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  WORLD Church of England, World Cup news, court rulings, Justin Trudeau

The Church of England is defending the scrutinized guidance for its 4,700 primary schools on LGBTQ+ issues, claiming that it doesn't allow students as young as 5 to self-identify as the opposite sex, The Christian Post ...


 
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  SHOWBIZ Elton John, Leslie Jordan, Joel Kim Booster, Janelle Monae

Elton John gave Los Angeles concluded a three-show run on Nov. 20 back inside Dodger Stadium, taking a final bow as part of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour," according to The Hollywood Reporter. The concert ...


 
Illinois-thumps-NU-in-Wildcats-season-finale

  Illinois thumps NU in Wildcats' season finale

In college football, Northwestern University (1-11) concluded a woeful season by losing to the University of Illinois 41-3 on Nov. 26, finishing with an 11-game losing streak after edging Nebraska in Dublin, Ireland in the Wildcats' ...


 
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  NATIONAL $1M donation, church departures, Harvey Milk, abortions, Grindr

In Ohio, Dayton-based insurance company CareSource is donating $1 million to United Church Homes to support the development of a senior living facility at the site of the former Longfellow School that will also aim at ...


 
Chicagos-COVID-level-returns-to-medium-boosters-shots-encouraged

  Chicago's COVID level returns to 'medium'; boosters/shots encouraged

According to the latest information on the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) website, the city's COVID-19 risk level is now at medium level. In a news release, the Chicago Department of Public Health explained Cook ...


 
MUSIC-Sophie-B-Hawkins-talks-LGBTQ-youth-and-living-an-authentic-life

  MUSIC: Sophie B. Hawkins talks LGBTQ+ youth and living an authentic life

In the '90s, singer-songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins made quite an impression on people with the entrancing song "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" and its accompanying video. She also had hits such as "Right Beside You" ...


 
News

  Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth submits 2000+ petition signatures to run for seat vacated by Harry Osterman

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, IL — Early this morning, Leni Manaa-Hoppenworth, candidate for 48th ward, submitted 2166 petition signatures — over four times as many as the 473 minimum required — in order to get on the ballot for ...


 
Transgender-Day-of-Resilience-Town-Hall-panelists-tackle-allyship-discrimination-and-immigration

  Transgender Day of Resilience: Town Hall panelists tackle allyship, discrimination and immigration

Brave Space Alliance (BSA), Life Is Work (LIW) and Chicago Therapy Collective (CTC) hosted three free events across the city that they named—TDOR Weekend: A New Era, Together— to celebrate ...


 
PASSAGES-LGBTQ-ally-activist-and-artist-Charlotte-Newfeld-passes-away

  PASSAGES: LGBTQ+ ally, activist and artist Charlotte Newfeld passes away

LGBTQ+ ally, activist and artist Charlotte Newfeld died Nov. 17 due to natural causes. She was 91. At the time of her death, Newfeld was living at the Dobson Memory Care facility in Evanston. Newfeld was ...


 
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  Baton Show Lounge unveils new male burlesque

On the evening of Nov. 17, Baton Show Lounge, 4713 N. Broadway, presented Burlesque Royale, a new male review featuring local and national talent. Produced by noted photographer Ramsey Prince, the sold-out show featured vocalists Danika ...


 
News

  The Northalsted Business Alliance makes statement on Club Q Shooting in Colorado Springs

-- From a press release

The Northalsted Business Alliance shares its thoughts and prayers with our LGBTQ+ family in Colorado suffering from yet another senseless gun tragedy. We mourn the five lives lost and stand with those injured and traumatized. Violent ...


 
New-York-theaters-bounce-back-Four-shows-ask-questions-about-identity

  New York theaters bounce back: Four shows ask questions about identity

All theater critics worth their salt should take a bite of the Big Apple now and then, savoring the bright lights of Broadway and a soggy slice of what passes for pizza. On my first visit in nearly three years, Broadway ...


