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  Chicago Digital Equity Fund and Tech Desk launched

GET Cities—an initiative focused on accelerating the leadership and influence of women, trans and non-binary people in tech—has partnered with Gumbo Media and DePaul University's Women in Entrepreneurship Institute to ...


 
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  10th biennial Bingham Cup taking place through Aug. 21

The LGBTQ+ rugby tournament known as the Mark Kendall Bingham Memorial Tournament—or the Bingham Cup—is taking place in Ottawa, Canada, through Sunday, Aug. 21. According to a press release, "The Bingham Cup is the largest amateur ...


 
Sky-snag-2-seed-in-playoffs-Red-Stars-Cubs-fall-White-Sox-win

  Sky snag #2 seed in playoffs; Red Stars, Cubs fall; White Sox win

In Phoenix's Footprint Center, the Chicago Sky (26-10) defeated the Mercury (15-21) 82-67 on Aug. 14 in WNBA action to end the regular season on a high note. By winning, the Sky—the defending champions—secured the number-two ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"Steven Spielberg recently remade West Side Story and bent over [backward] to respect ethnicities and ended up pleasing nobody. And it's too bad, because the original musical was written by Stephen Sondheim, Arthur Laurents and Leonard ...


 
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  Three men hit by car and killed near Jeffery Pub; car found, but not driver [UPDATES]

Three men were killed and another was injured after a hit-and-run crash in the city's South Shore neighborhood. Authorities said the crash happened around 5 a.m. on Aug. 14 in the 7000 block of S. Jeffery ...


 
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  Chicago Fire FC fall; Cubs, White Sox both win

In Chester, Pennsylvania, on Aug. 13, the Chicago Fire FC fell to the Philadelphia Union 4-1. The away defeat snapped the Fire's five-game unbeaten run, including consecutive away wins, as the team moved three points below ...


 
Taste-of-Greektown-festival-returns-to-Chicago-Aug-26-28

  Taste of Greektown festival returns to Chicago Aug. 26-28

-- From a press release

CHICAGO—Greektown Chicago's Taste of Greektown festival returns for its 32nd year this summer with the city's largest celebration of Hellenic cuisine and culture on Friday-Sunday, Aug. 26-28 along Halsted Street from Adams to Van Buren. The ...


 
MCA-to-show-Forecast-Form-Art-in-the-Caribbean-Diaspora-1990s-to-Today-

  MCA to show 'Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s to Today'

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago will run "Forecast Form: Art in the Caribbean Diaspora, 1990s—Today," organized by Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator Carla Acevedo-Yates, on Nov. 19, 2022-April 23, 2023. According to a press release, ...


 
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  Chicago trans rapper Lila Star releases new song

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Chicago trans rapper Lila Star (most known for her guest vocals on Shea Coulee's 2017 single "Cocky") has released the music video for her latest single, "Sex Appeal," which may strike some as a tribute to ...


 
THEATER-Red-Summer-connecting-the-1919-Chicago-race-riots-to-present-day-Chicago-is-Sept-16-25

  THEATER Red Summer, connecting the 1919 Chicago race riots to present-day Chicago, is Sept. 16-25

-- From a press release

University Park, IL—Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts announces the world premiere of Red Summer written by Lookingglass Theatre's Andrew White and MPAACT's Shepsu Aakhu, composed by Shawn Wallace ...


 
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  WORLD Vietnam's pro-LGBTQ+ move, Grindr kidnappings, Taiwan event

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Vietnam took a major step forward in the recognition of LGBTQ+ rights with the country's Ministry of Health stating that being gay, bisexual or transgender is not a disease and urging medical practitioners to end discrimination ...


 
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  NATIONAL: Conn. candidate, trans study, D.C. attacks, Palm Springs Pride

LGBTQ Victory Fund-endorsed candidate Erick Russell won the Democratic primary election for Connecticut state treasurer, according to an organizational press release. With this victory, he is on track to become the first out Black LGBTQ+ person ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ 'The L Word,' drag queens, Tanya Tucker, Wanda Sykes, David Bowie

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Showtime announced that Grammy and Emmy nominee Margaret Cho, Joey Lauren Adams and Emmy nominee Joanna Cassidy will guest-star in the third season of the series The L Word: Generation Q, along with previously announced Grammy-nominated ...


