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Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' law takes effect - Florida's Parental Rights in Education law—which some have nicknamed the "Don't Say Gay" law—went into effect July 1, and some ...
ACLU files case against Indiana's anti-trans law - On July 1, a law banning transgender girls from playing on girls' sports teams in schools went into effect. The ...
Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes first Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court - On June 30, Ketanji Brown Jackson marked a milestone in U.S. representation when she was sworn in as the first ...
Wisconsin governor challenges abortion ban - Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul have filed a lawsuit seeking to block the state's 173-year-old ban ...
ELECTIONS LGBTQ+ primary candidates experience varied results - LGBTQ+ candidates running for office in the 2022 primary contests throughout Illinois got mixed results, according to results as of ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Russian trial for Brittany Griner to begin July 1 - More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for alleged cannabis possession, a Russian court has ...
'All of this is historic' : Chicago Pride Parade returns after two-year hiatus - More photos to come - A month of celebrations culminated in the return of Chicago' Pride Parade on June 26, marking the first march of ...
Author: Kayleigh Padar

News
Sen. Baldwin, colleagues applaud confirmation of Global AIDS Coordinator, push for global LGBTQI+ rights - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen.Tammy Baldwin joined her colleagues in congratulating John Nkengasong on his recent confirmation as U.S. Global ...
Attorneys discuss anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, other legal threats - On June 29, Elizabeth Myers and Jennifer Ecklund—partners in the Dallas office of law firm Thompson Coburn—shared insight about the ...
Author: Kayleigh Padar
U.S. men's soccer team qualifies for 2024 Olympics - The U.S. men's soccer team has qualified for the 2024 Olympics. This will mark the first time since 2008 that ...
Rapinoe, Biles among Medal of Freedom honorees - Out lesbian soccer player Megan Rapinoe and famed gymnast Simone Biles are among 17 people who will receive the Presidential ...
Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' law takes effect - Florida's Parental Rights in Education law—which some have nicknamed the "Don't Say Gay" law—went into effect July 1, and some ...
New MAP analysis: How states rank on voting & democracy compared to LGBTQ equality - -- From a press release - As we wrap up Pride Month, we at the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) are sharing new analyses utilizing our LGBTQ ...
White Sox celebrate Pride Night - On June 23, the Chicago White Sox held their annual Pride Night. The Baltimore Orioles were that night's opponent. During ...
ACLU files case against Indiana's anti-trans law - On July 1, a law banning transgender girls from playing on girls' sports teams in schools went into effect. The ...
Chicago LGBTQ+ leaders, activists reflect on Pride Month at event state Sen. Simmons hosts - On June 29, Illinois first out gay state senator, Mike Simmons, hosted a press conference featuring Chicago LGBTQ+ leaders and ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
VIEWS How same-sex couples can ensure parenting rights if Supreme Court reverses Obergefell - By Jeffery M. Leving - After the U.S. Supreme Court reversed Roe v. Wade last week, many are now wondering if the court would go ...
Ketanji Brown Jackson becomes first Black woman on U.S. Supreme Court - On June 30, Ketanji Brown Jackson marked a milestone in U.S. representation when she was sworn in as the first ...
LPAC endorses Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot for re-election - -- From a press release - LPWashington, DC — LPAC, the national political organization dedicated to electing more LGBTQ women to public office, announced today it ...
The group Stud 4 Life celebrates Pride - Local social club Stud 4 Life celebrated Pride on Chicago's South Side. On June 25, members held their Saturday Car ...
Ricky Martin at center of $3M lawsuit - Superstar singer/actor Ricky Martin has been sued by his former talent manager, Rebecca Drucker, Deadline reported. Drucker was Martin's manager ...
Lightfoot's Women's Advisory Council releases report on economic impacts of COVID on Chicago women - -- From a press release - CHICAGO — Today, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot's Women's Advisory Council (WAC), in partnership with World Business Chicago, Women Employed, and ...
R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years - On June 29, Chicago-born R&B superstar R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison in U.S. District Court in ...
GLAAD responds to HHS announcement to combat monkeypox virus outbreak - -- From a press release - (June 29, 2022) - GLAAD responded to the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) just-announced strategy to mitigate the ...
Wisconsin governor challenges abortion ban - Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul have filed a lawsuit seeking to block the state's 173-year-old ban ...
ELECTIONS LGBTQ+ primary candidates experience varied results - LGBTQ+ candidates running for office in the 2022 primary contests throughout Illinois got mixed results, according to results as of ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Survey: Americans hold complex views on gender identity and trans+ Issues - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 28, 2022) — As the United States addresses issues of transgender rights and the broader landscape around ...
Gay-owned Galena inn receives honor from Tripadvisor - Hawk Valley Retreat & Cottages—a gay-owned bed and breakfast in Galena, Illinois—announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a ...
CTA launches celebration to mark 75 years of service to Chicago - The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) turns 75 this year. In the coming months, as the CTA moves closer to its ...
2022 PRIMARY ELECTIONS Pritzker, Jackson, Bailey among winners - The Illinois primary elections took place June 28—and there was a mix of the expected and the surprising. In the ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Jeffrey Epstein cohort Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years - On June 28, Ghislaine Maxwell was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for carrying out a years-long scheme with ...
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission adds X gender marker to charge intake process - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today full implementation of the opportunity to select a nonbinary ...
HRC on how the end of Roe v. Wade impacts the LGBTQ+ community - -- From a press release. Video below. - WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, ...
Indiana Univ. establishes Kinsey-Kelley Center for Gender Equity in Business - A new research center at Indiana University (IU) Bloomington will address issues of gender inequity, sexual misconduct and sexual harassment ...
Task Force issues reaction to religious-freedom SCOTUS rulings - -- From a National LGBTQ Task Force press release - Statement from the National LGBTQ Task Force Policy Director Liz Seaton on the recent religious-freedom SCOTUS rulings: Upending decades of ...
Courtney Vandersloot named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CHICAGO—Chicago Sky's Courtney Vandersloot was named WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week, the league announced. This ...
Twenty-six people arrested following Chicago Pride Parade - Chicago Police Department (CPD) made 26 arrests in the evening hours following the 51st annual Pride Parade on June 26, ...
Author: Matt Simonette
VIEWS Workers' rights are LGBTQ+ rights - June usually marks a joyous month for the LGBTQ+ community and our allies as we reflect on the decades of ...
Author: Brian C. Johnson
Russian trial for Brittany Griner to begin July 1 - More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for alleged cannabis possession, a Russian court has ...
ELECTIONS Giannoulias speaks about secretary of state contest - Former State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias has been mounting a primary run to be Illinois secretary of state. Giannoulias, who held ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Politicians attend Equality Illinois' pre-Parade reception - Before Chicago's 2022 Pride Parade, Equality Illinois held a reception for elected officials, candidates and community leaders at Fat Cat ...
Back Lot Bash attendees party during Pride weekend in Chicago - The inclusive music fest known as the Back Lot Bash took place June 25-26 at 5238 N. Clark St., in ...
'All of this is historic' : Chicago Pride Parade returns after two-year hiatus - More photos to come - A month of celebrations culminated in the return of Chicago' Pride Parade on June 26, marking the first march of ...
Author: Kayleigh Padar
U.S. House passes resolution urging Griner's release - The U.S. House passed a bipartisan resolution calling on the Russian government to immediately release WNBA star Brittney Griner, CNN ...
ELECTIONS Ald. Pat Dowell talks congressional run, Brittney Griner, LGBTQs - At the beginning of this year, Illinois Congressman Bobby Rush (D-1st District) announced that he was retiring from federal office. ...
Author: Andrew Davis
NATIONAL Biden's proposal, VP Harris, Elizabeth Taylor, outbreak, candidates - Lambda Legal issued a press release lauding the Biden administration for issuing proposed regulations that will help protect LGBTQI+ youth ...
Author: Andrew Davis
WORLD Japanese ruling, Pride events, Colombia election, Boris Johnson - A Japanese court ruled that the country's ban on same-sex marriage does not violate the constitution, and rejected demands for ...
Author: Andrew Davis

