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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 ...


 
LGBTQ-owned-business-ribbon-cutting-Monday-thanks-to-PPP-Restaurant-Relief-

  LGBTQ-owned business ribbon cutting Monday, thanks to PPP, Restaurant Relief

--From a press release

EVANSTON — On Monday, June 21, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Senior Chief Deputy Whip and Founding Member of the LGBTQ Equality Caucus; Alderman Harry Osterman, 48th Ward; Rich Sypniewski, owner of Vincent Restaurant and Representatives of ...


 
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-Bank-opens-branch-in-Lake-View-with-LGBTQ-design-

  U.S. Bank opens branch in Lake View with LGBTQ+ design

U.S. Bank has brought what it calls "an enhanced banking experience" to customers of the Lake View East branch at 3214 N. Broadway. The branch is one of four LGBTQ+ flagship branches, with others at West ...


 
HIV-AIDS-AFC-Getting-to-Zero-award-350K-in-grants-

  HIV/AIDS AFC, Getting to Zero award $350K in grants

AIDS Foundation Chicago (AFC) joined Getting to Zero Illinois (GTZ-IL) in announcing the grant recipients for the first-ever Getting to Zero Illinois Community Grant Program—a pool of grants totaling $350,000. ...


 
ABC-7-to-present-Our-Chicago-Celebrate-Pride-June-26-27-

  ABC 7 to present 'Our Chicago: Celebrate Pride' June 26-27

ABC 7 Chicago is presenting a half-hour special, Our Chicago: Celebrating Pride, hosted by the ABC 7 Eyewitness News Morning anchor team of Tanja Babich and Terrell Brown, with contributions by I-Team Consumer Investigative Reporter Jason ...


 
SAVOR-Gordon-Ramsay-Burger-to-open-spot-in-River-North-

  SAVOR Gordon Ramsay Burger to open spot in River North

Expanding the chef namesake's empire, Gordon Ramsay North America announced that Gordon Ramsay Burger is coming to Chicago's River North neighborhood. Gordon Ramsay Burger will be located at the corner of State and Ontario, just west ...


 
BOOKS-Precious-Brady-Davis-has-arrived

  BOOKS Precious Brady-Davis has arrived

Recently honored by Mayor Lightfoot and the LGBTQ Advisory Council as a community leader who has "helped build the foundation for a more welcoming, equitable and inclusive Chicago," Precious Brady-Davis wants to do it all. She ...


 
Morten-Group-celebrates-20th-anniversary-with-Forging-Innovation-in-Racial-Equity-FIRE-Grant

  Morten Group celebrates 20th anniversary with "Forging Innovation in Racial Equity (FIRE) Grant"

--From a press release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Applications are now open for Morten Group, LLC's Forging Innovation in Racial Equity (FIRE) Grant and will close at 12midnight CST on March 15, 2021. Eligible 501(c)3 entities are based in the ...


 
Chicago-Where-comics-came-to-life-1880-1960-at-Chicago-Cultural-Center-

  "Chicago: Where comics came to life (1880-1960)" at Chicago Cultural Center

--From a press release

"Chicago: Where comics came to life (1880-1960)" opens Saturday, June 19 at Chicago Cultural Center. The new exhibition celebrates Chicago as the comics capital of the world. Current exhibitions include ...


 
Pritzker-announces-10M-vaccination-lottery-	-

  Pritzker announces $10M vaccination lottery

As Illinois continues to lead the Midwest in vaccinating our residents, Gov. JB Pritzker announced a new $10 million "All In for the Win" promotion that will reward vaccinated Illinoisans by automatically entering them into a ...


 
Chicago-Sky-win-fourth-consecutive-game-

  Chicago Sky win fourth consecutive game

The Chicago Sky are on a roll. The team won its fourth consecutive game, defeating the Connecticut Sun 81-75 at Wintrust Arena on June 17. Matching its high from 2020 (when the team won four straight ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-signs-FY22-state-budget-into-law-

  Gov. Pritzker signs FY22 state budget into law

--From a press release

SPRINGFIELD — After speaking to the investments made possible by the FY22 state budget this morning, Governor JB Pritzker signed Senate Bill 2017, the FY22 Budget Implementation Act, as well as the certification of the General ...