 
Five-Worth-Finding-Movie-short-Kaepernick-ice-cream-and-more

  Five Worth Finding: Movie short, 'Kaepernick,' ice cream and more

—Fraud: Non-binary director Zen Zadih Pace's debut narrative short, Fraud—starring trans actress Dana Aliya Levinson (STARZ's American Gods) and Babak Tafti (Showtime's Super Pumped)—was selected for ...


 
COVID-CDC-streamlines-guidance-new-info-for-immunocompromised

  COVID CDC 'streamlines guidance'; new info for immunocompromised

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a statement saying it is "streamlining its COVID-19 guidance to help people better understand their risk, how to protect themselves and others, what actions to take if ...


 
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  Actress Anne Heche dies at age 53

Anne Heche—the actress who starred in a string of high-profile late '90s movies including Six Days Seven Nights, Donnie Brasco and Wag the Dog as well as Emmy-winning TV shows such as Men in Trees and ...


 
Cook-County-officials-discuss-MPV-timelines

  Cook County officials discuss MPV timelines

Members of the Cook County Health and Hospitals Committee gathered Aug. 8 to hear details from local health officials on the monkeypox virus' (MPV's) impact on both suburban Cook County and Chicago, and their planned responses. ...


 
Cubs-win-Field-of-Dreams-game-White-Sox-Sky-lose-

  Cubs win 'Field of Dreams' game; White Sox, Sky lose

In the "Field of Dreams" game on Aug. 11, the Chicago Cubs (46-65) defeated the Cincinnati Reds (44-67) 4-2 in Dyersville, Iowa. True to the nature of the classic 1989 movie, the game was played by ...


 
Monkeypox-vaccine-events-being-held-Aug-13-14-

  Monkeypox vaccine events being held Aug. 13-14

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH), along with City Colleges, will be holding monkeypox (MPV) vaccination events. The two events will be held at Malcolm X College on the West Side and Kennedy-King College on ...


 
THEATER-Kokandys-Sweeney-Todd-running-Sept-8-Nov-6

  THEATER Kokandy's 'Sweeney Todd' running Sept. 8-Nov. 6

Kokandy Productions will continue its 10th-anniversary season with a revival of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street that will run Sept. 8-Nov. 6. The production will feature music and lyrics by Sondheim, ...


 
News

  Young LGBQ adults experience more psychological distress than older LGBQ people

-- From a Williams Institute press release

A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds younger LGBQ adults are physically healthier but have worse psychological distress than older LGBQ people. Researchers examined a representative sample of LGBQ people ...


 
Howard-Brown-Health-employees-win-union-election

  Howard Brown Health employees win union election

More than 470 employees at Chicago-based Howard Brown Health clinics, Broadway Youth Center and Brown Elephant retail locations announced Aug. 10 that they have won their union election, with 97% of the votes cast. This is ...


 
StoryStudio-Chicagos-LGBTQ-nonfiction-writing-class-starting-Aug-17

  StoryStudio Chicago's LGBTQ+ nonfiction writing class starting Aug. 17

StoryStudio Chicago is offering a unique writing class titled "June Is Not Enough: An LGBTQ+ Nonfiction Writing Class." The idea behind the class is to promote and foster the work of LGBTQ+ people. Writers who register ...


 
Big-Cities-Health-Coalition-holds-monkeypox-virus-briefing

  Big Cities Health Coalition holds monkeypox virus briefing

Big Cities Health Coalition (BCHC) held a virtual monkeypox virus briefing Aug. 10 fthat ocused on local public health activities in Chicago. Speakers included BCHC Executive Director Chrissie Juliano and BCHC member and Chicago Department of ...


 
COMEDY-Talking-with-World-traveler-Annick-Adelle

  COMEDY Talking with 'World' traveler Annick Adelle

Bay Area attorney Annick Adelle has decided to face one of her biggest fears: stand-up comedy. After starting in 2016, she is releasing her own album and touring throughout the United States. ...


