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Club EscapeClub Escape

Shattered Globe Theatre at Stage 773Shattered Globe Theatre at Stage 773

Raven TheatreRaven Theatre

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

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club

Emerald City Theatre at the Apollo TheaterEmerald City Theatre at the Apollo Theater

Ram BookstoreRam Bookstore

LiveWire Chicago at the Storefront TheaterLiveWire Chicago at the Storefront Theater

The House Theatre of Chicago at the Chopin TheatreThe House Theatre of Chicago at the Chopin Theatre

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

Estelle'sEstelle's

Merle Reskin Theatre DePaul UniversityMerle Reskin Theatre DePaul University

Office NiteclubOffice Niteclub

Steep Theatre CompanySteep Theatre Company

Jimmez & Co.Jimmez & Co.

Jeffery PubJeffery Pub

Club KraveClub Krave

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

Bobby Love'sBobby Love's



  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Thursday, Jan 21
ACT HIV+ Stigma group, Center on Halsted Therapeutic process group for individuals living with HIV to increase self-compassion and reduce feelings of shame and stigma associated with HIV/AIDS.  5:00pm - 6:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  773.472.6469 EXT 460  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/supportgroups.html

HotHouse to Stream "Jazz Plaza Exclusive rights to stream the 2021 legendary Cuban jazz festival with nightly mix of the top Latin Jazz musicians based in Cuba, Chicago musicians and critically acclaimed American jazz musicians, composers and scholars. $25 for each program  6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Streaming platform HotHouseGlobal  Tickets: http://hothouse.net



Friday, Jan 22
Art in Response of COVID-19 Therapy Group This art therapy group focused on LGBTQIA+ individuals seeks to use the creative process to foster individual and collective coping strategies in response to COVID-19. Making art in the presence of the group allows participants to explore and express thoughts, emotions, and experiences around the pandemic, which can often be hard to communicate verbally. Art experience or skill is not necessary.To register or for more information, please contact behavioralhealth@centeronhalsted.org or 773.472.6469 EXT 460.   4:00pm - 5:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  773.472.6469 EXT 460  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/supportgroups.html

HotHouse to Stream "Jazz Plaza Exclusive rights to stream the 2021 legendary Cuban jazz festival with nightly mix of the top Latin Jazz musicians based in Cuba, Chicago musicians and critically acclaimed American jazz musicians, composers and scholars. $25 for each program  6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Streaming platform HotHouseGlobal  Tickets: http://hothouse.net


Sunday, Jan 24
HotHouse to Stream "Jazz Plaza Exclusive rights to stream the 2021 legendary Cuban jazz festival with nightly mix of the top Latin Jazz musicians based in Cuba, Chicago musicians and critically acclaimed American jazz musicians, composers and scholars. $25 for each program  6:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Streaming platform HotHouseGlobal  Tickets: http://hothouse.net


Monday, Jan 25
Bisexual Queer Alliance Chicago - Meetup Bi Discussion Group. Every last Saturday of the month. Link visible after RSVP  2:00pm - 4:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.meetup.com/chicago-bisexual-queer-meetup/events/271202557/?rv=md2&_xtd=gatlbWFpbF9jbGlja9oAJDdhYjQxZDI5LTVmYWYtNDA3MS1iNDYxLTg5MmM0MDNhYTY1MA&_af=event&_af_eid=271202557


Thursday, Feb 4
AVER Chicago Chapter AVER Chicago is a non-profit organization of active, reserve, and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially LGBTQ current and prior military. Now meeting virtually on the first Thursday of every month.  7:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Zoom  http://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=aver%20chicago%20chapter



Friday, Feb 5
Chicago Sinfonietta Annual MLK Tribute Concert Programming will take place January through March with video content and activities leading up to the rescheduled MLK Tribute "The Arc" Virtual Premiere Concert, on Sunday, March 28 at 3 p.m. CST commemorating MLK's historic Selma to Montgomery March in a celebration of diversity and the values of freedom, friendship,and peace.   3:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  312 292-9696  Tickets: http://boxoffice@chicagosinfonietta.org

Rainbow A-Go-Go streaming Join Holly Baloo and CSz Theater's LGBTQIA+ performers as they highlight the queer Chicago community every month. Each month four amazing acts ranging from burlesque, to standup, to musicians, to magicians will do a sample of their act, and then after each act our in house improvisers will do scenes, songs and games based on the act. Each show ends with queer stories from our players. Through March 2021  5:00pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Belmont Theater District online streaming  http://btdchicago.com/shows/


Saturday, Feb 6
Equality Illinois 30th-anniversary gala A surprise Grammy-winning artist is slated to perform at the Equality Illinois 30th-anniversary gala on Feb. 6, 2021. The event is annually attended by hundreds of movers and shakers within the LGBTQA community. To find out who the Grammy-winning artist is, people must purchase tickets and log in Feb. 6. The son of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will accept Lifetime Achievement honors on her behalf. National Center for Lesbian Rights Executive Director Imani Rupert-Gordon will receive the Freedom Award while Broadway Youth Center will be honored with the Organization Award.  6:30pm  
Please check with the event organizers to see if the event is still scheduled or cancelled.
Online  http://www.equalityillinois.us/2021-gala/


Friday, Feb 26
Chicago Sinfonietta Annual MLK Tribute Concert Programming will take place January through March with video content and activities leading up to the rescheduled MLK Tribute "The Arc" Virtual Premiere Concert, on Sunday, March 28 at 3 p.m. CST commemorating MLK's historic Selma to Montgomery March in a celebration of diversity and the values of freedom, friendship,and peace.   3:00pm   Online  312 292-9696  Tickets: http://boxoffice@chicagosinfonietta.org

Rainbow A-Go-Go streaming Join Holly Baloo and CSz Theater's LGBTQIA+ performers as they highlight the queer Chicago community every month. Each month four amazing acts ranging from burlesque, to standup, to musicians, to magicians will do a sample of their act, and then after each act our in house improvisers will do scenes, songs and games based on the act. Each show ends with queer stories from our players. Through March 2021  5:00pm   Belmont Theater District online streaming  http://btdchicago.com/shows/


Thursday, Mar 4
AVER Chicago Chapter AVER Chicago is a non-profit organization of active, reserve, and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially LGBTQ current and prior military. Now meeting virtually on the first Thursday of every month.  7:00pm   Zoom  http://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=aver%20chicago%20chapter



Sunday, Mar 28
Chicago Sinfonietta Annual MLK Tribute Concert Programming will take place January through March with video content and activities leading up to the rescheduled MLK Tribute "The Arc" Virtual Premiere Concert, on Sunday, March 28 at 3 p.m. CST commemorating MLK's historic Selma to Montgomery March in a celebration of diversity and the values of freedom, friendship,and peace.   3:00pm   Online  312 292-9696  Tickets: http://boxoffice@chicagosinfonietta.org


Thursday, Apr 1
AVER Chicago Chapter AVER Chicago is a non-profit organization of active, reserve, and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially LGBTQ current and prior military. Now meeting virtually on the first Thursday of every month.  7:00pm   Zoom  http://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=aver%20chicago%20chapter


Friday, Aug 27
Lady Gaga, The Chromatica Ball Tour Tour announcement follows release of "Stupid Love." $1. of each ticket goes to Born This Way Foundation.   7:00pm   Wrigley Field  1060 W Addison St # 1 Chicago  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5L6xyaeiV58  Tickets: http://www.livenation.com


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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