 
Gay-candidates-Lopez-Lawson-file-papers-for-2023-aldermanic-race

  Gay candidates Lopez, Lawson file papers for 2023 aldermanic race

Ald. Raymond Lopez (15th Ward), an openly gay City Council member who has been an ardent foe of Mayor Lightfoot, announced Nov. 21 that he was dropping his bid for Lightfoot's mayoral seat, and would instead ...


 
News

  Kris Mayes shatters lavender ceiling; first LGBTQ person elected Arizona Attorney General

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Kris Mayes won the election for Arizona Attorney General. With this historic win, she is now the first out LGBTQ Attorney General in Arizona history. Mayor Annise Parker, ...


 
Trans-Day-of-Remembrance-2022-Chicagoans-remember-Elise-Malary

  Trans Day of Remembrance 2022: Chicagoans remember Elise Malary

Dozens of community members and advocates gathered in Andersonville the afternoon of Nov. 20, braving cold temperatures to honor the memory of activist Elise Malary. The event, a collaboration between local organizations that included Chicago Therapy ...


 
News

  Brave Space Alliance releases statement on forensic audit of organizational finances

-- From a press release

CHICAGO, IL - The Board of Directors ("Board") of Brave Space Alliance (BSA) has sent a report to the Illinois Attorney General Office's Charitable Trust Bureau outlining the findings of ...


 
News

  OnePulse releases statement on Club Q mass shooting

-- From a press release

Orlando, FL — onePULSE Foundation, the not-for-profit established following the June 12, 2016 tragedy to honor and preserve the legacy of those killed and create a sanctuary of hope, today released the following statement: "We are ...


 
Billy-Masters-Candace-Cameron-Bure-keeps-it-in-the-family-and-all-the-Thanksgiving-dish-you-need-to-start-the-week

  Billy Masters: Candace Cameron Bure keeps it in the family, and all the Thanksgiving dish you need to start the week

"I will be dating Pete Davidson next." —Dionne Warwick tweets she'll be the next woman in Davidson's long list of ex-paramours. Davidson's former SNL co-star Jay Pharoah says Pete told him the secret of his success. ...


 
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  Chicagoans pay tribute to Club Q victims

Community advocates and political officials were among those who gathered for a candlelight vigil outside Nobody's Darling, 1744 W. Balmoral Ave., the evening of Nov. 20 to remember the LGBTQ+ individuals killed and injured the previous ...


 
Fields-hurt-as-Bears-lose-Hawks-fall-NU-field-hockey-Loyola

  Fields hurt as Bears lose; 'Hawks fall; NU field hockey; Loyola

Nov. 20 was a long day for Chicago sports teams. In Georgia, the Chicago Bears (3-8) fell to the Atlanta Falcons (5-6) by a score of 24-21 on Nov. 20 as the Bears' dynamic starting quarterback, ...


 
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  Equality Illinois on the Club Q shooting

-- From a press release

Statement from Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois, the state's LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, on the Club Q shooting: On a day already marked by sadness, the LGBTQ+ community woke up to the tragic news ...


 
News

  Lambda Legal reacts to shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs

-- From a press release

New York, November 20, 2022 — Lambda Legal CEO Kevin Jennings issued the following statement about the mass shooting at Club Q, the LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado: "We mourn with the LGBTQ+ community in ...


 
News

  GLAAD responds to mass shooting in Colorado Springs

-- From a press release

(New York, NY - November 20, 2022) - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, is responding to the mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs that killed ...


 
News

  HRC responds to fatal shooting at LGBTQ+ nightclub in Colorado Springs

-- From a press release

Colorado Springs, CO — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, responded to media reports of a fatal shooting at Club Q in Colo ...


 
News

  Five dead after mass shooting at Colorado LGBTQ+ nightclub

At least five people are dead and 18 people were injured after a mass shooting took place at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ nightclub late the evening of Nov. 19, according to multiple reports. An unidentified suspect ...


 
NATIONAL-Respect-for-Marriage-Act-lesbian-judge-gay-official-resigns

  NATIONAL Respect for Marriage Act, lesbian judge, gay official resigns

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said that debate on the Respect for Marriage Act (RFMA) is suspended and will continue on Nov. 28, when the Senate reconvenes after Thanksgiving, LGBTQ Nation reported. The RFMA ...