 
Calif-Gov-Gavin-Newsom-names-first-queer-woman-to-state-supreme-court

  Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom names first queer woman to state supreme court

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced his intention to appoint Alameda County Superior Court Judge Kelli Evans to serve as an associate justice of the California Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created by Justice Guerrero's elevation ...


 
NYC-Black-Pride-to-mark-25th-anniversary-with-events

  NYC Black Pride to mark 25th anniversary with events

New York City Black Pride is returning this month—and celebrating its 25th anniversary—with a days-long slate of engaging events, including an awards ceremony, discussions and other activities, according to Gay ...


 
Center-on-Halsted-hosting-monkeypox-vaccine-clinics

  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 ...


 
Congo-Square-Theatres-What-to-Send-Up-When-It-Goes-Down-at-Lookingglass-on-Sept-24-Oct-16-

  Congo Square Theatre's 'What to Send Up When It Goes Down' at Lookingglass on Sept. 24-Oct. 16

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Aug. 10, 2022)—Congo Square Theatre Company, one of the nation's premier African American ensemble theater companies, and Lookingglass Theatre Company announce that single tickets are now on sale for ...


 
Another-queer-candidate-is-part-of-Chicago-mayoral-race

  Another queer candidate is part of Chicago mayoral race

In addition to incumbent Lori Lightfoot as well as Ald. Raymond Lopez and media figure DJ Doran, there is a new LGBTQ+ candidate in the race for Chicago mayor. According to their website, J Saxon "is ...


 
Sky-lose-historic-game-Cubs-fall-White-Sox-split

  Sky lose historic game; Cubs fall; White Sox split

In what was openly lesbian WNBA legend Sue Bird's final regular-season game against the Chicago Sky (25-9), things certainly were memorable for her and the Seattle Storm (21-13). The Storm defeated the Sky 111-100 at Wintrust ...


 
Chicago-Ald-Sophia-King-enters-mayoral-race

  Chicago Ald. Sophia King enters mayoral race

Chicago Ald. Sophia King (4th Ward) has officially entered the Chicago mayoral race. "I love this city. We need a Chicago that's safer AND stronger," King says in the video, according to NBC Chicago. "Let's put ...


 
PASSAGES-Trailblazing-lesbian-activist-Pat-Norman-dies

  PASSAGES Trailblazing lesbian activist Pat Norman dies

Pat Norman, a trailblazing lesbian in San Francisco who became a "first" in some important city appointments, died Aug. 5 at an assisted living facility in Las Vegas, according to The Bay Area Reporter. Norman, born ...


 
Dance-for-Life-2022-taking-place-Aug-13-at-the-Auditorium-Theatre

  Dance for Life 2022 taking place Aug. 13 at the Auditorium Theatre

-- From a press release

Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community, presents seven companies and a world premiere finale for its 31st annual fundraiser, Dance for Life 2022. The event takes place ...


 
Market-Days-marks-40-years

  Market Days marks 40 years

The Northalsted Market Days street festival returned to the Halsted Street area for its 40th anniversary on Aug. 6 -7. Running from Belmont Avenue to Addison Street, a $15 suggested donation greeted attendees as they entered ...


 
Haven-Chicago-presenting-first-ever-Festival-Au-Cinema-on-Aug-26-28

  Haven Chicago presenting first-ever Festival Au Cinema on Aug. 26-28

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (August 8, 2022) — Haven Chicago is pleased to present its first annual Festival au Cinéma, the company's new platform for visionary and innovative filmmakers and media artists staking their claim in the future of ...


 
Chicago-filmmaker-releases-documentary-about-activist-writer-Joseph-Beam-

  Chicago filmmaker releases documentary about activist, writer Joseph Beam

A Chicago filmmaker's desire to learn more about the quote "Black men loving Black men is a revolutionary act" led him to a community of writers and activists who helped tell the story of the man ...


 
WCT-co-founder-Tracy-Baim-stepping-down-from-The-Chicago-Reader

  WCT co-founder Tracy Baim stepping down from The Chicago Reader

The board of directors of the Reader Institute for Community Journalism (RICJ), publishers of the Chicago Reader, announced that Tracy Baim (who co-founded Windy City Times in 1985) is stepping down as president and publisher at ...


