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DAILY BREAKING
State's Medicaid Program to Cover Gender-Affirming Surgery - Today, the Pritzker administration announced that the state's Medicaid program will begin covering gender affirming surgeries for members under new ...
Chicago to sue Smollett for $130K - The City of Chicago is planning on suing actor Jussie Smollett after he allegedly concocted an attack against himself. Outgoing ...
Mormons change policies to benefit LGBTs - Ahead of a churchwide weekend conference, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ( also known as Mormons ), ...

News
Nonprofit appoints first Black gay CEO in its long history - Chicago-based nonprofit One Hope United appointed a new president/CEO in January—and it marked the first time in the child and ...
Evette Cardona honored by arts alliance, National Museum of Mexican Art - Lesbian activist and Polk Bros. Foundation Vice President of Programs Evette Cardona was recently honored by two Latinx arts organizations. ...
HRC Calls for Senate To Join House in Reauthorizing Violence Against Women Act - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign ( HRC ), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ( ...
Mormons change policies to benefit LGBTs - Ahead of a churchwide weekend conference, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ( also known as Mormons ), ...
Library foundation president named - The Chicago Public Library Foundation ( CPLF ) announced that Brenda Langstraat is its new president. Langstraat comes to the ...
Chicago to sue Smollett for $130K - The City of Chicago is planning on suing actor Jussie Smollett after he allegedly concocted an attack against himself. Outgoing ...
NYC Pride announces World Pride opening ceremony June 26, Whoopi Goldberg to host - NEW YORK, NY, APRIL 05, 2019 — NYC Pride, the host of WorldPride 2019. Stonewall 50,formally unveiled today the location ...
State's Medicaid Program to Cover Gender-Affirming Surgery - Today, the Pritzker administration announced that the state's Medicaid program will begin covering gender affirming surgeries for members under new ...
TPAN launches Paws N' Effect program for HIV+ clients - TPAN, Lurie Children's Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine Division Head and TPAN Board of Directors member Dr. Rob Garofalo and ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Artists take to the stage for Trans Day of Visibility event - Trans artists, allies and activists celebrated Trans Day of Visibility March 31 with an art event at Andersonville's Chicago Magic ...
Author: Ariel Parrella-Aureli
PASSAGES Ragnar 'Ray' Hammerberg - Windy City Times recently was notified that Ragnar "Rag" Hammerberg, a onetime Chicago resident, was killed last October in Key ...
Federal Judge Allows Palatine Transgender Bathroom Lawsuit to Proceed - ( April 9, 2019 — Chicago ) A federal district court judge is allowing a parent-student privacy lawsuit to move ...
APA Concerned About Transgender Military Ban - Washington, D.C., April 9, 2019 — The American Psychiatric Association ( APA ), the national medical association representing more than ...
Out at CHM forum focuses on reclaiming history - Chicago History Museum ( CHM ) launched its 2019 Out at CHM series March 27 with a forum entitled "How ...
Author: Matt Simonette
WORLD Vatican meeting, anti-gay countries, trans attack, Brunei items - A group of international lawyers researching the criminalization of homosexuality has met with the Vatican secretary of state and urged ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
NATIONAL Teen PrEP bill, conversion therapy, Laverne Cox, murder-suicide - Maryland lawmakers have approved a bill allowing minors to receive pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, without obtaining parental consent as a ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
LETTER Remembering Roe - To the editor: This marks the 48th year of Choices and the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Interestingly enough, ...
Catholic bishops stopped my surgery because I'm transgender - After years of working to affirm my identity in a world where transgender people are questioned constantly about their decisions, ...
Author: Oliver Knight
New alderperson Maria Hadden weds - Newly elected Chicago Ald. Maria Hadden wed partner Natalia Vera on March 18. Hadden told Windy City Times that the ...
ELECTIONS 2019 LGBT aldermanic races mostly tight - The LGBT members of the Chicago City Council who were in the April 2 runoffs were involved in some very ...
LGBTs discuss Lightfoot victory, future - Lori Lightfoot scored a significant mayoral victory in Chicago on April 2—becoming the first African-American woman and first openly LGBT ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Political experts weigh in on Lori Lightfoot's road ahead - As Chicago moves ahead after a tumultuous municipal election season, it now falls on Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot to prepare for ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Military policy researchers call trans ban the return of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" - SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The Pentagon plans to reinstate a ban on military service by transgender Americans this week, raising ...

