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VIEWPOINT-Who-is-my-neighbor

  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 ...


 
Revrys-Black-History-Month-of-LGBTQ-First-Films-and-Series-celebrates-Black-stories

  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 ...


 
NCAA-updates-trans-related-policies-

  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 ...


 
Nominations-announced-for-33rd-Annual-GLAAD-Media-Awards

  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 ...


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

  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 ...


 
VIEWS-Trans-women-passing-the-torch

  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 ...


 
Texas-anti-trans-youth-sports-law-goes-into-effect

  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 ...


 
Passing-the-torch-How-generations-of-trans-women-approach-activism-advocacy-

  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 ...


 
Natl-Black-Justice-Coalition-celebrates-openly-LGBTQ-SGL-NAACP-Image-Award-nominees-

  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 ...


 
NATIONAL-Lambda-Legal-Penn-citys-change-couple-on-the-run-Bayard-Rustin

  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 ...


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

  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 ...


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

  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, ...


 
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 ...


 
NBJC-celebrates-Mj-Rodriguez-on-Golden-Globes-win

  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 ...


 
LGBTQ-and-BIPOC-Youth-Led-Study-on-Youth-and-Young-Adult-COVID-19-Vaccination-Finds-Surprising-Results

  LGBTQ+ and BIPOC Youth Led Study on Youth and Young Adult COVID-19 Vaccination Finds Surprising Results

—From a news release

BOULDER, CO - Out Boulder County in partnership with El Centro AMISTAD and Unwoven Ventures with the leadership of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) youth created ...


 
Trans-actress-Rodriguez-makes-history-at-quiet-Golden-Globes

  Trans actress Rodriguez makes history at quiet Golden Globes

On Jan. 9, Michaela Jae "Mj" Rodriguez won a Golden Globe for best actress in a TV drama for her role as Blanca on the FX show Pose, according to media reports. The awards were announced on social media, as the Globes were not broadcast or live-streamed ...


 
NATIONAL-California-report-AIDS-foundation-CEO-QueerArt-intersex-bill

  NATIONAL California report, AIDS foundation CEO, QueerArt, intersex bill

California law enforcement officials conduct body searches on Black and transgender people more often than on white and cisgender people, according to a new report from California's Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory (RIPA) Board, LGBTQ Na ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Non-binary-skater-Cardi-B-David-Bowie-West-Hollywood-series

  SHOWBIZ Non-binary skater, Cardi B, David Bowie, 'West Hollywood' series

U.S. figure skating champion Timothy LeDuc is hoping to make history as the first out non-binary Winter Olympian in Beijing, out.com noted. The 31-year-old Iowa native and their skating partner, Ashley Cain-Gribble, already have a gold ...


 
Laws-targeting-TGNC-youth-already-proposed-in-several-states

  Laws targeting TGNC youth already proposed in several states

In the first week of 2022, officials in at least seven states have already proposed laws that would limit the rights of transgender and non-binary youth, The Hill reported. Legislators in Arizona, Alabama, Indiana, Kentucky, Oklahoma, ...


 
Transgender-Jeopardy-contestant-passes-1-million-mark

  Transgender 'Jeopardy!' contestant passes $1-million mark

Transgender Jeopardy! contestant Amy Schneider passed the $1-million mark on an episode that aired Jan. 7, becoming the first woman (cis or trans) to do so, The New York Times noted. Schneider—who's from Oakland, California—marked he ...


 
WCT-EXCLUSIVE-Trans-woman-searches-for-justice-healing-after-gun-violence

  WCT EXCLUSIVE Trans woman searches for justice, healing after gun violence

Five months ago, Khalina Goodlow came to a startling realization: Her name could have been added to the long list of transgender people killed in 2021. Though her life may have been mourned by her community ...


 
Bobblehead-Hall-of-Fame-unveils-Pete-Buttigieg-figure

  Bobblehead Hall of Fame unveils Pete Buttigieg figure

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum, in Milwaukee, unveiled the first bobblehead of United States Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, who was the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, during 2012-20, earning him the nickname ...


 
IDHR-issues-guidance-regarding-TGNC-students

  IDHR issues guidance regarding TGNC students

The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) has issued its Guidance Relating to Protection of Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender Nonconforming Students. The document is a non-regulatory guidance on non-discrimination protections ...


 
THEATER-Trans-performer-Sis-is-doin-fine-in-Oklahoma-

  THEATER Trans performer Sis is doin' fine in 'Oklahoma!'

