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DAILY BREAKING
PASSAGES Urvashi Vaid dies, The National LGBTQ Task Force releases statement - - WASHINGTON, DC……Legendary attorney, LGBTQ activist, and author Urvashi Vaid, known for her extensive career an advocate for LGBTQ rights, women's ...
Pro-choice coalition to rally May 14 in Chicago's Union Park - -- From a press release - 'Rally for Abortion Justice,' part of a nationwide 'Bans Off Our Bodies' day of action will takes place in Union ...
Texas court okays child-abuse inquries into families of trans kids - On May 13, the Texas Supreme Court unanimously cleared the way for the state child-welfare agency to resume investigating parents ...
Griner's detention in Russia extended by a month - The lawyer for Brittney Griner said May 13 that the WNBA star's pretrial detention in Russia has been extended by ...

News
HIV/AIDS activist Rae Lewis-Thornton on her new memoir, 'Unprotected' - Emmy-winning HIV/AIDS activist, author, minister, political organizer, motivational speaker, life coach, jewelry designer and social media figure Rae Clara Lewis-Thornton's ...
For International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia HRC highlights grants - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights ...
GLSEN holds Respect Awards in New York - On May 16, the pro-LGBTQ+ education organization GLSEN held its New York Respect Awards in Gotham Hall. At its first ...
POLITICS GOP candidate Irvin called Trump an 'idiot,' backed LGBTQ+s - GOP gubernatorial candidate and current Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin has dodged talking about former U.S. President Donald Trump (and many ...
Police officer enters Chicago mayoral race - Longtime Chicago police officer Frederick Collins has jumped into the Chicago mayoral race—and it's not his first. Collins also ran ...
WORLD Eswatini ruling, Toronto deaths, Greece, blood donations - The High Court in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) rejected an appeal for legal recognition by the local LGBTQ+-rights group Eswatini Sexual ...
Author: Andrew Davis
NATIONAL New York synod, Danica Roem, legal action, Pride news, PFLAG - The Metropolitan New York Synod (MNYS), the regional body of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, announced Christopher Vergara as ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Los Angeles LGBT Center mourns passing of legendary LGBT activist, leader Urvashi Vaid - -- From a press release - LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2022—"The world has lost a giant in the movement for LGBTQ freedom, justice and equality. After ...
Nat'l Association of Black and White Men Together to hold July 6-9 conference - The National Association of Black and White Men Together—described on its website as "a gay multicultural, anti-racism organization committed to ...
PASSAGES Urvashi Vaid dies, The National LGBTQ Task Force releases statement - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON, DC……Legendary attorney, LGBTQ activist, and author Urvashi Vaid, known for her extensive career an advocate for LGBTQ rights, women's ...
Judge blocks part of Alabama law criminalizing care for trans youth - On May 13, U.S. District Judge Liles Burke blocked part of an Alabama law that made it a felony to ...
Report: Malta is the best European country regarding LGBTQ+ rights - An annual report courtesy of ILGA-Europe stated that Malta remains the best country in Europe for LGBTQ+ rights, Euronews noted. ...
PASSAGES Dr. David Ostrow dies at 74 - Longtime researcher Dr. David Gene Ostrow, of Chicago, died unexpectedly on Feb. 16 at home. He was 74. The cause ...
Leather business 64TEN to name street after Ed Negron on May 30 - On May 25-30, leather shop 64TEN, 6410 N. Clark St., will mark its 21st anniversary. The celebrations will coincide with ...
Pro-choice coalition to rally May 14 in Chicago's Union Park - -- From a press release - 'Rally for Abortion Justice,' part of a nationwide 'Bans Off Our Bodies' day of action will takes place in Union ...
Texas court okays child-abuse inquries into families of trans kids - On May 13, the Texas Supreme Court unanimously cleared the way for the state child-welfare agency to resume investigating parents ...
Griner's detention in Russia extended by a month - The lawyer for Brittney Griner said May 13 that the WNBA star's pretrial detention in Russia has been extended by ...
Gov. Pritzker signs legislation addressing rise in organized retail thefts - -- From a press release - CHICAGO — On May 13, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker joined Attorney General Kwame Raoul, lawmakers, advocates and law-enforcement officials to ...
State rep joins Chicago mayoral race - On May 12, Illinois state Rep. Kam Buckner announced his candidacy for Chicago mayor, stating, "We cannot wait a day ...
Judge: Dallas hospital must start gender-affirming treatment for trans youth - In Texas, Dallas County Judge Melissa Bellan temporarily removed all barriers for transgender youth seeking medical treatments from Children's Medical ...
Highwood Pride Fest taking place June 4 - The North Shore suburb of Highwood will hold its Pride Fest on Saturday, June 4. The full day of activities ...
U.S. COVID-19 death toll exceeds 1 million - One million Americans have now died from the coronavirus, according to an announcement President Joe Biden made May 12, according ...
Plaque unveiled in NYC to honor headquarters of NAACP, other progressive groups - On May 11, Village Preservation and The New School were joined by historians David Levering Lewis, Amy Aronson, Brian McGrath ...
LGBTQ Religious Archives Network holds 'AIDS, Activism and American Christianity' webinar - LGBTQ Religious Archives Network (LGBTQ-RAN) held an "AIDS, Activism and American Christianity: A Conversation" virtual webinar on May 5. The ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell

