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Center announces new security provider - Center on Halsted has finally selected a new security provider, according to a statement released by Center officials the afternoon ...
LGBTQ military non-profit names veteran Jennifer Dane Interim ED - WASHINGTON — Today, the Modern Military Association of America ( MMAA ) — the nation's largest non-profit organization working to ...
GLSEN slams religious exemptions that Trump proposes - GLSEN—which works to create safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQ students—denounced religious exemptions to federally funded programs across nine federal ...
Sara Feigenholtz sworn in as state senator at ceremony - Call her state senator instead of state rep. A packed house of dignitaries and other supporters gathered Jan. 21 at ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Nancy Pelosi play debuting Jan. 26 - The Adult in the Room, a new play by Bill McMahon about the life of U.S. Speaker of the House ...
Rush kicks off ambitious LGBT-health initiative - Officials from Rush University Medical Center marked the launch of their new LGBT-focused health program, Affirm: The Rush Center for ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Actors honor their own at 2019 SAG Awards - The acclaimed South Korean thriller Parasite won the Screen Actors Guild's ( SAG ) Award for outstanding performance by a ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Don Harmon chosen to lead state Senate - During a special session on Jan. 19, Oak Park Democrat Don Harmon was chosen as the next Illinois Senate president, ...
Indiana same-sex parents can list both names on children's birth certificates - On Jan. 17—after more than two and a half years—the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that married same-sex ...
Women's March Chicago honors the disabled, highlights key issues - Women's March Chicago ( WMC ) kicked off its fourth large-scale march on a wintry Jan. 18 morning in Grant ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
First woman coach in MLB history hired - On Jan. 16, Alyssa Nakken became the first female coach in Major League Baseball ( MLB ) history when she ...
Lightfoot criticizes aldermen over LGBT study - On Jan. 15, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot criticized aldermen for objecting to a plan to determine if the LGBT community ...
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 ...

News
Nancy Pelosi play debuting Jan. 26 - The Adult in the Room, a new play by Bill McMahon about the life of U.S. Speaker of the House ...
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 ...
Chicago LGBTQ icon/dance group co-founder Troy Winston dies - By Carrie Maxwell Imported Taste dance group co-founder and LGBTQ icon Troy Winston died Dec. 26, 2019 due to congestive ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
ELECTIONS 2020 Cassidy, Lightfoot among those at Pizer kickoff - Out officials Illinois state Rep. Kelly Cassidy and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot were among those joining community members, as well ...
Author: Matt Simonette
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 ...
Access Living names new CEO - Access Living's board of directors announced that Karen Tamley has been named the next president/CEO of Access Living. Tamley takes ...
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 ...
Lightfoot criticizes aldermen over LGBT study - On Jan. 15, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot criticized aldermen for objecting to a plan to determine if the LGBT community ...
Women's March Chicago returns to Grant Park Saturday - Women's March Chicago and partner organizations will host its fourth large-scale march on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. The event will ...
First woman coach in MLB history hired - On Jan. 16, Alyssa Nakken became the first female coach in Major League Baseball ( MLB ) history when she ...
Children Born Abroad to Married U.S. Same-Sex Parents Are U.S. Citizens - ( New York, NY — January 17, 2020 ) Lambda Legal, Immigration Equality and pro bono counsel Morgan Lewis this ...
Women's March Chicago honors the disabled, highlights key issues - Women's March Chicago ( WMC ) kicked off its fourth large-scale march on a wintry Jan. 18 morning in Grant ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Indiana same-sex parents can list both names on children's birth certificates - On Jan. 17—after more than two and a half years—the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that married same-sex ...
Don Harmon chosen to lead state Senate - During a special session on Jan. 19, Oak Park Democrat Don Harmon was chosen as the next Illinois Senate president, ...
NATIONAL Presidential candidates, HIV news, Seattle LGBTQ bars, Tom of Finland - Presidential candidate Tom Steyer was baffled by his own comments he previously made on protecting the health of LGBTQ asylum ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
WORLD Swiss votes, HIV+ pilot, Indonesian raids, Dutch beauty expert - On Feb. 9, Switzerland residents will decide on extending the scope of anti-racism legislation to include discrimination based on sexual ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Rush kicks off ambitious LGBT-health initiative - Officials from Rush University Medical Center marked the launch of their new LGBT-focused health program, Affirm: The Rush Center for ...
Author: Matt Simonette
GoFundMe page launched for DJ Bristol - A GoFundMe campaign has been launched to help Teri Bristol, who has been a longtime DJ at various LGBTQ venues ...
Planned Parenthood, We Testify release "Ours to Tell" short film - New York, NY — Planned Parenthood Federation of America ( PPFA ) and We Testify, an organization dedicated to the ...
LETTER Impeachment - Dear Editor: President Donald J. Trump has been impeached. These words, for me, mean an intentional check on Trump's ...
Lambda Legal releases report on judicial nominees - Lambda Legal released the third edition of its annual report of judicial nominees, showing how the Trump-Pence administration, with the ...
Me Too movement founder at NU Jan. 27 - Me Too movement founder Tarana Burke will keynote Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Week on Monday, Jan. 27. Burke will ...
Federal court ruling benefits same-sex couples - A federal appeals panel of Republican appointees ruled Jan. 17 that the state of Indiana must treat same-sex married couples ...
Author: Lisa Keen, Keen News Service
Sara Feigenholtz sworn in as state senator at ceremony - Call her state senator instead of state rep. A packed house of dignitaries and other supporters gathered Jan. 21 at ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
GLSEN slams religious exemptions that Trump proposes - GLSEN—which works to create safe and inclusive schools for LGBTQ students—denounced religious exemptions to federally funded programs across nine federal ...
LGBTQ military non-profit names veteran Jennifer Dane Interim ED - WASHINGTON — Today, the Modern Military Association of America ( MMAA ) — the nation's largest non-profit organization working to ...
Study says 6% of sexual minority adults in the US identify as queer - The first study to examine queer identity in a U.S. nationally representative sample An estimated 6% of sexual minority adults ...
ELECTIONS 2020 Four Illinois candidates get latest Victory Fund endorsements - LGBTQ Victory Fund—the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office—endorsed 32 new openly LGBTQ candidates for ...
Center announces new security provider - Center on Halsted has finally selected a new security provider, according to a statement released by Center officials the afternoon ...
Author: Matt Simonette

