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THURSDAY SPECIALS
ManeuversManeuvers
$1.50 Bottles $6 Buckets $3 Bombs

The CallThe Call
$5.50 Absolut Cocktails

SidetrackSidetrack
Your favorite Sidetrack Party Videos until 2am Comedy videos the 1st Thursday of the month 8pm-midnight

Bobby Love'sBobby Love's
$3 Domestics $5 Jameson $5 Jagers

Roscoe'sRoscoe's
$12 Absolut Long Island Pitchers $12 Jack Daniel's Honey Lynchburg Lemonade Pitchers $5 Jack Daniel's Honey Shots $2.50 Miller Lite Drafts

The GlenwoodThe Glenwood
Q&A Trivia at 8:30pm with KWizmaster Kirk Tullamore Dew whiskey specials

Lucky Horseshoe LoungeLucky Horseshoe Lounge
Boystown's only Industry Night

The ClosetThe Closet
Karaoke w/ Karyn 9:30-1:30 - $3.50 Pints of Miller Lite $3.50 Shock Tops

Dick's R U CrazeeDick's R U Crazee
Free Pool

Farraguts on ClarkFarraguts on Clark
$3 well, mixed cocktails, shots

The SoFo TapThe SoFo Tap
$1 Jello Shots

AtmosphereAtmosphere
Guy's Night * Male Dancers @10pm * $5 Bombs and shots

CellblockCellblock
THIRSTY THURSDAY $2 Wells & Pints - all other drinks $3

BerlinBerlin
Stardust: Featuring rotating special programs with live acts, DJs, hosts, & guests every week. Hosted By: Scott Cramer & Kater Jayne 1st Thu.: LQQKS. Featuring special LQQKS, and performances, with Resident DJ [X]P & guest host Lucy Stoole. $3 Berlin B

Phoenix Bar   (Hunter's) Phoenix Bar (Hunter's)
Hot Go-Go Dancers $4 Bacardi $4 Patron

Progress BarProgress Bar
Carnal Carnival- Enjoy our unique and sexy games set up all over the bar and some of the hottest eye candy around.

Club EscapeClub Escape
$10 pitcher specials

Club KraveClub Krave
Let it Out $2.50 Domestic Bottles $4 you-call-it top shelf $10 wine bottles

Mary's AtticMary's Attic
$3.50 pints of all Mary's home brew drafts

Scot'sScot's
$4.50 drafts

Baton Show LoungeBaton Show Lounge
Shows at 8:30pm, 10:30pm and 12:30am.

Davenport's Piano Bar CabaretDavenport's Piano Bar Cabaret
Thursday trio with $2.50 Miller Lites

Big ChicksBig Chicks
Bear Den: Weekly bear night, 9pm-2am $3 Miller Lite pints, $4 Blue Moon and other brews, $5 Jack Daniels cocktails

InnexileInnexile
BLUE MOON PINTS WITH A SLICE OF ORANGE - $3.00

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
Half priced martinis and $5 mojitos

Center on HalstedCenter on Halsted
Queer Tango - Level 1 & 2 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

DS Tequila CompanyDS Tequila Company
Taco Night: $9.99 / $12.99 All you can Eat Tacos after 5pm

M7 Lounge (Rehab)M7 Lounge (Rehab)
"Tacos y Tacones" @8PM Hosted by Gisselle Couture plus GoGo dancers @11PM

Broadway Youth CenterBroadway Youth Center
6PM-8PM: Positive, a support group for HIV+ youth, ages 16-24.

Spyners PubSpyners Pub
$2 PBR

Crew Bar and GrllCrew Bar and Grll
Bottomless Chips n' Salsa $2.50 All draft beer $3.50 (except high ABV)

Circuit 5.0Circuit 5.0
La Noche Loca $4 Corona $4 Victoria

E.M. LoungeE.M. Lounge
Irresistible Thursdays

Estelle'sEstelle's
$5 2 Chi-Style Dogs With Fries $4 Absolut Cocktails $4 Featured Drafts

MinibarMinibar
The WHITE PARTY Minibar's weekly exclusive underground. Reserve your table with a staff member for VIP service and priority seating. Select Bottle Specials each week. $5 Vegas Bombs

Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)
$3 Fireball shots, $2 Miller Lite Bottles

Charlie'sCharlie's
$3 top shelf drinks and beer, 80s flashback night

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar
Frat Night DJ LiL Mikey $5 Mini Long Island Iced Tea Pitchers $5 40oz. Miller Lite Bottles $5 24 oz. Corona Bottles

Hamburger Mary'sHamburger Mary's
Thursty Thursdays - $1 off pints of all Mary's home brew pints.. all day!


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  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Thursday, Aug 17
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition
Legal Council for Health Justice Celebrates Mexico with BIENVENIDOS Benefit Cuisine by Bombon Cafe, cocktails by Sidetrack, live entertainment, silent auction and raffle. 350+ influential guests from law, medicine, politics, and social service expected. Benefits Legal Council's free legal services for low-income people with HIV, individuals facing homelessness, and children with disabilities. $75   6:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  312-427-8990  http://www.council17.gesture.com
Co-Ed Volleyball All experience levels are welcome. Daily pass $7. Monthly pass $30. Questions to culture@centeronhalsted.org.  6:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/C&C.html
Community Cave Chicago A peer-led group for individuals who were assigned female at birth and who ALSO identify as anything other than cisgender.   6:30pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
First International Hollywood Awards A ceremony honoring the achievements of a select group of urban independent filmmakers, authors, models, musicians, photographers, promoters, and more! Nominees include Chance The Rapper, CoquieHughes, Marcus Carothers, Milon V. Parker, Kristie & Quiana Turner, Jay Davis, Alvin Elmore and more. Kid friendly.  6:30pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/663930640473857/  Tickets: http://bit.ly/2uRTi4e
New Town Writers' Workshop Writers are asked to bring copies of their work so other writers and listeners may more easily follow the texts. Bring pieces you would like to have considered to be included in the next anthology of Off the Rocks.  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Charmers' Cafe, 1500 W. Jarvis, Chicago.  http://www.facebook.com/workshopandpublishing/
W.O.M.B. Open Mic August 17th! Everyone is welcome. Third Thursday of the month. Hosted by Lucy and e. nina jay!  7:00pm - 10:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org
Andrea J. Ritchie: Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color A timely examination of how black women, indigenous women, and women of color experience racial profiling, police brutality, and immigration enforcement.  7:30pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/event/author-reading-andrea-j-ritchie-invisible-no-more
Chi-Town Squares mainstream plus workshop With Therron Ricks  7:30pm - 9:30pm   Ebenezer Lutheran Church  1650 W Foster Chicago  http://chitownsquares.org