 
Black-Ensemble-Theater-receives-5M-grant-from-MacKenzie-Scott-	-

  Black Ensemble Theater receives $5M grant from MacKenzie Scott

Black Ensemble Theater founder, Executive Director and CEO Jackie Taylor announced that the theater has received a $5 million grant from MacKenzie Scott. Taylor said she hopes that this gift will motivate other philanthropists and funders ...


 
Chicago-Gourmet-returning-in-September-	-

  Chicago Gourmet returning in September

The organizers of Chicago Gourmet announced details surrounding the September 2021 celebration. With a focus on reuniting gourmet enthusiasts with Chicago's culinary community, founding sponsors at the Illinois Restaurant Association ...


 
Elected-school-board-bill-passes-Illinois-House-	-

  Elected school-board bill passes Illinois House

In a move seen as a bitter defeat for Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the Illinois House sent to Gov. J.B. Pritzker legislation that would shift control of Chicago Public Schools from the mayor to an elected ...


 
Chicago-attorneys-among-LGBT-Bars-40-Under-40-

  Chicago attorneys among LGBT Bar's '40 Under 40'

Three Chicago attorneys are among the legal professionals named to the LGBT Bar's 40 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40. Jones Day associate Caitlin K. Cahow, Clark Hill PLC associate Logan Parker and Locke Lord LLP partner ...


 
Sisters-in-Cinema-presents-Sister-Outsider-Juneteenth-Celebration

  Sisters in Cinema presents Sister Outsider Juneteenth Celebration

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL- Sisters in Cinema, a Chicago-based 501(c)3 recently in the news for breaking ground on their new Media Arts Center, Is inviting all to participate in their inaugural Sister Outsider: Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June ...


 
Gov-Pritzker-signs-legislation-making-Juneteenth-an-official-state-holiday

  Gov. Pritzker signs legislation making Juneteenth an official state holiday

--From a press release

SPRINGFIELD — On June 16, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation declaring June 19, Juneteenth, an official state holiday. To commemorate the abolition of slavery throughout the United States and its territories in 1865, Juneteenth will ...


 
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 ...


 
Chicago-Sky-win-third-straight-game-top-100-points-	-

  Chicago Sky win third straight game, top 100 points

On June 15, the Chicago Sky secured a 105-89 victory over the Minnesota Lynx from the Target Center in Minneapolis on June 15. The Sky's season has been a series of up-and-down streaks. ...


 
Music-Box-showing-LGBTQ-movie-Summer-of-85-on-June-25-	-

  Music Box showing LGBTQ movie 'Summer of '85' on June 25

Music Box Theatre & Music Box Films, 3733 N. Southport Ave., will present out gay writer/director Francois Ozon's French love story Summer of '85, theatrically in 35mm, on Friday, June 25. Adapted by Ozon from Aidan ...


 
Blue-Man-Group-returning-Aug-18-

  Blue Man Group returning Aug. 18

Blue Man Group will return to Chicago's Briar Street Theatre on Wed., Aug. 18. A dynamic combination of art, music, comedy and technology, Blue Man Group encourages audiences to reconnect with their inner (and outer) child ...


 
Siskel-Film-Center-to-reopen-Aug-6-

  Siskel Film Center to reopen Aug. 6

After closing its doors March 14, 2020 due to COVID-19, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's (SAIC) Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., will reopen for in-person screenings Friday, Aug. 6. With ...


 
Wizard-World-Chicago-returning-Oct-15-17-	-

  Wizard World Chicago returning Oct. 15-17

Wizard Brands, Inc. announced that its flagship event, Wizard World Chicago, will officially make its triumphant return Oct. 15-17 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. All tickets purchased for the originally scheduled event ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-Museum-provides-WNDR-ful-experiences-for-all-ages

  ATTRACTIONS Museum provides WNDR-ful experiences for all ages

WNDR Museum—an original immersive art and technology experience—is in the city's West Loop neighborhood, at 1130 W. Monroe St. The 10,000-square-foot museum is filled with interactive artworks by cutting edge ...


