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Filmmaking-on-the-South-Side-on-Aug-21

  'Filmmaking on the South Side' on Aug. 21

On Aug. 21, 7-9:30 p.m., Chicago Humanities Festival and local partners from Sisters in Cinema, South Side Home Movie Project and the Chicago South Side Film Festival will host a conversation about the development of community-based ...


 
Gina-Ortiz-Jones-Shawn-Skelly-confirmed-by-US-Senate-both-make-LGBTQ-history

  Gina Ortiz Jones, Shawn Skelly confirmed by U.S. Senate; both make LGBTQ history

--From a press release

Washington, DC — The United States Senate today confirmed two historic LGBTQ presidential nominees by unanimous consent. Gina Ortiz Jones, confirmed for Under Secretary of the Air Force, will be the first out lesbian to serve ...


 
Queer-Inn-producers-announce-inaugural-installation-unveiling-upcoming-website

  Queer In(n) producers announce inaugural installation unveiling, upcoming website

Partners and co-producers, Kelli Simpkins and Adithi Chandrashekar are creating a curated, generative online arts gallery called Queer In(n). The inaugural unveiling of a five-foot-by-six-foot wheat paste portrait of longtime ...


 
Billie-Jean-King-part-of-group-inducted-into-Tennis-Hall-of-Fame-

  Billie Jean King part of group inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame

Lesbian trailblazer and icon Billie Jean King was one of 12 people inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on July 17, according to the hall's website. The Class of 2021 includes coach Dennis Van ...


 
PASSAGES-Author-cultural-theorist-scholar-Lauren-Berlant-dies

  PASSAGES Author, cultural theorist, scholar Lauren Berlant dies

Author, cultural theorist and scholar Lauren Berlant died June 28 in a Chicago hospice facility of a rare form of cancer. They were 63. Berlant (who used they/them pronouns professionally) was born Oct. 31, 1957 in ...


 
Prominent-lesbian-educator-activist-author-Sally-Gearhart-dies-at-90-

  Prominent lesbian educator/activist/author Sally Gearhart dies at 90

Sally Gearhart—the first out lesbian to receive a tenure-track position at San Francisco State University and a prominent LGBTQ-rights advocate—died July 14, according to The Bay Area Reporter, which cited an email Jean Crosby sent to ...


 
Aug-11-CHF-Comedic-Showcase-to-feature-Abby-McEnany-

  Aug. 11 CHF Comedic Showcase to feature Abby McEnany

On Wed., Aug. 11, 7-8 p.m., the Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) will host "Work in Progress: A Comedic Showcase of Chicago," featuring Abby McEnany, on Navy Pier's Lake Stage. There will be a virtual introduction by ...


 
Out-lesbian-Chantale-Wong-nominated-to-ambassador-level-post

  Out lesbian Chantale Wong nominated to ambassador-level post

--From a press release

Washington, DC — Today President Joe Biden nominated Chantale Wong to be the United States Director to the Asian Development Bank, a post with the rank of ambassador. Wong is the first out lesbian and first ...


 
Tig-Notaro-Drawn-airing-July-24-on-HBO

  'Tig Notaro: Drawn' airing July 24 on HBO

Emmy and Grammy-nominated comedian, writer, actor and director Tig Notaro will return to HBO for a one-of-a-kind, genre-spanning experience in this first-ever fully animated stand-up special, Tig Notaro: Drawn, debuting ...


 
Cleve-Carney-Museum-of-Art-to-honor-Frida-Kahlos-birthday

  Cleve Carney Museum of Art to honor Frida Kahlo's birthday

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will honor the birthday of iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo in two unique ways this summer on ...


 
Holocaust-Memorial-Museum-presents-How-Lesbian-and-Gay-Resistance-Leaders-Defied-Nazi-Persecution

  Holocaust Memorial Museum presents "How Lesbian and Gay Resistance Leaders Defied Nazi Persecution"

--From a press release

To celebrate the contributions of the LGBTQ community this month, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents its forthcoming Facebook Live virtual event, "Pride Month: Defying Nazi Persecution," on Wednesday, June 30, at 9:30 a.m. ET. The ...


 
HRC-NCLR-Task-Force-to-host-Pride-Then-Now-

  HRC, NCLR, Task Force to host 'Pride Then & Now'

On Monday, June 28, at 7 p.m. ET, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and the National LGBTQ Task Force will co-host a virtual event, "Pride Then & Now: Honoring the ...


