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U.S. House passes COVID stimulus bill - A $1.9-trillion coronavirus stimulus bill—the first major legislation of President Joe Biden's term—passed the U.S. House mostly along party lines ...
COVID Vaccinations at United Center starting March 10 - On Feb. 26, the Biden administration, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Chicago Mayor Lori E. ...
House passes Equality Act, LGBTQ Victory Institute demands Senate vote - --From a press release - Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Institute — the only national organization dedicated to supporting LGBTQ elected officials — applauded ...
Advocates, legislators introduce bill to decriminalize HIV in Illinois - --From a press release - SPRINGFIELD, IL - Legislation was introduced in Springfield this week to end criminal penalties against people living with HIV (PLWH), ...
Daniel Biss wins Evanston mayoral race - Former Illinois state Sen. Daniel Biss, a Democrat, won the Evanston mayoral race on Feb. 23, media outlets reported. An ...
Mike Madigan now wants successor to step down - Just two days after appointing Edward Guerra Kodatt as his successor, former Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan has asked him ...
Madigan resigns as state Democratic chair - On Feb. 22, former longtime Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan resigned as chairman of the state Democratic Party—one day after ...
Gov. Pritzker signs legislation transforming Illinois criminal justice system - --From a press release - CHICAGO — Building on efforts to create a more equitable and safe criminal justice system, Governor JB Pritzker signed landmark ...

