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HHS: Prohibition on sex discrimination includes sexual orientation, gender identity - - Washington D.C. — Today, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that the Office for Civil Rights will interpret ...
Pride Parade coordinator provides latest on the 'likely scenario' for event - Tim Frye, the coordinator of the 2021 Pride Parade, told Windy City Times that the assessment of this year's event ...
COVID Illinois to partially relax restrictions May 14, may fully reopen June 11 - On May 6, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore ...

News
UK to ban conversion therapy - Britain will move to ban conversion therapy and provide more support to those in the LGBT community who have undergone ...
Gov. Pritzker announces $1B in Rebuild Illinois grants for Local infrastructure projects - --From a press release - CHAMPAIGN — As summer construction season ramps up, Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) today announced ...
Stephanie Battaglino, New York Life's first transgender officer, releases memoir - --From a press release - May 11, 2021… Educator and motivational speaker Stephanie Battaglino today officially released her memoir, Reflections from Both Sides of the ...
Unprecedented 18 anti-LGBTQ bills enacted in 2021 - --From a Human Rights Campaign press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — With an unprecedented number of anti-LGBTQ measures sweeping through state legislatures across the country, 2021 has officially ...
Wisdom Awards celebrates accomplishments of Black LGBTQ+ women elders - --From a press release - On Sunday, May 16, at 12 p.m. (ET), the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) and AARP will host the virtual ...
Gerber/Hart holding large book sale/exhibit viewing June 6 - Gerber/Hart Library and Archives, 6500 N. Clark St., is holding a one-day book sale is returning on Sunday, June 6, ...
Evangelical Lutherans select first transgender bishop - The Evangelical Lutheran Church elected its first openly transgender bishop on May 8, The Hill reported. The Rev. Megan Rohrer, ...
CMSA continues embezzlement investigation - Chicago Metropolitan Sports Association (CMSA) officials are still trying to determine the circumstances under which its former treasurer allegedly took ...
Author: Matt Simonette
Biden administration restores anti-bias protections, groups comment - --From a press release - The following statement is from Susan R. Bailey, M.D., President, American Medical Association "The Biden administration did the right thing ...
Gov. Pritzker plans vaccination of workers in commercial buildings as companies open - --From a press release - Chicago — To further expand convenient opportunities for Illinoisans to get vaccinated, Governor JB Pritzker launched a new program today ...
GLAAD issues inaugural Social Media Safety Index - --From a press release - New York, NY - May 10, 2021 - GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) media ...
Billy Masters - "My friends are leaving California. My hangar, the guy right across, he was packing up his hangar and I said, ...
Author: Billy Masters
HHS: Prohibition on sex discrimination includes sexual orientation, gender identity - --From a press release - Washington D.C. — Today, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that the Office for Civil Rights will interpret ...
WORLD Parenting news, Tonga activist, pension fight, drag personality - A Croatian court has ruled that same-sex partners can now adopt children, backing a same-sex couple in their five-year fight ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
NATIONAL Military bill, LGBTQ teen, trans deaths, Pride items, children's book - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that directs the Department of Military and Veterans' Affairs in the Garden ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
Pride Parade coordinator provides latest on the 'likely scenario' for event - Tim Frye, the coordinator of the 2021 Pride Parade, told Windy City Times that the assessment of this year's event ...
Simmons, family advocates argue for $600-per-child state tax credit before Senate committee - --From a press release - SPRINGFIELD — Speaking alongside other advocates for Illinois children and families, Illinois state Sen. Mike Simmons (D-Chicago) argued the necessity ...
Refugee Coalition of East Africa calls for attention to anti-queer violence - --From a press release - On May 17, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia will be observed worldwide, followed by many celebrations of ...
Dining Out for Life taking place May 16-22 - The annual event Dining Out for Life will take place May 16-22 throughout Chicago and Evanston. Participants dine in, order ...
COVID Illinois to partially relax restrictions May 14, may fully reopen June 11 - On May 6, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced the entire state will move into the Bridge Phase of the Restore ...
NU faculty 'alarmed' by hiring of new athletic director - Northwestern University has hired Mike Polisky as its newest athletic director—a move considered controversial by the school's alumni and campus ...
Utah Supreme Court upholds transgender rights - --From a press release - Salt Lake City — On Thursday, May 6, the Utah Supreme Court ruled today In Re Gray and Rice (20170046) ...
The National Black Justice Coalition mourns death of Mikayla Miller - --From a press release - MASSACHUSETTS — The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) mourns the loss of Mikayla Miller, a Black 16-year-old girl and member ...
ART Terra Foundation awards $2.5M for permanent collection projects - The Terra Foundation for American Art announced the awarding of nearly $2.5 million in grants to 35 arts and cultural ...

Entertainment
Jody Watley: Conversation with an icon - Singer Jody Watley has been many things during her illustrious career, including an activist, fashion plate—but, most certainly, a musician. ...
Art on theMART to project Obamas, Frida Kahlo - In partnership with Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Art on theMART today announced two major new additions ...
Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE announce Chicago summer events - --From a press release - CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Choose Chicago, and Chicago's cultural ...
Cast announced for May 18 virtual reading of JEFFREY - --From a press release - CHICAGO — PrideArts today announced the full cast for its upcoming reading of Paul Rudnick's comedy JEFFREY. David Belew, founder ...
Ravinia Festival announces 2021 summer programming - --From a press release - HIGHLAND PARK, IL — The Ravinia Festival, under the direction of its new President and CEO Jeffrey P. Haydon, announced ...
ART 'Frida Kahlo: Timeless' June 5-Sept. 6 in Glen Ellyn - The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will ...
Citadel Theatre to return in fall with a four-show 2021-22 season - --From a press release - LAKE FOREST, IL - Citadel Theatre Company will return to live, in-person, indoor performances in September with a season of ...
SHOWBIZ Tig Notaro, films, E. Lynn Harris, Nick Jonas - Emmy- and Grammy-nominated stand-up comedian Tig Notaro (HBO's Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted), will return to HBO this summer with ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
Dance for Life to take place in person (and for free) Aug. 26 - Chicago Dancers United (CDU)—which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community—announced that its primary annual fundraiser, Dance ...
TELEVISION Jasmine Davis returns to 'The Chi' - Actress Jasmine Davis has a past history with Chicago, Illinois that continues into the future. Growing up in the Windy ...
Author: Jerry Nunn
DANCE Joffrey Ballet expands to South Loop - The Joffrey Ballet announced the establishment of new studio space and training facilities at 1920 S.Wabash Ave. (formerly the Chicago ...

Outlines
Chicago Red Stars announce schedule - --From a press release - Chicago, Ill. (May 7, 2021) — The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the broadcast schedule for the upcoming ...
Essential tips for your COVID-free travel - COVID-19 will make travel a bit more complicated this summer. Going to Europe? Taking a cruise? Visiting Hawaii, San Juan ...
Author: Jeff Guaracino
SAVOR Takito Street - Takito Street (2423 N. Lincoln Ave.; http://takitostreet.com/) is the third in the Takito line of restaurants (along with Takito Kitchen ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Chicago Sky announce TV broadcast schedule for 2021 - --From a press release - CHICAGO (May 10, 2021) - The Chicago Sky announced the team's broadcast schedule for the 2021 WNBA season today. Sky ...


 

 



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