Friday, Aug 18
Materialkink Curated by Chicago-based artist Jose Santiago Perez and featuring artworks by local, national and global artists in erotic art using rope, nylon, wax, rubber, fabric, furniture and leather to show the body and its erotic engagement with the substances of kinky sexualties. Through Jan. 14, 2018.   12:00pm   Leather Archives & Museum  6418 N Greenview Ave Chicago  http://leatherarchives.org
World Roller Derby Week Celebrating the history, future and community impact of a sport invented in Chicago, and one of the few major sports created in the United States-will be hosted by The Northern Illinois Junior Roller Derby Association, the Midwest All Stars and Brown Paper Tickets, through Aug. 20. Events include "Time Hop: A retro-style roller derby bout with 1970s rules and uniforms," on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2-6 p.m., at Fleetwood Roller Rink, 7231 W. Archer Ave., Summit; and a gold-medal workshop for roller-derby athletes on Sunday, Aug. 20. See "World Roller Derby Week" on Facebook.  2:00pm - 6:00pm   Fleetwood Roller Rink, 7231 W. Archer Ave., Chicago
Black Alphabet Film Fest Showcasing films and works highlighting and exploring Black LGBTQ and Same Gender Loving experience, along with its representative talents. $15. Also see Aug. 19  5:00pm - 10:00pm   Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts  915 E. 60th St Chicago  Tickets: http://www.blackalphabet.org/
Queer Genre Fiction Book Group Willa Cather, My Antonia. My Ántonia evokes the Nebraska prairie life of Willa Cather's childhood, and commemorates the spirit and courage of immigrant pioneers in America.   6:30pm - 9:30pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  773-381-8030  http://www.facebook.com/events/1775235516055269/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D
T-MAC: Transmasculine Alliance Chicago A topic-driven, peer-led discussion group addressing transmasculine identity and experiences. First, third and fifth Fridays (if applicable).  6:30pm - 8:45pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
The Civil Rights Agenda CAN TV U.S. Congressman Danny Davis will discuss LGBTQIA issues including the New Equality Act, which would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 by adding "gender identity" and "sexual orientation." Jackie McKethen will host. Show airs third Friday of each month  6:30pm   Channel 21 in Chicago or livestreaming  http://cantv.org
Lucy Smith with words and music of Gwendolyn Brooks and Curtis Mayfield Chicago Soul in Action. Lucy Smith, voice; Cheryl Corley, voice; Marcus Evans, drums; Amr Fahmy, keys; Matt Gold, guitar,; Joshua Ramos, bass; Greg Ward II, alto saxophone. Bring chair/blanket. A Chicago Park District Night Out in the Parks presentation. Stage at lakefront between Morse and Lunt. Free  7:00pm - 8:30pm   Loyola Park, 1320 W Greenleaf,  772-262-8605  http://www.lucysmithjazz.com
Spectrum Monthly Peer-Led Support Group For those who identify as masculine of center on the gender spectrum. Centers the experiences of LGBTQ masculine people of color, and discusses issues related to this community and meets the third Friday of the month. Questions to Gee spectrum@affinity95.org or Imani imani@affinity95.org   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org
Yippie Fest Live theater festival in the spirit of the Abbie Hoffman Died for Our Sins Festival will run through Aug. 20. Early purchasers discount price of $20 for the weekend, and $10 for individual nights. $25/$15 at the door.   7:00pm   Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston Ave.  Tickets: http://YippieFest.com
Book Launch Party: EAT ONLY WHEN YOU'RE HUNGRY by Lindsay Hunter Meet Greg an overweight fifty-eight-year-old and the father of Greg Junior, GJ, who has been missing for three weeks. Free event.  7:30pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/event/book-launch-party-eat-only-when-youre-hungry-lindsay-hunter

Saturday, Aug 19
Black Alphabet Film Fest Showcasing films and works highlighting and exploring Black LGBTQ and Same Gender Loving experience, along with its representative talents. $15.   12:00pm - 7:00pm   Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts  915 E. 60th St Chicago  Tickets: http://www.blackalphabet.org/
Grandma D's Puppet Playdate: trans youth reading group Saturdays and Sundays in August, Chicago Pride Films and Theatres new Transgender youth reading group 2-8 or older, inclusive to the LGBT community. Reading with puppets stories like "I am Jazz"  2:00pm   Chicago Pride Films and Theatres, 4139 N. Broadway  http://Tristantomdesigns.weebly.com
2nd Annual LGBTQ+ Youth and Family Picnic Youth Outlook, PFLAG DuPage and PFLAG Hinsdale host games, activities and live entertainment for all ages. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. carolyn.wahlskog@youth-outlook.org  3:00pm - 7:00pm   DuPage River Park, 808 Royce Rd., Naperville  Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/lgbtq-youth-and-family-picnic-tickets-35707221260
American Veterans for Equal Rights continuing 25th Year Celebration Party and Fundraiser AVER continues to stand up for social justice and equality for all. Celebrating American Veterans for Equal Rights Chicago Chapter's 25th year. Suggested donation: $15 Drink specials: Wrist bands for $3. Food and raffles included. Questions and donations to Treasurer Timothy.zylstra@yahoo.com  3:00pm - 7:00pm   Little Jim's  3501 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.averchicago.org
She100 Summer Social Late afternoon house party to socialize and build community and membership. Heavy hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer, She100 cocktail, and nonalcoholic drinks will be served. Bring your swimsuit, if you wish to enjoy the hot barrel tub. Free. Funding goal for the day is $3,000. All proceeds will be 100% matched. sheonehundred@gmail.com  3:30pm   Contact organizer for location  http://crossroadsfund.org
TQI Lounge A relaxed social environment with discussions about gender, sexuality, life and more. For people who identify as trans, queer or intersex. First and third Saturdays.  4:30pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Dance for Life Showcasing eight companies, supporting The Dancers' Fund, which helps members of the dance community with critical health and life issues, and the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Preceded by a 5 p.m. gala reception at the Hilton Chicago. $275-600 for both reception and performance  7:30pm   Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University  50 E Congress Pkwy Chicago  312-341-2300  Tickets: http://ChicagoDancersUnited.org
Gypsy The ambitious musical features a rousing score by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim, with a savvy script by Arthur Laurents based upon the memoirs of famed 20th century burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee. Through Sunday, Aug. 27. $34-$96 but half-price for audiences ages 25 and younger  10:00pm   Cahn Auditorium Northwestern University  600 Emerson St Evanston, IL 60208  847-920-5630  http://MusicTheaterWorks.com

Sunday, Aug 20
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.chicagoaa.org/about-caso
PFLAG DuPage Guest speaker Katie Slivovsky of the Chicago Children's Museum. PFLAG DuPage meets the third Sunday of each month   2:00pm   St. Paul Lutheran Church, 515 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton  http://www.pflagdupage.org
QueerReaders Book Group Fire Shut Up in My Bones by C. Blow   2:00pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/bookgroups
Muffy Fishbasket Presents: Story Time With Drag Queens Muffy Fishbasket and her Good Time Galz each read a classic bedtime story to a roomful of children. Each child requires a ticket and all children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Women and Children First will be on hand at COH with the featured stories available for sale. Relive the magic at home with your own copy of the books read. This event is family friendly and features The Queen't Choice.  3:00pm - 4:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  Tickets: http://community.centeronhalsted.org/Muffy2?erid=6306306&trid=adc238fd-cc9c-4e9c-90ec-1b00260242b0
Tap into Change: Bar Crawl and Happy Hour Affinity and About Face Theater are partnering to host a bar Crawl at DS Tequila and Sidetrack. Meet at DS Tequila and move to Sidetrack later.   3:00pm   DS Tequila Company  3352 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org
Social Justice Book Group Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde   4:00pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/bookgroups