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U.S. House passes COVID stimulus bill - A $1.9-trillion coronavirus stimulus bill—the first major legislation of President Joe Biden's term—passed the U.S. House mostly along party lines ...
Equality Act would provide federal civil rights protections to 13M LGBTs - --From a press release - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Equality Act, federal legislation that would expressly prohibit discrimination based on sexual ...
National Restaurant Association Show cancelled - Event organizers of the National Restaurant Association Show announced the cancellation of the 2021 National Restaurant Association Show, which was ...
ELECTIONS Chicago alderman exploring secretary of state run - According to Politico Playbook, Chicago Ald. Pat Dowell (3rd Ward) is exploring the possibility of running for secretary of state. ...
Preservation Chicago unveils list of most endangered Chicago buildings - Preservation Chicago—which works with city officials, neighborhood residents, owners and stakeholders to prevent what is often viewed as the wholesale ...
Harris reveals legislative agenda for 2021 - --From a press release - With remote committee hearings starting next week, the Spring Session is now truly underway. I wanted to share my legislative ...
COVID Vaccinations at United Center starting March 10 - On Feb. 26, the Biden administration, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Chicago Mayor Lori E. ...
Mike Madigan picks second successor - On Feb. 25, Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar was sworn in as the new 22nd District state representative, media outlets reported. Guerrero-Cuellar is ...
COVID Ann Sather restaurant fined $2,000 - The Ann Sather restaurant at 909 W. Belmont Ave. has been fined $2,000 for violating the state's indoor dining ban ...
House passes Equality Act, LGBTQ Victory Institute demands Senate vote - --From a press release - Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Institute — the only national organization dedicated to supporting LGBTQ elected officials — applauded ...
Vaccine eligibility opens to Illinoisans with serious medical conditions - --From a press release - CHICAGO — Building on efforts to equitably distribute the COVID-19 vaccine, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Health today ...
Dr. Rachel Levine confirmation hearing today, to be first trans Senate-confirmed appointee - --From a press release - Washington, DC — Today Dr. Rachel Levine will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions ...
One-third of gay, bisexual men who take PrEP discontinue within three years - --From a press release - Familiarity and favorable attitudes towards PrEP have increased over time, though use remains low A new study from the Williams ...
Victory Institute condemns Rand Paul attack on Dr. Rachel Levine, trans youth - --From a press release - Washington, DC — Today LGBTQ Victory Institute condemned Senator Rand Paul's transphobic attack on Dr. Rachel Levine during her confirmation ...
Advocates, legislators introduce bill to decriminalize HIV in Illinois - --From a press release - SPRINGFIELD, IL - Legislation was introduced in Springfield this week to end criminal penalties against people living with HIV (PLWH), ...
Newman, Taylor Greene clash over Equality Act - Illinois U.S. Rep. Marie Newman's push to pass the Equality Act—a law that would ban discrimination against LGBTQ Americans—has put ...
Team USA defends women's soccer title with 6-0 win - The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team won its fourth SheBelieves Cup on Feb. 24 after a commanding 6-0 victory over ...
LGBTs rise to 5.6% of U.S. population - Gallup's latest update on lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender identification finds 5.6% of U.S. adults identifying as LGBT, according to ...
Three Illinoisans among Victory Fund's latest endorsed candidates - On Feb. 24, LGBTQ Victory Fund—the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office—issued a press release ...
Daniel Biss wins Evanston mayoral race - Former Illinois state Sen. Daniel Biss, a Democrat, won the Evanston mayoral race on Feb. 23, media outlets reported. An ...
Mike Madigan now wants successor to step down - Just two days after appointing Edward Guerra Kodatt as his successor, former Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan has asked him ...
1.3 million adult immigrants in the US identify as LGBT - --From a press release - LGBT immigrants are more often male and younger compared to all immigrants in the country An estimated 1,274,500 LGBT foreign-born ...
Madigan resigns as state Democratic chair - On Feb. 22, former longtime Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan resigned as chairman of the state Democratic Party—one day after ...
Gov. Pritzker signs legislation transforming Illinois criminal justice system - --From a press release - CHICAGO — Building on efforts to create a more equitable and safe criminal justice system, Governor JB Pritzker signed landmark ...
Chicago soccer team holding anthem contest - The Chicago-based soccer club Edgewater Castle FC (ECFC) is holding a competition for Chicago musicians, artists and composers to write ...
Mike Madigan chooses successor - Former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan said Feb. 21 he hasn't made a decision on how long he will continue ...
Pride and Less Prejudice to host panel on LGBTQ media representation March 20 - On Saturday, March 20, at 1 p.m. CT, Pride and Less Prejudice (PLP)—which provides free, age-appropriate, LGBTQ-inclusive books to pre-K-3rd ...
NATIONAL Virginia items, Marriott CEO, Black LGBTQ+ icons, trans kids' book - Virginia lawmakers are about to roll back a state law that allows faith-based adoption and foster-care agencies to refuse service ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
Showbiz: Black gay director, Oscars, soccer couple, Demi Lovato - Paris Barclay, the Emmy-winning TV director and former president of the Directors Guild of America (DGA), will receive the guild's ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
WORLD Canadian groups, Moroccan refugee, LGBT+ Rights Ghana, trans heroine - From $400,000 in funding for a national initiative aimed at expanding two-spirit advocacy, to $239,000 to improve LGBTQ youth housing ...
Author: Windy City Times staff

Entertainment
Author and educator Sarah Chadwick talks new book on female sexuality - Sarah Chadwick's debut book, The Sweetness of Venus: A History of the Clitoris, was the result of her desire to ...
Billy Masters - "Life is about building bridges, not walls."—Elton John, when criticized for performing at Rush Limbaugh's 2010 wedding. Something I say ...
Author: Billy Masters
THEATER Global, Grindr-based 'Borders' to run Feb. 25-27 - Dirty Laundry Theatre's virtual experience Borders, directed by Chicago resident Michael R. Piazza, will feature three live shows on Feb. ...
Andersonville Chamber expands Restaurant Week - The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is expanding its traditional Andersonville Restaurant Week throughout March. Each week will feature a ...
Chicago Gay Men's Chorus' 'Diva Dracula' in March - Chicago Gay Men's Chorus (CGMC) will present a virtual production of "Lipstick & Lyrics: Diva Dracula," on March 6, 12 ...
DANCE Hubbard Street season to resume with 'In Any Event' - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's (HSDC's) 43rd season will resume Thursday, March 25, at 7:30 p.m. with a virtual world premiere ...
Spots revealed for Chicago Restaurant Week 2021 - The venues participating in Chicago Restaurant Week (March 19-April 4) have been revealed. This year's participants include a range of ...



 

 



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