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Donny's Skybox Studio TheatreDonny's Skybox Studio Theatre

Dick's R U CrazeeDick's R U Crazee

Goodman Theatre in the Albert TheatreGoodman Theatre in the Albert Theatre

Two Pence Theatre Co at the Athenaeum TheatreTwo Pence Theatre Co at the Athenaeum Theatre

Writers TheatreWriters Theatre

Writers Theatre at Books On VernonWriters Theatre at Books On Vernon

Profiles Theatre - The Main StageProfiles Theatre - The Main Stage

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

Lucky Horseshoe LoungeLucky Horseshoe Lounge

Merle Reskin Theatre DePaul UniversityMerle Reskin Theatre DePaul University

Second Story BarSecond Story Bar

Writers Theatre at Tudor CourtWriters Theatre at Tudor Court

Big ChicksBig Chicks

Roscoe'sRoscoe's

LiveWire Chicago at the Storefront TheaterLiveWire Chicago at the Storefront Theater

Sound BarSound Bar

The Joffrey Ballet at Auditorium TheatreThe Joffrey Ballet at Auditorium Theatre

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

Oracle Productions at Oracle TheatreOracle Productions at Oracle Theatre

Seahorse II CabaretSeahorse II Cabaret



  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Friday, Dec 9
Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque Thursday, Friday Saturdays 8 pm and Sundays at 3 through New Year's Eve After Party for closing night  8:00pm   Greenhouse Theater Center  2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago  Tickets: https://ci.ovationtix.com/36644/production/1139229



Saturday, Dec 10
Mosque4Mosque Ibrahim is an average 30-something queer Arab-American Muslim. omedy about a normal Muslim American family that asks us to wrestle with what we believe normal to be. All tickets at About Face Theatre are pay-what-you-can. Through Dec. 17  7:00pm   The Den Theatre  1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago  https://aboutfacetheatre.com/dentheatre/


Friday, Dec 16
Mosque4Mosque Ibrahim is an average 30-something queer Arab-American Muslim. omedy about a normal Muslim American family that asks us to wrestle with what we believe normal to be. All tickets at About Face Theatre are pay-what-you-can. Through Dec. 17  7:00pm   The Den Theatre  1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago  https://aboutfacetheatre.com/dentheatre/

Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque Thursday, Friday Saturdays 8 pm and Sundays at 3 through New Year's Eve After Party for closing night  8:00pm   Greenhouse Theater Center  2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago  Tickets: https://ci.ovationtix.com/36644/production/1139229

Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Holiday Social Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame and The Imperial Court celebrate the holidays with The Empress and Emprex of the holidays, past and future, as they prepare to begin their 2023 reign. Incoming Empress of the Windy City Empire, Fifi DePraved and friends will be performing  8:00pm   Charlie's Chicago  3726 N Broadway Chicago  https://www.facebook.com/events/679632876902774/?ref=newsfeed


Friday, Dec 23
Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque Thursday, Friday Saturdays 8 pm and Sundays at 3 through New Year's Eve After Party for closing night  8:00pm   Greenhouse Theater Center  2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago  Tickets: https://ci.ovationtix.com/36644/production/1139229


Friday, Dec 30
Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque Thursday, Friday Saturdays 8 pm and Sundays at 3 through New Year's Eve After Party for closing night  8:00pm   Greenhouse Theater Center  2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago  Tickets: https://ci.ovationtix.com/36644/production/1139229



Saturday, Jan 7
Queer Book Club with Author Jennifer Baumgardner Monthly queer book club. Baumgardner has been working in New York at the intersection of feminism and culture since 1993. She has written features for Glamour, Teen Vogue, Bust, Dissent, Harper's Bazaar, Harper's, The Nation, Elle, New York Times and authored/co-authored Manifesta, Look Both Ways: Bisexual Politics, and Abortion & Life). RSVP for link  2:00pm - 3:30pm   Zoom  https://tinyurl.com/3w48a367


Friday, Feb 17
World of Chocolate Embark on a global chocolate tour with lite bites, an open bar, decadent chocolate samples from local chocolatiers, and our famous Punchboard. World of Chocolate is AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC)'s annual fundraising event, raising $2.8 million dollars since its inception.  1:00pm   Union Station  210 S Canal Chicago  https://www.facebook.com/worldofchocolatechicago  Tickets: https://action.aidschicago.org/event/world-of-chocolate-2023/e438267


Saturday, Feb 25
Queer Book Club with Author John D'Emilio Monthly queer book club. Professor John D'Emilio, a professor emeritus of history and of women's and gender studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Wrote "Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities: The Making of a Homosexual Minority in the United States 1940-1970',"Making Trouble: Essays on Gay History, Politics, and the University", "The World Turned: Essays on Gay History, Politics, and Culture", "Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin" and "Memories of a Gay Catholic Boyhood: Coming of Age in the Sixties." RSVP for link  2:00pm - 3:30pm   Online  https://tinyurl.com/5d7n5uwh


Saturday, May 13
Queer Book Club with author St. Sukie de la Croix St. Sukie de la Croix came to Chicago from England in 1991 and has written "Chicago Whispers: A History of LGBT Chicago Before Stonewall," "Out of the Underground: Homosexuals, the Radical Press, and the Rise and Fall of the Gay Liberation Front," "Chicago After Stonewall: Gay Lib to Gay Life," and "Last Call Chicago: A History of 1001 LGBTQ-Friendly Taverns, Haunts & Hangouts." RSVP for link   3:00pm   Zoom  https://tinyurl.com/mv8vbh4y



Saturday, Jun 3
Andy Warhol exhibition Ninety four works from "Andy Warhol Portfolios: A Life in Pop / Works" and more than 100 photographs by Warhol from the college's permanent collection through Sept. 10, 2023.   10:00am   McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage and Cleve Carney Museum of Art  http://TheCCMA.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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