Monday, Aug 21
TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services TransSafe is a once weekly service for transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals age 18 and up, providing a safe and trans affirming space where trans and GNC individuals can access referral and linkage to housing, medical, legal, employment, and HIV services.  2:00pm - 5:30pm   Heartland Health Outreach Clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd, 5th floor  http://www.chicagohouse.org/transsafe-4/
Co-Ed Volleyball All experience levels are welcome. Daily pass $7. Monthly pass $30.  6:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
LGBT Chamber of Commerce Boat Cruise Annual boat cruise hosted by the Chamber provides opportunities for business owners and professionals to network on Lake Michigan. Three-hour boat cruise on Lake Michigan on private yacht departing from Navy Pier. Top-shelf open bar and dinner  6:30pm - 9:30pm   Navy Pier  Tickets: http://lgbtcc.com/2017-chamber-boat-cruise/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_campaign=528a7656df-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_07_15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a616fce7f8-528a7656df-184605701
Open Mike Each Monday with Kat Fitzgerald Kat@WindyCityOpenMike.com  7:00pm   Hamburger Mary's, 155 S. Oak park Ave., Oak Park  http://www.facebook.com/MarysOakPark/
Smart Recovery Gay men's self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Anyone with addictive behaviors (eating, shopping, gambling, sex, or codependency) or who wonders if they have a problem is welcome. Self-management and recovery training (SMART) uses cognitive-behavioral methods. Second floor. Each Monday.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.smartrecoverychicago.org/

Tuesday, Aug 22
Affinity Community Services Board Meeting Fourth Tuesday of the month. Contact Ebonie at ebonie.davis@affinity95.org  6:00pm - 8:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org
Book Launch Party. Julia Keller: Fast Falls the Night Based on a real-life event, Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Keller's latest Bell Elkins novel Fast Falls the Night takes place in one 24-hour period, unfurling against the backdrop of a shattering personal revelation that will change Bell's life forever.   7:00pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/event/book-launch-party-julia-keller-fast-falls-night

Wednesday, Aug 23
Pride Action Tank Kiki! LGBTQ Youth in Action mxer and panel PAT focuses on six overlapping issues areas in the LGBTQIA community: housing, health, safety, financial security and youth. Meet the engagement committee, discuss what matters to you, learn about PAT and about advocacy opportunities in your community. RSVP with name, city, zip and age to prideactiontnk@aidschicago.org  5:30pm - 7:30pm   Broadway Youth Center, 4009 N. Broadway  https://www.facebook.com/PrideActionTank/
DIFFA/Chicago's White Party, Under the Midsummer's Sky Supports grants to Chicago-area service agencies providing assistance, education and outreach to those living with HIV/AIDS. An evening of design and business professionals dancing in hues of lily-white around the 75' lap pool and 8,400 sq. ft. outdoor garden. Venue Tours 5pm. Early tickets $75, regular $95.   6:00pm   Exhibit on Superior residential tower, 165 W. Superior St., Chicago  Tickets: http://diffachicago.org/EVENT/E625703985
Genderqueer Chicago A community space for individuals to talk about, think about, explore and express gender.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/groups/75187866592/
40+ Monthly Peer-Led Support Group and Potluck Peer-led support group that highlights the experiences of Black, LGBTQ women. This support group is open to women who are 40 years old and older, and the discussion centers the experiences of LGBTQ women of color. Fourth Wednesday of the month. Bring a dish to share.   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org
The Conversation. Chicago: A Common Project? Each month, Women and Children First gathers a group of writers, artists, and politicians together to talk about an issue of political, social, or cultural importance. These are not readings, but passionate conversations that will include the audience.  7:30pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/event/conversation-chicago-common-project

Thursday, Aug 24
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition
Co-Ed Volleyball All experience levels are welcome. Daily pass $7. Monthly pass $30.  6:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago
Equal Means Equal screening Ratifying the ERA would put American women's civil and human rights on a solid immovable foundation, impervious to the winds of political change. Equal Means Equal is an opening salvo to reignite the fight for our full civil rights once and for all. Presented by Lisa Kaihara. $10. Event pending adequate ticket sales by Aug. 17.  6:30pm - 8:30pm   Century 21, 1715 Maple Ave, Evanston  Tickets: http://www.tugg.com/events/equal-means-equal-yejw
Community Cave Chicago A peer-led group for individuals who were assigned female at birth and who ALSO identify as anything other than cisgender.   6:30pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Book Launch Party. Celia C. Perez: The First Rule of Punk From debut author and longtime zine-maker Celia C. Perez, The First Rule of Punk is a wry and heartfelt exploration of friendship, finding your place, and learning to rock out like no one's watching.   7:30pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/event/book-launch-party-first-rule-punk-celia-c-perez

Friday, Aug 25
Bi-Trans-Queer book discussion group Beyond: The Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comic Anthology edited by Sfe R. Monster. Free. Parking lot at building.  6:30pm - 9:30pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/138508506746571/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D
Lady Gaga's 2017 Joanne World Tour $139-$5400  7:00pm   Wrigley Field  1060 W Addison St # 1 Chicago  Tickets: http://www.vividseats.com/concerts/lady-gaga-tickets/lady-gaga-wrigley-field-8-25-2270286.html
Drinkers with Writing Problems Lit Up! Local writing group presents a live literature series the last Friday of every month, showcasing four members as well as four other writers.  7:30pm   Brisku's Bistro, 4100 N. Kedzie, Albany Park  http://www.facebook.com/drinkerswithwritingproblems
The Joel Futterman/Ike Levin Duo Dialogues & Transitions & Resolutions: An Evening of Musical Explorations & Discoveries. Inventive musical explorations  8:00pm   Constellation 3111 N. Western Avenue, Chicago  http://www.joelfutterman.com
Cards Against Humanity Live Irreverent improv comedy inspired by politically incorrect party game hosted by Matthew Hoffman, the artistic mastermind behind the "You Are Beautiful" project. Audience members pitch ideas, the best are acted out by a team of improvisers. The worst suggestions will be mercilessly ridiculed. $10.  8:00pm   Greenhouse Theater Center  2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago  http://greenhousetheater.org