 
VIEWPOINT-Pride-at-work

  VIEWPOINT Pride at work

Pride Month is a chance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) people to be proud and visible in a world that tells us not to be. Pride Month is a chance to celebrate and ...


 
Chicago-Dyke-March-on-June-26-

  Chicago Dyke March on June 26

The Chicago Dyke March is slated to resume Saturday, June 26, at 2 p.m., starting at Palmer Square Park, 2200 N. Kedzie Ave. ...


 
Nobodys-Darling-offers-Chicagos-queer-women-a-new-space-to-gather

  Nobody's Darling offers Chicago's queer women a new space to gather

Angela Barnes and Renauda Riddle are co-owners of Nobody's Darling—a new Andersonville spot that focuses on queer women. The bar, named after Alice Walker's poem "Be Nobody's Darling," opened May 20 and is located in the ...


 
Pride-celebration-with-Lightfoot-tennis-legend-King-on-June-24-	-

  Pride celebration with Lightfoot, tennis legend King on June 24

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and tennis legend Billie Jean King will co-host a virtual Pride celebration Thursday, June 24, 6-7 p.m. Howard Brown Health's Dr. Magda Houlberg, Chicago House's Avi Rudnick and Brave Space Alliance's LaSaia ...


 
US-Department-of-Education-renews-commitment-to-LGBTQ-students-NCLR-applaudes

  U.S. Department of Education renews commitment to LGBTQ+ students, NCLR applaudes

--From a NCLR press release

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) applauds the U.S. Department of Education's renewed commitment to protecting LGBTQ students from discrimination in our nation's schools and universities. ...


 
NCLR-campaign-to-highlight-LGBTQ-welcoming-faith-based-service-providers

  NCLR campaign to highlight LGBTQ-welcoming faith-based service providers

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today, the National Center for Lesbian Rights launched the "We Serve with Love" campaign, which seeks to demonstrate that faith-based service organizations and programs are ready to serve low-income LGBTQ people and ...


 
Local-lesbian-couple-talks-new-band-The-Qs-love-story-other-endeavors

  Local lesbian couple talks new band The Q's, love story, other endeavors

Singing has been a part of Debra Duncan and Kayla Quiros' lives since they were in high school. Now the married couple and The Q's bandmates have released their debut album, Us Who Know, chronicling their ...


 
Womens-soccer-documentary-to-debut-June-24-on-HBO-Max

  Women's soccer documentary to debut June 24 on HBO Max

HBO Max debuted the official trailer for the women's soccer movie LFG ahead of the documentary's premiere on Thursday, June 24. Directed by Oscar winners Andrea Nix Fine and Sean Fine, LFG is an inside account ...


 
Billy-Masters

  Billy Masters

"Now, therefore, I, Joseph R. Biden Jr., President of the United States of America … do hereby proclaim June 2021 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month. I call upon the people of the ...


 
National-Womens-Music-Festival-to-stream-June-30-July-4

  National Women's Music Festival to stream June 30-July 4

The beauty, power and wisdom of women will be celebrated at the 45th Annual National Women's Music Festival, which will be streamed on Mandolin.com on June 30-July 4. There will be a SheRocks Stage, Spotlight Stage, ...


 
WORLD-India-court-trans-death-Guatemalan-LGBTQs-Gay-Games

  WORLD India court, trans death, Guatemalan LGBTQs, Gay Games

A court in India ordered state and federal officials to draw up plans for sweeping reforms to respect LGBTQ rights, in a ruling that went far beyond the terms of a case brought by a lesbian couple who said they had ...


 
Noriega-named-chair-of-the-states-Human-Rights-Commission

  Noriega named chair of the state's Human Rights Commission

Among the appointments Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker named to various state boards and commissions on June 4 was Mona Noriega as chair of the Human Rights Commission. ...


 
NBC-Out-releases-annual-Pride30-list

  NBC Out releases annual #Pride30 list

--From a press release

NBC Out, part of NBCNews.com, has released its annual #Pride30 list, recognizing members of the LGBTQ community around the world who are making a difference. This year's list honors 30 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ...


 
New-queer-comedy-series-revisits-the-womens-bathroom

  New queer comedy series revisits the women's bathroom

Gal Pal Presents recently premiered a new comedy web series, titled Stalled, which aims to capture the gay nightclub women's restroom scene that you may have experienced, but may have flushed out of memory. The five-episode ...


