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WEDNESDAY SPECIALS
Crew Bar and GrllCrew Bar and Grll
$1 off any canned beer $4 Smirnoff Blueberry Lemonade

Roscoe'sRoscoe's
$12 Bacardi RazzBerry Lemonade Pitchers $12 Absolut Long Island Pitchers $5 Bacardi Bombs $2.50 Miller Lite Drafts

Spyners PubSpyners Pub
$3.50 Goose Island 312

The GlenwoodThe Glenwood
Karaoke w/Creagh 9pm-1am

Club EscapeClub Escape
Male and Female Entertainers Show & Dance Party

MinibarMinibar
PUMPED $100 Bottles of 42 Below Vodka $5 42 Below Cocktails ?$30 Bottles of Cava

Phoenix Bar   (Hunter's) Phoenix Bar (Hunter's)
$4 Sky Vodka any flavor

Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)Shakers On Clark (Formerly 3160)
$4 Well Drinks, $3 Corona Bottles

Davenport's Piano Bar CabaretDavenport's Piano Bar Cabaret
$5 Miller Lite & Shot Combo Live Music from 8-11pm

Big ChicksBig Chicks
STEWPENDOUS Trivia 8-10pm, $1 off all craft beers, $2 off pitchers (excluding Pumking),$5 Humpday Highball feat. Makers Mark

Charlie'sCharlie's
$2 Miller Lites, $3 Skyy cocktails

Broadway Youth CenterBroadway Youth Center
6PM-8PM: TYRA, A group for transgender and questioning youth to hang out, gain support from peers, and to get informed.

JackhammerJackhammer
DESTINATION DJ. 3rd Wednesday of every month. $8 cover, $1 well drinks.

ManeuversManeuvers
$3 Well

AtmosphereAtmosphere
Q & A Trivia from 8pm to 10pm * Prizes for winners! * $3.50 Miller Lite and Bud Light drafts

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

Center on HalstedCenter on Halsted
GenderQueer Chicago Express your Gender 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Bobby Love'sBobby Love's
$5 Svedka Vodka Martinis

Estelle'sEstelle's
$6 for 3 Tacos $3 Pacifico Bottles $4 Jose Cuervo Shots

DS Tequila CompanyDS Tequila Company
Team Trivia: Win Prizes! Sign up at 8pm

Club KraveClub Krave
Dollar Drink Nights $1 Drafts Wells & House Shots

Progress BarProgress Bar
The Progressive Music Series DJ Adam Black of Front 312

CellblockCellblock
FLIGHTS OF FANCY design your own three beer bucket for two $10 - Wii Contest Night

Kit Kat Lounge & Supper ClubKit Kat Lounge & Supper Club
Half priced cocktails and martinis * Buy one get one free entrees

Scarlet BarScarlet Bar
Study Break DJ Scotty T $3 Miller Lite $5 Vodka Redbull $4 Three Olives Dude Bomb

The SoFo TapThe SoFo Tap
$4 Fireball Shots

BerlinBerlin
1st Wed.: Trannikas Most Wanted at 10:30pm with DJ Adam EL 3rd Wed.: Love Machine: United Under The Groove with DJ Josh Maggio & hostess Toyota Corona Last Wed.: Bittersweet: Shoegaze, goth, post-punk, new wave & more $3 Berlin Bombs (now with Absolut

Hamburger Mary'sHamburger Mary's
Wild Wednesday - Mary's "Special Tease" cocktail pints are $2 off all day on Wednesdays (downstairs only).

The CallThe Call
$7 SKYY Vodka & $8 ABSOLUT Vodka Martinis & Cosmos

Elixir LoungeElixir Lounge
Humpday: 1/2 price bottles of wine

Scot'sScot's
$6.00 (+ $1.50 high-end) Cosmos

Mary's AtticMary's Attic
$3 domestic bottles and well cocktails (featuring UV vodka and Cruzan rum), Mary-Oke Night

HydrateHydrate
Honeys on Halsted Revue, hosted by Kenya Black Dupree and Mimi Marks, feat. Kinley Preston and Monica Beverly Hillz $5 Stoli flavors, $4 Bud Light and Corona, $3 Cold Spell shots DJ Laura B

Lucky Horseshoe LoungeLucky Horseshoe Lounge
Oh Hot Damn, This is my Jam! ( Its a flashback baby)

The ClosetThe Closet
$3 Well $3.50 Pints of Miller Lite $3.50 Shock Tops

Farraguts on ClarkFarraguts on Clark
$2 Domestic Bottles

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

SidetrackSidetrack
Push Play 8pm-2am - Monthly parties including Woof Wednesday, All Things Beyoncé, Sync It! and more