Saturday, Aug 26
From Russia with Love benefit concert for Artem Kolesov Rachel Barton Pine to perform. Chicago LGBTQ community leaders host benefit concert for 23-year old gay man who came out earlier this year on YouTube as part of a video project where most speakers shielded identities but where Kolesov bravely did not. He now lives in Chicago and can never return home. Benefits legal costs associated with Kolesov's pursuit of citizenship; American Friends of Rainbow Railroad; and Chicago LGBT Asylum Support Program ( CLASP ). Doors 6:30. $50   7:00pm   Hoover-Leppen Theatre | Center on Halsted 3656 N. Halsted, Chicago   http://community.centeronhalsted.org/pages/from-russia-with-love
Bi* Discussion Group A bi-weekly gathering to discuss upcoming events, express concerns and answer each other's questions about the community.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Gypsy The ambitious musical features a rousing score by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim, with a savvy script by Arthur Laurents based upon the memoirs of famed 20th century burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee. Through Sunday, Aug. 27. $34-$96 but half-price for audiences ages 25 and younger  7:00pm   Cahn Auditorium Northwestern University  600 Emerson St Evanston, IL 60208  847-920-5630  http://MusicTheaterWorks.com

Sunday, Aug 27
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.chicagoaa.org/about-caso
Women Aging with Wisdom & Grace Discussion & Potluck The Summer Book by Tove Jansson   11:00am - 1:00pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/womenagingwisdomandgracebookgroup
Fahrenheit Chicago-Pride South on the Lake International queer rap artist Cakes da Killa and singer-songwriter Cor.Ece highlight plus rap artists, R&B and house singers, drag performers, and DJs at an end-of-summer beach party. Chicago comedians hosting are Mz Ruff n Stuff, Trina Tru Luv, and Otis Mack "The Heavy Diva," and poet/singer Storie Devereaux. Free.   11:00am - 7:30pm   Oakwood Beach, 41st Street and Lake Shore Drive  http://tinyurl.com/Fahrenheit2017
Queer Clothing Swap Participation in the Swap is easy: bring something, take something! Donations should be gently-worn clothing, shoes, and accessories. We encourage attendees to provide their own bag (although a limited amount will be available for use). Please refrain from bringing stained clothing, t-shirts and undergarments. Free.  12:00pm - 5:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/newevents-details.cfm?ID=14507
Chicago Gay Men's Chorus rehearsal Those interested in joining, with or without previous training, are invited as the chorus begins the fall prep period.  5:30pm   Lakeview Presbyterian Church   716 W Addison St Chicago  http://www.cgmc.org/join/
Chuck Renslow Public Memorial and final White Party Founder of International Mr. Leather to be celebrated at the 36th and final White Party with a memorial merging into a dance party. Renslow died at age 87 June 29.   7:00pm   Metro Chicago  3730 N Clark Chicago  http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Legendary-Chicago-businessman-activist-Chuck-Renslow-dies-/59676.html .
Gypsy The ambitious musical features a rousing score by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim, with a savvy script by Arthur Laurents based upon the memoirs of famed 20th century burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee. Through Sunday, Aug. 27. $34-$96 but half-price for audiences ages 25 and younger  7:00pm   Cahn Auditorium Northwestern University  600 Emerson St Evanston, IL 60208  847-920-5630  http://MusicTheaterWorks.com

Monday, Aug 28
TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services TransSafe is a once weekly service for transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals age 18 and up, providing a safe and trans affirming space where trans and GNC individuals can access referral and linkage to housing, medical, legal, employment, and HIV services.  2:00pm - 5:30pm   Heartland Health Outreach Clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd, 5th floor  http://www.chicagohouse.org/transsafe-4/
Co-Ed Volleyball All experience levels are welcome. Daily pass $7. Monthly pass $30.  6:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Open Mike Each Monday with Kat Fitzgerald Kat@WindyCityOpenMike.com  7:00pm   Hamburger Mary's, 155 S. Oak park Ave., Oak Park  http://www.facebook.com/MarysOakPark/
Smart Recovery Gay men's self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Anyone with addictive behaviors (eating, shopping, gambling, sex, or codependency) or who wonders if they have a problem is welcome. Self-management and recovery training (SMART) uses cognitive-behavioral methods. Second floor. Each Monday.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.smartrecoverychicago.org/
BI* Movie Night The gatherings for bisexual persons held at Center on Halsted are both supportive and social. Please check either Bisexual Queer Alliance Chicago Facebook page or the meetup.com Chicago Bisexual/Queer Community page - easily join up if you'd like to and haven't yet. Free.  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/newevents-details.cfm?ID=13747

Wednesday, Aug 30
Tap into Change: Affinity Happy Hour Join Affinity for happy hour and stay for R&Bey Night!   5:00am - 5:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org
L Lounge An informal social space for Lesbians to come together for friendship and support.  6:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Genderqueer Chicago A community space for individuals to talk about, think about, explore and express gender.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/groups/75187866592/
Author Reading: Dr. Gloria Needlman with Bill Ayers Dr. Gloria Needlman, a 34 year, award winning nursery-kindergarten teacher, from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, shares insightful, innovative experiences that took place as, over the years, her hundreds of children played and learned about numbers, science, music, art and literature. Read about exposing youngsters to human rights, empathy, and fun cleaning up.  7:30pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/event/author-reading-dr-gloria-needlman-bill-ayers

Thursday, Aug 31
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition
Co-Ed Volleyball All experience levels are welcome. Daily pass $7. Monthly pass $30.  6:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago
Community Cave Chicago A peer-led group for individuals who were assigned female at birth and who ALSO identify as anything other than cisgender.   6:30pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org

Friday, Sep 1
Materialkink Curated by Chicago-based artist Jose Santiago Perez and featuring artworks by local, national and global artists in erotic art using rope, nylon, wax, rubber, fabric, furniture and leather to show the body and its erotic engagement with the substances of kinky sexualties. Through Jan. 14, 2018.   12:00pm   Leather Archives & Museum  6418 N Greenview Ave Chicago  http://leatherarchives.org
Poetry Reading: Infinite Genders A compilation of poems written by the mentors, mentees, and facilitators from the 2016-17 TransWorks's Mentorship Program.  7:30pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/event/poetry-reading-infinite-genders

Saturday, Sep 2
TQI Lounge A relaxed social environment with discussions about gender, sexuality, life and more. For people who identify as trans, queer or intersex. First and third Saturdays.  4:30pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org

Sunday, Sep 3
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.chicagoaa.org/about-caso

Monday, Sep 4
TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services TransSafe is a once weekly service for transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals age 18 and up, providing a safe and trans affirming space where trans and GNC individuals can access referral and linkage to housing, medical, legal, employment, and HIV services.  2:00pm - 5:30pm   Heartland Health Outreach Clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd, 5th floor  http://www.chicagohouse.org/transsafe-4/
Co-Ed Volleyball All experience levels are welcome. Daily pass $7. Monthly pass $30.  6:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Open Mike Each Monday with Kat Fitzgerald Kat@WindyCityOpenMike.com  7:00pm   Hamburger Mary's, 155 S. Oak park Ave., Oak Park  http://www.facebook.com/MarysOakPark/
Smart Recovery Gay men's self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Anyone with addictive behaviors (eating, shopping, gambling, sex, or codependency) or who wonders if they have a problem is welcome. Self-management and recovery training (SMART) uses cognitive-behavioral methods. Second floor. Each Monday.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.smartrecoverychicago.org/

