WINDY CITY TIMES
||Howard Brown Health unveils Pride mural at Walsh Park
This article shared 1622 times since Thu May 26, 2022
On May 25, Howard Brown Health unveiled a mural celebrating Pride month, in collaboration with local artist David Anthony Geary.
The unveiling took place at Walsh Park, 1722 N. Ashland Ave.
Wintrust Bank's ongoing community partnership mural series highlights local non-profits every six weeks through three donated sides of a building visible from 90/94. Howard Brown's mural references touchstones of LGBTQ+ history and culture in Geary's signature style.
"We're thrilled to celebrate Pride month by helping to showcase a local talent like David Anthony Geary with a mural that celebrates our community's legacy," said Howard Brown President and CEO David Ernesto Munar in a statement. "We're also grateful for the donation of the space by Wintrust Bank, who is providing this incredible platform so all of Chicago can celebrate Pride month with us."
People can read more about Wintrust Bank's community partnerships at wintrust.com/mural.html .
This article shared 1622 times since Thu May 26, 2022
| ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE|
|WORLD German bishops, trans woman's death, Hungary, human-rights event|
Germany's Catholic bishops voted (38 to nine, with 11 abstentions) to adopt formal ceremonies for the blessing of same-sex relationships, defying the Vatican and testing church unity on what has become one of the most contentious ...
|NATIONAL Ritchie Torres, N.J. towns, Karine Jean-Pierre, Tennessee items|
New York Congressman Ritchie Torres has talked about his own struggle with depression and the importance of mental health in the wake of U.S. Sen. John Fetterman (D-Pa.)'s recent hospitalization for clinical depression, The Washington Blade ...
|Arkansas governor signs anti-trans medical malpractice bill|
Republican Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed into law a measure that makes it easier to sue providers of gender-affirming care for children, ABC News reported. This move, involving a law that will take effect this ...
|31ST annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party raises more than $9 million|
--From a press release - LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2023 — The 31st annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards® Viewing Party hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish, with special guests Eric McCormack and Michaela Jae Rodriguez, raised more ...
|Study: Outcomes for children similar regardless of the LGBTQ+ identity of the children's parents|
--From a press release - NEW YORK — This week a new report was released by BMJ Global Health examining outcomes between LGBTQ+ families and families headed by heterosexual couples. The report, a literature review and synthesis of dozens of academic ...
|NATIONAL Folx Health, gay mayor arrested, powerlifter's suit, Versace visit|
Boston-based Folx Healthwhich provides primary healthcare services and gender-affirming healthcare to LGBTQIA peoplemade Fast Company's list of the world's 50 most innovative businesses. A few of the other healthcare companies ...
|Minn. governor signs order protecting gender-affirming healthcare|
At a time when so many political officials seem to be backing anti-LGBTQ+ measures, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz is doing just the opposite. On March 8, Walz signed an executive order protecting the rights of LGBTQ+ ...
|Study examines straight men and their sexual attraction to transgender women|
--From a press release - An analysis of online Reddit conversations also revealed a paradox: the same men devalue both trans and cisgender women Some straight men said they sexually desire transgender women because of the women's supposed hyper-feminine traits. Brandon ...
|Billy Masters: Raunchier Uncoupled on the rebound with Showtime|
"I never liked when she did this in concerts either. I don't like when females are overly sexualized in art. It degrades and objectivy's [sic] women in a way that's not healthy." TJ Jackson on reports ...
|LGBTQ+ groups criticize Tenn. bill that bans access to medical care for trans youth|
--From a press release - NASHVILLE — On March 2, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed into law HB1/SB1, a bill that prohibits transgender-related healthcare in Tennessee for people under the age of 18. The bill is set to take effect on ...
|Raoul, IDHR issue guidance on protections against bias related to pregnancy, reproductive health|
--From a press release - Chicago — Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) today released a guide on the state's protections against discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth, and ...
|Tennessee to ban drag shows; governor asked about '77 drag photo|
Tennessee will ban some drag performances as well as gender-affirming healthcare for trans minors after state House lawmakers sent both bills to Republican Gov. Bill Lee to sign, The Hill reported. Republican state Senate Majority Leader ...
|WORLD Prison HIV study, trans soldier injured, Bollywood, British LGBT Awards|
In Zambia, a high uptake of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is possible in prison populations that have adequate resources and support from the criminal-justice health system, according to an AJMC (The American Journal of Managed Care) ...
|Returning World of Chocolate event nets $250K|
On Feb. 17, AIDS Foundation of Chicago's (AFC) annual fundraiser, World of Chocolate returned after a three-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the event was held in the main entry way of Union ...
|WORLD Japanese poll, Sydney Mardi Gras, mpox, rugby study, soccer player|
Sixty-four percent of respondents to a Kyodo News poll believe same-sex marriage should be recognized in Japan, the media outlet noted. In the telephone survey, 88.4% also said recent remarks hostile to LGBTQ+ people by a ...