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Wednesday, Sep 29
Women & Children First presesnt Anita Hill A reading and conversation with Hill will take place in honor of her new book, Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence. Ticketed virtual event. Tickets include a copy of Believing  7:00pm  
Women & Children First's Crowdcast Channel
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Sunday, Oct 3
Pride Parade 2021 cancelled The next Pride Parade will take place Sunday, June 26, 2022.  12:00pm  
Montrose Avenue and Broadway
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Wednesday, Oct 6
Kyle Ketelsen, world renowned bass-baritone opera singer Cash bar reception followed by the performance of Italian arias to raise funds both to support his alma mater, Clinton (Iowa) High School (Vocal Department) and Care for Real Pantry (Chicago).   6:30pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Friday, Oct 8
OneWheaton 10th annual Homecoming Weekend virtual activities LGBTQA alumni and students of Wheaton College-will mark its 10th annual Homecoming Weekend with Storytelling Hour and next day screening of film Pray Away. Pray Away is a documentary on gay conversion movement  6:00pm  
Online
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Saturday, Oct 9
Men Having Babies surrogacy conference Nonprofit Men Having Babies (MHB)in cooperation with The Center on Halsted, along with over 20 gay-friendly surrogacy providers. Full day starts with workshops. Includes info on new Illinois law  9:00am - 7:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Wednesday, Oct 13
GBTQ legacy of late Chicago Mayor Harold Washington Two panel discussions will include LGBTQ+ advocates who worked for Washington, served on his Committee on Gay and Lesbian Issues (COGLI), and those who fought for the city's gay-rights law in the 1980s. art of a series of events marking his 100th birthday in 2022. Special guest will be state Sen. Mike Simmons  6:00pm - 8:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Saturday, Oct 23
Affinity Community Services virtual Black Gold casino event Fellowship will start at 11 a.m., with the gala starting at noon followed by gala, performances raffles  11:00am  
Online
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Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition virtual event with Lily Tomlin Guest appearance by long-time environmental activist, actress, and comedian Lily Tomlin, who will be performing virtually as Ernestine from Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In! There will be music with DJ Jodi Entertainment, guest Comedian Karen Williams, and dance lessons with OUT to Dance's Liz Nania. Virtual plus in-person option at Club Cafe, Boston  5:00pm - 8:30pm  

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Big Orange Ball A smash hit for the last six years, Big Orange Ball is staying virtual this year for a special chill and thrill treat. Kick off the 2021 Halloween season from the comfort of your couch or coffin, as this party-turned-premiere has you venture into a fright-filled night with ghostly treats, a dead-silent auction, and other spooky surprises! Benefits Howard Brown Health  8:00pm - 9:00pm  
Online
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Thursday, Oct 28
Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame induction This year's virtual induction ceremony will be held webcast on Oct, 28, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. in recognition of National LGBT History Month. An in-person, invitation only event was held earlier  6:30pm  
Online info to come





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