 
WORLD-Brazilian-musician-top-LGBTQ-cruises-Elon-Musk-anti-trans-attack

  WORLD Brazilian musician, top LGBTQ+ cruises, Elon Musk, anti-trans attack

Brazilian musician Pedro Sampaio revealed that he dates men and women, Out noted. Sampaio has 7 million monthly listeners on Spotify, more than 5 million followers on Instagram and several music videos with more than 50 ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Grammy-nominees-Gabrielle-Union-Trevor-Noah-Brendan-Fraser

  SHOWBIZ Grammy nominees, Gabrielle Union, Trevor Noah, Brendan Fraser

Out Magazine compiled a list of some of the 2023 LGBTQA+ Grammy nominees. Among those on the list were Brandi Carlile (who earned another seven Grammy nominations this year, raising her career total to 25), Lady ...


 
SAVOR-The-Hen-of-Lincoln-Park

  SAVOR The Hen of Lincoln Park

There are several reasons that The Hen of Lincoln Park (2423 N. Clark St.; https://thehenoflp.com/) is a popular brunch spot. Nested in the heart of—surprise!—Lincoln Park, this casual spot is in a location that draws a ...


 
Blackhawks-get-crushed-NUs-futility-streak-continues

  Blackhawks get crushed; NU's futility streak continues

Taking on the nearly invincible Boston Bruins (16-2-0) at their home, the Chicago Blackhawks (6-8-3) were routed 6-1 on Nov. 19. Boston's win extends the Bruins' home winning streak to start the season at 11 games, ...


 
Passages-Sexologist-and-activist-Dr-Thomas-Gertz-passes-away

  Passages: Sexologist and activist Dr. Thomas Gertz passes away

Sexologist and activist Dr. Thomas Gertz died Oct. 28 due to natural causes. He was 77. At the time of his death, Gertz was in an assisted living facility. He had previously lived at Heartland ...


 
Bulls-lose-to-Magic-as-LaVine-is-benched-NU-womens-field-hockey

  Bulls lose to Magic as LaVine is benched; NU women's field hockey

On Nov. 18 at the United Center, the Chicago Bulls (6-10) lost to the Orlando Magic (5-11) by a score of 108-107. Coach Billy Donovan benched Zach LaVine (who only had four points) for the final ...


 
Chicago-debuts-new-rugby-team

  Chicago debuts new rugby team

On Nov. 17, officials from Major League Rugby announced that a new franchise named the Chicago Hounds will begin play in February 2023, per a press release. At the news conference in downtown Chicago, the league ...


 
News

  VIEWPOINT What are the most banned books: take a guess

The Latin word for book is liber. It is also the Latin word for "free," as in not a slave but a person who enjoys freedom (liberty). The word library means a home for books, a place of liberation, a sacred ...


 
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  VIEWPOINT The geopolitics of being Brittney Griner

WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner was arrested a week before Russia invaded Ukraine. On Feb. 17, the Russian Federal Customs Service detained Griner at Sheremetyevo International Airport for allegedly transporting cannabis-derived ...


 
SAVOR-Celebrity-Chef-Ball-Chefsgiving-Ralphs-Coffee

  SAVOR Celebrity Chef Ball; 'Chefsgiving'; Ralph's Coffee

More than 50 top Chicago chefs—including many Michelin, James Beard, and Bib Gourmand awardees—worked together to create a truly unique experience for supporters of Meals on Wheels Chicago (MoWC). Because of their hard work and the ...


 
Red-Stars-update-roster-Blackhawks-Bulls-lose-Hossas-thoughts

  Red Stars update roster; Blackhawks, Bulls lose; Hossa's thoughts

The Chicago Red Stars have updated the status of the club's roster as the team prepares for the 2023 season. With 13 players already under contract at least through next season, ...


