Windy City Times - publishing since 1985  | NOVEMBER 25, 2015
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Hundreds attend Sleep Out for youth homelessness visibility, fundraising
Nearly 400 people, about half camping overnight, showed up at Chicago's Cricket Hill at Montrose and the Lake Nov. 20 and braved the season's first snowfall for the first Out in the Open Sleep Out. The event has so far raised more than $40,000 from over 700 people for 19 Chicago-area charities that work on issues pertaining to homeless LGBT youth, according to organizers. Donations at will be open through Dec. 31; there is a memo line to indicate which agency should receive those donations. READ MORE

Windy City Times 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Dozens of gift ideas. Part one of two parts.  READ MORE

Trans couple talk romance, work, activism
When Myles Brady met Precious Davis for the first time during the summer of 2013, he knew he had to pursue a relationship with her. "The first time I saw Precious, I was at the Center on Halsted [the Center]," said Brady. "I felt like my entire world shifted and I knew right then that in order to be successful, I had to have her by my side. That's why I pursued her for a full year."   READ MORE

David Arquette: No place like 'Holmes' - Interview
It is time for a mystery this holiday season, and actor David Arquette plans to bring Sherlock Holmes to life. Broadway in Chicago will present a somewhat younger version of Holmes, with this inspiration from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic tales. Greg Kramer is the playwright, with Andrew Shaver directing. There is an 11-member acting troupe, including much of the Montreal cast. This bromance includes James Maslow—from Nickelodeon's Big Time Rush and Dancing with the Stars—as Dr. John Watson. READ MORE

Knight at the Movies: Tab Hunter Confidential
 The list of raving beauties who have lit up the silver screen without much talent is long: Hedy Lamarr, Raquel Welch and Sharon Tate come to mind immediately. So does Tab Hunter, the epitome of American hunkitude circa 1950s. Blonde, blue-eyed, square-jawed and ripped in an era when that was the exception rather than the rule, the statuesque Hunter was the polite, sweet-natured boy next door who made all the girls swoon—and (secretly, in the dark) a lot of the boys, too.  READ MORE

ISSUE Nov. 25, 2015

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Transgender clergy: 'Everything you are is OK'

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Citywide events honor fallen heroes

Howard Brown has new name, logo

Axelrod speaks on working for Obama

VIEWS: Where's Log Cabin Republican activism?

Northwestern professor on the making of LGBTQ history

'So You Think' dancer on the show and being out

Entertainment: 'Gotham' actor; Melissa Etheridge; Nathan Lane; Samira Wiley


A'ville shopping; Hilarity Davenport's; Oy to the World; youth talk; Transfluent

TRAVEL:  Feeling jolly and gay in London

In the Life: Jamie Fornal

Uptown Brownie and 'World of Chocolate'

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