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Supreme Court Justice Breyer to retire; groups urge Biden to increase court's diversity - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer—the panel's oldest member—plans to retire, giving President Joe Biden his first opportunity to nominate ...
Report: Taliban targeting LGBT Afghans - OutRight Action International and Human Rights Watch said in a report that LGBT Afghans and people who do not conform ...

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LGBT Chamber opens new office in Springfield - The LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois announced the opening of an additional office in Springfield, according to a press ...
Supreme Court Justice Breyer to retire; groups urge Biden to increase court's diversity - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer—the panel's oldest member—plans to retire, giving President Joe Biden his first opportunity to nominate ...
Justice Stephen Breyer, champion of LGBTQ+ equality, to retire; HRC comments - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON — Today, in response to United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer announcing his retirement, Human Rights Campaign ...
Andersonville Chamber of Commerce to present annual Hygge Fest Feb. 4 - 6 - -- From a press release - CHICAGO (January 25, 2022) — The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is pleased to present its annual Hygge Fest featuring ...
COVID All states still on Chicago's travel advisory - The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) did not add or remove any states or territories from its COVID-19 travel ...
VIEWPOINT: FDA must lift discriminatory blood-donor policy - With the nation's blood supply at its lowest point in a decade, and the American Red Cross declaring its first-ever ...
Author: Gerald E. Harmon, MD
Equality California endorses openly LGBTQ+ candidates for state legislature - -- From a press release - SACRAMENTO, Calif. — For the first time in history, California's Legislative LGBTQ Caucus could increase to 10% of the state ...
Indiana Court of Appeals denies trans teen's birth certificate gender-marker change - Last August, the Indiana Court of Appeals, in a two-to-one ruling, denied the request of a transgender teen's ("H.S.") to ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Report: Taliban targeting LGBT Afghans - OutRight Action International and Human Rights Watch said in a report that LGBT Afghans and people who do not conform ...
Chicago Bears hire Ryan Poles as general manager - The Chicago Bears have hired Ryan Poles, 36, as their next general manager, a press release stated. Poles has spent ...
Ex-NU professor sentenced for fatally stabbing boyfriend - On Jan. 25, former Northwestern University professor Wyndham Latham—who, in October 2021, was found guilty of first-degree murder in the ...
Michigan settlement lets faith-based agencies reject same-sex adoptions - Faith-based adoption agencies that contract with Michigan can refuse to place children with same-sex couples under a proposed settlement filed ...
Florida lawmakers pass "Don't Say Gay" bill, Black LGBTQ+ civil rights group responds - -- From a National Black Justice Coalition press release - FLORIDA — The Florida House Education & Employment Committee has passed HB 1557, the Parental Rights in Education bill, known ...
Equality Illinois updates COVID protocols for Feb. 5 gala - Equality Illinois has updated its COVID protocols regarding its Feb. 5 gala, which will take place at the Hilton Chicago, ...
PASSAGES Renowned author, professor, LGBTQ+-rights activist Arnie Kantrowitz - Renowned author, professor and LGBTQ activist Arnie Kantrowitz died Jan. 21 in New York City's Upper East Side Rehabilitation Center ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell
Pope Benedict admits mistake in sex-abuse case - On Jan. 24, retired Pope Benedict XVI admitted that he did attend a meeting in Munich in 1980 where an ...
Founders First offering grants to underrepresented Chicagoland business owners - -- From a press release - CHICAGO — Founders First CDC— a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that empowers expansion in diverse founder-led, revenue-generating businesses—announced a second ...
Cook County gets $500K from MacArthur Foundation to increase racial equality in justice system - -- From a press release - [Chicago, Jan. 24, 2022] — Last week, Cook County was announced as the recipient of a $500,000 grant by the ...
Fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies at 73 - Openly gay French fashion designer Thierry Mugler (full name: Manfred Thierry Mugler) has passed away at age 73, according to ...
SHOWBIZ 'The Gay Agenda,' Elliot Page, actress dies, sports items, Rock Hudson - Netflix has launched The Gay Agenda, a podcast that looks at the lives of LGBTQ creatives at the top of ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
WORLD Namibia ruling, crimes, LGBTQ+ film festival, blogger sentenced - Namibia's High Court ruled against two same-sex couples fighting for recognition of their marriages, with Judge Hannelie Prinsloo saying she ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
NATIONAL Trans deaths, N.J. official, political items, 'Queer Eye' - The murders of two Black transgender women in the early days of the new year struck an ominous tone in ...
Author: Windy City Times staff
Chile president-elect names LGBTQ+ people to his Cabinet - Chilean President-elect Gabriel Boric—who won a runoff election on Dec. 21, 2021—named two openly LGBTQ+ people to his Cabinet on ...
Lambda Legal issues assessment of Biden-Harris administration's work for LGBTQ+, HIV communities - -- From a press release - Washington, D.C. — Lambda Legal released a new comprehensive report that assesses the Biden-Harris administration's first year with respect to ...
HRC condemns NCAA for failure to protect LGBTQ+ athletes - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Late last night, the NCAA ratified (https://; its new constitution, which does not include nondiscrimination policy language ...
Abortion Rights Panel marks 49th anniversary with demand to defend historic Roe v Wade - -- From a press release - CHICAGO — To commemorate the 49th anniversary of Roe v Wade, a diverse national panel of speakers will demand that ...
COVID Chicago's top doctor 'hopeful' vaccine mandate will end by spring - Chicago's top physician is "hopeful" that Chicago's vaccination requirement for indoor dining and other public areas will be removed once ...
Former Iowa Mr. Leather and computer programmer Ken Ballard dies at 43 - Former Iowa Mr. Leather, computer programmer and gay Chicagoan Ken Meverick Ballard died Jan. 11 in his Lake View home ...
Author: Carrie Maxwell

