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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 ...
'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 ...
Author: Kayleigh Padar
Mass shooting takes place at Norwegian gay club - Oslo's annual Pride parade was canceled June 25 following a deadly shooting at a gay bar that Norwegian police are ...
Supreme Court justice says marriage-equality ruling should be reconsidered - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas argued in a concurring opinion regarding the revocation of the constitutional right to abortion ...
Abortion decision called 'full scale assault' on rights - In a ruling that one legal activist said will put LGBT rights "on the chopping block," the U.S. Supreme Court ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
BREAKING U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade - On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ruling there is no longer a federal constitutional right to ...

News
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 ...
Survey: Americans hold complex views on gender identity and trans+ Issues - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 28, 2022) — As the United States addresses issues of transgender rights and the broader landscape around ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Jeffrey Epstein cohort Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years - On June 28, Ghislaine Maxwell was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for carrying out a years-long scheme with ...
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission adds X gender marker to charge intake process - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today full implementation of the opportunity to select a nonbinary ...
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, ...
Indiana Univ. establishes Kinsey-Kelley Center for Gender Equity in Business - A new research center at Indiana University (IU) Bloomington will address issues of gender inequity, sexual misconduct and sexual harassment ...
Task Force issues reaction to religious-freedom SCOTUS rulings - -- From a National LGBTQ Task Force press release - Statement from the National LGBTQ Task Force Policy Director Liz Seaton on the recent religious-freedom SCOTUS rulings: Upending decades of ...
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 ...
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, ...
Author: Matt Simonette
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 ...
Author: Brian C. Johnson
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 ...
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 ...
Author: Matt Simonette
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 ...
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 ...
'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 ...
Author: Kayleigh Padar
U.S. House passes resolution urging Griner's release - The U.S. House passed a bipartisan resolution calling on the Russian government to immediately release WNBA star Brittney Griner, CNN ...
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. ...
Author: Andrew Davis
NATIONAL Biden's proposal, VP Harris, Elizabeth Taylor, outbreak, candidates - Lambda Legal issued a press release lauding the Biden administration for issuing proposed regulations that will help protect LGBTQI+ youth ...
Author: Andrew Davis
WORLD Japanese ruling, Pride events, Colombia election, Boris Johnson - A Japanese court ruled that the country's ban on same-sex marriage does not violate the constitution, and rejected demands for ...
Author: Andrew Davis
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 ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Mass shooting takes place at Norwegian gay club - Oslo's annual Pride parade was canceled June 25 following a deadly shooting at a gay bar that Norwegian police are ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Author: Kayleigh Padar
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' ...
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 ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Supreme Court justice says marriage-equality ruling should be reconsidered - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas argued in a concurring opinion regarding the revocation of the constitutional right to abortion ...
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 ...
Author: Matt Simonette
CDC reminds people that National HIV Testing Day is June 27 - -- From a press release - June 27 is National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), a day to emphasize the importance of HIV testing and make sure ...
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, ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Abortion decision called 'full scale assault' on rights - In a ruling that one legal activist said will put LGBT rights "on the chopping block," the U.S. Supreme Court ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Actor Ezra Miller supposedly housing people at firearm-filled farm - Non-binary actor Ezra Miller is allegedly housing a young mother and her three small children at a Vermont farm, which ...
BREAKING U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade - On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ruling there is no longer a federal constitutional right to ...
North Carolina to issue accurate birth certificates for transgender people without requiring surgery - -- From a press release - (Greensboro, NC — June 23, 2022) — Transgender people born in North Carolina will now be able to correct the ...
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 ...
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 ...
Illinois' Kwame Raoul joins VP Harris, other attorneys general to discuss reproductive rights - -- From a press release - Washington — Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined Vice President Kamala Harris as well as Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford, Wisconsin ...
HIV testing dropped sharply among key groups during first year of COVID-19 pandemic - -- From a press release - New CDC data published ahead of National HIV Testing Day (Monday, June 27) show a sharp decrease in the number ...
Supreme Court strikes down N.Y. gun law; LGBTQ+ groups react - On June 23, the U.S. Supreme Court eased restrictions on carrying firearms in public, continuing a trend by the court ...
Human Rights Campaign celebrates 50-year Anniversary of Title IX - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) issued a press release recognizing the 50-year anniversary of Title IX. HRC Interim ...

Entertainment
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 ...
Lynda Carter releases new single, 'Human and Divine' - Many people are familiar with actress Gal Gadot as superhero Wonder Woman. However, decades before, Lynda Carter wore the bracelets ...
'Hacks,' 'Euphoria' lead LGBTQ+ critics' Dorian TV nominations - -- From a press release - JUNE 22, 2022 - The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics—now composed of 385 professional critics and journalists covering film and ...
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 ...
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) ...
SHOWBIZ Elliot Page, NPH, Madonna, Chita Rivera, Jennifer Lopez - Elliot Page talked with talk-show host Seth Meyers about how her Netflix show The Umbrella Academy incorporated the actor's own ...
Author: Andrew Davis
'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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
Billy Masters - "I'm not gay. I'm not straight. I don't know what I am. I love people. … I refuse to be ...
Author: Billy Masters
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 ...
Author: Jerry Nunn
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

Outlines
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 ...
'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. ...
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 ...
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 ...


 

 



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