 
Back-2-School-Illinois-Build-A-Kit-event-Oct-22-2021-at-Center-on-Halsted

  Back 2 School Illinois Build-A-Kit event Oct. 22, 2021 at Center on Halsted

--From a press release

We are excited to announce that after a long COVID delay, we will be holding our Back 2 School Illinois Build-A-Kit Event on Oct. 22, 2021. The day-long event, in partnership with the LGBT Chamber of ...


 
Mercury-Theater-Chicago-open-house-July-10-11-Honey-West-new-Venus-Cabaret-director

  Mercury Theater Chicago open house July 10-11; Honey West new Venus Cabaret director

--From a press release

Chicago (June 14, 2021)— Mercury Theater Chicago will celebrate its reopening plans at an Open House at the Venus Cabaret, 3745 N. Southport Ave, on July 10 and 11, 2021. The Open House will be a ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-and-DCASE-announce-more-summer-cultural-events-across-Chicago

  Mayor Lightfoot and DCASE announce more summer cultural events across Chicago

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced even more returning, new and reimagined summer cultural events across Chicago — plus artist lineups and other details ...


 
Chicago-History-Museum-to-mark-Juneteenth-with-event-free-admission

  Chicago History Museum to mark Juneteenth with event, free admission

The Chicago History Museum will celebrate Juneteenth with free museum admission for all and a virtual event, "Resounding Liberty: Remembering Juneteenth." The virtual celebration includes a civic talk on the history and national impact of Juneteenth; ...


 
Second-Drag-March-for-Change-takes-place-in-Northalsted-Boystown

  Second Drag March for Change takes place in Northalsted/Boystown

The second Drag March for Change took place June 13 in Lake View along the route of Halsted street by way of Belmont and Grace avenues. The event—which aimed to continue the momentum sparked by the ...


 
Aurora-Pride-reflects-a-rainbow-of-support

  Aurora Pride reflects a rainbow of support

Aurora, Illinois celebrated a second year of Pride festivities on June 13. In 2018 and 2019, Aurora Pride took place—held in the second most populated city in the state of Illinois—before it was put on hold ...


 
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 ...


 
Chicago-Sky-win-second-consecutive-game

  Chicago Sky win second consecutive game

Two-time WNBA MVP Candace Parker had her first double-double of the 2021 season—and her first ever in a Chicago uniform—as the Sky (4-7) won their second consecutive game, 83-79 at Indiana on June 12, ESPN.com reported. ...


 
Employee-fired-for-using-gay-slur-at-Indiana-Arbys

  Employee fired for using gay slur at Indiana Arby's

An employee at an Arby's restaurant in Lafayette, Indiana, was fired after writing a homophobic slur on the receipt of a gay couple, NBC News reported. Craig Gray and John Burns were dining at the restaurant ...


 
LETTER-Pride-a-time-for-hope

  LETTER: Pride, a time for hope

Pride is so much more than a parade, a march or even a demonstration for the LGBTQAI community. In other words, this is an opportunity for us to celebrate our diversity among our various communities, and ...


 
FIVE-WORTH-FINDING-Rainbow-Soap-Billy-Porter-Honey-West-and-more

  FIVE WORTH FINDING: Rainbow Soap, Billy Porter, Honey West and more

— Soap Distillery's Rainbow Soap (SoapDistillery.com): To help celebrate Pride Month, many businesses are offering rainbow versions of their products—and Chicago's Soap Distillery is no exception. A portion of proceeds ...


 
TELEVISION-Love-Victor-activation-coming-to-Chicago

  TELEVISION 'Love, Victor' activation coming to Chicago

Marking the second season premiere of its show Love, Victor as well as Pride month, Hulu is "honoring and amplifying the many different shades of love and self-expression that the LGBTQ+ community embodies," according to a ...


 
Queer-Berwyn-Collective-holds-march-rally

  Queer Berwyn Collective holds march, rally

On June 8, the Queer Berwyn Collective held a march and rally. According to a pre-event press release, the group discussed "why Ald. [Scott] Lennon's exclusionary flags that call June 'Gay' Pride Month are problematic," adding ...


 
Chicago-has-moved-to-Phase-5

  Chicago has moved to Phase 5

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Today, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, along with CDPH Commissioner Allison Arwady, M.D. BACP Commissioner Rosa Escareño, city and community leaders, announced Chicago has moved to Phase 5, fully reopening the city as of June ...


