding through ...


 
Chicago-Dance-Crash-celebrates-20th-anniversary-with-Booms-Day

  Chicago Dance Crash celebrates 20th anniversary with 'Booms Day'

Chicago Dance Crash's signature blend of concert and street dance styles paints a colorful picture of life, strife and relationship goals after the end of the world with Booms Day, a two-act, world premiere dance production ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-expands-state-license-plate-options-to-include-Chicago-Sky-Red-Stars-and-Fire

  Gov. Pritzker expands state license plate options to include Chicago Sky, Red Stars and Fire

-- From a press release

CHICAGO — Governor JB Pritzker signed HB4434 into law today, expanding the options of professional sports team license plates Illinoisans can choose from at the Secretary of State. The change, which adds the Chicago Fire, the ...


 
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 ...


 
TELEVISION-A-League-of-Their-Own-screening-July-2-in-Rockford

  TELEVISION 'A League of Their Own' screening July 2 in Rockford

-- From a press release

ROCKFORD, Illinois — June 22, 2022 — Prime Video and the City of Rockford will team up to host a free advance screening of the upcoming Prime Video original series A League of Their Own. The ...


 
Candace-Parker-named-2022-WNBA-All-Star-starter-Griner-named-honorary-All-Star

  Candace Parker named 2022 WNBA All-Star starter; Griner named honorary All-Star

Candace Parker has been selected as a starter for AT&T WNBA All-Star 2022, the league announced. She will once again take a frontcourt spot in the star-studded match-up, this year at her team's home arena in ...


 
Back-Lot-Bash-taking-place-June-25-26

  Back Lot Bash taking place June 25-26

The inclusive music fest known as the Back Lot Bash will take place June 25-26 at 5238 N. Clark St., in Andersonville. Back Lot Bash started in 2004 in response to the lack of women's events and the limited presence of ...


 
Sky-erase-28-point-deficit-to-win-White-Sox-prevail-Cubs-continue-slide

  Sky erase 28-point deficit to win; White Sox prevail; Cubs continue slide

In WNBA action, the Chicago Sky (11-5) came back from 28 points down to defeat the Las Vegas Aces (13-3) 104-95 at Michelob Ultra Arena on June 21. This game—a preview of the Commissioner's Cup match-up ...


 
The-Andersonville-Village-Market-returns-for-summer-2022

  The Andersonville Village Market returns for summer 2022

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (June 21, 2022) The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is pleased to welcome back its 2nd annual Andersonville Vintage Market, featuring antiques, home décor, jewelry, accessories, clothing, music and ...


 
Writers-Theatres-2022-23-season-to-include-Tiger-Style-Once-and-other-productions

  Writers Theatre's 2022-23 season to include 'Tiger Style!,' 'Once' and other productions

-- From a press release

Glencoe, IL—Writers Theatre Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma and Interim Artistic Director Bobby Kennedy announce the company's 2022/23 four-play season, to include Mike Lew's Tiger Style!, directed by Brian Balcom; ...


 
Asians-Friends-Chicago-hosts-former-Miss-Philippines-at-pre-Pride-Parade-event

  Asians & Friends Chicago hosts former Miss Philippines at pre-Pride Parade event

Asians & Friends Chicago (AFC)—an LGBTQ+ social organization supporting the Asian community and those who have interests in Asian cultures—hosted former Miss Philippines Maria Isabel Lopez at an AFC member's ...


 
Chicago-Philharmonic-launches-2022-23-season

  Chicago Philharmonic launches 2022-23 season

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, IL - (June 20, 2022) Chicago Philharmonic has announced its 2022-23 symphonic season on the heels of a 2021-22 season that ended with the sold-out Chicago Premiere of Marvel Studios' Black Panther in Concert. The ...