This isn't your typical grandma's Oklahoma! The very first musical written by Rodgers and Hammerstein opened on Broadway in 1943 and continues to captivate audiences today. The dialogue remains the same, but updated casting choices have ...


 
Israel-allows-surrogacy-for-same-sex-couples-trans-people-and-single-men

  Israel allows surrogacy for same-sex couples, trans people and single men

Israel Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz announced that, starting next week, same-sex couples, single men and transgender people will be able to parent children through surrogacy, an option that was previously banned for them in the country, ...


 
NATIONAL-Vermont-judges-trans-bishop-Jared-Polis-gay-mayor

  NATIONAL Vermont judges, trans bishop, Jared Polis, gay mayor

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott announced his appointments of three Vermont Superior Court judges—Elizabeth Novotny, of Jericho; Heather Gray, of Quechee; and Justin Jiron, of Underhill, a press release noted. Novotny is a Vermont lawyer with more ...


 
WORLD-Trans-model-dies-museum-exhibit-Tunisia-case

  WORLD Trans model dies, museum exhibit, Tunisia case

April Ashley—reportedly the first Briton to undergo gender-confirmation surgery—has died at 86, according to an Out item that cited The Liverpool Echo. Ashley, who was born in Liverpool, was the first known trans model to appear ...


 
SHOWBIZ-JoJo-Siwa-Jeopardy-champ-director-dies-Frank-Ocean

  SHOWBIZ JoJo Siwa, Jeopardy! champ, director dies, Frank Ocean

TikTok fans of LGBTQ entertainer Jojo Siwa said her new teenage girlfriend, Katie Mills, is a supporter of anti-LGBTQ Republican former President Donald Trump, per LGBTQ Nation. Mills also once questioned if transgender women are "actually" ...


 
Trans-woman-killed-at-Indianapolis-nightclub

  Trans woman killed at Indianapolis nightclub

Ke'Yahonna Stone, a 32-year-old trans woman and community advocate, died after being shot in the parking lot of an Indianapolis nightclub, LGBTQ Nation reported. The shooting occurred early Dec. 26 outside the Epic Ultra Lounge. Stone ...


 
Nothing-but-net-Swish-creates-space-where-BIPOC-queer-athletes-can-feel-good-in-their-bodies-

  Nothing but net: Swish creates space where BIPOC queer athletes can 'feel good in their bodies'

Swish—a basketball club for BIPOC queer and trans casual players—came into being because Jamiece Adams wanted a less competitive, more supportive space to play a sport she picked up in high school. She also wanted a ...


 
A-look-at-Northalsted-Boystown-bars-since-2020-town-hall-on-racism

  A look at Northalsted/Boystown bars since 2020 town hall on racism

Video below

Zola Chatman began her drag career in 2018 at a drag brunch at Kitchen 17, a local vegan restaurant. Chatman, a Black trans woman from Chicago, entered the drag world thinking she was joining a supportive ...


 
LGBTQ-activists-raising-money-to-help-trans-trailblazer-Gavin-Grimm-

  LGBTQ activists raising money to help trans trailblazer Gavin Grimm

LGBTQ advocates and allies are raising money to help transgender trailblazer Gavin Grimm remain housed after a health crisis that left him unable to work, Metro Weekly reported. Grimm—whose name has become synonymous with transgender rights—rose ...


 
LETTER-Remembering-Archbishop-Tutu

  LETTER Remembering Archbishop Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu passed away in Cape Town, South Africa, on Dec. 26 at the age of 90. In 1984, he won the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his efforts to bring about a peaceful transition to a society with ...


 
WORLD-Croatia-MP-missing-student-French-presidents-wife-Senegal-bill

  WORLD Croatia MP, missing student, French president's wife, Senegal bill

The boyfriend of Croatian MP Domagoj Hajdukovic shared a picture of the pair kissing, according to PinkNews. Matija Stainer shared a picture of himself with Hajdukovic to Facebook, thanking followers for their support. In June 2020, ...


 
NATIONAL-Gay-mayor-COVID-data-trans-journalist-dies-Bette-Midler

  NATIONAL Gay mayor, COVID data, trans journalist dies, Bette Midler

Robert Garcia, the out mayor of Long Beach, California, is running for a Congressional seat in 2022, per LGBTQ Nation. He will seek to represent 47th District in the House of Representatives, a seat currently held ...


 
NATIONAL-New-Jersey-Audre-Lorde-LGBTQ-book-youth-items

  NATIONAL New Jersey, Audre Lorde, LGBTQ book, youth items

In the face of growing anxiety over the Supreme Court's conservative bent, state lawmakers in New Jersey are moving to pass marriage-equality legislation, Gay City News reported. According to Garden State Equality, the New Jersey Assembly's ...