 
Seb-throws-Carlos-a-quinceanero-on-High-School-Musical-The-Musical-The-Series

  Seb throws Carlos a quinceanero on 'High School Musical: The Musical: The Series'

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series is a streaming television show on Disney+ inspired by—you guessed it!—the High School Musical film series. It is set in East High School and has a unique storyline with ...


 
Pride-Journey-Palm-Springs

  Pride Journey: Palm Springs

Palm Springs is my happy place. The city and the surrounding area provide me with the perfect mix of relaxation and entertainment. Having been to Palm Springs numerous times prior to this visit, I wanted to ...


 
Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-seeks-members-for-selection-committee

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame seeks members for selection committee

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, celebrating its 30th anniversary, invited the LGBTQ+ community to nominate individuals, organizations, businesses, and allies for the 2021 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame and the response was tremendous. The Chicago ...


 
Dennis-Watkins-The-Magic-Parlour-reopens-at-Palmer-House-Hilton-on-Aug-6

  Dennis Watkins' The Magic Parlour reopens at Palmer House Hilton on Aug. 6

Third-generation magician and mind reader Dennis Watkins announced that Dennis Watkins' The Magic Parlour will return to Chicago's Palmer House Hilton for in-person performances beginning Friday, Aug. 6. Watkins will ...


 
Good-News-cannabis-brand-unveils-interactive-Pride-mural

  Good News cannabis brand unveils interactive Pride mural

A "Spread Good News This Pride" community mural was unveiled at 3524 N. Clark St. in Lakeview June 10. The Cresco Labs Good News cannabis brand sponsored the mural, which queer Chicago artist Zeye One created. ...


 
Wade-to-receive-Field-Foundation-leadership-grant

  Wade to receive Field Foundation leadership grant

Activist LaSaia Wade, who founded the LGBTQ-centered advocacy Brave Space Alliance (BSA), and is currently its executive director, has been named one of Chicago-based Field Foundation's 2021 Leaders for a New Chicago cohort. The distinction, f ...


 
Pritzker-Military-Museum-to-hold-panel-on-Department-of-Defense-and-transgender-employees

  Pritzker Military Museum to hold panel on Department of Defense and transgender employees

--From a press release

CHICAGO, June 8, 2021 — The Pritzker Military Museum & Library is proud to present a panel discussion, "Exploring the Intersection of the U.S. Military and the LGBTQ Community," on Wednesday, June 23rd at Noon CDT ...


 
NU-womens-lacrosse-season-ends-with-loss-to-Syracuse

  NU women's lacrosse season ends with loss to Syracuse

Recently, in the world of women's collegiate lacrosse, number two Northwestern (15-1, 13-0 Big Ten) fell to number three Syracuse 21-13 at Johnny Unitas Stadium (in Towson, Maryland) in its first loss of the season, losing ...


 
Chicago-Sky-snap-seven-game-losing-streak

  Chicago Sky snap seven-game losing streak

The Chicago Sky ended their seven-game losing streak against the Indiana Fever, defeating them 92-76 on June 9 in Wintrust Arena. In securing their first home win of the year—and the first since their playoff victory ...


 
HAVE-A-NICE-THEY-Nevo-Zisin-is-taking-the-mystery-out-of-terminology-so-you-dont-have-to

  HAVE A NICE THEY: Nevo Zisin is taking the mystery out of terminology so you don't have to

While a simple "they/them" seems to mystify some and has been used as a cudgel by others, for those who want to better understand the importance of pronouns when it comes to gender expression, or for ...


 
ON-THE-MOVE-How-Chicagos-gayborhoods-have-shifted-since-1965

  ON THE MOVE How Chicago's 'gayborhoods' have shifted since 1965

Chicago's gayborhoods (LGBTQ+ neighborhoods) and safe spaces have been important to the city's LGBTQ+ rights movement—and saving them post-COVID may be crucial. New research at Georgetown University highlights the importance ...


 
New-Broadway-Youth-Center-being-readied-for-2021-opening

  New Broadway Youth Center being readied for 2021 opening

Work continues on Howard Brown Health's (Howard Brown) new 20,000 square-foot Broadway Youth Center (BYC) facility at 1053 W. Irving Park Rd. BYC has spent years looking for a permanent home. After launching in Lake View, ...