 
DANCE-Chicagos-Joffrey-Ballet-releasing-Pride-video-filmed-in-NYC

  DANCE Chicago's Joffrey Ballet releasing Pride video filmed in NYC

The Joffrey Ballet and Action Lines—a video-production company founded by Joffrey artists Xavier Nunez and Dylan Gutierrez as well as writer/producer Eric Grant—have unveiled a video filmed at the FDR Four Freedoms State Park (on New ...


 
White-Sox-unveil-details-for-Pride-Night-June-23

  White Sox unveil details for Pride Night, June 23

-- From a press release [UPDATE]

White Sox's Pride Night is presented by Vizzy and will be held Thursday, June 23, when the Chicago White Sox take on Baltimore at 7:10 p.m. CT at Guaranteed Rate Field. The first 10,000 fans (ages ...


 
Gloria-Allen-screening-gathering-to-take-place-June-23

  Gloria Allen screening/gathering to take place June 23

A film screening/community gathering to honor the late trans icon Gloria Allen (also known as Mama Gloria) will take place Thursday, June 23, 6-8 p.m., at the South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S. Michigan Ave. ...


 
Chicago-Pride-Fest-adds-new-features-to-the-outdoor-celebration

  Chicago Pride Fest adds new features to the outdoor celebration

The Chicago Pride Fest outdoor celebration returned June 18-19, as local Pride events lead up to the parade on Sunday, June 26. The festival featured music on three stages and more than 150 vendors running down ...


 
Goodman-Theatre-running-musical-Life-After-through-July-17

  Goodman Theatre running musical 'Life After' through July 17

Goodman Theatre is running the musical Life After through Sunday, July 17. With humor and wit, this "luminous new musical…lush, poetic and surprisingly funny" (The San Diego Union-Tribune) explores how people move through and live with ...


 
Controversial-pastor-Rev-James-Meeks-announces-retirement

  Controversial pastor Rev. James Meeks announces retirement

Salem Baptist Church Senior Pastor Rev. James Meeks announced he is retiring next January. The church has more than 9,000 members, according to its website. The vision statement is that Salem is "a multi-generational church focused ...


 
Fever-rally-to-beat-Sky-Cubs-and-White-Sox-also-fall

  Fever rally to beat Sky; Cubs and White Sox also fall

At Indiana Farmers Coliseum on June 19, the Indiana Fever (5-13) overcame a 15-point deficit to edge the Chicago Sky (10-5) 89-87. Kahleah Copper led Chicago (playing without Candace Parker for the second consecutive game) with ...


 
ELECTIONS-Guide-to-the-LGBTQs

  ELECTIONS Guide to the LGBTQ+s

This year's primary elections—taking place Tuesday, June 28, although people can vote now—will feature many openly LGBTQ+ candidates throughout Illinois. (However, one notable name will be missing as longtime state ...


 
Chicago-Urban-Prides-Pride-Picnic-on-June-26

  Chicago Urban Pride's 'Pride Picnic' on June 26

Chicago Urban Pride will hold its Pride Picnic on Sunday, June 26, at Jackson Park, 6300 E. Hayes Dr., noon-8 p.m. The event is free and family-friendly. There will be DJs (playing house, hip-hop, R&B and ...


 
Red-Stars-tie-Kansas-City-White-Sox-and-Cubs-win

  Red Stars tie Kansas City; White Sox and Cubs win

The Chicago Red Stars extend their unbeaten streak to six matches after tying the Kansas City Current 2-2 at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas on June 18. The Red Stars walked away with one ...


 
VIEWS-The-gay-general-at-Valley-Forge

  VIEWS The gay general at Valley Forge

Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin von Steuben was born on Sept. 17, 1730, in Magdeburg, Germany. Son of a military father, Friedrich joined the Prussian army— considered the most advanced professional army in Europe at the ...