 
Senate-marriage-equality-bill-advances-with-62-37-bipartisan-vote-

  Senate marriage equality bill advances with 62-37 bipartisan vote

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators voted 62-37 for cloture—the end of debate—for the Respect for Marriage Act (RMA), signaling passage in the near future for the measure that enshrines marriage equality into federal law. The ...


 
Human-Rights-Campaign-Foundation-Marks-10-Years-of-Tracking-Violence-Against-Transgender-and-Gender-Non-Conforming-People-Recording-32-Fatalities-in-2022

  Human Rights Campaign Foundation Marks 10 Years of Tracking Violence Against Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People, Recording 32 Fatalities in 2022

From a press release: WASHINGTON—Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil ...


 
Rights-advocates-Nov-16-Senate-vote-a-backstop-against-SCOTUS-overreach

  Rights advocates: Nov. 16 Senate vote a 'backstop' against SCOTUS overreach

Representatives from HRC and GLAD met with media virtually the morning of Nov. 16 to discuss the implications of the Respect of Marriage Act. That legislation, scheduled for a Senate vote the same day, codifies marriage ...


 
Wright-re-signs-with-Red-Stars-NU-wins-Cubs-offer-rejected

  Wright re-signs with Red Stars; NU wins; Cubs' offer rejected

The Chicago Red Stars announced the re-signing of defender Arin Wright to a two-year contract. ...


 
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  Reports: Senate to vote on marriage equality law Nov. 16

The U.S. Senate will vote on a measure enshrining marriage equality into law Wednesday, according to reports. Supporters of the measure, known as the Respect for Marriage Act, which aims to protect against an eventual repeal ...


 
Gay-man-to-head-Chicago-Latino-Theater-Alliance

  Gay man to head Chicago Latino Theater Alliance

The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance (CLATA) announced the appointment of Jorge Valdivia as its new executive director, according to the Lawndale News. Valdivia's previous position was director of performing arts at the National Museum of Mexic ...


 
Hong-Kong-lesbian-romance-premieres-at-local-film-festival

  Hong Kong lesbian romance premieres at local film festival

Hong Kong Lesbian Romance Premieres At Film Festival by Vernon Hester �As part of the semi-annual Asian Pop-Up Cinema Film Festival, which ran from September 10 through November 6, The First Girl I Loved had its ...


 
Opinion-What-are-the-most-banned-books-Take-a-guess

  Opinion: What are the most banned books? Take a guess.

The Latin word for book is liber. It is also the Latin word for "free," as in not a slave but a person who enjoys freedom (liberty). The word library means a home for books, a place of liberation, a sacred ...


 
Filmmaker-Elegance-Bratton-reflects-on-The-Inspection

  Filmmaker Elegance Bratton reflects on The Inspection

Gay writer and director Elegance Bratton has come a long way after growing up in New Jersey and being unhoused for 10 years. He eventually joined the Marine Corps, which led to his becoming the filmmaker ...


 
AG-Raoul-files-amicus-brief-supporting-transgender-athletes-rights

  AG Raoul files amicus brief supporting transgender athlete's rights

AG Raoul files amicus brief supporting transgender athlete's rights Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul was one of an interstate coalition of attorneys general filing an amicus brief challenging an Indiana ...


 
Siah-Berlatsky-writes-a-love-letter-with-new-play-Malapert-Love

  Siah Berlatsky writes a love letter with new play Malapert Love

Transgender playwright Siah Berlatsky has created an original work called Malapert Love that is currently being presented by the team of The Artistic Home. The world premiere opened on November 10, 2022, at The Den Theatre ...


 
Billy-Masters-Everyone-counts-their-eggs-before-theyre-hatched-and-other-dish-to-start-the-week-

  Billy Masters: Everyone counts their eggs before they're hatched, and other dish to start the week

"I'm Not Defending us.Haters are Gonna Hate...Doesn' Matter That we're Happy & Not Bothering Anyone" —Cher tweets her response to criticism of her relationship with music producer Alexander Edwards—who is less than half her age. ...