Entertainment
Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE, dance community designate 2022 the "Year of Chicago Dance" - -- From a press release - CHICAGO—In deep partnership with the local dance community, Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events ...
Billy Masters: Adele, 'Pam & Tommy,' and more - "Yes, it is true—for over a year, we have been trying to film a script called My Big Fat Greek ...
Author: Billy Masters
Hell in a Handbag Productions presenting 'The Drag Seed' - -- From a press release - CHICAGO (January 24, 2022) — Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to continue its 20th anniversary season with a ...
COMEDY Trans comedian River Butcher performing March 11 - Non-binary trans comedian River Butcher will perform on The Heath Mainstage, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave., on Friday, March 11, at ...
Recording Academy partners with GLAAD to foster LGBTQ+ inclusion in the music industry - -- From a press release. Video below - Los Angeles, CA — Tuesday, Jan. 25—GLAAD announced that the Recording Academy® has donated $150,000 to the organization to support ...
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago announces 2021/22 44th season, 'RE/CONNECT' - -- From a press release - CHICAGO — Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (HSDC) has announced its 2021/22 44th season Spring Series: RE/CONNECT. The dance company will ...
THEATER REVIEW The Moors - Title: The Moors. Playwright: Jen Silverman At: A Red Orchid Theatre, 1531 N. Wells St. Tickets: $30-$40; ARedOrchidTheatre.org. Runs through: ...
Author: Mary Shen Barnidge
Victory Gardens presents reading of 'exercise your demons,' a play on trauma of a gay male body - -- From a press release - CHICAGO, IL — Victory Gardens Theater presents the Ignite Chicago reading of exercise your demons: a play on the trauma ...

Outlines
Bulls, Blackhawks fall short; 'Hawks reschedule games - In NBA action, the Chicago Bulls (28-16) fell short against the defending-champion Milwaukee Bucks (29-19), losing 94-90 in Wisconsin on ...
SPORTS Packers fall to 49ers in NFL playoffs - The Green Bay Packers made the NFL playoffs while the Chicago Bears didn't. However, they'll both be watching this year's ...
SAVOR Jake Melnick's Corner Tap - Winter in Chicago (and other relatively northern spots) is known for many things—including comfort foods. Well, the River North spot ...
Author: Andrew Davis
SPORTS Bulls fall to lowly Orlando 114-95 - The short-handed Chicago Bulls (28-17) continued their slide, losing to the Orlando Magic (9-39) 114-95 on Jan. 23 in Florida. ...
Five Worth Finding: Mango Pickle, play about gay movie stars and more - —Mango Pickle: I've written about this Edgewater restaurant before—and, fortunately, the unique quality of the Indian menu items remains. I ...
Author: Andrew Davis
ICYMI: NCAA Facilitator quits in protest of NCAA's failure to protect trans athletes - -- From a press release - WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Dorian Rhea Debussy, Ph.D. (they/them), one of 54 facilitators in the NCAA Division III LGBTQ OneTeam ...
SPORTS Bulls edge Oklahoma City 111-110 - The Chicago Bulls (29-17) barely got back in the win column, edging the Oklahoma City Thunder (14-33) 111-110 in Oklahoma. ...
Chicago Red Stars appoint Michelle Lomnicki associate general manager - -- From a press release - CHICAGO, IL. (Jan. 26, 2022) — Michelle Lomnicki, a former player for the Chicago Red Stars, has been named the ...
Chicago Sky hire Ann Wauters as assistant coach - The defending WNBA champion Chicago Sky have hired Ann Wauters as an assistant coach, General Manager/Head Coach James Wade announced ...


 

 



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