 
Sky-outlast-Dream-in-OT-Cubs-end-two-streaks-Sox-lose-big

  Sky outlast Dream in OT; Cubs end two streaks; Sox lose big

On June 17, the Chicago Sky (10-4) defeated the Atlanta Dream (7-8) 104-100 in overtime at Wintrust Arena. Kahleah Copper had 23 points to lead Chicago. The Dream's Cheyenne Parker, who spent her six seasons as ...


 
Autopsy-shows-manner-of-death-in-Elise-Malarys-death-is-undetermined

  Autopsy shows manner of death in Elise Malary's death is undetermined

The Cook County medical examiner's officer revealed that trans activist Elise Malary died from drowning but that the manner of death could not be determined, The Chicago Sun-Times reported. Malary's body was found in Lake Michigan ...


 
Steep-Theatres-race-centered-Paris-running-June-17-July-23

  Steep Theatre's race-centered 'Paris' running June 17-July 23

Steep Theatre, 1044 W. Berwyn Ave., will run the Eboni Booth work Paris on June 17-July 23. Jonathan Berry will direct. Returning home to the small town of Paris, Vermont, Emmie tries to make ends meet ...


 
Five-Worth-Finding-WNDR-Museum-Prince-queer-books-flowers

  Five Worth Finding: WNDR Museum, Prince, queer books, flowers

— WNDR Museum's Pride event "Crafting with Queens": The West Loop museum is usually entertainment and, um, wondrous enough on its own—but during Pride Month, WNDR is queering things up with "Crafting with Queens" on Tuesday, ...


 
-Gov-Pritzker-signs-bills-expanding-protection-for-survivors-of-sexual-assault

  Gov. Pritzker signs bills expanding protection for survivors of sexual assault

-- From a press release

CHICAGO —At Chicago's Rush University Medical Center, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed two bills aimed at making medical and legal care for victims of sexual assault broader and more accessible. HB5441 amends Illinois Criminal Code to ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-named-beneficiary-of-Chicago-Black-Pride-event

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame named beneficiary of Chicago Black Pride event

-- From a press release

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announced that it will be the beneficiary of the Black Pride Event being produced by Chicago Urban Pride, Executive Sweet Old School Production and Chef Tarrina at Rainbow Beach (3111 ...


 
IML-mentioned-in-CDPH-monkeypox-release

  IML mentioned in CDPH monkeypox release

On June 13, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) stated that it continues to investigate reports of monkeypox cases in Chicago residents and is asking people to take proper precautions when in spaces or situations ...


 
Northwestern-University-Libraries-and-Center-for-Applied-Transgender-Studies-launch-trans-studies-journal-

  Northwestern University Libraries and Center for Applied Transgender Studies launch trans studies journal

Northwestern University Libraries (NUL) and the Center for Applied Transgender Studies (CATS) are now publishing the Bulletin of Applied Transgender Studies. The Bulletin of Applied Transgender Studies (BATS)—the first journal ...


 
Batavia-police-looking-into-Pride-flag-thefts

  Batavia police looking into Pride-flag thefts

In Batavia, four Pride flags displayed on homes were stolen overnight on June 15, causing damage, according to ABC 7 Chicago. Authorities said flagpoles and mounts, which displayed the flags, were broken. Two incidents happened in ...


 
SAVOR-VietFive-owner-Tuan-Huynh-talks-cafe-equity-hot-dog-empanadas-

  SAVOR VietFive owner Tuan Huynh talks cafe, equity, hot-dog empanadas

Located in an area of Chicago West Loop that includes various restaurants and several fitness venues, VietFive (1116 W. Madison St.; https://www.vietfive.com/) certainly stands out—for all the right reasons. According ...


 
PERFORMANCE-Moonset-Sunrise-at-Navy-Pier-on-June-16-and-18

  PERFORMANCE 'Moonset Sunrise' at Navy Pier on June 16 and 18

Collaboraction announced that Moonset Sunrise, its 25th-anniversary production, with live performances on June 16 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Beat Kitchen's new Bar Sol on Navy Pier, 700 E. Grand Ave. Through healing ritual, storytelling, ...


