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The Station HouseThe Station House

The Actors Gymnasium at Noyes Cultural Arts CenterThe Actors Gymnasium at Noyes Cultural Arts Center

LiveWire Chicago at the Storefront TheaterLiveWire Chicago at the Storefront Theater

Broadway in Bronzeville at Harold Washington Cultural CenterBroadway in Bronzeville at Harold Washington Cultural Center

ManeuversManeuvers

The Courtyard Theater at Chicago Shakespeare TheatreThe Courtyard Theater at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre

Pride Films and Plays at the Athenaeum TheatrePride Films and Plays at the Athenaeum Theatre

Charlie'sCharlie's

The ComedySportz TheatreThe ComedySportz Theatre

Big ChicksBig Chicks

American Theatre CompanyAmerican Theatre Company

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar

First Folio Theatre at Mayslake Peabody EstateFirst Folio Theatre at Mayslake Peabody Estate

Mary's AtticMary's Attic

InnexileInnexile

Bobby Love'sBobby Love's

Jimmez & Co.Jimmez & Co.

Bailiwick Chicago at the Steppenwolf GarageBailiwick Chicago at the Steppenwolf Garage

Red Tape TheatreRed Tape Theatre

Raven TheatreRaven Theatre



  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Saturday, Aug 13
Monkeypox vaccine events The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), along with City Colleges, will be holding monkeypox (MPV) at Malcolm X College on the West Side and Kennedy-King College on the South Side. Register at link  1:00pm   Malcolm X College on the West Side and Kennedy-King College on the South Side  http://uicort.setmore.com

Dance for Life 2022 Chicago Dance Crash, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater, Giordano Dance Chicago, The Joffrey Ballet, NAJWA Dance Corps, and Trinity Irish Dance Company. Followed by an after-party at Venue SIX10, 610 S. Michigan Ave. Tickets are $500 for the performance and after-party, $25-125 for the performance only  6:00pm   Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr.  312.341.2300  Tickets: auditoriumtheatre.org



Wednesday, Aug 17
June Is Not Enough: An LGBTQ+ Nonfiction Writing Class StoryStudio Chicago offering class to promote and foster the work of LGBTQ+ people. Six-session in-person workshop. Register at link.  6:30pm   StoryStudio Chicago, 4043 N. Ravenswood Ave.  http://www.storystudiochicago.org/classes/classes/nonfiction/lgbtq-queer-nonfiction/


Saturday, Aug 20
Center on Halsted hosting monkeypox vaccine clinics Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., continues its monkeypox vaccine clinics through August. These clinics are for first-dose vaccinations only. Online registration for each clinic opens at 10 a.m. each Wednesday prior to that respective clinic date. The Center offers online registration for a number of appointments within one-hour blocks for each date. Register at link  3:00pm - 7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  https://tinyurl.com/2xftcnuy


Thursday, Aug 25
Center on Halsted hosting monkeypox vaccine clinics Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., continues its monkeypox vaccine clinics through August. These clinics are for first-dose vaccinations only. Online registration for each clinic opens at 10 a.m. each Wednesday prior to that respective clinic date. The Center offers online registration for a number of appointments within one-hour blocks for each date. Register at link  9:00am - 11:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  https://tinyurl.com/2xftcnuy


Saturday, Aug 27
Chalk Howard Street Chicago's only chalk art with entertainment programming and vendors. National and local street artists, neighbors, families, and street art lovers will transform the street surface into a creative canvas. Free-admission street art fest features live music, local vendors, food and drinks, immersive street art experiences, street squares available for public purchase.   11:00am - 8:00pm   Howard Street between Paulina and Ashland avenues, east of the Howard Red Line "L" stop  http://chalkhowardstreet.com



Sunday, Aug 28
Janan Lindley memorial Marge Summit and community remember Janan Lindley. Details TBA.  4:00pm   The Call (Chicago)  1547 W Bryn Mawr Chicago


Friday, Sep 2
B.A.D. Waves Remix Art gallery, cocktails from most poppin queer culture blessors, live musical performances, comedic stand-ups and te Bastards Of The Underground. Hosted by the Don Diva of Disposition: Amy Nico Schwartz. Every first Friday of the month  7:15pm   4702 N Ravenswood Ave


Friday, Sep 23
WBEZ presents Choir! Choir! Choir! with audience participation Greatest songs by greatest Chi-town artists: Chicago… Wilco… Earth, Wind + Fire… Chaka Kahn… Sam Cooke… John Prine… Smashing Pumpkins… $25   8:00pm - 9:30pm   Francis W Parker, Francis Parker stage, 330m W. Webster  Tickets: https://tinyurl.com/yc5t9epc


Saturday, Oct 1
'The First Homosexuals,' 'Michiko Itatani' at Wrightwood 659 The Lincoln Park space Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave., will show two exhibits-"The First Homosexuals: Global Depictions of a New Identity, 1869-1930" and "Michiko Itatani: Celestial Stage"-on Fridays and Saturdays during Oct. 1-Dec. 17.   9:00pm   Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave.  Tickets: https://tickets.wrightwood659.org/events



Tuesday, Oct 11
Personal PAC 29th Annual Awards Luncheon Keynote speaker Michele Bratcher Goodwin and honorees State Senator Melinda Bush, State Rep. Greg Harris, and William McNary. This year's Luncheon will be held in a hybrid format, allowing supporters to attend the event either in-person or virtually. Info to come  1:00pm   In person and/or virtual  http://personalpac.org


Tuesday, Jan 21
PFLAG Chicago Monthly Meeting Parents, Family members, Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) has support groups and educational speakers. We engage in advocacy activities. All are welcome, you always have a home with PFLAG. Monthly on the third Wednesday. Call 1 (630) 415-0622 or E-mail the Metro Chicago South Chapter: pflagmetrochicagosouthside@pflagillinois.org or contact Keith McCoy at kmccoy@windycityblackpride.org or Peter Ji at pjiman1@hotmail.com.   11:00pm - 1:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S Wabash Ave Ste 108 Chicago  http://pflagillinois.org







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