Tuesday, Sep 5
Intersex Chicago Casual conversation group for those who identify as intersex or think they might be. Family, friends and allies are invited to attend.  6:30pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
OUTspoken! LGBTQ Storytelling at Sidetrack Great stories first Tuesday of every month. Minibar doors open at 6pm. Curated by David Fink. No cover.  7:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/1266948690030187/
T-Fem: Transfeminine Alliance Chicago A topic-driven, peer-led discussion group addressing transfeminine identity and experiences. First and third Tuesdays.  7:00pm - 8:30pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org

Wednesday, Sep 6
Women's Players Club A fun, social space for queer and trans women to play board games and socialize  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Genderqueer Chicago A community space for individuals to talk about, think about, explore and express gender.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/groups/75187866592/

Thursday, Sep 7
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition
Co-Ed Volleyball All experience levels are welcome. Daily pass $7. Monthly pass $30.  6:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago
Ken Burns to screen The Vietnam War Rxclusive screening and discussion with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick to preview their new 10-part documentary The Vietnam War, an immersive narrative ten years in the making.  6:30pm - 8:30pm   Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University  50 E Congress Pkwy Chicago  Tickets: http://interactive.wttw.com/events/2017-09-07-233000/vietnam-war-evening-ken-burns-lynn-novick
Community Cave Chicago A peer-led group for individuals who were assigned female at birth and who ALSO identify as anything other than cisgender.   6:30pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Chi-Town Squares Dance Party First Thursdays. No experience necessary. Tonight Bobby Poyner.   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Ebenezer Lutheran Church  1650 W Foster Chicago   http://chitownsquares.org/form/crossfire-2017-registration-form

Friday, Sep 8
Materialkink Curated by Chicago-based artist Jose Santiago Perez and featuring artworks by local, national and global artists in erotic art using rope, nylon, wax, rubber, fabric, furniture and leather to show the body and its erotic engagement with the substances of kinky sexualties. Through Jan. 14, 2018.   12:00pm   Leather Archives & Museum  6418 N Greenview Ave Chicago  http://leatherarchives.org
Chi-Town Squares Fall Mainstream Blast With Arlene Kaspik. Learn the entire Mainstream list over one fun weekend. Tentative schedule: Friday 6-10 pm, Saturday 9 am-5 pm, Sunday 1-5 pm in the air conditioned Dining Room.   6:00pm - 10:00pm   Ebenezer Lutheran Church  1650 W Foster Chicago  http://www.chitownsquares.org
Old Lesbians and Other Contenders, Opening Reception Works on paper by Mary King  6:00pm - 8:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://marykingart.com/
Book Group Queer Genre Fiction. Call library to confirm event.  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  773-381-8030  http://www.gerberhart.org

Saturday, Sep 9
Third Annual Chicago Theater Bike Ride: Love Hard It's a organization that will benefit The Actors Fund, a nationwide human services organization that helps all professionals in performing arts and entertainment (ActorsFund.org); and The Emergency Aid Fund, which has assisted community members with funeral and apartment fire expenses with proceeds from the first two Rides. Ceremony 11am. First ride wave 12 pm. Community potluck barbecue will start at 1:30 pm. Organizers seek rider sponsorships, which include logo placement on the website, T-shirts and the race day banner; visit LoveHardBikeRide.org/sponsors.html .   11:00am   Foster Beach, 5200 N. Lake Shore Dr.  http://LoveHardBikeRide.org/sponsors.html

Sunday, Sep 10
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.chicagoaa.org/about-caso
Story Jam Brunch Show Live music/live lit performance series with personal, true stories of diverse Chicago area writers and performers with songs written for each story, played by a 10-piece band.  12:00pm   City Winery Chicago  1200 W Randolph St Chicago  http://storyjamshow.com

Monday, Sep 11
TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services TransSafe is a once weekly service for transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals age 18 and up, providing a safe and trans affirming space where trans and GNC individuals can access referral and linkage to housing, medical, legal, employment, and HIV services.  2:00pm - 5:30pm   Heartland Health Outreach Clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd, 5th floor  http://www.chicagohouse.org/transsafe-4/
Co-Ed Volleyball All experience levels are welcome. Daily pass $7. Monthly pass $30.  6:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg In conversation with Judge Ann Claire Williams of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Ginsburg's life and career. Single tickets go on sale on Friday, July 28, 10am. Groups of 10+ available now.   7:00pm   Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University  50 E Congress Pkwy Chicago  312.341.2300  Tickets: http://www.auditoriumtheatre.org/about-us/contact-us/
Smart Recovery Gay men's self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Anyone with addictive behaviors (eating, shopping, gambling, sex, or codependency) or who wonders if they have a problem is welcome. Self-management and recovery training (SMART) uses cognitive-behavioral methods. Second floor. Each Monday.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.smartrecoverychicago.org/
Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up Six-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel and known for "Mrs. Robinson," "The Sound Of Silence," "The Boxer" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water" presenting an artful, moving, and lyrical memoir about the making of a musician and a life-long friendship with Paul Simon. $85 to $125. Sold out/wait list. Doors 6pm  8:00pm   City Winery Chicago  1200 W Randolph St Chicago  http://www.citywinery.com

Tuesday, Sep 12
Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up Six-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel and known for "Mrs. Robinson," "The Sound Of Silence," "The Boxer" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water" presenting an artful, moving, and lyrical memoir about the making of a musician and a life-long friendship with Paul Simon. $85 to $125. Sold out/wait list. Doors 6pm  8:00pm   City Winery Chicago  1200 W Randolph St Chicago  http://www.citywinery.com

Wednesday, Sep 13
Genderqueer Chicago A community space for individuals to talk about, think about, explore and express gender.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/groups/75187866592/

Thursday, Sep 14
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition
Parents of Trans Individuals A sub-chapter of PFLAG, this group meets to provide supportive conversation and education around parents of trans and gender non-conforming individuals.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org

