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Buzz22 Chicago at the Steppenwolf GarageBuzz22 Chicago at the Steppenwolf Garage

Club KraveClub Krave

North EndNorth End

Apollo TheaterApollo Theater

Elixir LoungeElixir Lounge

Akvavit Theatre at the Storefront TheaterAkvavit Theatre at the Storefront Theater

The Joffrey Ballet at Auditorium TheatreThe Joffrey Ballet at Auditorium Theatre

Laugh FactoryLaugh Factory

Merle Reskin Theatre DePaul UniversityMerle Reskin Theatre DePaul University


Harris Theater for Music and DanceHarris Theater for Music and Dance

Lookingglass Theatre CompanyLookingglass Theatre Company


Oracle Productions at Oracle TheatreOracle Productions at Oracle Theatre

Jimmez & Co.Jimmez & Co.

Hamburger Mary'sHamburger Mary's

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club

Broadway in Chicago at Cadillac PalaceBroadway in Chicago at Cadillac Palace


Wednesday, Sep 29
Women & Children First presesnt Anita Hill A reading and conversation with Hill will take place in honor of her new book, Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence. Ticketed virtual event. Tickets include a copy of Believing  7:00pm   Women & Children First's Crowdcast Channel  Tickets:

Sunday, Oct 3
Pride Parade 2021 cancelled The next Pride Parade will take place Sunday, June 26, 2022.  12:00pm   Montrose Avenue and Broadway

Friday, Oct 8
OneWheaton 10th annual Homecoming Weekend virtual activities LGBTQA alumni and students of Wheaton College-will mark its 10th annual Homecoming Weekend with Storytelling Hour and next day screening of film Pray Away. Pray Away is a documentary on gay conversion movement  6:00pm   Online  Tickets:

Saturday, Oct 9
Men Having Babies surrogacy conference Nonprofit Men Having Babies (MHB)in cooperation with The Center on Halsted, along with over 20 gay-friendly surrogacy providers. Full day starts with workshops. Includes info on new Illinois law  9:00am - 7:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago

Wednesday, Oct 13
GBTQ legacy of late Chicago Mayor Harold Washington Two panel discussions will include LGBTQ+ advocates who worked for Washington, served on his Committee on Gay and Lesbian Issues (COGLI), and those who fought for the city's gay-rights law in the 1980s. art of a series of events marking his 100th birthday in 2022. Special guest will be state Sen. Mike Simmons  6:00pm - 8:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago

Saturday, Oct 23
Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition virtual event with Lily Tomlin Guest appearance by long-time environmental activist, actress, and comedian Lily Tomlin, who will be performing virtually as Ernestine from Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In! There will be music with DJ Jodi Entertainment, guest Comedian Karen Williams, and dance lessons with OUT to Dance's Liz Nania. Virtual plus in-person option at Club Cafe, Boston  5:00pm - 8:30pm     ,

Thursday, Oct 28
Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame induction This year's virtual induction ceremony will be held webcast on Oct, 28, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. in recognition of National LGBT History Month.  6:30pm   Online info to come

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: or contact Keith McCoy at or Peter Ji at   11:00pm - 1:00pm   Affinity Community Services  2850 S Wabash Ave Ste 108 Chicago

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