 
SAVOR-Boxcar-Bettys

  SAVOR Boxcar Betty's

Boxcar Betty's (which has two locations—at Ogilvie Transportation Center, 500 W. Madison St.; and in Bucktown, at 1856 W. North Ave.) is among many Chicago restaurants to bring a taste of the South to the city. ...


 
COVID-Brave-Space-Alliances-Unicorn-Ball-postponed-until-March-

  COVID Brave Space Alliance's Unicorn Ball postponed until March

In light of the emergence and spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, the Unicorn Ball—which the Chicago trans organization Brave Space Alliance was hosting—has been postponed from Dec. 18, 2021, to March 2022. A letter ...


 
CPS-schools-restrooms-now-gender-inclusive

  CPS schools' restrooms now gender-inclusive

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has directed school leaders to post signs the district said "makes it clear that our restrooms are open for use to anyone who feels comfortable in that space," The Chicago Tribune reported. ...


 
Trans-people-three-times-more-likely-to-face-food-insufficiency-during-pandemic

  Trans people three times more likely to face food insufficiency during pandemic

--From a press release

During the pandemic, an estimated 25% of transgender adults in the U.S. reported not having enough to eat in the past week, compared to 8% of cisgender adults, according to a new report by the Williams ...


 
Chicago-trans-law-school-student-wins-moot-court-competition

  Chicago trans law-school student wins moot court competition

At the 27th Annual Burton D. Wechsler National First Amendment Moot Court Competition that the Washington College of Law hosted virtually at American University in October, Madeline Townsend—a law student at the University of Illinois at ...


 
NATIONAL-Bullying-items-non-binary-student-trans-ornaments-Hillary-Clinton

  NATIONAL Bullying items, non-binary student, trans ornaments, Hillary Clinton

In Tennessee, a Bedford County seventh-grader died by suicide Nov. 28 after he was ruthlessly bullied for being gay, according to LGBTQ Nation. The parents of 12-year-old Eli Fritchley say his peers repeatedly told him he ...


 
WORLD-Conversion-therapy-Tunisia-attack-Bolsonaro-West-Side-Story

  WORLD Conversion therapy, Tunisia attack, Bolsonaro, 'West Side Story'

In Mexico, LGBTQ activists in Sonora are spearheading a call for a national ban on so-called conversion therapy, Fronteras reported. The Coalicion Mexicana LGBTTTI+ Sonora gathered more than 18,000 signatures for a petition demanding the Mexican ...


 
Michigan-diocese-issues-anti-trans-request

  Michigan diocese issues anti-trans request

A Catholic diocese in Michigan is asking its pastors to deny baptism, confirmation and other sacraments to transgender and nonbinary people unless they have "repented"—a policy that's possibly the most sweeping of its kind in the ...


 
Lisa-Middleton-becomes-Palm-Springs-mayor-third-out-trans-mayor-in-US-history-first-in-CA-

  Lisa Middleton becomes Palm Springs mayor, third out trans mayor in U.S. history, first in CA

--From a press release

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund and Equality California jointly praised news that Palm Springs, California City Councilwoman Lisa Middleton will be sworn-in as Palm Springs mayor on Thursday. Middleton will become the first ...


 
Remembering-Ciara-Minaj-Carter-Frazier

  Remembering Ciara Minaj Carter Frazier

Trans Omnibus Project

"And hold that pose for me." That's what Ciara Minaj Carter Frazier's family would hear in the middle of the night, as Ciara was up late voguing, said her sister Lunetta Frazier. "We definitely miss her, ...


 
Remembering-Tyianna-Alexander

  Remembering Tyianna Alexander

Trans Omnibus Project

Chicagoan Tyianna Alexander, also known as Davarea Alexander, was the first trans woman to die by murder in the city in 2021. She was 28. Alexander was shot to death the morning of Jan. 6 at the 800 block of West ...


 
Remembering-TT-Saffore

  Remembering T.T. Saffore

Trans Omnibus Project

Jaliyah Armstrong can still remember how brightly T.T. Saffore smiled. "Silly T.T.," Armstrong called her. Saffore's "magic"—that jokester smile—would bring Armstrong solace regardless of what was going on around them. ...


 
HRC-Foundation-SAGE-launch-guide-for-LGBTQ-elders-seeking-affirming-long-term-care

  HRC Foundation, SAGE launch guide for LGBTQ+ elders seeking affirming long-term care

--From a press release

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


 
Remembering-Paige-Clay

  Remembering Paige Clay

Trans Omnibus Project

Paige Clay could turn anything into a runway. One time, she strutted up and down the middle of a street, feet sashaying on the yellow lines and cars driving past her in both directions. The wind ...