 
Howard-Brown-Health-looks-ahead-to-post-pandemic-Chicago

  Howard Brown Health looks ahead to post-pandemic Chicago

As more Chicagoans get vaccinated against the COVID-19 infection, officials at Howard Brown Health (Howard Brown) are preparing their responses to a health landscape that will likely be much different from what it was before the ...


 
When-crime-goes-viral

  When crime goes viral

Activists say Illinois's law that makes it illegal to expose others to HIV is racist and homophobic. Now they're close to changing it.
In early 2016, Jimmy Amutavi had what he considered a happy life. More
...


 
HIV-at-40-Erie-Family-Health-Center-focused-on-helping-at-risk-communities

  HIV at 40: Erie Family Health Center, focused on helping at-risk communities

HIV/AIDS disproportionately affects Black communities—with Black gay and bisexual Black men and Black trans women being the most affected population than any other group in the country. More specifically, one in two Black MSM (men who ...


 
2021-22-Season-at-Goodman-Theatre-announced

  2021-22 Season at Goodman Theatre announced

--From a press release

(Chicago, IL) It's a summer "homecoming" for Goodman Theatre audiences! On July 30, Chicago's theater since 1925 resumes live, in-person performances following a 16-month COVID-19 pandemic period of darkened stages. ...


 
About-Face-Theatre-announces-recipients-of-playwriting-grants

  About Face Theatre announces recipients of playwriting grants

--From a press release

CHICAGO (June 3, 2021) - About Face Theatre announced today that it is awarding grants to two local LGBTQ+ playwrights to support their creative work. Playwrights Hannah Ii-Epstein (she/her) and ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-announces-Open-Chicago-Night-at-the-Museums-June-11

  Mayor Lightfoot announces Open Chicago Night at the Museums June 11

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, along with Chicago museum leadership, today announced for one night only, select Chicago museums will be open late for visitors under the Mayor's Open Chicago initiative as the city moves ...


 
Ravinia-Festival-announces-updates-to-2021-summer-programming

  Ravinia Festival announces updates to 2021 summer programming

--From a press release

HIGHLAND PARK, IL — The Ravinia Festival is pleased to announce the following additions to its summer 2021 schedule: Counting Crows, Aug. 19 Marie Osmond with special guest David Archuleta (Ravinia debuts), Aug. 25 Allison Russell ...


 
Pritzker-Military-Museum-hosting-June-23-Pride-panel

  Pritzker Military Museum hosting June 23 Pride panel

Chicago's Pritzker Military Museum & Library is presenting a panel discussion, "Exploring the Intersection of the U.S. Military and the LGBTQ Community," on Wed., June 23, at noon CT in celebration of Pride Month. The virtual ...


 
Lets-Talk-Womxn-Supper-Club-Conversation-on-June-25

  'Let's Talk Womxn Supper Club & Conversation' on June 25

The group of 40 Chicago independent, women-led restaurants—better known as Let's Talk Womxn Chicago—has launched the monthly "Let's Talk Womxn Supper Club & Conversation." The next event will take place Friday, June 25, 6:30-9 p.m., with ...


 
Drag-March-for-Change-on-June-13

  'Drag March for Change' on June 13

The second annual Drag March for Change will take place Sunday, June 13. The event will kick off on the corner of Belmont Avenue and Halsted Street (in Boystown/Northalsted) at 1 p.m. Last year, a coalition ...


 
Howard-Brown-Health-announces-first-Fellowship-Class-of-Future-Public-Leaders-Program

  Howard Brown Health announces first Fellowship Class of Future Public Leaders Program

--From a Howard Brown Health press release

(Chicago, Ill., June 7, 2021) - Howard Brown Health is honored to announce the first six fellows to receive paid internships as part of the Gregory Shapen Public Health Fellowship Endowment Fund. The program was established ...


 
Fifth-annual-Pulse-Nightclub-memorial-in-downstate-Illinois-on-June-12

  Fifth annual Pulse Nightclub memorial in downstate Illinois on June 12

On Saturday, June 12, at 7 p.m. in Bloomington, Illinois, local organizations will remember the 49 lives lost at the Pulse Nightclub in 2016 with their fifth annual outdoor memorial service, according to a joint press ...