 
PASSAGES-Singer-actress-Olivia-Newton-John-dead-at-73

  PASSAGES Singer/actress Olivia Newton-John dead at 73

Olivia Newton-John—the Australian singer who charmed generations of viewers in the 1978 blockbuster movie Grease and had such music hits as "Physical," with both garnering many LGBTQ+ fans—died Aug. 8 at age 73, according to media ...


 
Journalist-Chuck-Colbert-passes-away-at-67

  Journalist Chuck Colbert passes away at 67

Journalist Charles "Chuck" R. Colbert—who had written for several LGBTQ+ publications, including Windy City Times—passed away June 30. He was 67. He was a freelance journalist based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, according to his biography on ...


 
Montreal-Pride-Parade-is-canceled-

  Montreal Pride Parade is canceled

Citing security concerns, the organizers of the Fierte Montreal Pride Parade abruptly canceled the Aug. 7 event at the last minute, The Washington Blade reported. The other events scheduled at the Esplanade of the Olympic Park—T-Dance ...


 
Drag-show-finally-takes-place-at-UpRising-Bakery-and-Cafe

  Drag show finally takes place at UpRising Bakery and Cafe

After a series of events that encompassed everything from vandalism to meetings with village officials to a visit from Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker, LGBTQ+-owned Lake in the Hills business UpRising Bakery and Cafe finally held its ...


 
Sky-Red-Stars-Fire-and-White-Sox-all-win-Cubs-do-not

  Sky, Red Stars, Fire and White Sox all win; Cubs do not

The Chicago Sky (25-8) extended their franchise record with their 25th victory, defeating the Connecticut Sun (22-11) 94-91 on Aug. 7 at Wintrust Arena in a game that was nationally televised on ABC. Courtney Vandersloot led ...


 
PASSAGES-Lesbian-writer-activist-Elana-Dykewomon-dies-at-72

  PASSAGES Lesbian writer/activist Elana Dykewomon dies at 72

Tributes have poured in following the death of Oakland-based esteemed lesbian writer/activist Elana Dykewomon, who passed away Aug. 7 at age 72, according to EuroWeekly. She received the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction in 1998 ...


 
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  Billy Masters

"I wasn't trying to have his career because he sings, he dances. I'm barely a single threat. I'm just an actor."—Tuc Watkins, explaining how he emulated the career trajectory of Kevin Kline— to the best of ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Jane-Lynch-Dwayne-Johnson-Star-Trek-Beyonce-Shea-Coulee

  SHOWBIZ Jane Lynch, Dwayne Johnson, 'Star Trek,' Beyonce, Shea Coulee

NBC has renewed the Jane Lynch-hosted game show Weakest Link for a third season, Variety noted. Season three will run for 20 episodes. The series is based on a British format distributed by BBC Studios that ...


 
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  NATIONAL Okla. schools, Tenn. lawsuit, political items, Mich. library

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Oklahoma public schools have started requiring students from kindergarten to college to complete "biological sex affidavits" if they want to compete in school sports, in accordance with a state law that took effect earlier this year, ...


 
WORLD-Zelensky-French-position-UK-drag-queen-shows-triathlons

  WORLD Zelensky, French position, UK drag-queen shows, triathlons

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed he will ask Ukraine's government to look into legalizing same-sex marriage after the war with Russia ends, PinkNews reported. Ukraine's constitution defines marriage as between a man and a woman. Last ...


 
Uganda-government-forces-LGBTQ-group-to-shut-down

  Uganda government forces LGBTQ+ group to shut down

An LGBTQI+-rights group in Uganda said the country's government forced it to shut down, according to The Washington Blade. Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), in a press release, said Uganda's National ...


 
BOOKS-Inside-Sinkhole-a-darkly-comic-coming-of-age-fiction

  BOOKS Inside Sinkhole, a darkly comic coming-of-age fiction

Davida G. Breier's debut book, Sinkhole, takes readers on a trip to rural Florida in the 1980s. Amidst golf courses, mobile homes and alligators, some things on the agenda: friendship, identity, sexuality, grief and murder. Breier ...