 
GLAAD-at-Pride-Protect-the-most-vulnerable-among-us

  GLAAD at Pride: Protect the most vulnerable among us

--From a press release

New York, NY - Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today released a statement to honor the start of Pride Month, highlighting the ...


 
Remembering-Kay-Tobin-Lahusen

  Remembering Kay "Tobin" Lahusen

Much of LGBTQ history, and history in general, has been lost. Even after photography was invented, the lens (and pen) was often directed subjectively, documenting what the mainstream media thought were the significant moments of the ...


 
PASSAGES-Kay-Tobin-Lahusen-a-founding-mother-of-the-gay-rights-movement-91

  PASSAGES Kay "Tobin" Lahusen, a founding mother of the gay rights movement, 91

Kay Lahusen, 91, died in gentle hospice care at Chester County Hospital on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, after a brief illness. She was born in Cincinnati in January 1930 and as an infant was adopted and ...


 
HRC-leading-policy-health-organizations-call-for-LGBTQ-inclusive-sexual-education

  HRC, leading policy, health organizations call for LGBTQ-inclusive sexual education

--From a press release

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, in partnership with leading ...


 
An-Evening-with-Fran-Lebowitz-at-the-Auditorium-Theatre-on-April-15-2022

  An Evening with Fran Lebowitz at the Auditorium Theatre on April 15, 2022

--From a press release

Chicago, IL May 24, 2021 — An Evening with Fran Lebowitz on Friday, April 15th at Auditorium Theatre located at 50 E. Congress Pkwy Chicago, IL. This show is all ages and begins at 7:30 PM ...


 
FILM-Lesbian-Bar-Project-Jagermeister-collaborate-on-documentary

  FILM Lesbian Bar Project, Jagermeister collaborate on documentary

Following the success of The Lesbian Bar Project PSA and fundraising campaign in 2020, The Lesbian Bar Project and Jagermeister's #savethenight initiative will premiere a documentary short that aims to bring greater awareness to the remaining ...


 
Lightfoot-only-giving-one-on-one-talks-to-journalists-of-color

  Lightfoot only giving one-on-one talks to journalists of color

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has told the city's media outlets that she would grant one-on-one interviews to mark the halfway point of her term, but with one condition: She will only speak with journalists of color, ...


 
PASSAGES-Lesbian-feminist-musician-activist-Alix-Dobkin-dies

  PASSAGES Lesbian-feminist musician, activist Alix Dobkin dies

Lesbian singer-songwriter and feminist activist Alix Dobkin died May 19 due to complications from a brain aneurysm and stroke. She was 80. Dobkin—who was known by many as the Head Lesbian—was born Aug. 16, 1940 in ...


 
Trevor-Project-releases-2021-National-Survey-on-LGBTQ-Youth-Mental-Health

  Trevor Project releases 2021 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health

--From a press release

WASHINGTON, DC — May 19, 2021 — The Trevor Project, the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people ...


 
Women-and-Children-First-hosts-Documenting-LGBTQ-Histories-virtual-panel

  Women and Children First hosts 'Documenting LGBTQ+ Histories' virtual panel

To celebrate the release of Diana Souhami's book No Modernism Without Lesbians, Women and Children First hosted a "Documenting LGBTQ+ Histories" virtual panel May 16. Gerber/Hart Library and Archives volunteer ...


 
BOOKS-Lesbian-author-Amanda-Kabak-to-release-hate-crime-novel-July-20

  BOOKS Lesbian author Amanda Kabak to release hate-crime novel July 20

Lesbian author Amanda Kabak—a Chicago native who now resides in Lakeland, Florida—is releasing the novel Upended on July 20. In Upended, Maddie, a driven entrepreneur, finds her world thrown into disarray when she survives a hate ...


 
FILM-Tello-Films-founder-starts-new-production-entity

  FILM Tello Films founder starts new production entity

Veteran filmmaker Christin Baker, who launched the successful LGBTQ+, SVOD platform, Tello Films, in 2009—the first network dedicated to telling stories featuring and about lesbian/queer women—announced the launch of a ...


