Windy City Times - publishing since 1985  | May 23, 2019
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SUMMER THEATER FEATURE Turn up the heat: Summertime LGBTQ theater
We all know that a high percentage of LGBTQ folks are theatergoers, and not just the opera-and-musical-theater queens. (May they live long and prosper.) There are opera-and-musical-theater kings as well. Whatever/whomever you are, we suspect there's something for every he/she/they among you in the following selection of theater productions over the summer months. They embrace not only who we are, but also the diversity of our many communities. Read more

LGBTQ activists travel to Springfield for Advocacy Day

On May 15, Equality Illinois hosted the annual Advocacy Day in Springfield, Illinois, in partnership with other statewide LGBTQ organizations. The daylong event featured a training session, brief meetings with state legislature members, and an LGBTQ-focused reception with Gov. J. B. Pritzer.For years, Advocacy Day has presented the LGBTQ community the chance to meet with state lawmakers and lobby for initiatives that will insure that Illinois will remain one of the strongest states in the country for LGBTQ equality and inclusion. READ MORE

Hillary Clinton headlines Heartland Alliance benefit
Former senator, secretary of state and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was the keynote speaker at Heartland Alliance's annual Power of Healing benefit May 14 at the Palmer House Hilton. The event celebrated the work of the 32-year-old Marjorie Kovler Center—one of the first of its kind in the United States. The center provides mental and medical health and social services to survivors of torture. READ MORE

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