 
Remembering-Tiffany-Gooden-

  Remembering Tiffany Gooden

Trans Omnibus Project

When Tiffany Gooden was killed in August 2012, she was only 19 years old. Almost a decade later, her murder remains unsolved—but there's more to her than the details of her death, according to her friends ...


 
Remembering-Tiara-Richmond-Keke-Collier

  Remembering Tiara Richmond/Keke Collier

Trans Omnibus Project

Tiara Richmond, also known as Keke Collier, was killed on Feb. 21, 2017, after being shot while sitting in a car with a man in Englewood. She was only 24 years old and was the second Black transgender woman killed in ...


 
Remembering-Tiara-Banks

  Remembering Tiara Banks

Trans Omnibus Project

On April 21, 2021, transgender woman Tiara Banks was killed in her car in the West Pullman neighborhood of Chicago. According to local news reports, Banks, 24, was sitting alone in her Ford Fusion when a ...


 
Remembering-Courtney-Eshay-Key

  Remembering Courtney Eshay Key

Trans Omnibus Project

Courtney Eshay Key, 25, was a loyal and outspoken friend. She loved to make jokes, wear colorful wigs and invite friends to cook for her. In late 2020, she confided to a friend at a party that she was ready to ...


 
Remembering-Dejanay-Stanton

  Remembering Dejanay Stanton

Trans Omnibus Project

Although Darius Stanton had not seen his sister, Dejanay, in 12 years, he can clearly remember how Dejanay's laugh would fill up a room. It would echo and bounce off the walls. He remembers how infectious ...


 
Remembering-Selena-Reyes-Hernandez

  Remembering Selena Reyes-Hernandez

Trans Omnibus Project

Selena Reyes-Hernandez, 37, lived on the Southwest Side of Chicago in the Marquette Park neighborhood. She was an artist and used the stage name Selene Maldonado. In the early hours of May 31, 2020, an 18-year-old ...


 
Remembering-Chicagoans-lost-to-anti-trans-violence

  Remembering Chicagoans lost to anti-trans violence

Intro to the Chicago Reader/Windy City Times Trans Omnibus Project

Transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) Chicagoans have not escaped the epidemic of violence that has faced so many TGNC people in the United States. A group of Windy City Times fellows, as part of a project ...


 
Advocates-Black-Latinx-trans-women-vulnerable-to-violence-holistic-approach-needed

  Advocates: Black, Latinx trans women vulnerable to violence; holistic approach needed

Trans Omnibus Project

At least 48 trans or gender-nonconforming (TGNC) people have been murdered in the United States in 2021, making it the deadliest year on record for that demographic, according to the Human Rights Campaign. Most of the ...


 
WORLD-Court-rulings-Dutch-apology-trans-candidates-win-Global-Black-Pride

  WORLD Court rulings, Dutch apology, trans candidates win, Global Black Pride

Botswana's Court of Appeal upheld a 2019 ruling that decriminalized gay sex, effectively striking off two sections of the penal code that had outlawed homosexuality, according to Reuters. Before the 2019 High Court ruling, which was ...


 
NATIONAL-Trans-murder-milestone-Victory-Fund-Matthew-Shepard-Palm-Center

  NATIONAL Trans murder milestone, Victory Fund, Matthew Shepard, Palm Center

Nikai David was fatally shot in Oakland, California—becoming at least the 50th trans, non-binary or gender non-conforming person reported killed in the United States in 2021, PGHLesbian.com noted. Forty-four of the victims have been BIPOC, and ...


 
Trans-focused-documentary-part-of-South-Side-Film-Festival

  Trans-focused documentary part of South Side Film Festival

The documentary Mama Gloria—which features Chicago transgender icon Gloria Allen—was part of the South Side Film Festival line-up on Nov. 28. Born in 1945, Allen grew up amid the celebrated Black "sissy" balls on Chicago's South ...


 
NATIONAL-Asylum-case-TDOR-items-activist-dies-trans-hockey-team

  NATIONAL Asylum case, TDOR items, activist dies, trans hockey team

Mattie Tux Horton—a transgender woman from Zimbabwe who lives in Rockville, Maryland—won her asylum case in late October after living in the United States for the past five years, The Washington Blade reported. Although she has ...