Entertainment
THEATER Underscore's 'Notes & Letters' running through May 28 - Underscore Theatre Company celebrates its 10th-anniversary season with the world premiere of the musical Notes & Letters, which features book, ...
THEATER 'The Secretaries: A Parable' running through June 11 - First Floor Theater returns to live production with the world premiere of company member Omer Abbas Salem's The Secretaries: A ...
Dance for Life returns to Auditorium - -- From a press release - Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community, announces the program for its ...
57th Street Art Fair marking 75th anniversary on June 4-5 - The 57th Street Art Fair, the Midwest's oldest juried art fair, will mark its 75th anniversary with an in-person celebration ...
Peacock to debut horror film 'They/Them' on Aug. 5 - Peacock announced that its new original film They/Them (pronounced "They-slash-Them), from Blumhouse will premiere Friday, Aug. 5. The LGBTQIA+ horror ...
MUSIC Riot Fest to take place Sept. 16-18 in Chicago - Riot Fest—one of the largest remaining independent festivals in the country—is slated to return to Douglass Park on Sept. 16-18. ...
Casting announced for 'Queer Eye: The Musical Parody' at Second City - Comedy institution The Second City announced the cast and crew of Queer Eye: The Musical Parody, which will start running ...
MUSIC Ty Herndon releasing 'personal' album 'Jacob' on July 15 - Out gay Grammy-nominated and Dove Award-winning country artist Ty Herndon announced the release date of his forthcoming album, Jacob. Jacob—called ...
BOOKS 'Tinderbox' author to appear in Palatine on June 14 - Author Robert Fieseler will discuss his debut book—Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise ...
Inaugural Heatwave Music Festival in Chicago on July 16-17 - Auris Presents announced the debut edition and artist lineup for the Heatwave Music Festival, coming to Chicago on July 16-17 ...
TV Writer Joel Kim Booster, director Andrew Ahn take a trip to 'Fire Island' - Based on the classic Jane Austen book Pride and Prejudice, the new Fox Searchlight film Fire Island has an important ...
Author: Jerry Nunn
SHOWBIZ Queer playwright, LGBTQ+ films, BMI Pop Awards, new superhero - Jeremy O. Harris, the queer Tony-nominated author of Slave Play, has been named the presiding playwright for the 2023 Yale ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Billy Masters - "Why is that so gross? We kiss each other where we pee."—Sarah Silverman responds to The View co-hosts' disgust that ...
Author: Billy Masters
Five Worth Finding: Chocolate festival, lesbian sci-fi film, 'Smahtguy' - —The Long Grove Chocolate Festival: The beloved Chocolate Festival will return to the historic streets and parkways of downtown Long ...
Quiz program 'Wait, Wait' to start taping June 16 at the Studebaker - Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program, will resume live audience recordings Thursday, June 16, in a ...

Outlines
Chicago Sky crush NY Liberty; Cubs win; Sox game postponed - On May 11, the Chicago Sky (1-1) set a franchise record in margin of victory (33 points) by crushing the ...
SAVOR Coco Pazzo: Lunch at a longtime Italian favorite - The River North spot Coco Pazzo, 300 W. Hubbard St., is one of those spots I've always wanted to visit. ...
Author: Andrew Davis
Chicago Bears release schedule; Yankees pound White Sox - After alternating home and road games throughout the entire 2021 season for the first time in franchise history, the Chicago ...
SPORTS Cubs and White Sox win; Sky prevail; Fire fall - Most of Chicago's pro sports teams who played on May 14 came out victorious. —The Chicago Cubs (12-20) defeated the ...
SPORTS Red Stars fall; mixed MLB results; Bucks out of playoffs - On May 15, the Chicago Red Stars fell to the San Diego Wave 2-1 in the Red Stars' first trip ...
Cubs blank Pirates; White Sox win - On May 16, the Chicago Cubs (14-20) defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates (15-20) 9-0 at Wrigley Field. Willson Contreras hit a ...


 

 



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