Entertainment
SHOWBIZ Elliot Page, NPH, Madonna, Chita Rivera, Jennifer Lopez - Elliot Page talked with talk-show host Seth Meyers about how her Netflix show The Umbrella Academy incorporated the actor's own ...
Billy Masters - "I'm not gay. I'm not straight. I don't know what I am. I love people. … I refuse to be ...
Author: Billy Masters
Pride in the Park pumps up the volume in 2022 - From East Monroe Street to East Jackson Drive, Pride in the Park covered just the right amount of territory in ...
Author: Jerry Nunn
Production based on Larry Kramer speech at Center on July 22-31 - Open Space Arts announced its inaugural production of The Kramer Project, directed and adapted by David Zak from activist Larry ...
THEATER Theo Ubique hosting production about Elizabeth Taylor - Evanston's Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, 721 Howard St., will run Call Me Elizabeth—an acclaimed one-woman show about the early life ...
MUSIC Taylor Bennett announces free July 22 show at Lincoln Hall - Chicago rapper Taylor Bennett—whose year has included teaming with Champion Athletics for a clothing line and tour; dropping his new ...
MUSIC 'All Day I Dream' festival Aug. 6 in Chicago - All Day I Dream of Chicago Shimmer—part of the global touring festival All Day I Dream (ADID)—will take place on ...
Hulu's 'Love, Victor' draws to a proud conclusion with season three - Love is in the air for Pride Monthas the television show Love, Victor concludes with its third season. The gay ...
Author: Jerry Nunn

Outlines
Chicago Wolves win Calder Cup; Cubs, White Sox lose - The Calder Cup (for minor-league professional ice hockey teams) has been awarded again—and the Chicago Wolves are back on top ...
Sky, Cubs and White Sox all score narrow victories - On June 26, the Chicago Sky (13-5) defeated the Minnesota Lynx (5-14) 88-85 at Wintrust Arena. The matchup was the ...
Sky win fourth straight; Fire prevail on Pride Night; Cubs win, White Sox lose - The Chicago Sky (14-5) defeated the Connecticut Sun (13-7) 91-83 on June 29 at Wintrust Arena, scoring their fourth consecutive ...
UCLA, USC to join Northwestern, Michigan in Big 10 - The name "Big 10" will be even more of a misnomer as two West Coast schools—USC and UCLA—have announced plans ...


 

 



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