 
An-Evening-with-Fran-Lebowitz-in-April-2022-in-NYC

  'An Evening with Fran Lebowitz' in April 2022 in NYC

Legendary author, journalist and social observer Fran Lebowitz is slated to return to The Town Hall stage in New York City for two live, in conversation events on April 6-7, 2022. Lebowitz is coming off her ...


 
The-Ellen-DeGeneres-Show-to-end-after-19-seasons

  'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' to end after 19 seasons

After a rocky season, following a toxic workplace environment controversy and amid declining ratings, Ellen DeGeneres is ending her daytime talk show, Deadline reported. DeGeneres' current contract takes The Ellen ...


 
Wisdom-Awards-celebrates-accomplishments-of-Black-LGBTQ-women-elders

  Wisdom Awards celebrates accomplishments of Black LGBTQ+ women elders

--From a press release

On Sunday, May 16, at 12 p.m. (ET), the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) and AARP will host the virtual Black Women Legendary Elders Wisdom Awards ceremony and virtual tea party in commemoration of National LGBTQ+ ...


 
GLAAD-issues-inaugural-Social-Media-Safety-Index

  GLAAD issues inaugural Social Media Safety Index

--From a press release

New York, NY - May 10, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced the findings of its inaugural Social Media Safety Index (SMSI), a 50-page ...


 
Jonathan-Ned-Katz-talks-new-book-LGBTQ-history-state-of-the-world

  Jonathan Ned Katz talks new book, LGBTQ history, state of the world

Author, historian and activist Jonathan Ned Katz will come out with a new book, The Daring Life and Dangerous Times of Eve Adams, on May 18. The biography is centered on the life of Adams, a Jewish lesbian immigrant, and also ...


 
Home-of-LGBTQ-pioneers-Phyllis-Lyon-Del-Martin-first-San-Francisco-lesbian-history-landmark

  Home of LGBTQ pioneers Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin first San Francisco lesbian history landmark

--From a press release

SAN FRANCISCO — On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance authored by District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman to designate the former home of pioneering LGBTQ and civil rights activists Phyllis Lyon ...


 
Pat-Parker-GCLS-2021-Trailblazer-Award-recipient

  Pat Parker GCLS 2021 Trailblazer Award recipient

--From a press release

Pat Parker, a poet, activist, and artist will receive the Golden Crown Literary Society's 2021 Trailblazer Award. Parker shaped the civil rights, women's rights, and gay rights movements of the late '60s and '70s in the ...


 
Documenting-LGBTQ-Histories-virtual-talk-on-May-16

  'Documenting LGBTQ+ Histories' virtual talk on May 16

On Sunday, May 16, at 11 a.m. CT, Women and Children First will host the virtual panel discussion "Documenting LGBTQ+ Histories" on its Crowdcast Channel. Centering on the release of Diana Souhami's new book No Modernism ...


 
PASSAGES-Retired-Chicago-Police-Commander-Nancy-Y-Lipman-dies

  PASSAGES Retired Chicago Police Commander Nancy Y. Lipman dies

Retired Chicago Police Commander Nancy Y. Lipman died April 11 due to complications from ovarian cancer. She was 61. Lipman was born Jan. 21, 1960 in Chicago and graduated from Morgan Park High School. She also ...


 
Joan-E-Biren-aka-JEB-talks-Portraits-of-Lesbians-book-journey-and-re-issue

  Joan E. Biren aka JEB talks Portraits of Lesbians book journey and re-issue

In an era where lesbian visibility was almost non-existent, activist and photographer Joan E. Biren (or as she is also known, "JEB") self-financed and self-published a photography book called Eye To Eye: Portraits of Lesbians. Biren's ...


 
Bechdel-Rannells-among-upcoming-CHF-guests-

  Bechdel, Rannells among upcoming CHF guests

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced its line-up of virtual programs with award-winning writers, scholars and cultural icons in late April and throughout May. Among LGBTQ participants/guests will be Fun ...


 
Lightfoot-calls-resignation-rumors-homophobic-racist-and-misogynistic-

  Lightfoot calls resignation rumors 'homophobic, racist and misogynistic'

On April 18, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot called rumors that she's resigning "homophobic, racist and misogynistic," The Chicago Tribune reported. Lightfoot tweeted, "1/ Good morning from my mansion in Sauganash. ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Brandi-Carlile-Legendary-childrens-book-film-festival-Janet-Mock

  SHOWBIZ Brandi Carlile, 'Legendary,' children's book, film festival, Janet Mock

Lesbian musician Brandi Carlile memoir, Broken Horses, debuted at number one on The New York Times Best Sellers list, a press release announced. In addition to the hardback book, a very special audiobook edition of the ...