 
Pritzker-visits-UpRising-Bakery-and-Cafe

  Pritzker visits UpRising Bakery and Cafe

On Aug. 5, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker met with Corrina Sac, owner of Lake in the Hills business UpRising Bakery and Café, as well as leaders from Equality Illinois and Woodstock Pride and Illinois state Rep. ...


 
TELEVISION-They-Them-cast-members-reflect-on-making-the-film

  TELEVISION 'They/Them' cast members reflect on making the film

They/Them (pronounced "They-slash-Them") is a new 2022 film from Blumhouse Productions in which the terrors of an LGBTQ+ conversion camp invade the lives of a diverse group of young people who spend a summer together. The ...


 
Sky-Cubs-and-White-Sox-all-win

  Sky, Cubs and White Sox all win

The Chicago Sky (24-8) defeated the Washington Mystics (20-13) 93-83 at Wintrust Arena on Aug. 5. The Sky tied a franchise record with 24 wins in a single season—a record set during the 2013 WNBA regular ...


 
POLITICS-Milwaukee-gets-RNC-in-24-Chicago-among-DNC-hopefuls

  POLITICS Milwaukee gets RNC in '24; Chicago among DNC hopefuls

Milwaukee will host the 2024 Republican National Convention (RNC). According to Politico, RNC committee chair Ronna McDaniel tweeted, "I am excited to announce that the RNC has voted unanimously to select Milwaukee as the host city ...


 
Indiana-Gov-Holcomb-signs-bill-banning-most-abortions

  Indiana Gov. Holcomb signs bill banning most abortions

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed a bill that would ban most abortions—making it the first state to pass a restrictive law against the procedure since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade earlier this ...


 
Actress-Anne-Heche-in-critical-condition-after-car-crash

  Actress Anne Heche in critical condition after car crash

Actress Anne Heche reportedly crashed her car into a house in the Mar Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles on Aug. 5, setting both the vehicle and the house on fire, according to CNN. She is now ...


 
Casting-announced-for-queer-centered-play-St-Sebastian

  Casting announced for queer-centered play 'St. Sebastian'

Refracted Theatre Company announced casting for its world premiere of Andrew Kramer's dark comedy St. Sebastian, directed by Artistic Director Graham Miller. The play features Nolan Robinson, Mack Spotts and ...


 
ALMA-Chicago-hires-new-executive-director

  ALMA Chicago hires new executive director

The Association of Latinos/as/xs Motivating Action (ALMA) has hired its first executive director. Manuel Hernandez will step into the role, according to a press release. The statement describes Hernandez as "a Puerto Rican New York City ...


 
Kinsey-Institute-exhibiting-iconic-Tom-Fox-HIV-AIDS-photo-series

  Kinsey Institute exhibiting iconic Tom Fox HIV/AIDS photo series

An exhibition of 60 iconic photographs documenting Indiana University alumnus Tom Fox's battle with AIDS in the late 1980s will hang in the Grand Hall of Maxwell Hall on the Indiana University-Bloomington campus. "Wild Horse Running: ...


 
CDPH-community-partners-provide-monkeypox-update-as-Market-Days-nears

  CDPH, community partners provide monkeypox update as Market Days nears

With the event known as Northalsted Market Days happening Aug. 6-7—and with tens of thousands of people expected to attend—the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and community partners held a press conference Aug. 4 about ...


 
Sinema-plans-to-sign-on-Senate-Democrats-climate-health-and-tax-bill

  Sinema plans to sign on Senate Democrats' climate, health and tax bill

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Arizona) announced Aug. 4 that she will "move forward" with Democrats' massive climate, prescription drug and spending bill, after fellow party members appeared to reach an agreement about her concerns with the ...


 
-Cook-County-Commissioner-Morrison-calls-for-hearing-to-address-monkeypox-outbreak

  Cook County Commissioner Morrison calls for hearing to address monkeypox outbreak

-- From a press release

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Aug, 4, 2022 —Cook County Commissioner Kevin Morrison (District 15) has introduced a resolution calling for a public hearing in the Cook County Health and Hospitals Committee that will convene Monday, Aug. 8, ...