 
Ukraines-Kyiv-City-Ballet-makes-first-Chicago-appearance-opening-Auditorium-Theatre-2022-23-season

  Ukraine's Kyiv City Ballet makes first Chicago appearance, opening Auditorium Theatre 2022-23 season

-- From a press release

(CHICAGO, IL) Chicago's landmark Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr.) announced its 2022-23 performance season highlighted by its most expansive global dance series ever, including the first-ever Chicago ...


 
PASSAGES-Onetime-Gay-Chicago-publisher-Craig-Gernhardt

  PASSAGES Onetime Gay Chicago publisher Craig Gernhardt

Craig Gernhardt—who once was the publisher of the now-defunct Gay Chicago—has died at age 61, according to Tribute Archive. His father, Gay Chicago Magazine co-founder and Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inductee Ralph Paul Gernhardt, passed ...


 
TPAN-to-host-Closing-Ceremony-for-Ride-For-Life-Chicago-June-19

  TPAN to host Closing Ceremony for Ride For Life Chicago June 19

-- From a press release

Chicago, IL—TPAN will host the Closing Ceremony of the Ride For Life Chicago on Sunday, June 19 at Foster Beach from noon-5pm. Cyclists will complete their 200-, 100-, and 50-mile rides to converge at the beach ...


 
Governor-signs-bills-expanding-access-to-HIV-and-AIDS-related-care-and-prevention

  Governor signs bills expanding access to HIV- and AIDS-related care and prevention

-- From a press release

Chicago—Governor JB Pritzker signed HB4430 and HB5549 into law today, removing barriers to access for HIV and AIDS care and prevention. HB4430 allows pharmacists to dispense both pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis drugs (PrEP and PEP) without ...


 
PASSAGES-Legendary-Chicago-transgender-activist-icon-mentor-Mama-Gloria-Allen

  PASSAGES Legendary Chicago transgender activist, icon, mentor Mama Gloria Allen

Legendary Chicago Black transgender activist, icon and mentor "Mama" Gloria Allen died June 13 in her residence at Chicago's LGBTQ senior living facility Townhall Apartments in Lake View. The cause of death is unknown at this ...


 
James-Beard-Awards-One-Chicago-chef-wins-Nobodys-Darling-falls-short

  James Beard Awards: One Chicago chef wins, Nobody's Darling falls short

On June 13, the James Beard Foundation announced its 2022 Restaurant and Chef Award winners during the live James Beard Awards Restaurant and Chef Awards ceremony presented by Capital One at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. ...


 
ART-Immersive-Monet-in-Chicago-starting-June-17

  ART 'Immersive Monet' in Chicago starting June 17

Vincent Van Gogh and Frido Kahlo have gotten the "Immersive" treatment. Now, it's time for the public to experience Claude Monet and fellow Impressionists. Lighthouse Immersive is shifting its focus to the Impressionist movement of the ...


 
Cook-County-selects-new-flag-as-area-approaches-200th-anniversary

  Cook County selects new flag as area approaches 200th anniversary

The Cook County Board of Commissioners met June 14—Flag Day—as the county approaches its 200th-anniversary year, in the Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee to vote for "I Will" as the new flag for Cook County. This ...


 
Man-shot-outside-Lake-View-nightspot-

  Man shot outside Lake View nightspot

No one is yet in custody after a shooting along the 3300 block of North Halsted Street during the early morning of June 13. The story was first reported by CWBChicago on June 13. The incident ...


 
DCFS-enhances-training-for-foster-parents-staff-expands-resources-housing-options-for-LGBTQI-youth

  DCFS enhances training for foster parents, staff; expands resources, housing options for LGBTQI+ youth

-- From a press release

Illinois DCFS enhances training for foster parents and staff, expands resources and housing options to support LGBTQI+ youth in care during Pride Month CHICAGO — June is Pride Month and the Illinois Department of Children and ...


 





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