Entertainment
Ella Jenkins to be honored April 13 - The DuSable Museum, in collaboration with Smithsonian Year of Music 2019, will honor Ella Jenkins with family programming on Saturday, ...
THEATER REVIEW Admissions - Playwright: Joshua Harmon At: Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: TheaterWit.org and 773-975-8150; $25-$42. Runs through: May 12 Historically, ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Anastasia - Playwright: Terrence McNally, Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens. At: The James M Nederlander Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St. Tickets: BroadwayInChicago.com. ...
Author: Karen Topham
THEATER REVIEW The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey - Playwright: James Lecesne At: American Blues Theater at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: AmericanBluesTheater.com or 773-654-3103; $19-$39. Runs ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Greyson Chance plays new music at Lincoln Hall - Singer-songwriter Greyson Chance played a sold-out show at Lincoln Hall on April 5 to support his recently released album, portraits. ...
Author: John Stadelman
Timeline Theatre Company announces 2019-20 Season - Chicago, IL — TimeLine Theatre Company, acclaimed for presenting plays that explore today's social and political issues through the lens ...
THEATER REVIEW Pinocchio - Playwrights: Joseph Steakley and Ben Loppries At: House Theatre of Chicago at Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St. Tickets: 773-769-3832; ...
Author: Jonathon Abarbanel
Navy Pier plans 2019 free summer arts and cultural Events - CHICAGO — As the summer season approaches, Navy Pier is pleased to announce the highlights of its 2019 summer programming ...
Dance for Life, See Chicago Dance changing leadership - Dance for Life Chicago ( DFL )—which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds to support dance professionals facing critical ...
The Joffrey Ballet Announces 2018-19 Season - February 12, 2018 ( Chicago )— Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, proudly announces an impressive 2018-19 season ...
DANCE Events will celebrate Joel Hall's 70th birthday - Joel Hall Dancers & Center ( JHDC ) will hold two free events to honor the 70th birthday of Artistic ...
Maggie Lindemann's not just a "Pretty Girl" - Singer Maggie Lindemann was introduced to the world through the app Keek and on Instagram. Shortly after that she came ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
7th Annual Edgewater Arts Festival to Benefit Edgewater Artists in Motion - CHICAGO, IL — Edgewater Arts Festival http://, the premier art-focused, neighborhood festival occurring in the diverse Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago, ...
Chicago Blues Fest to celebrate Chicago's Blues legacy June 7-9 - Experience Chicago's rich blues music legacy at the 36th Annual Chicago Blues Festival happening Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June ...
MUSIC Trans singer-educator talks music, teaching, traveling - For singer-educator Tommy Lamont, living an authentic life as a trans woman has been a decades-long journey that culminated in ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
SHOWBIZ 'Drag Race,' George Michael, 'The Talk,' Don Lemon - Production company World of Wonder and Voss Events are presenting The Official RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 11 Tour, to kick ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Billy Masters - "Let's see how long I last."—Patti LuPone says of her latest venture—as a member of Twitter. Her first Tweet? "Contain ...
Author: Billy Masters
'FACES: Out and Proud' at Center on Halsted - The Center on Halsted is presenting "FACES: Out & Proud," an exhibition of the fine art photographs by Chicagoan Chuck ...
BOOK REVIEW Dugan's Bistro and the Legend of the Bearded Lady - By Owen Keehnen $17; Out Tales Publishing; 148 pages Bob Theiss contained multitudes—most under a completely different name. Known as ...
Author: Lauren Emily Whalen
PHOTOGRAPHY Iconic photographer honored in 'Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell' - Laura Aguilar—who died at 58 in April 2018—explored multiple aspects of her identity in her photographs. She was queer, Latinx, ...
Author: Kerry Reid
Big Freedia to lead April festival - LGBT singer Big Freedia is coming to Chicago to celebrate Do312 & Chicago Cannabis Alliance's street festival—the second annual Waldos ...
Critics' Picks - Herland, Redtwist Theatre, through April 14—Empowered by Bruce Springsteen anthems, four women of diverse ages, intents and erotic impulses vow ...
Spotlight - We've all said it: "The world would be a better place if there were more people like me!" Oh? Really? ...
SAVOR Barton G. The Restaurant - It's safe to say that there's no spot in Chicago like Barton G. The Restaurant ( 415 N. Dearborn St.; ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW Afterglow - Playwright: S. Asher Gelman At: Buena Theater, 4147 N. Broadway . Tickets: $25-$40; PrideFilmsandPlays.com, or 866-811-4111 or 773-857-0222. Runs through: ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times

Outlines
Men Having Babies conference April 13-14 - The nonprofit organization Men Having Babies ( MHB ) will hold its annual Chicago conference April 13-14 at the Wyndham ...
Historic private club reinvents itself to be more inclusive - The Metropolitan Club, in the Willis Tower, provides networking, dining and work spaces as well as hosts private events for ...
Author: John Stadelman
BOOK REVIEW She He They Me: For the Sisters, Misters and Binary Resisters - By Robyn Ryle $22.99; Source Books; 400 pages Imagine being a young, queer or curious child with a lot of ...
Author: Sean Margaret Wagner
THE SPORTING LIFE Barrett A. Solorio - Barrett A. Solorio has been playing gay sports for almost five years, first starting in the Stonewall Kickball League, and ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
Dining for Life; Baconfest; Aberlour - The annual event Dining for Life—which raises vital funds for HIV/AIDS-service organizations—returns to Chicago on Thursday, April 25. There are ...
Author: Andrew Davis
DINING WingFest, Game of Thrones items, Easter items - —The 20th annual Chicago's Best WingFest will take place Saturday, April 13, 12-4 p.m., at the UIC Pavilion, 525 S. ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Chicagoan recalls challenges of overcoming HIV stigma - For Chicagoan Terence Steward II, living with HIV "drove" how he lived his life during his twenties. "I was super-private, ...
Author: Matt Simonette
BOOKS Queer scholar profiles Chicago house music - When Micah E. Salkind was a teenager in Kansas, he found the music that would change his life. "I went ...
Author: Lauren Emily Whalen


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