Friday, Sep 15
Materialkink Curated by Chicago-based artist Jose Santiago Perez and featuring artworks by local, national and global artists in erotic art using rope, nylon, wax, rubber, fabric, furniture and leather to show the body and its erotic engagement with the substances of kinky sexualties. Through Jan. 14, 2018.   12:00pm   Leather Archives & Museum  6418 N Greenview Ave Chicago  http://leatherarchives.org
South Side Swell Opportunity for LGBTQ individuals and organizations based on Chicago's vibrant south side to network in a casual atmosphere. Presented by The Care Plan  6:00pm - 8:00pm   Jeffery Pub  7041 S Jeffery Blvd Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/105165933491749/?acontext=%7B%22action_history%22%3A%22[%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22page%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%22%3A%5C%22page_upcoming_events_card%5C%22%2C%5C%22extra_data%5
T-MAC: Transmasculine Alliance Chicago A topic-driven, peer-led discussion group addressing transmasculine identity and experiences. First, third and fifth Fridays (if applicable).  6:30pm - 8:45pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Book Group Bisexual, Trans, Queer (BTQ). Call library to confirm event.  7:00pm - 9:00pm   Gerber Hart Library and Archives  6500 N Clark St Chicago  773-381-8030  http://www.gerberhart.org
Spectrum Monthly Peer-Led Support Group For those who identify as masculine of center on the gender spectrum. Centers the experiences of LGBTQ masculine people of color, and discusses issues related to this community and meets the third Friday of the month. Questions to Gee spectrum@affinity95.org or Imani imani@affinity95.org   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org
Hitting Rock Bottom: kNOw hope, Just Breathe! Chicago Gay Men's Chorus first show of the season, cabaret about trials and tribulations and phoenixes rising from ashes. The struggle is real but these singers rise above it on an exciting journey from Amy Winehouse to Dolly Parton and everything in between. Doors open 7:30pm  8:00pm   Mayslake Peabody Estate  1717 W. 31st Street Oak Brook, IL 60523  http://cgmc.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0S2A00000YedZnUAJ

Saturday, Sep 16
Macklemore and more at Get IN It MusicFest Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Fifth Harmony, Prince Royce, DNCE, Fat Joe, Jeremih, Lupe Fiasco, Carl Thomas and Felix da Housecat are to perform at the inaugural fest plus surprise celebrity guests and sports figures.  12:00pm - 10:30pm   Guaranteed Rate Field  http://getinitmusicfest.tickets-center.com
Hitting Rock Bottom: kNOw hope, Just Breathe! Chicago Gay Men's Chorus first show of the season, cabaret about trials and tribulations and phoenixes rising from ashes. The struggle is real but these singers rise above it on an exciting journey from Amy Winehouse to Dolly Parton and everything in between. Doors open 7:30pm. First show 8pm.   10:00pm   Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway St., Chicago  http://cgmc.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0S2A00000YedZnUAJ

Sunday, Sep 17
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.chicagoaa.org/about-caso
PFLAG DuPage Guest speaker Katie Slivovsky of the Chicago Children's Museum. PFLAG DuPage meets the third Sunday of each month   2:00pm   St. Paul Lutheran Church, 515 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton  http://www.pflagdupage.org
Pflag A space for uniting LGBTQ people with family, friends and allies through support, education and advocacy.  2:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Muffy Fishbasket Presents: Story Time With Drag Queens Join Muffy Fishbasket and her Good Time Galz as they each read a classic bedtime story to a roomful of children! Women and Children First will be on hand at COH with the featured stories available for sale Sundays. Suggested Donation $10. Register online.  3:00pm - 5:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  Tickets: http://community.centeronhalsted.org/Muffy1
A Very Sordid Wedding: Film Screening A new comedy from director Del Shores (Sordid Lives, Queer as Folk). Additional screening at 4:00 pm.  6:30pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/newevents-details.cfm?ID=14513

Monday, Sep 18
TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services TransSafe is a once weekly service for transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals age 18 and up, providing a safe and trans affirming space where trans and GNC individuals can access referral and linkage to housing, medical, legal, employment, and HIV services.  2:00pm - 5:30pm   Heartland Health Outreach Clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd, 5th floor  http://www.chicagohouse.org/transsafe-4/
Smart Recovery Gay men's self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Anyone with addictive behaviors (eating, shopping, gambling, sex, or codependency) or who wonders if they have a problem is welcome. Self-management and recovery training (SMART) uses cognitive-behavioral methods. Second floor. Each Monday.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.smartrecoverychicago.org/
Hambingo Fundraiser For the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame  8:00pm - 10:00pm   Hamburger Mary's  5400 N Clark Chicago  http://www.glhalloffame.org/

Tuesday, Sep 19
Fun Home Musical inspired by Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir of coming out and making the journey to acceptance. Through Nov. 12.  7:30pm   Victory Gardens Theater, 2453 N. Lincoln Ave.  http://www.victorygardens.org

Thursday, Sep 21
Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival opening The rest of the festival will take place at the main venue, Landmark Theatres, 2828 N. Clark St. Through Sept. 28.   Time:TBA   Music Box Theatre  3733 N Southport Chicago  http://reelingfilmfestival.org/2017/
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition
W.O.M.B. Open Mic August 17th! Everyone is welcome. Third Thursday of the month. Hosted by Lucy and e. nina jay!  7:00pm - 10:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org
Chicago Human Rhythm Project Program assembled by Founder and Director Lane Alexander and CHRP Artist In Residence Dani Borak, includes the first part of a world-premiere conceptual work by Borak melding contemporary and urban dance with American foot drumming. $30  7:30pm   The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago  1306 S Michigan Ave Chicago  http://chicagotap.org

Friday, Sep 22
Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards In-depth portrait of legendary fashion designer Manolo Blahnik   Time:TBA   Music Box Theatre  3733 N Southport Chicago  http://musicboxtheatreny.tickets.expert/‎
Fun Home Musical inspired by Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir of coming out and making the journey to acceptance. Through Nov. 12.  7:30pm   Victory Gardens Theater, 2453 N. Lincoln Ave.  http://www.victorygardens.org

Saturday, Sep 23
SheS on the Tees Annual Golf Outing Nine holes of entertainment and socializing after at the Clock Tower restaurant. You do not need to be a golfer. Goodies bag. She100 is an engaged, active LGBTQ women's community with work, presence and advocacy to strengthen and support the greater LGBTQ community. E-mail Angela Barnes at sheonehundred@gmail.com if attending.   11:00am   Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course, 3600 N. Recreation Dr., Chicago  http://she100.org
Fun Home Musical inspired by Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir of coming out and making the journey to acceptance. Through Nov. 12.  3:00pm   Victory Gardens Theater, 2453 N. Lincoln Ave.  http://www.victorygardens.org
Margaret Cho, Fresh off the Bloat About being fresh off drugs and drinking and suicide and coming back to life.   8:00pm   The Chicago Theatre (Chicago)  175 N State St Chicago  Tickets: http://do312.com/events/2017/9/23/margaret-cho-fresh-off-the-bloat?utm_campaign=band-notification&utm_medium=email&utm_source=transactional

Sunday, Sep 24
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.chicagoaa.org/about-caso
11th Annual Bungalow Tour: Bungalows and More The 11th Annual Berwyn Bungalows and More tour will showcase homes and historical sites in the Berwyn Gardens neighborhood. Ticket information to come.   12:00pm - 5:00pm   Check in, Berwyn Historical Society headquarters, 1401 Grove Ave., Berwyn  http://www.facebook.com/events/1674939105879671/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2244%22%2C%22unit_ref%22%3A%22related_events%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22[%7B%5C%22surface%5C%22%3A%5C%22permalink%5C%22%2C%5C%22mechanism%5C%2

Monday, Sep 25
Smart Recovery Gay men's self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Anyone with addictive behaviors (eating, shopping, gambling, sex, or codependency) or who wonders if they have a problem is welcome. Self-management and recovery training (SMART) uses cognitive-behavioral methods. Second floor. Each Monday.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.smartrecoverychicago.org/