 
WORLD-Peru-items-Kenya-UK-government-Poland-city

  WORLD Peru items, Kenya, UK government, Poland city

The first lesbian elected to Peru's Congress promised to put up a "strong battle" for LGBTQ+ rights in the South American nation as two social conservatives go head to head for a presidential run-off vote in ...


 
SPORTS-Rapinoe-Morgan-lift-US-to-victory-over-France

  SPORTS Rapinoe, Morgan lift U.S. to victory over France

The U.S. Women's Soccer National Team beat France 2-0 on April 13 in a friendly match against France behind goals by veterans Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan, The Olympic Channel noted. The duo won Olympic gold ...


 
The-Amazon-Trail-How-to-Write-a-Book

  The Amazon Trail, How to Write a Book

I'm not giving away any secrets here. Not saying it's simple or that anyone can do it if they send $25.00 to Post Office Box 1,2,3. Nope, it's a personal journey and every story has a story. Here's mine, about the ...


 
GLAAD-Media-Awards-honor-creative-forces-of-change-in-media-culture

  GLAAD Media Awards honor creative forces of change in media, culture

--From a press release, video below

Los Angeles, CA, Thursday, April 8, 2021 — GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, tonight hosted a virtual ceremony to announce the award recipients of the 32nd Annu ...


 
Equality-Illinois-celebrates-Black-trans-womans-electoral-victory-in-Decatur-Illinois

  Equality Illinois celebrates Black trans woman's electoral victory in Decatur, Illinois

From a press release

A statement from Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Illinoisans: "We are extremely proud of Alana ...


 
Gerber-Hart-hosts-Disappeared-Chicagos-Lost-Lesbian-Bars-screening-discussion

  Gerber/Hart hosts 'Disappeared: Chicago's Lost Lesbian Bars' screening, discussion

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives (Gerber/Hart) hosted a virtual screening of Disappeared: Chicago's Lost Lesbian Bars, a short-film documentary that Jacob Pieczynski directed. A panel discussion followed the screening. The 2017 ...


 
Ma-Rainey-Schitts-Creek-win-during-diverse-SAG-Awards-

  'Ma Rainey,' 'Schitt's Creek' win during diverse SAG Awards

On April 4, a one-hour, pre-taped 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards aired on TNT and TBS, celebrating the best achievements in film and TV performances for 2020. According to Entertainment Weekly, it was a historic night, ...


 
WIU-LGBTQA-Resource-Center-celebrates-10th-Anniversary

  WIU LGBTQA Resource Center celebrates 10th Anniversary

--From a WIU press release

MACOMB, IL — In 2011, the LGBT*QA Resource Center was established at Western Illinois University to serve as a home, and to raise awareness for, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning+ community at WIU. Ten years ...


 
32nd-Annual-GLAAD-Media-Awards-April-8

  32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards April 8

--From a press release

New York, NY - Thursday, April 1, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced that CHIKA, Rebecca Black, and Niecy Nash's wife Jessica Betts will ...


 
Yvonne-Zipters-historical-novel-Infraction-out-June-1

  Yvonne Zipter's historical novel 'Infraction' out June 1

The lesbian historical fiction work Infraction, by Chicagoan Yvonne Zipter, will be out June 1. The publisher is Rattling Good Yarns Press. Set in socially turbulent St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1875, the work follows Marya Zhukova, ...


 
Pentagon-reverses-Trump-era-ban-on-trans-military-service-GLAAD-responds

  Pentagon reverses Trump-era ban on trans military service, GLAAD responds

--From a GLAAD press release

New York, NY - Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, celebrates news that the Pentagon will issue ...


 
E3-Radio-relaunches-with-new-show-hosted-by-Anna-DeShawn-

  E3 Radio relaunches with new show hosted by Anna DeShawn

--From an www.e3radio.fm press release

In 2009, E3 Radio hosted its first show Htled "Anna DeShawn & the QCrew". This show had an epic 10 year run educaHng, empowering, and entertaining the Black Queer community of Chicago. During that decade Anna ...