 
Bears-fall-to-Lions-Bulls-get-blown-out-Hossa-celebration

  Bears fall to Lions; Bulls get blown out; Hossa celebration

Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, the Chicago Bears (3-7) fell to the Detroit Lions (3-6) 31-30 at Soldier Field on Nov. 13. The loss happened despite another stellar performance from Chicago quarterback Justin Fields—and ...


 
NATIONAL-Political-results-communicable-disease-law-Urvashi-Vaid

  NATIONAL Political results, communicable-disease law, Urvashi Vaid

Sharice Davids won the election for Kansas' 3rd Congressional District. In 2018, she made history when she became the first out LGBTQ+ person elected to Congress from Kansas and one of the first two Native American women ever ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Queer-channel-gay-actor-dies-Jeopardy-Luke-and-Chris-Evans

  SHOWBIZ Queer channel, gay actor dies, Jeopardy!, Luke and Chris Evans

Fuse Media—a Latino-owned, multiplatform entertainment company—announced that in partnership with OUTtv, it is expanding its suite of DEI FAST channels with the launch of the channel OUTtv Proud, per a press release. Set for a 2023 ...


 
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  WORLD Indian judge, marriage items, LGBTQ+-friendly countries

A judge who could pave the way to legalizing marriage equality in India took charge as chief justice, Bloomberg reported. As a judge on the top court, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud was a member of the five-member ...


 
Lambda-Legal-challenges-anti-HIV-military-policy

  Lambda Legal challenges anti-HIV military policy

Lambda Legal filed a legal challenge to the U.S. military policy that prevents people living with HIV from enlisting in the U.S. Armed Forces, according to a press release. The current policy requires that applicants for ...


 
Blackhawks-win-NU-loses-again

  Blackhawks win; NU loses again

The Chicago Blackhawks (6-5-3) edged the Anaheim Ducks (4-10-1) 3-2 in California on Nov. 12. It was the Blackhawks' first win in regulation since ...


 
Chicago-Black-Gay-Mens-Caucus-presents-its-2022-LoveFest

  Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus presents its 2022 LoveFest

headline; Black Gay Men's Caucus holds Annual LoveFest by Vernon Hester After a two-year hiatus following the Covid-19 Pandemic, The Black Gay Men's Caucus held its annual LoveFest on November 6 at Bassline Bar at 2239 ...


 
Center-on-Halsted-hosts-health-resource-event-for-LGBTQ-seniors

  Center on Halsted hosts health resource event for LGBTQ+ seniors

Center on Halsted hosted How to Plan for your Changing Health Needs, a Senior Citizen Resource Fair with a particular focus for members of the LGBTQ community on Nov. 8. A host of representatives from medical, ...


 
Nagasato-re-signs-with-Red-Stars

  Nagasato re-signs with Red Stars

The Chicago Red Stars announced the re-signing of Yuki Nagasato to a one-year contract with a one-year option. Nagasato was a member of the Red Stars during 2017-2020 and spent one year in Kentucky as a ...


 
THEATER-REVIEW-The-Mark-of-Kane

  THEATER REVIEW: The Mark of Kane

The Mark of Kane Playwright: Mark Pracht At: City Lit Theatre Tickets: www.cityl ...


 
REPORTS-Tunney-will-not-run-to-be-Chicago-mayor

  REPORTS: Tunney will not run to be Chicago mayor

Outgoing Ald. Tom Tunney (44th ward) will not be among the challengers to incumbent Mayor Lori Lightfoot in the upcoming city election, according to multiple reports. Tunney's decision was first reported Nov. 10 in Chicago Tribune. ...


 
US-womens-soccer-makes-history-after-loss-to-Germany

  U.S. women's soccer makes history after loss to Germany

The United States women's soccer team lost again, falling 2-1 to Germany on Nov. 10 at DRV PNK Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. According to The Guardian, it's the U.S. team's first three-game skid since 1993 ...


 
Theater-Review-Porchlights-Rent-is-a-winner

  Theater Review: Porchlight's Rent is a winner

By Jonathan Abarbanel

Title: Rent. Playwright: Jonathan Larson (book, music, lyrics) At: Porchlight Music Theatre at Ruth Page Center. Tickets: 773-777-9884; PorchlightMusicTheatre.org; $25 and up. Runs through: Dec. 11 From its 1996 premiere ...