Wednesday, Sep 27
Bewildered Hell in a Handbag Productions presents a musical parody of the classic TV sitcom Bewitched that's told from the perspective of Gladys Kravitz, Samantha Stephens' iconic nosy neighbor. Through Nov. 11.  Time:TBA   Stage 773  1225 W Belmont Chicago  http://HandbagProductions.org  Tickets: http://Stage773.com
Women Who Dared award reception Each year, Chicago NOW recognizes two women making a positive impact on the lives of women and girls in the city. this year State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, and Tamar Manasseh, Founder & President of MASK (Mothers/Men Against Senseless Killings). Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages. $50. Host committee opportunities $150. Questions to contribute@chicagonow.org  6:00pm - 8:00pm   Petterino's  150 N Dearborn St Chicago  http://chicagonow.org
40+ Monthly Peer-Led Support Group and Potluck Peer-led support group that highlights the experiences of Black, LGBTQ women. This support group is open to women who are 40 years old and older, and the discussion centers the experiences of LGBTQ women of color. Fourth Wednesday of the month. Bring a dish to share.   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Thursday, Sep 28
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition
TPAN 30 Years of Hope Test Positive Aware Network commemorates its 30th anniversary. VIP reception at 6-7 p.m., allowing supporters to meet and greet with TPAN's founding members. General reception 7 pm will feature a tribute to TPAN's founders, an open bar, hors d'oeuvres and music from Marc "DJ Moose" Moder. Peter Staley-an early member of ACT UP, the New York-based direct action activism group-will speak.   6:00pm   Moonlight Studios, 1446 W. Kinzie St.  http://tpan.com/tickets

Friday, Sep 29
3rd annual Windy City Times WERQ! LGBTQ job fair 70+ major corporations, small businesses, government agencies and nonprofits are expected. Free and open to the public. Hosted by Windy City Times with Center on Halsted, MB Financial Bank, US Bank, Uber, Pride Action Tank, Chicago House, Association of Latino/as Motivating Action, Affinity Community Services, AIDS Foundation of Chicago and Out & Equal Chicagoland. Businesses can register and individuals can RSVP Tracy Baim, editor@windycitymediagroup.com.  11:00am - 4:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago
Chicago House Coasters for A Cause On Sept. 29th, Oct. 1, and Oct. 2, discounted tickets to the amusement park are just $36. with promo code CHICAGOHOUSE. A portion of tickets sold will be given back to help us continue to provide life-changing services to individuals and families disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ marginalization.  12:00pm   Great America  Tickets: http://www.sixflags.com/greatamerica
T-MAC: Transmasculine Alliance Chicago A topic-driven, peer-led discussion group addressing transmasculine identity and experiences. First, third and fifth Fridays (if applicable).  6:30pm - 8:45pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org
Fun Home Musical inspired by Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir of coming out and making the journey to acceptance. Through Nov. 12.  7:30pm   Victory Gardens Theater, 2453 N. Lincoln Ave.  http://www.victorygardens.org

Saturday, Sep 30
South Side Help Center 30th Anniversary Maggie Brown and band. Tickets on sale June 30. Limited seating. #130. #celebration #sshc  6:00pm   Parkway Ballroom
Fun Home Musical inspired by Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir of coming out and making the journey to acceptance. Through Nov. 12.  7:30pm   Victory Gardens Theater, 2453 N. Lincoln Ave.
Underground Railroad-A Spiritual Journey Kathleen Battle, Legendary soprano and five-time Grammy winner, makes her Auditorium Theatre debut with a program of songs inspired by the Underground Railroad, the secret network that helped bring 19th-century slaves to freedom.  7:30pm   Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University  50 E Congress Pkwy Chicago  http://AuditoriumTheatre.org

Sunday, Oct 1
AIDS Run/Walk Your support of the AIDS Run & Walk team ensures that Center on Halsted can continue to provide a high quality of service while reaching the greatest of number of people possible, especially in a time of funding uncertainty for HIV/AIDS programming. Members of COH team will be automatically be registered for Santa Speedo Run Boystown, October 2 at Sidetrack.. Team captain and sponsor arrival/setup 7:00 am.  8:30am   Soldier Field  1410 Museum Campus Dr Chicago  http://events.aidschicago.org/site/TR/RW/RW17?team_id=4046&pg=team&fr_id=1420
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.chicagoaa.org/about-caso
Chicago House Coasters for A Cause On Sept. 29th, Oct. 1, and Oct. 2, discounted tickets to the amusement park are just $36. with promo code CHICAGOHOUSE. A portion of tickets sold will be given back to help us continue to provide life-changing services to individuals and families disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ marginalization.  12:00pm   Great America  Tickets: http://www.sixflags.com/greatamerica

Monday, Oct 2
Chicago House Coasters for A Cause On Sept. 29th, Oct. 1, and Oct. 2, discounted tickets to the amusement park are just $36. with promo code CHICAGOHOUSE. A portion of tickets sold will be given back to help us continue to provide life-changing services to individuals and families disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ marginalization.  12:00pm   Great America  Tickets: http://www.sixflags.com/greatamerica
Smart Recovery Gay men's self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Anyone with addictive behaviors (eating, shopping, gambling, sex, or codependency) or who wonders if they have a problem is welcome. Self-management and recovery training (SMART) uses cognitive-behavioral methods. Second floor. Each Monday.  7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.smartrecoverychicago.org/

Tuesday, Oct 3
OUTspoken! LGBTQ Storytelling at Sidetrack Great stories first Tuesday of every month. Minibar doors open at 6pm. Curated by David Fink. No cover.  7:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.facebook.com/events/1266948690030187/

Thursday, Oct 5
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition

Friday, Oct 6
Midwest LGBTQ Health Symposium Howard Brown Health hosts. Through Oct. 7  9:00am   JW Marriott Chicago, 151 West Adams St., Chicago  http://www.cvent.com/events/midwest-lgbtq-health-symposium/event-summary-b5d1928e9d54423fb2264ee3e47068e5.aspx

Sunday, Oct 8
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.chicagoaa.org/about-caso

Thursday, Oct 12
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition

Sunday, Oct 15
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.chicagoaa.org/about-caso
Muffy Fishbasket Presents: Story Time With Drag Queens Join Muffy Fishbasket and her Good Time Galz as they each read a classic bedtime story to a roomful of children! Women and Children First will be on hand at COH with the featured stories available for sale Sundays. Suggested Donation $10. Register online.  3:00pm - 5:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  Tickets: http://community.centeronhalsted.org/Muffy1

Wednesday, Oct 18
Kesha Rainbow Tour With songs from the new album "Praying", "Hymn", "Learn To Let Go", and "Rainbow"   7:00pm   Aragon Ballroom  1106 W Lawrence Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://www1.ticketmaster.com/kesha-rainbow-tour-2017-chicago-illinois-10-18-2017/event/040052FBA1742AB6#efeat4212

