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Olympics: U.S. women's soccer team loses, must play bronze-medal match - At the Tokyo Olympics, Canada stunned the United States 1-0 in the women's soccer semifinals to advance to the gold-medal ...
DaBaby out of Lolla line-up after anti-gay rant, video - Following various homophobic comments made at another festival stage as well as on video, rapper DaBaby was taken out of ...
HEALTH Face masks recommended indoors throughout Chicago - Chicago now recommends that everyone older than 2 should wear a mask when indoors as the delta variant spreads and ...
Bernie Hansen's gay-rights legacy remembered - Activist Arthur Johnston recalled the late 44th Ward Alderman Bernie Hansen as perhaps "the most unlikely gay-rights alderman." Johnston—one of ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Photographer/activist Ed Negron's funeral will take place Aug. 3 - On his own Facebook page, one of the brothers of the late Chicago photographer/activist Ed Negron has revealed the details ...

News
Chicago adds five states, Puerto Rico to COVID travel advisory - On Aug. 3, Chicago added five states and Puerto Rico to its travel advisory, recommending that unvaccinated people entering the ...
Wis. man attacks trans couple but won't be charged with a hate crime - In Wisconsin, a La Crosse official said incomplete state laws prevented them from charging a man with a hate crime ...
Olympics: Transgender weightlifter exits competition early - New Zealand transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard was knocked out of the women's 87+-kilogram competition early after failing on all three ...
Biles takes bronze in final gymnastics event of Tokyo Olympics - Simone Biles ended her 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a bronze medal on the balance beam—the last event of the women's ...
DaBaby apologizes for 'misinformed' comments about AIDS, LGBTQ people - After his headlining sets at Lollapalooza, Governors Ball and Day N Vegas festivals were canceled within 24 hours of each ...
Olympics: IOC investigating out shot-putter for protest gesture - U.S. shot-putter Raven Saunders—a Black, LGBTQ athlete—has explained what the gesture she made following her silver medal at the Tokyo ...
EI, LGBT Chamber mark approval of LGBTQ-inclusive corporate law - --From a press release - Equality Illinois and the LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois celebrated approval by Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker of a legislative ...
Olympics: U.S. women's soccer team loses, must play bronze-medal match - At the Tokyo Olympics, Canada stunned the United States 1-0 in the women's soccer semifinals to advance to the gold-medal ...
Olympics: U.S. women's basketball team tops France - A'ja Wilson scored 22 points and Breanna Stewart added 17 to help the U.S. beat France 93-82 in women's Olympic ...
Women's soccer roundup: Injured player in Olympics match, Red Stars win - United States women's national team (USWNT) and Chicago Red Stars player Alyssa Naeher was forced off with an injury in ...
Equality Illinois' new deputy director talks goals, position and books - On July 15, Mony Ruiz-Velasco officially started in the new position of Equality Illinois' deputy director. Ruiz-Velasco is an experienced ...
Author: Andrew Davis, Windy City Times
OLYMPICS Out U.S. shot-putter wins silver medal - Even in the glittery celebrity-laden world of track and field, U.S. shot-putter Raven Saunders stands out—and now she has a ...
WORLD Central America migration, New Zealand, asylum, Olympics - A State Department spokesperson said the United States will continue to urge the governments of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
NATIONAL Trans women's updates, Virginia case, Lambda Legal, GLAAD, gay men's chorus - The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office (DAO) announced updates on the murders of trans women Michelle "Tameka" Washington and Dominique "Rem'mie" ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
OLYMPICS U.S. fencers protest teammate accused of sexual assault - Three fencers on the men's U.S. Olympic team wore pink masks during their match against Japan to protest a teammate ...
OLYMPICS U.S. women's basketball team wins, but there are concerns - The U.S. beat Japan 86-69 on July 30, three days after beating Nigeria by nine in the opener, according to ...
HEALTH Face masks recommended indoors throughout Chicago - Chicago now recommends that everyone older than 2 should wear a mask when indoors as the delta variant spreads and ...
Gov. Pritzker issues executive order creating new office of equity - --From a press release - SPRINGFIELD — Building on the administration's ongoing work to advance equity and inclusion, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed an executive ...
Bernie Hansen's gay-rights legacy remembered - Activist Arthur Johnston recalled the late 44th Ward Alderman Bernie Hansen as perhaps "the most unlikely gay-rights alderman." Johnston—one of ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Olympics: U.S. women's soccer team advances to semis - The United States women's national team are through to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic soccer semifinals after a penalty shootout win ...
Bill would expose schools that discriminate against LGBTQ students - --From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (MA-5) and Representatives Chris Pappas (NH-1), Sharice Davids (KS-3), and Mondaire Jones ...
Taste of River North cancelled - On July 29, the River North Residents Association, along with theMART and Duff Entertainment, announced the cancellation of the 2021 ...
Olympics: Tennis player apologizes for anti-gay slur - Italian tennis player Fabio Fognini apologized for yelling at himself with an anti-gay slur during a loss in the Olympic ...
Passenger claims rainbow mask was banned; airline responds - On his flight out of Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month for a 46th birthday vacation in Greece, gay ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Pappas introduces legislation to establish LGBTQ veterans advisory committee - --From a press release - Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01), a member of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee and Chair of the ...
Photographer/activist Ed Negron's funeral will take place Aug. 3 - On his own Facebook page, one of the brothers of the late Chicago photographer/activist Ed Negron has revealed the details ...