 
SAVOR-Talking-with-new-Travelle-Chef-de-Cuisine-Qi-Ai-Profile-of-Travelles-breakfast

  SAVOR Talking with new Travelle Chef de Cuisine Qi Ai; Profile of Travelle's breakfast

Travelle Chef de Cuisine Qi Ai Travelle at the Langham (330 N Wabash Ave.; https://www.travellechicago.com/) has undergone a major change during the COVID pandemic: New Chef de Cuisine Qi (pronounced "tee") Ai was promoted from sous ...


 
Chicago-Pride-Fest-planned-for-October-

  Chicago Pride Fest planned for October

--From a press release

CHICAGO — The 20th annual Chicago Pride Fest® returns on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 1-2. The popular LGBTQ+ street festival, organized by Northalsted Business Alliance, is a two-day community celebration of Pride, concluding the day before ...


 
Chaka-Khan-Tiesto-drag-queens-to-be-at-Pride-in-the-Park-June-26-27

  Chaka Khan, Tiesto, drag queens to be at 'Pride in the Park' June 26-27

The acts have been revealed who will perform at Pride in the Park on June 26-27 in Grant Park. It will be 2-10 p.m. on June 26, and 3-10 p.m. the following day. Performers in the line-ups include Chaka Khan, Tiesto, ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-Chicago-Architecture-Center-reopens-with-new-exhibits

  ATTRACTIONS Chicago Architecture Center reopens with new exhibits

On May 22, the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), 111 E. Wacker Dr., opened all-new and updated exhibits in its 10,000 square feet of galleries full of scale models of new building designs from Chicago and around ...


 
Lightfoot-marks-Pride-Month-at-Legacy-Project-event

  Lightfoot marks Pride Month at Legacy Project event

Mayor Lori Lightfoot was among the speakers at a June 7 Legacy Project event marking Chicago's 2021 Pride Month observance. Other speakers at the event, which was moved indoors to Center on Halsted due to inclement ...


 
Tracy-Young-DJ-on-Kim-Zolciak-pronouns-and-Pride-in-the-Park

  Tracy Young: DJ on Kim Zolciak, pronouns and 'Pride in the Park'

From DJ Steve Aoki throwing rainbow cakes into the crowd to drag queens keeping the party pumping for two fun filled days in 2019 at the Petrillo Music Shell stage in Grant Park, music has quickly ...


 
Actor-artist-creates-huge-mural-for-new-Steppenwolf-center

  Actor/artist creates huge mural for new Steppenwolf center

Chicago-based artist/actor Tony Fitzpatrick has created a massive mural for the exterior of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's new Arts and Education Center, 1646 N. Halsted St. Commissioned by Steppenwolf as a highly visible public-art installation for th ...


 
TransTech-Social-and-Linux-Foundation-offering-tech-training-scholarships

  TransTech Social and Linux Foundation offering tech-training scholarships

TransTech Social Enterprises—the co-working, co-learning community dedicated to empowering LGBTQ+ people and allies with practical, career-ready skills founded by actress/activist Angelica Ross—is teaming with Linux Foundation ...


 
Illinois-Holocaust-Museum-Panel-Discussion-Pride-in-the-time-of-COVID-19

  Illinois Holocaust Museum Panel Discussion: Pride in the time of COVID-19

--From a press release

The global pandemic has been a roadblock to traditions and celebrations for consecutive years. Since the 1970s, the last Sunday in June was an opportunity for thousands of LGBTQ+ individuals to celebrate their individuality, to be ...


 
Buffalo-Grove-holds-Pride-Drive

  Buffalo Grove holds Pride Drive

On June 6, a Pride Drive took place in Buffalo Grove. More than 100 residential and commercial properties were decorated with pride decor, balloon art by Balloons by Tommy, music, rainbow treats and more. The Pride ...


 
Red-Stars-top-North-Carolina-1-0

  Red Stars top North Carolina 1-0

At Bridgview's SeatGeek Stadium, the Chicago Red Stars, led by Rachel Hill's 29th minute goal and Alyssa Mautz's NWSL return, defeated the North Carolina Courage 1-0. In addition to scoring the lone goal, Hill had 57 ...


 





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