Windy City Times - publishing since 1985  | June 14, 2018
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'OUT of the Office' benefits Affinity, Chicago House
On June 6, the 17th iteration of the Pride networking party "OUT of the Office" took place in the rooftop lounge of The I/O Godfrey Hotel. The event, through its long history, has remained true to its focus of creating an atmosphere for LGBTQ individuals in the business and corporate sector to network and meet while benefiting a worthy causes. READ MORE

Back Lot Bash, fifteen years and still going strong

Despite having full-time jobs, the dynamic duo of Amie Klujian and Christina Wiesmore-Roberts have put on the famed lesbian-focused yet all-inclusive Back Lot Bash for 15 years, and don't plan to quit anytime soon. Held initially in an empty Andersonville lot behind Clark Street, the event has grown from one day to two weekends, and now draws up to 6,000 people from around the Midwest—and the world. READ MORE

THEATER: Summer pride shines on in five plays
Pride Films and Plays fills the summer season with five plays in PAC Pride Fest. ( The "PAC" stands for Pride Arts Center—not a political fundraising tool. ) The pieces will play in rotating rep, with the first two in the line-up—Pink Orchids and The Green Bay Tree—sharing the Buena Theater stage through early July, to be followed by Fucking Men in July and Hurricane Damage and Holding the Man in August—the last three on the Broadway stage. READ MORE

Chicago Pride Fest 2018 full entertainment schedule
Chicago Pride Fest returns to Boystown Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17, for another weekend filled with sun, fun and world-class entertainment. This year's headliners include Mya and Jessica Sanchez. The festival takes place on North Halsted St. from Addison St. to Grace St. There will be a $10 suggested donation. Pride Fest is produced by Northalsted Business Alliance.  READ MORE

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NATIONAL:  Historic ad, bullying case, Trevor Project gala

Cakeshop ruling doesn't crumple our opponents

SHOWBIZ:  Barry Manilow, Kathy Griffin, Prince, LGBTA country concert

Washington Heights artist on her work, studio, future event

DINING: Trans social, Respect Wine, Father's Day offers

AMA's convention features LGBT forum

LGBTQ sports movie premiering June 28


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