 
News

  Erick Russell shatters lavender ceiling; first Black LGBTQ person elected to statewide position in U.S. history

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Erick Russell won the election for Connecticut state Treasurer. With this victory, he is now the first Black out LGBTQ person ever elected to statewide office in U.S. ...


 
News

  HISTORY MADE: Oregon's Tina Kotek one of first lesbian governors in U.S history

-- From a press release

SALEM — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, hailed the victory of HRC-endorsed Tina Kotek in her bid to become the governo ...


 
News

  History made: More LGBTQ+ people elected to congress than ever before

-- From an HRC press release

Washington, DC — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization — hailed the victory of at least ...


 
News

  Eric Sorensen wins Illinois' 17th Congressional District general election

-- From a press release

MOLINE, IL — Tonight, Eric Sorensen declared victory in Illinois' 17th Congressional District General Election and issued the following statement: "From day one, we said this campaign was about electing a Representative who was known and ...


 
Brittney-Griner-sent-to-Russian-penal-colony

  Brittney Griner sent to Russian penal colony

U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner has been moved from a detention center outside of Moscow to a Russian penal colony to begin serving out her nine-year sentence on drug smuggling charges, NPR reported. A statement from ...


 
News

  National AIDS Memorial names 2022-2023 Pedro Zamora Young Leaders Scholarship recipients

-- From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO, California, Nov. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National AIDS Memorial has announced its 2022/2023 Pedro Zamora Young Leaders scholars, its largest and most diverse class ever, providing ...


 
News

  Wednesday morning election results: LGBT+ governor, congressional candidates

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, a popular Democrat in a deeply blue state, coasted to victory Tuesday as predicted, becoming the first lesbian to be elected governor of any state. Another lesbian candidate for governor, Tina ...


 
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  ELECTIONS 2022 Illinois Supreme Court results (Updated)

The Illinois Supreme Court has been in Democratic control since 1969 and seems likely to remain that way for the next ten years. Democratic candidate and 19th Circuit Court Associate Judge Elizabeth Rochford defeated Republican candidate ...


 
News

  ELECTIONS 2022 U.S. Senate and House races in Illinois results (Updated)

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D), as was widely expected by political commentators, defeated challengers Kathy Salvi (R) and Bill Redpath (I) with 57 percent of the vote. In the House, three members from Illinois are ...


 
Election-2022-Guide-to-the-LGBTQ-candidates-results-

  Election 2022: Guide to the LGBTQ+ candidates' results

This year's general election featured many openly LGBTQ+ candidates on ballots throughout Illinois. Here are results known as of publication the evening of Nov. 8. Windy City Times will update this list as more information becomes ...


 
Pritzker-projected-to-defeat-Bailey-win-second-term-as-governor

  Pritzker projected to defeat Bailey, win second term as governor

Incumbent Gov. JB Pritzker was projected to quickly and handily win a second term in the governor's mansion the evening of Nov. 8, defeating state Sen. Darren Bailey in a contentious race that had seemed to ...


 
Maura-Healey-shatters-lavender-ceiling-in-Massachusetts-no-US-state-had-elected-a-lesbian-governor

  Maura Healey shatters lavender ceiling in Massachusetts; no U.S. state had elected a lesbian governor

-- From a press release

Washington, DC — Tonight LGBTQ Victory Fund candidate Maura Healey won the Massachusetts gubernatorial race — becoming the first out LGBTQ governor of Massachusetts and one of the first out lesbian governors in U.S. history. Tina ...


 
Sydney-WorldPride-plans-a-celebration-like-no-other

  Sydney WorldPride plans a celebration like no other

Special to Windy City Times

WorldPride is heading Down Under in 2023. Sydney has been named the official location for WorldPride next year, and the cosmopolitan city is planning to go all-out to welcome LGBTQ+ guests from all over the world. ...


 






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