Windy City Times - publishing since 1985  | January 16, 2020
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ELECTIONS 2020: Levander Smith Jr.: Out judicial candidate on status, campaign

Levander Smith Jr. is in a unique position. It's his first campaign for Cook County Circuit Court judge—but he already sits on the bench. In February 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court appointed Smith as a judge ( in the domestic-violence division ), with a term set to expire Dec. 7, 2020. Therefore, in order to retain his seat, he has to run for office ( in the Larsen vacancy, so called because Judge Diane Larsen retired, paving the way for Smith to be appointed ). However, it turns out that he also holds another judgeship.  READ MORE

Chicago LGBTQ icon/dance group co-founder Troy Winston dies

Imported Taste dance group co-founder and LGBTQ icon Troy Winston died Dec. 26, 2019 due to congestive heart failure. He was 56. Winston was born June 15, 1963, on the South Side of Chicago and moved to the Cabrini-Green projects when he was a toddler. He attended Richard E. Byrd Elementary School and graduated from Wells Community Academy High School. Winston took classes at Wright College, Truman College and Columbia College Chicago for a brief time before embarking on a career as a licensed barber specializing in men's haircuts. READ MORE

Funny Feminism: Podcast "The Guilty Feminist" comes to Chicago
Deborah Frances-White knew there was humor to be mined from her bungled attempts to be a good feminist. Which is why the U.K.-based Australian comedian/writer/producer co-created the comedy podcast The Guilty Feminist. Frances-White's first "guilty" admission was: "I'm a feminist, but one time I went on a women's rights march, and I popped into a department store to use the loo, and I got distracted trying out face cream. And when I came out the march was gone." READ MORE

ISSUE Jan. 8-21, 2020



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