 
House-of-Chanel-creates-charitable-foundation-to-promote-community-service-across-ballroom-scene-beyond

  House of Chanel creates charitable foundation to promote community service across ballroom scene, beyond

Almost 50 years after the founding of House of Chanel, the ballroom house is creating the Chanel Cares Charitable Foundation to give back to the community. The foundation will organize community engagement projects, including an upcoming ...


 
Community-mourns-the-losses-of-transgender-people-celebrates-the-living-at-TDOR-event

  Community mourns the losses of transgender people, celebrates the living at TDOR event

During the Trans Day of Remembrance/Resilience (TDOR) on Nov. 20, community members gathered for a town hall and memorial to remember the losses and lives of trans people in Chicago and beyond. Hosted by Brave Space ...


 
The-National-Black-Justice-Coalition-mourns-death-of-Angel-Naira-

  The National Black Justice Coalition mourns death of Angel Naira

--From a press release

ALIQUIPPA, PA — The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) mourns the death of Angel Naira, a 36-year-old Black transgender woman. Naira was shot to death in her home in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, on November 11, 2021. She ...


 
Christina-Kahrl-Monica-Roberts-named-to-LGBTQ-Journalists-Hall-of-Fame

  Christina Kahrl, Monica Roberts named to LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 22, 2021) — Today, NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announced that BaseballProspectus.com co-founder and San Francisco Chronicle sports editor Christina Kahrl and TransGriot founder Monica Roberts ...


 
NATIONAL-NY-governor-GLSEN-report-flower-shop-political-items

  NATIONAL N.Y. governor, GLSEN report, flower shop, political items

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a pair of LGBTQ-related bills aimed at protecting sex-trafficking survivors as well as requiring utility and telephone companies to respect customers' preferred pronouns, The New York Post reported. One of ...


 
Activist-projects-names-of-trans-dead-on-Netflix-HQ

  Activist projects names of trans dead on Netflix HQ

--From a press release

LOS GATOS — On the Trans Day of Remembrance, the names of trans people who died this year were projected onto Netflix's Silicon Valley headquarters. The words of light were visible from Winchester Boulevard, over the ...


 
DNC-makes-statement-on-Transgender-Day-of-Remembrance

  DNC makes statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance

--From a Democratic National Committee press release

DNC Chair Jaime Harrison and DNC LGBTQ Caucus Chair Earl Fowlkes released the following statement to commemorate Transgender Day of Remembrance (Nov. 20): "This Transgender Day of Remembrance, we honor the lives lost due to anti-trans ...


 
NBJC-commemorates-Transgender-Day-of-Remembrance-in-what-may-be-deadliest-year

  NBJC commemorates Transgender Day of Remembrance in what may be deadliest year

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC — Since January of 2021, at least 46 transgender or gender-nonconforming/non-binary people in the United States have had their lives taken from them - putting 2021 on track to be the deadliest year on ...


 
Brave-Space-Alliance-partners-plan-Memorial-Luncheon-Town-Hall-on-trans-violence

  Brave Space Alliance, partners plan Memorial Luncheon, Town Hall on trans violence

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL — Nov. 19, 2021 — Brave Space Alliance and other community partner organizations will host a memorial luncheon and town hall to honor the memory of transgender people who have been murdered over the ...


 
LGBTQ-equality-in-nine-Illinois-municipalities-detailed-in-Human-Rights-Campaign-Index

  LGBTQ+ equality in nine Illinois municipalities detailed in Human Rights Campaign Index

--From a press release

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


 
CTAs-Red-Purple-Bypass-at-Belmont-to-go-into-service-Nov-19

  CTA's Red-Purple Bypass at Belmont to go into service Nov. 19

The Chicago Transit Authority announced the new Red-Purple Bypass—the first major improvement for CTA customers as part of the historic $2.1 billion Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One project—will go into service on the Brown ...


 
THEATER-AstonReps-God-of-Carnage-through-Dec-12

  THEATER AstonRep's 'God of Carnage' through Dec. 12

AstonRep Theatre Company is running a revival of Yasmina Reza's frenetic dark comedy God of Carnage, translated by Christopher Hampton and co-directed by directed by Derek Bertelsen and Robert Tobin. God of Carnage is running through ...


 
184-LGBTQ-candidates-won-elected-office-in-2021-trans-cisg-women-best-win-loss-records

  184 LGBTQ candidates won elected office in 2021; trans, cisg women best win/loss records

--From a press release

Washington, DC — At least 184 out LGBTQ candidates won elected office throughout 2021, more than in any other odd-numbered election year in U.S. history. The previous record was 169 candidates set in 2019. Transgender women ...


 





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