Entertainment
NUNN ON ONE MUSIC King Princess, ruling the musical realm - Born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in the studio thanks to a recording engineer father, Mikaela Mullaney Straus eventually ...
Mister Chicago Leather 2020 contest Jan. 23-26 - Mister Chicago Leather 2020, the contest to choose a representative for the Windy City at this year's International Mr. ...
Actors honor their own at 2019 SAG Awards - The acclaimed South Korean thriller Parasite won the Screen Actors Guild's ( SAG ) Award for outstanding performance by a ...
Author: Matt Simonette
SHOWBIZ Bi comedian, 'Ugly Betty,' Aaron Hernandez, women's sports news - NBC crowned comedians Franqi French and Rene Vaca as the winners of its 16th annual StandUp NBC competition, the network's ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times.
THEATER REVIEW Stop Kiss - Playwright: Diana Son At: Arc Theatre/Pride Films and Plays at the Pride Arts Buena, 4147 N. Broadway. Tickets: $30-$40. Runs ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
THEATER REVIEW Whisper House - Playwright: Duncan Sheik ( music and lyrics ) and Kyle Jarrow ( book and lyrics ) At: Black Button Eyes ...
Author: Jonathan Abarbanel, Windy City Times
THEATER REVIEW The Gulf - Playwright: Audrey Cephaly At: Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. Tickets: AboutFacetheatre.org. Price: $32. Runs through: Feb. 15 You walk ...
Author: Karen Topham
Sean Hayes at Feb. 5 Goodman event - Goodman Theatre, now in its 95th season, will host the "Legacy & Promise" Education and Engagement Luncheon Wed., Feb. 5, ...
Young Playwrights Festival running through Jan. 25 - Pegasus Theatre Chicago is presenting the 33rd Young Playwrights Festival through Saturday, Jan. 25, at The Courtyard Theatre in The ...
Patin at Hyde Park through Feb. 28 - Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., is welcoming Nikki Patin as its new flex space resident through Feb. ...
'Freedom Ride' talk, performance Jan. 29 - Newberry Library is hosting a discussion and performance with Chicago Opera Theater ( COT ) involving the production Freedom Ride ...
Billy Masters - "OK, people, time to recalibrate our gaydar. Batwoman is a lesbian? Not that there's anything wrong with that, but talk ...
Author: Billy Masters
Show examines life of Barbara Jordan - The life of the late lawyer, educator and politician Barbara Jordan will be examined in City Lit Theatre's Voice of ...
Area author Jacobi addresses love, loss in acclaimed book - Glenview-based author Yehuda Jacobi often received some pivotal advice from his late partner, Arthur. Jacobi recently recalled that Arthur would ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Theater Spotlight on The Merry Widow - Glamorous young widow Hannah Glawari has all the money to save the bankrupt country of Pontevedro, but all she wants ...
BOOK REVIEW Buzz: A Stimulating History of the Sex Toy - By Hallie Lieberman, $26.95; Pegasus Books; 359 pages Double-A. It has many uses, that little word-dash-letter. It's good for ...
Author: Terri Schlichenmeyer

Outlines
SAVOR Galit; Chicago Restaurant Week - DISH Dining Guide - Friends of mine, who happen to be a couple, told me they had to wait two months to get into ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
Drag Performer of the Week: Laila McQueen - BEHIND THE NAME "I used to work a small store inside a strip club and Laila sounded like a pretty ...
Author: Tony Peregrin
Jerry Nunn's 50th at Mary's Attic - Seeing red at Jerry Nunn's 50th birthday/fundraiser for Heartland Alliance. Photos by Jerry Nunn ...
'Positive reactions' follow local hockey player coming out - Anthony Arnoni is the senior skating king for the co-op Leyden Eagles, a four-year varsity hockey player in jersey No. ...
Author: Ross Forman, Windy City Times
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 ...
Author: Lee Lynch
VIEWS College for LGBTQ students - Finding yourself and becoming comfortable with your identity is something that people within the LGBTQ community struggle with every day. ...
Author: Kelsi Williams


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