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COVID-19 Three regions to end Tier 3 mitigations; IRA responds to dining changes - Following a decrease in COVID-19 test positivity rates and hospitalizations throughout Illinois, Gov. JB Pritzker announced regions across the state ...
Gov. Pritzker activates Illinois National Guard for security of state buildings - SPRINGFIELD — Governor JB Pritzker has activated 250 members of the Illinois National Guard for State Active Duty in response ...
U.S. House votes to impeach Trump again - On Jan. 13, a majority of the U.S. House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time. ...
Welch set to be new Illinois House speaker, ending Madigan era - State Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch is positioned to become Illinois' speaker of the House, ending Mike Madigan's decades-long occupation of ...
Choucair part of Biden/Harris COVID-19 response team - Dr. Bechara Choucair—the senior vice president and chief health officer at Kaiser Permanente, and onetime commissioner of the Chicago Department ...
Madigan suspends bid for another term as House speaker - Embattled Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan announced Jan. 11 that he was suspending his bid for another term leading the ...
COVID-19 Chicago's stay-at-home advisory extended - Chicago's stay-at-home advisory has been extended for another 12 days (from Jan. 10), ABC7Chicago.com reported. Residents are advised to only ...
Indiana pols propose anti-conversion therapy bill - Indiana Stonewall Democrats issued a press release lauding state Sen. JD Ford (District 39) and state Rep. Sue Errington (District ...

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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 ...
COVID-19 Three regions to end Tier 3 mitigations; IRA responds to dining changes - Following a decrease in COVID-19 test positivity rates and hospitalizations throughout Illinois, Gov. JB Pritzker announced regions across the state ...
Disability Culture Leadership Initiative launches online hub with Chicago artists - --From a 3Arts press release - CHICAGO, IL (Jan. 15, 2021)— 3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grantmaking organization, announced today the launch of the Disability Culture Leadership ...
Jonathan David Katz awarded Andrew W. Mellon grant - --From a Wrightwood 659 press release - (CHICAGO, IL— Jan. 15, 2021) Wrightwood 659 congratulates our friend, curator, and collaborator, Jonathan David Katz on the Andrew W. ...
Gov. Pritzker activates Illinois National Guard for security of state buildings - SPRINGFIELD — Governor JB Pritzker has activated 250 members of the Illinois National Guard for State Active Duty in response ...
Tribute event to honor Chicago's first Cultural Historian Jan. 28 - --From a City of Chicago press release - CHICAGO, IL — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced ...
Affinity Burning Bowl hosts first-ever virtual event amid pandemic - Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Affinity Community Services (Affinity) held its annual Burning Bowl Jan. 9 on Zoom and Facebook ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell, Windy City Times
1.2 million Black LGBT adults live in the US - --From a press release by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law - A new study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law finds that an estimated 1.2 million adults in ...
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 ...
Illinois Restaurant Assoc. asks Pritzker to allow indoor dining - On Jan. 14, the Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA) and restaurant operators around the state issued a press release asking Gov. ...
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 ...
Research on military trans ban shows urgency of Biden acting on pledge - --From a press release by The Palm Center - President-elect Joseph Biden has promised to reverse the military's ban on service by transgender Americans on "day one" of his ...
Gov. Pritzker releases statement on impeachment of President Trump - --From a press release - Springfield — Governor JB Pritzker issued the following statement following the second impeachment of President Trump. "For the first time ...
40+ national LGBTQ and movement leaders call for removal of President - --From a GLAAD press release - GLAAD and more than 40 national LGBTQ and movement leaders have signed onto a statement calling for the removal of ...
Trans woman, man killed in Chicago's Gresham area - A transgender woman and a man were killed in a shooting Jan. 6 in Chicago's Gresham neighborhood, The Chicago Sun-Times ...
U.S. House votes to impeach Trump again - On Jan. 13, a majority of the U.S. House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time. ...
Welch set to be new Illinois House speaker, ending Madigan era - State Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch is positioned to become Illinois' speaker of the House, ending Mike Madigan's decades-long occupation of ...
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, ...
State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch elected Speaker of Illinois House, leaders respond - --From press releases - Statement from Equality Illinois CEO Brian C. Johnson on the election of State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch as Speaker of ...
Two-Spirit/LGBTQAI Native American Powwow plans a week of virtual events - --From a press release - Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS) exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First ...
Illinois legislature passes bill ending money bond - --From a press release by The Coalition to End Money Bond - Since 2016, communities across Illinois have been rigorously organizing to end money bond. Today, after years of work by the ...
GLSEN executive director stepping down - After a dozen years leading the national organization GLSEN—which aims to create a better world for LGBTQ+ students—Executive Director Eliza ...
Kim Foxx names new chief of staff and policy - Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has appointed Alyson Miller to the hybrid role of chief of staff and policy. ...
Choucair part of Biden/Harris COVID-19 response team - Dr. Bechara Choucair—the senior vice president and chief health officer at Kaiser Permanente, and onetime commissioner of the Chicago Department ...
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 ...
Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE announce $2.5M in arts grants - --From a press release - CHICAGO, IL — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced ...
Madigan suspends bid for another term as House speaker - Embattled Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan announced Jan. 11 that he was suspending his bid for another term leading the ...
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 ...
COVID-19 Chicago's stay-at-home advisory extended - Chicago's stay-at-home advisory has been extended for another 12 days (from Jan. 10), ABC7Chicago.com reported. Residents are advised to only ...
NATIONAL Anti-bias rule nixed, trans deaths, lesbian archivist dies - Under the cover of chaos the day after Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, the Trump administration officially nixed regulations ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
Indiana pols propose anti-conversion therapy bill - Indiana Stonewall Democrats issued a press release lauding state Sen. JD Ford (District 39) and state Rep. Sue Errington (District ...
WORLD Greece appointee, India trans items, top LGBTQ issues - The center-right government of Greece announced the country's first out minister, out.com reported. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis appointed Nicholas Yatromanolakis ...
Author: Windy City Times staff