Thursday, Oct 19
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter. `  6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition
W.O.M.B. Open Mic August 17th! Everyone is welcome. Third Thursday of the month. Hosted by Lucy and e. nina jay!  7:00pm - 10:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Friday, Oct 20
Spectrum Monthly Peer-Led Support Group For those who identify as masculine of center on the gender spectrum. Centers the experiences of LGBTQ masculine people of color, and discusses issues related to this community and meets the third Friday of the month. Questions to Gee spectrum@affinity95.org or Imani imani@affinity95.org   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Sunday, Oct 22
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.chicagoaa.org/about-caso
Vegan Dinner With Vegetarian Resource Group During the annual meeting of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Meet VRG advisors Reed Mangels PhD, RD, Catherine Conway MS, RD, Charles Stahler, Debra Wasserman, and vegetarian dietitians from around the country. The public is welcome. Must pay in advance, $35 to The Vegetarian Resource Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore MD, 21203 or online.  6:00pm   LYFE Kitchen, Fairbanks and Ontario  410-366-8343  Tickets: http://www.vrg.org/donate

Wednesday, Oct 25
40+ Monthly Peer-Led Support Group and Potluck Peer-led support group that highlights the experiences of Black, LGBTQ women. This support group is open to women who are 40 years old and older, and the discussion centers the experiences of LGBTQ women of color. Fourth Wednesday of the month. Bring a dish to share.   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org
Bridging Systems Against Hate summit A coalition of community advocates, government agencies and law-enforcement officials will take part in the Chicago Commission on Human Relations' second annual hate-crimes summit, an opportunity to raise awareness regarding hate crimes, address the barriers to reporting hate crimes, provide opportunities for networking, collaboration and study. Speakers: Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx; Christian Picciolini, a former skinhead and current peace activist; and Stephen Scaffidi, the mayor of Oak Creek, Wisconsin.  8:30pm - 3:30pm   University of Illinois at Chicago, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St.  http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cchr/supp_info/2017HateCrimesSummit.html .

Thursday, Oct 26
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter. `  6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition

Sunday, Oct 29
Alcoholics Anonymous Open to those with a desire to stop drinking.  9:30am   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.chicagoaa.org/about-caso

Wednesday, Nov 1
David Sedaris Author of the collections of personal essays Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modern Bestiary and Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls.  8:00pm   Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University  50 E Congress Pkwy Chicago  http://AuditoriumTheatre.org

Thursday, Nov 2
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter. `  6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition

Wednesday, Nov 8
2017 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Free event open to the public. RSVP to rsvp@glhalloffame.org   5:30pm - 8:30pm   Chicago History Museum  1601 N Clark Chicago  http://chicagolgbthalloffame.org/event/2017-chicago-lgbt-hall-of-fame-induction-ceremony-ednesday-november-8-2017/

Thursday, Nov 9
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter. `  6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition

Thursday, Nov 16
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter. `  6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition
W.O.M.B. Open Mic August 17th! Everyone is welcome. Third Thursday of the month. Hosted by Lucy and e. nina jay!  7:00pm - 10:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Friday, Nov 17
Spectrum Monthly Peer-Led Support Group For those who identify as masculine of center on the gender spectrum. Centers the experiences of LGBTQ masculine people of color, and discusses issues related to this community and meets the third Friday of the month. Questions to Gee spectrum@affinity95.org or Imani imani@affinity95.org   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Wednesday, Nov 22
40+ Monthly Peer-Led Support Group and Potluck Peer-led support group that highlights the experiences of Black, LGBTQ women. This support group is open to women who are 40 years old and older, and the discussion centers the experiences of LGBTQ women of color. Fourth Wednesday of the month. Bring a dish to share.   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Thursday, Nov 23
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition

Thursday, Nov 30
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition

Thursday, Dec 7
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition

Thursday, Dec 14
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition

Friday, Dec 15
Spectrum Monthly Peer-Led Support Group For those who identify as masculine of center on the gender spectrum. Centers the experiences of LGBTQ masculine people of color, and discusses issues related to this community and meets the third Friday of the month. Questions to Gee spectrum@affinity95.org or Imani imani@affinity95.org   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Sunday, Dec 17
Muffy Fishbasket Presents: Story Time With Drag Queens Join Muffy Fishbasket and her Good Time Galz as they each read a classic bedtime story to a roomful of children! Women and Children First will be on hand at COH with the featured stories available for sale Sundays. Suggested Donation $10. Register online.  3:00pm - 5:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  Tickets: http://community.centeronhalsted.org/Muffy1

Thursday, Dec 21
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition

Thursday, Dec 28
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm   Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)  5537 N Broadway St Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/events/thrive-edition

Thursday, Jan 18
W.O.M.B. Open Mic August 17th! Everyone is welcome. Third Thursday of the month. Hosted by Lucy and e. nina jay!  7:00pm - 10:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Friday, Jan 19
Spectrum Monthly Peer-Led Support Group For those who identify as masculine of center on the gender spectrum. Centers the experiences of LGBTQ masculine people of color, and discusses issues related to this community and meets the third Friday of the month. Questions to Gee spectrum@affinity95.org or Imani imani@affinity95.org   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Wednesday, Jan 24
40+ Monthly Peer-Led Support Group and Potluck Peer-led support group that highlights the experiences of Black, LGBTQ women. This support group is open to women who are 40 years old and older, and the discussion centers the experiences of LGBTQ women of color. Fourth Wednesday of the month. Bring a dish to share.   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Friday, Feb 16
Spectrum Monthly Peer-Led Support Group For those who identify as masculine of center on the gender spectrum. Centers the experiences of LGBTQ masculine people of color, and discusses issues related to this community and meets the third Friday of the month. Questions to Gee spectrum@affinity95.org or Imani imani@affinity95.org   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Wednesday, Feb 28
40+ Monthly Peer-Led Support Group and Potluck Peer-led support group that highlights the experiences of Black, LGBTQ women. This support group is open to women who are 40 years old and older, and the discussion centers the experiences of LGBTQ women of color. Fourth Wednesday of the month. Bring a dish to share.   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Wednesday, Mar 28
40+ Monthly Peer-Led Support Group and Potluck Peer-led support group that highlights the experiences of Black, LGBTQ women. This support group is open to women who are 40 years old and older, and the discussion centers the experiences of LGBTQ women of color. Fourth Wednesday of the month. Bring a dish to share.   7:00pm - 9:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://www.affinity95.org

Tuesday, Jan 21
PFLAG Chicago Monthly Meeting Parents, Family members, Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) has support groups and educational speakers. We engage in advocacy activities. All are welcome, you always have a home with PFLAG. Monthly on the third Wednesday. Call 1 (630) 415-0622 or E-mail the Metro Chicago South Chapter: pflagmetrochicagosouthside@pflagillinois.org or contact Keith McCoy at kmccoy@windycityblackpride.org or Peter Ji at pjiman1@hotmail.com.   11:00pm - 1:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108 Chicago  http://pflagillinois.org






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