 
Nearly-half-of-all-LBQ-women-have-been-physically-or-sexually-assaulted-

  Nearly half of all LBQ women have been physically or sexually assaulted

--From a press release

New study examines the social, economic, physical, and psychological well-being of cisgender and transgender LBQ women and girls A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds about 5% of cisgender and ...


 
Gerber-Hart-celebrating-Pearl-Harts-birthday-through-April-7

  Gerber/Hart celebrating Pearl Hart's birthday through April 7

--From a Gerber/Hart press release

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives is celebrating the April 7 birthday of Pearl Hart, the "heart" of Gerber/Hart, and raising funds to help Gerber/Hart continue its vital mission to preserve LGBTQ history in Chicago and the Midwest. ...


 
kd-lang-to-release-dance-remix-album-makeover-on-May-28-

  k.d. lang to release dance-remix album 'makeover' on May 28

In celebration of Pride Month, Nonesuch Records is releasing k.d. lang's makeover—a new collection of classic dance remixes of some of her best-loved songs—on May 28. The album brings these remixes, made between 1992 and 2000, ...


 
Doc-honors-89-year-old-lesbian-feminist-icon-Sally-Gearhart-raises-early-30000

  Doc honors 89-year old lesbian-feminist icon Sally Gearhart, raises early $30,000

--From a press release

San Francisco, CA — The feature documentary "Sally" is a humorous, thought-provoking and inspiring American road-trip in search of iconic lesbian-feminist activist Sally Gearhart. Brilliant, charismatic, provocative and visionary, Sally ...


 
Disappeared-Chicagos-Lost-Lesbian-Bars-screening-April-3-

  'Disappeared: Chicago's Lost Lesbian Bars' screening April 3

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives will present a virtual screening of the short documentary film Disappeared: Chicago's Lost Lesbian Bars, by Jacob Pieczynski. The event will take place Saturday, April 3, at 1 p.m. The screening will ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Oscars-art-Billie-Jean-King-Billy-Eichner-Randy-Rainbow

  SHOWBIZ Oscars art, Billie Jean King, Billy Eichner, Randy Rainbow

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the campaign art for the 93rd Oscars, an ABC press release noted. The 2021 campaign illustrates this year's tagline, "Bring Your Movie Love," celebrating our global appreciation ...


 
POETRY-Emon-Lauren-Black-talks-queerness-podcast-Black-mobility

  POETRY E'mon Lauren Black talks queerness, podcast, Black mobility

Even though she's only in her early 20s, E'mon Lauren Black has accomplished so much. Not only was Black named Chicago's first youth poet laureate in 2016 (an honor from Young Chicago Authors, in partnership with ...


 
Nearly-one-quarter-of-LBQ-women-are-parents-

  Nearly one-quarter of LBQ women are parents

--From a press release

New research from the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law examines the demographic and mental health differences ...


 
National-LGBTQ-Womens-Survey-confronts-lack-of-attention-to-womens-needs-in-the-movement

  National LGBTQ+ Women's Survey confronts lack of attention to women's needs in the movement

--From a press release

A group of seasoned activists and scholars have formed an independent national research project focused on the concerns of LGBTQ+ women. The initiative is spearheaded by veteran lesbian activist Urvashi Vaid, one of the first women ...


 
SHOWBIZ-The-World-to-Come-film-Dan-Reynolds-Broadway-Green-Lantern

  SHOWBIZ 'The World to Come' film, Dan Reynolds, Broadway, Green Lantern

The lesbian-themed film The World to Come is available to buy or rent, a press release noted. In this 19th-century romance (from Bleeker Street) that's set in the Northeast, Abigail (played by Katherine Waterston), a farmer's ...


 
NATIONAL-Lesbian-bar-closes-COVID-survey-trans-lawsuit-Andy-Towle

  NATIONAL Lesbian bar closes, COVID survey, trans lawsuit, Andy Towle

The Toasted Walnut—a lesbian bar in Philadelphia's Gayborhood that was refuge to queer women for the past five years—will close for good, according to an Eater Philly item that cited Billy Penn. The bar had been ...


 
Lesbian-Amanda-Nunes-defends-UFC-title-

  Lesbian Amanda Nunes defends UFC title

Amanda Nunes—a Brazilian lesbian who many consider to be the great women's mixed-martial artist of all time—successfully defended one of her UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) titles on Feb. 6. Nunes—who ...


 





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Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
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