Entertainment
Five Worth Finding: Workout gear, $2 subs, LGBTQ book - 1. Lived Experience: Reflections on LGBTQ Life: "Lived Experience," in this case, refers to 60 LGBTQ people in this country ...
Billy Masters - "Harry Styles is looking REALLY good. I'm into the fishnets. And we have very similar tastes. I think sharing a ...
Author: Billy Masters
SHOWBIZ Laverne Cox, lesbian coach, Jim Parsons, 'Brokeback,' theater items - Laverne Cox is teaming with Meryl Streep and Rashida Jones to executive-produce a new documentary exploring one of the most ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
Chicago Dance History Project's Interview Marathon on Jan. 31 - Chicago Dance History Project (CDHP) has confirmed the lineup and schedule for its Interview Marathon on Sunday, Jan. 31, 11 ...
'Mombian Database' released - Mombian columnist Dana Rudolph has released the Mombian Database of LGBTQ Family Books, Media, and More, with more than 500 ...
Artemisia Theatre announces entirely virtual 2021 season - --From a press release - CHICAGO - In order to continue its strong feminist story-telling tradition, Artemisia Theatre announces an entirely virtual 2021 season. The ...
Report: Here are the highest grossing LGBTQ+ actors on Netflix - --From a Journalistic.org press release - Highest grossing LGBTQ+ actors on Netflix - Kristen Stewart comes in first, with a net worth of 70 million dollars ...
Hell in a Handbag Productions to present Out, Darn Spot! - --From a press release - CHICAGO (Jan. 15, 2021) — Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to present the campy comedyOut, Darn Spot!, written ...
'Dixie's Happy Hour' streaming Jan. 26-31 - On the heels of Dixie's Tupperware Party and Dixie's: Never Wear a Tube Top While Riding a Mechanical Bull (and ...
Virtual OUTspoken storytelling event Feb. 2 - The next virtual OUTspoken Storytelling Night will take place Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. The speakers will be as follows: ...



 

 



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