Entertainment
About Face Theatre's 27th season to be produced at The Den Theatre beginning March - --From a press release - CHICAGO (July 27, 2021) — About Face Theatre is excited to announce its return to live, in-person theatre with its ...
THEATER Proof of vaccination required to attend 'Teatro Zinzanni' - Randolph Entertainment, presenting Teatro ZinZanni in Chicago, announced that it will be requiring all guests older than 12 to show ...
Millennium Park Summer Music Series starts Monday - --From a press release - Millennium Park Summer Music Series, presented by the Millennium Park Foundation, features a wide variety of music from established and ...
Gerber/Hart comedy benefit Sept. 18 - Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St.. will host a comedy benefit, "Stacks of Laughter," on Saturday, Sept. 18. ...
SHOWBIZ Ruby Rose, Matt Ryan, Beyonce, The Dinah, Simone Biles - Ruby Rose (Batwoman; Orange Is the New Black) tearfully revealed that it took her hours to get accepted into an ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
DaBaby out of Lolla line-up after anti-gay rant, video - Following various homophobic comments made at another festival stage as well as on video, rapper DaBaby was taken out of ...
SAVOR Cobblestone Restaurant - It's a case of "better late than never" for Cobblestone (4337 N. Lincoln St.; https://cobblestone-chicago.com/). After selling his Bohemian House ...
Author: Andrew Davis
'The Chi' picked up for fifth season - Showtime has picked up The Chi for a fifth season. Created and executive produced by out Emmy winner Lena Waithe ...
First-ever managing artistic director of Fine Arts Building named - Following a comprehensive national search, theater director and producer Jacob Harvey has been named the first-ever managing artistic director of ...
THEATER 'Intimate Apparel' surfaces in Utah after delayed Northlight staging - Some Chicago-area theaters plan to welcome back live audiences with shows that were physically on their stages at the time ...
Author: Scott C. Morgan
Billy Masters - "If you are fortunate enough to be in a relationship with a supportive family, in a country or place where ...
Author: Billy Masters
Matt Damon responds to anti-gay controversy - Actor Matt Damon is insisting that he has never used the anti-gay "f-word" following backlash from a recent interview, Variety ...
Aug. 12 dance film to explore gender, queerness in South Asian arts - Ashwaty Chennat, a Chicago Dancemakers 2021 Digital Dance grantee, has continued her collaboration with Abhijeet Rane to explore gender, queerness ...
Neo-Futurists' The Infinite Wrench returns for weekly in-person shows - --From a press release - CHICAGO (August 3, 2021)—Chicago's longest running late-night show, The Neo-Futurists' The Infinite Wrench, returns for weekly in-person performances on Saturday, ...
Hilton, Asmus showing works from National Geographic photographers - Hilton | Asmus Contemporary announced a specially curated exhibition of images from the archives of acclaimed National Geographic photographers, filmmakers ...



 

 



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