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First U.S. passport with 'X' gender marker is issued - On Oct. 27, the State Department was expected to issue the first U.S. passport with an "X" gender marker, The ...

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Pres. Biden nominates Gigi Sohn FCC Commissioner; would be first out LGBTQ FCC Commissioner - --From a press release - Washington, DC — Today President Joe Biden nominated Gigi Sohn to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Communications Commission, ...
Joffrey names new head of studio company and trainee program - Abbott Academy Director of the Joffrey Academy of Dance Raymond Rodriguez announced that Christopher Marney is the new head of ...
First U.S. passport with 'X' gender marker is issued - On Oct. 27, the State Department was expected to issue the first U.S. passport with an "X" gender marker, The ...
SPORTS Blackhawks GM leaves after sexual-misconduct findings revealed - A law firm working for the Chicago Blackhawks completed an independent review of a former player's 2010 sexual-misconduct allegations against ...
COVID Four more states removed from Chicago's travel advisory - On Oct. 26, the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) removed four states from its weekly COVID-19 Travel Advisory. The ...
Ronn Harris: Evanston resident's initiative rewards good deeds - "You've got to accentuate the positive/ Eliminate the negative/ Latch on to the affirmative/ Don't mess with Mister In-Between" The ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Howard Brown Health unveils new Broadway Youth Center - --From a press release - Howard Brown Health recently unveiled the new permanent home for Broadway Youth Center, its program for LGBTQ people ages 12-24 ...
410 LGBTQ candidates ran for office in 2021; racial, ethnic diversity up - --From a LGBTQ Victory Fund press release - Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Fund, the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, released ...
Texas governor signs anti-trans sports bill - Texas' transgender student-athletes will be restricted from playing on K-12 school sports teams that align with their gender identity under ...
Another John Wayne Gacy victim identified - On Oct. 25, the Cook County sheriff's office announced that another previously unnamed victim of the infamous serial killer John ...
Personal PAC holds virtual annual awards luncheon - Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock was the keynote speaker at Personal PAC's 28th annual awards luncheon Oct. 20. The event was ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Campus Pride releases list of worst anti-LGBTQ schools - Campus Pride officially released its 2021 Worst List, naming 180 campuses across the country as "the absolute worst, most unsafe ...
Twitter suspends Indiana politician for misgendering trans official - Twitter suspended the account of U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., after he intentionally misgendered Health and Human Services official, Dr. ...
LGBTQ+ activists celebrated at Fahrenheit Chicago Honors, launch of Lorde, Rustin & Bates, inc. - In the beautiful, amber atmosphere of the Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., numerous well-known Chicago LGBTQ+ activists gathered to ...
Author: Cris Villalonga-Vivoni
LGBT HISTORY MONTH Angela Davis, revolutionary - By Victoria A. Brownworth - "You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it ...
NATIONAL Trans women in sports, Grindr crime, 'Berlin Patient,' trans death - Sports icon Billie Jean King, U.S. National Women's Soccer Team Co-Captain and World Cup Champion Megan Rapinoe, and WNBA stars ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
WORLD Indian commission, queer royals, MTV, Putin, attack in Jamaica - India's National Medical Commission has ordered publishers and medical schools to edit their textbooks and curricula to exclude discriminatory and ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
llinois Holocaust Museum hosts talk on Stonewall and the LGBTQ-rights movement - On Oct. 17, Skokie's Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center hosted a "Legacy of Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement" ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
EXCLUSIVE: Family and friends mourn loss of Brianna Hamilton - Janiece Lewis said her older sister Brianna Hamilton was her first best friend. The two oldest of four girls, spending ...
Author: Kayleigh Padar
Illinois high schoolers distribute anti-LGBTQ+ survey - At Anna-Jonesboro Community High School in Anna, Illinois, a student group calling itself the "Anti-Queer Association" distributed a survey asking ...
CTA proposes reduced fare changes - During a time when the prices of just about everything seems to increase, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is proposing ...
Mayor Lightfoot: $20M+ in grants will support business, nonprofit recovery - --From a press release - CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) announced ...
On Spirit Day, celebrities and others reach LGBTQ+ youth around the world - --From a press release. Video below - New York, NY, Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 - Yesterday, GLAAD celebrated Spirit Day, when participants around the world wear purple ...
LGBT History Month: Staten Island museum throws open Austen's closet door - It's been a long time coming, but officials at the Alice Austen House on New York's Staten Island have thrown ...
Author: Cynthia Laird

Entertainment
ATTRACTIONS Pizza pop-up, WNDR, Wrightwood - —Rewired's pizza pop-up: Rewired Pizza Cafe & Bar, 1102 W. Thorndale Ave., is getting in on the Halloween fun by ...
LGBT Chamber of Commerce holding 25th-anniv. gala Dec. 7 - The LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois will come together with sponsors, corporate partners, members and friends to celebrate its ...
MUSIC Elton John's 'The Lockdown Sessions' now out - Elton John's The Lockdown Sessions is now out, courtesy of Interscope Records. An album of collaborations recorded remotely over the ...
Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE reveal more fall, holiday event details - --From a press release - CHICAGO—Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced more details for DCASE ...
MUSIC Indie band Fleece is queering country - Eight years ago, gay songwriter and lead singer Matt Rogers and his friend, bisexual drummer Ethan Soil, founded Montreal quartet ...
Author: Jerry Nunn
SHOWBIZ JoJo Siwa, Haring/Ortiz mural, Jamie Lee Curtis, Billy Porter - Dancing the foxtrot alongside partner Jenna Johnson to Olivia Newton John's "Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee (Reprise)" for Dancing ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
REVIEW Randy Rainbow tackles politics, shows talent at The Chicago Theatre - YouTube sensation Randy Rainbow brought The Pink Glasses Tour to The Chicago Theatre on Oct. 22. Best known for videos ...
Author: Jerry Nunn, Windy City Times
Billy Masters - "There was talk of Harry Styles, but I think he ran. He was too scared."—Boy George discusses who will play ...
Author: Billy Masters
MCA to showcase Justin Vivian Bond on Oct. 30 - On Saturday, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m., The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave., will present "Music ...
THEATER Melissa Gilbert joins 'Rehab' cast with Dan Butler - Melissa Gilbert—an Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated actor, director, producer and New York Times best-selling author known for her role on ...
Annie Leibovitz at Chicago Humanities Festival on Dec. 7 - On Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m., influential photographer Annie Leibovitz will come to the Chicago Humanities Festival for an ...
THEATER 'A Michael Martin Tribute' Nov. 11-28 - Curious Theatre Branch will host a three-week celebration of the solo performance monologues of the late Michael Martin, curated by ...
Chicago International Film Festival screens messages of diversity, inclusion at 57 - The International Film Festival turned 57 in 2021. While it was scaled down from previous years, much of the festivities ...
Author: Jerry Nunn

Outlines
SPORTS Chicago Fire FC defeat Real Salt Lake 1-0 - Playing its final home match of the 2021 season, Chicago Fire FC (9-16-7) defeated Real Salt Lake (12-12-6) 1-0 in ...
SPORTS Bulls improve to 3-0 for first time since 2016 - The Chicago Bulls improved to 3-0 for the first time since 2016, thanks to a 97-82 victory over the Detroit ...
'John Doe' in Blackhawks investigation steps forward - As an independent report on the Chicago Blackhawks' handling of a 2010 sexual-assault allegation continued, the former player whose complaint ...


 

 



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