 
UpRising-Bakery-allowed-to-hold-drag-brunch-other-events

  UpRising Bakery allowed to hold drag brunch, other events

UpRising Bakery—a Lake in the Hills business extensively vandalized after scheduling a brunch event featuring drag performers—will be able to host the rescheduled event and other programs after reaching an agreement with Lake in the Hills ...


 
Angelica-Ross-to-be-first-trans-lead-in-Broadways-Chicago-

  Angelica Ross to be first trans lead in Broadway's 'Chicago'

Trans actors have made all sorts of impressions on Broadway, but former Chicagoan Angelica Ross has set a precedent. Next month, the leading role of fame-hungry murderess Roxie Hart will be played by Angelica Ross. Ross ...


 
News

  Judge: Kevin Spacey owes almost $31 million

On Aug. 4, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mel Red Recana confirmed that embattled actor Kevin Spacey must pay House of Cards producer MRC nearly $31 million for alleged sexual misconduct behind the scenes of the ...


 
PASSAGES-Chicago-Latino-Theater-Alliance-Executive-Director-Myrna-Salazar-dies-at-75

  PASSAGES Chicago Latino Theater Alliance Executive Director Myrna Salazar dies at 75

The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) announced that co-founder and Executive Director Myrna Salazar passed away Aug. 3—two weeks after celebrating her 75th birthday. According to a press release, "Salazar ...


 
TELEVISION-Darwin-Del-Fabro-They-Them-talks-horror-love-scenes-and-inner-strength

  TELEVISION Darwin Del Fabro ('They/Them') talks horror, love scenes and inner strength

Queer Brazilian singer/actor Darwin Del Fabro is one of the cast members of the horror movie They/Them (pronounced "they-SLASH-them")—a slasher movie (get it?) set ...


 
Brittney-Griner-found-guilty-sentenced-to-nine-years

  Brittney Griner found guilty, sentenced to nine years

On Aug. 4, a Russian court found out WNBA star Brittney Griner guilty of drug smuggling and possession charges—and sentenced her to nine years in prison. The widely expected verdict came after a monthlong trial ...


 
Sexual-misconduct-report-findings-force-Chicago-charter-school-leader-to-leave

  Sexual-misconduct report findings force Chicago charter-school leader to leave

A Chicago Public Schools inspector general's report substantiating allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct with a student forced Tim King, the head of a prominent charter school network, to resign recently, WBEZ reported. King, who founded Urban ...


 
Judge-W-Vas-Medicaid-program-must-cover-transgender-care

  Judge: W. Va.'s Medicaid program must cover transgender care

In West Virginia, U.S. District Judge Chuck Chambers ruled that the state's Medicaid program must provide coverage for gender-confirming care for transgender residents, ABC News reported. Chambers made the ruling on Aug. 2 in a lawsuit ...


 
Attorneys-general-file-brief-in-Indiana-trans-case

  Attorneys general file brief in Indiana trans case

A coalition of 22 attorneys general, including Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and New York counterpart Letitia James, filed an amicus brief in the case of A.C. v. Metropolitan School District of Martinsville opposing the school ...


 
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  ART Wrightwood 659 to show 'The First Homosexuals,' 'Michiko Itatani'

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 ...


 
Dining-Out-for-Life-taking-place-Aug-11

  'Dining Out for Life' taking place Aug. 11

The annual event known as Dining Out for Life will take place Thursday, Aug. 11. People can join the Chicago restaurant community in ensuring essential services are available to people living with HIV during the daylong ...


 
The-Chicago-Sky-launch-The-Net-A-Mental-Health-Initiative

  The Chicago Sky launch The Net: A Mental Health Initiative

-- From a press release

CHICAGO (Aug. 3, 2022)—As issues of mental health make headlines in sport—and women's sports in particular—the WNBA championship team Chicago Sky launched "The Net," (A Network of Mental Health Support in ...


 
SAVOR-Museum-of-Ice-Cream-Epic-challenge-Cafe-Sophie-closed

  SAVOR Museum of Ice Cream; Epic challenge; Cafe Sophie closed

After 2 million visitors across seven sold-out locations, the Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) has found its latest sweet spot in the historic Chicago Tribune, 435 N. Michigan Ave. MOIC can be distinguished by its pink ...


 





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