|Joe Hollendoner to lead Los Angeles LGBT Center
Joe Hollendonerwho was once in executive leadership roles at AIDS Foundation of Chicago and Howard Brown Health as well as a Windy City Times 30 Under 30 honoreewill officially succeed Lorri Jean as CEO of the ...
|Pioneering AIDS researcher Dr. Joseph Sonnabend dead at 88|
--From a media release by HIVPlusMagazine - Pioneering AIDS researcher and clinician Joseph Sonnabend, 88, died Jan. 24, 2021 at the Wellington Hospital in London, after suffering a heart attack on Jan.3, 2021. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, to a physician mother and ...
|WORLD Honduran Congress, deportation, Canadian support, athlete comes out|
On Jan. 21, members of the Honduran Congress voted to amend the constitution, making it much harder to reverse existing hard-line bans on abortion and same-sex marriage, as lawmakers double down on socially conservative priorities, Openly ...
|Super Bowl to have first woman referee|
NFL referee Sarah Thomas will be the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 7, in Tampa, Florida, according to Sports Illustrated. The league announced its officiating assignments for Super Bowl LV and ...
|Red Stars to play in International Women's Cup in August
The Chicago Red Stars signed on to play in the inaugural International Women's Cupa first-of-its-kind event expected to bring top European clubs to Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. The Red Stars will join National Women's ...
|SHOWBIZ LGBTQ movies, 'Color Purple,' Nick Jonas, gay coach|
The film Draw with Me has launched its virtual theatrical release at ArenaScreen through Feb. 9, and was the subject of the first-ever panel at the United Nations on Transgender Health, a release stated. Featuring Jennifer ...
|Chicago Sky announce contract extension for coach
The WNBA's Chicago Sky announced that General Manager/Head Coach James Wade has agreed to and signed a four-year contract extension with the team. Wade is now under contract with the Sky through the 2025 season. "I ...
|Red Stars make draft selections
The 2021 National Women's Soccer League Draft has concluded, with Chicago making five selections. The Red Stars walked into the Jan. 13 draft with the sixth, 18th, 25th and 35th overall selections after several trades throughout ...
|Howard Brown developing new center in Northalsted area
Howard Brown Health has chosen Inland National Development Company, LLC to develop its newest healthcare center in Chicago's Northalsted neighborhood (formerly known as Boystown), according to REJournals. There are plans ...
|Red Stars announce renewals
The Chicago Red Stars announced the multi-year contract renewals of 12 players. Danielle Colaprico, Hannah Davison, Vanessa DiBernardo, Zoey Goralski, Sarah Gorden, Rachel Hill, Katie Johnson, Alyssa Mautz, Kayla Sharples ...
|Stanton re-signs with Red Stars
The Chicago Red Stars announced the signing of midfielder Nikki Stanton, who is returning to the club after a season with Norwegian sports club Klepp IL. Stanton began her National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) career with ...
|Vulnerable communities slow to adopt key strategy to stop HIV's spread|
--From a UCLA press release - LOS ANGELES — Taking a daily pill to prevent HIV transmission is one of the most effective biomedical strategies available to combat the virus' spread, yet use of this health regimen remains low among vulnerable communities ...
|Four Red Stars chosen for WNT camp
Chicago Red Stars defender Tierna Davidson, midfielder Julie Ertz, goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher and forward Mallory Pugh have been selected as part of the roster for the U.S. women's national team's (WNT's) camp taking place Jan. 9-22 ...
|National Minority AIDS Council responds to attack on U.S. Capitol|
Jan. 6, 2021 - National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) Executive Director Paul Kawata has released the following statement on today's attack on the U.S. Capitol. "NMAC is completely saddened, sickened, and in total shock over the riots at the U.S. ...
|First woman coaches NBA game|
Becky Hammon became the first woman to lead an NBA team as a head coach during the regular season when she took over for San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich after he was ejected during a game ...