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HIV/AIDS Report: Vaccine may hold promise - Preliminary data from an early stage clinical trial out of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and The Scripps Research ...
Russian leader Putin officially bans same-sex marriage - On April 5, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a series of constitutional amendments that, among other things, formally ...
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, ...
Suburban LGBTQ candidates mostly prevail in April 6 elections - Illinois LGBTQ candidates mostly prevailed in their respective suburban elections on April 6—with two victories marking rare wins by transgender ...
COVID Chicago to follow national vaccine-eligibility call - As Vice President Kamala Harris visited Chicago on April 6, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city will meet President Joe ...
Arkansas legislature overrides governor on anti-trans measure - On April 6, the Arkansas state legislature voted to override a veto by Gov. Asa Hutchinson on a bill that ...
'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 ...

News
HIV/AIDS Report: Vaccine may hold promise - Preliminary data from an early stage clinical trial out of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and The Scripps Research ...
ART Open TV (OTV) to return April 17 with virtual event - The intersectional Late Show #OTVTonight is back, with a virtual event on OTV's app and on Facebook Live that will ...
Mayor Lightfoot announces Chicago Blueprint for Fair Housing - --From a press release - MAYOR LIGHTFOOT ANNOUNCES BLUEPRINT FOR FAIR HOUSING New Assessment Outlines Actions the City will take over the next five years ...
Study: 30% of young LGBQ people have attempted suicide in their lifetimes - --From a press release - A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds younger LGBQ adults experience greater psychological distress ...
Roommate of victim of 2004 Chicago stabbing seeking justice for unsolved cold case - --From a Cook County Crime Stoppers press release - On Wednesday, March 24, 2004, 31-year old Kevin Clewer was found brutally murdered with over 40 stab wounds in his ...
Attorneys general challenge Tennessee abortion law - A group of 20 attorneys general filed an amicus brief in a case challenging a Tennessee law that requires women ...
Kinzinger calls on Gaetz to resign - In the midst of an investigation that U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) had sex with a minor and violated sex-trafficking ...
Movie about art sensation born into slavery to premiere April 16 - Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts—a film about a man who was born into slavery, and whose works became sensations in the ...
Russian leader Putin officially bans same-sex marriage - On April 5, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a series of constitutional amendments that, among other things, formally ...
Ald. Pat Dowell announces secretary of state run - Pat Dowell, alderman and committeeman of Chicago's Third Ward, formally announced her candidacy for Illinois secretary of state, and has ...
Andersonville Chamber of Commerce marks Earth Day with Andersonville in Bloom April 22 - 25 - CHICAGO (April 7, 2021) — In celebration of Earth Day Weekend, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) celebrates all things ...
New study shows discrimination, stigma, family pressure drive transgender "detransition" - --From a press release - BOSTON—A new study published in LGBT Health found that 13.1% of currently identified transgender people have detransitioned at some point ...
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, ...
Suburban LGBTQ candidates mostly prevail in April 6 elections - Illinois LGBTQ candidates mostly prevailed in their respective suburban elections on April 6—with two victories marking rare wins by transgender ...
COVID Chicago to follow national vaccine-eligibility call - As Vice President Kamala Harris visited Chicago on April 6, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city will meet President Joe ...
45% of employees report hearing anti-LGBT remarks in the workplace - --From a Williams Institute press release - Employees in all sectors report high levels of discrimination and harassment of LGBTQ employees at work Significant proportions of Americans ...
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 ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Center on Halsted's 'Human First Un*Gala' on May 6 - Center on Halsted will host a virtual "Human First Un*Gala" on Thursday, May 6, 5-6 p.m. Each year, Center on ...
Arkansas legislature overrides governor on anti-trans measure - On April 6, the Arkansas state legislature voted to override a veto by Gov. Asa Hutchinson on a bill that ...
Longtime LGBTQ activist Julie Valloni dies - Longtime LGBTQ activist Julie Valloni died March 28 in Rockford, Illinois due to complications from a hip fracture. She was ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
Athlete Ally releases Athletic Equality Index of LGBTQ-Inclusion at NCAA D1 Schools - --From a press release - LGBTQI+ student athletes are under attack. Here's how schools can step in. LGBTQI+ student athletes already have a lot on ...
Chicago Red Stars announce 2021 National Women's Soccer League roster - --From a press release - Chicago (April 5, 2021) - The Chicago Red Stars announced today their 2021 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) roster ahead ...
WORLD Uzbek activist, hate-crimes report, Ghana arrests, Chely Wright - Uzbek activist Miraziz Bazarov was hospitalized after he was attacked by unknown men hours after his public event was disrupted ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
NATIONAL Non-binary athlete, HRC and Lyft, Tegan and Sara, panic defense - On March 27, NBC Sports California presented the NBA team Sacramento Kings TV's first women and non-binary broadcast announcing and ...
Author: Windy City Times staff

Entertainment
SHOWBIZ 'Special,' Bonnaroo, Broadway items, Rita Moreno, Bridgerton - The second season of the Netflix comedy series Special will premiere May 20, a press release noted. The series revolves ...
'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 ...
Billy Masters - "I didn't watch the documentary, but from what I did see of it I was embarrassed by the light they ...
Author: Billy Masters
THEATER 'Security,' with Eric Roberts, running April 10-May 2 - Kane Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Daniil Krimer and Managing Director Avery Bowne announced the world-premiere online production of Hammaad Chaudry's ...
Sisters Walk the Walk In New Community Wellness Walk Program: Sister Outsider - --From a press release - CHICAGO, IL- Working towards a socially just world can begin in one neighborhood and that's exactly what Sisters in Cinema ...
Story of Chicagoan and Broadway influencer Sister Rosetta Tharpe on to Broadway - --From a press release - NEW YORK (April 4, 2021) — Prolific writer and Chicago native Cheryl L. West (FANNIE: The Music and Life of ...
Mercury Theater to reopen; new artistic director named - Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Ave., has announced its reopening—along with new leadership. New Artistic Director Christopher Chase Carter ...
Joffrey Ballet presents world premiere of Nicolas Blanc's "Under the Trees' Voices" - --From a press release - THE JOFFREY BALLET PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE OF NICOLAS BLANC'S UNDER THE TREES' VOICES World Premiere streamed online: April 30 at ...
LGBTQ+ History Podcast Queer Serial launches third and final season - --From a press release - Queer Serial, the acclaimed LGBTQ+ history podcast produced and hosted by 2021 GLAAD Award nominee Devlyn Camp, returns Monday, April ...
SAVOR Sam's Crispy Chicken and Umami Burger - Sam's Crispy Chicken (SamsCrispyChicken.com) and Umami Burger (UmamiBurger.com), both from C3 (Creating Culinary Communities) and both at 945 W. Randolph ...
Author: Andrew Davis
THEATER 'A Portrait of My Mother' to start streaming May 9 - Jarrott Productions will present the world premiere of A Portrait of My Mother, written and performed by Carlo Lorenzo Garcia ...
GLAAD Media Awards honors 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 ...
Lifetime presents Variety's Power of Women The Comedians Special May 10 - --From a press release - Los Angeles, CA (April 8, 2021) — Variety and Lifetime announced today the one-hour special Lifetime Presents Variety's Power of ...

Outlines
Chicago Sky, WNBA unveil new uniforms ahead of 2021 season - As the WNBA prepares for its 25th season, Nike and the WNBA collaborated to unveil a uniform collection. The new ...
SPORTS Red Stars, Dash open Challenge Cup with scoreless draw - Two Chicago Red Stars made their professional debuts and held the Houston Dash to three total shots as the opening ...
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 ...
Author: Lee Lynch


 

 



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