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  UPCOMING GAY & LESBIAN EVENTS
Wednesday, Jun 28
Susan Bordo & Kim Brooks discuss The Destruction of Hilary Clinton By Susan Bordo Susan Bordo unpacks the conservative's assault on Clinton and her reputation, the way the left provoked suspicion and indifference among the youth vote, the inescapable presence of James Comey, questions about Russian influence, and the media's malpractice in covering the candidate.  7:30pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/event/author-conversation-susan-bordo-kim-brooks-discuss-destruction-hillary-clinton-susan-bordo
Golden Girls, the Lost Episodes Enjoy never-before-seen episodes of The Golden Girls featuring Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia and all of the siblings, daughters, sons, characters and rare diseases that were mentioned once, but never again. Also GG trivia and games. Through August 26.  7:30pm   Mary's Attic  5400 N Clark Chicago  800-838-3006  Tickets: http://www.handbagproductions.org
Lives: Visible The new film by Chicagoan Michelle Citron, Lives: Visible, is an elegy for two cultures-the working-class butch/fem world of pre-Stonewall Chicago, and the once ubiquitous film-based snapshot that recorded everyday 20th Century American life. Filmmaker will be at both screenings. Followed by a screening of Leftovers   8:15pm   Gene Siskel Film Center  164 N State Chicago  http://genesiskelfilmcenter.pfestore.com/capacity/events/1b285c6e-4267-48b7-8ee9-da3fe34eaed0.aspx
Drag Party Party Sketch, drag, improv variety show featuring up and coming drag queens, kings and bio queens lip-synching and acting their little baby hearts out. It's truly a party with Celeste Izmore, Aunty Chan, Anita Cannoli, Justin Side and Pam Who? Wednesdays through June 28. $10  9:30pm   Annoyance Theatre  851 W Belmont Chicago  773.697.9693  http://www.theannoyance.com

Thursday, Jun 29
LGBT Chamber of Commerce Pride Celebration Presented by @Properties and BreakThru Beverage Illinois. Network, sip cocktails, nosh on passed hors d'oeuvres.  6:00pm - 9:00pm   Mila Chicago, Corner of Michigan & Lake, 201 N Garland Ct, Chicago  Tickets: http://lgbtcc.com/pride-celebration-june-29/
Poetry Reading: A People's History of Chicago Kevin Coval is a poet and community builder. As the artistic director of Young Chicago Authors, founder of Louder Than A Bomb: The Chicago Youth Poetry Festival, and professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago-where he teaches hip-hop aesthetics-he's mentored thousands of young writers, artists, and musicians.  7:30pm   Women & Children First Bookstore  5233 N Clark St Chicago  http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com/event/poetry-reading-peoples-history-chicago

Friday, Jun 30
MATERIALKINK Opening Reception The Leather Archives & Museum Guest Artist Gallery presents a group exhibition of contemporary artworks examining the intersection between materiality and alternative sexualities. Curated by Chicago-based artist Jose Santiago Perez. Free and open to the public 18+  5:30pm - 7:30pm   Leather Archives & Museum  6418 N Greenview Ave Chicago  http://leatherarchives.org

Saturday, Jul 1
Love Fest Rooftop Day Party Part of Black Pride Weekend and sponsored by Chicago Black Men's Gay Caucus.   12:00pm - 9:00pm   The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. West, Chicago  http://blackpridechicago.com/black-pride-2017
2017 Esteem Awards PrideIndex.com's Celebration of Honor Honoring local and national organizations and individuals for their continued efforts in supporting the African-American and LGBTQ communities.   2:00pm - 5:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  https://www.facebook.com/events/314322732335393/

Monday, Jul 3
Weekly Transgender Care Services Chicago House TransSafe Drop-In provides weekly "one-stop shop," addressing the vulnerability of transgender individuals. No appointment necessary to access services most needed by those marginalized within the transgender community, including housing, legal, employment, medical including hormones, and social support. Services have been moved as of July 1 from Center on Halsted to new location.   2:00pm - 5:00pm   Heartland Health Outreach clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan, Fifth floor  http://www.chicagohouse.org/causes/translife-center/
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/

Tuesday, Jul 4
Oak Park Area Lesbian and Gay Association in parade Recruiting marchers at info@opalga.com  12:00pm   Oak Park

Wednesday, Jul 5
Taste of Chicago Outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining community. Through July 9.  11:00am   Grant Park, Chicago  http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/taste_of_chicago.html?utm_source=Taste+Tickets%2C+Get+yours+before+they%27re+gone+2017&utm_campaign=Taste+Tickets%2C+Get+yours+before+they%27re+gone+2017&utm_mediu

Thursday, Jul 6
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   TPAN's Office, 5050 N Broadway St. #300, Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/client-services/groups#reclaiming
Chi-Town Squares Dance Party First Thursdays. No Experience Necessary. Bring a friend or three. Bobby Poyner  7:00pm - 10:00pm   Ebenezer Lutheran Church  1650 W Foster Chicago  http://chitownsquares.org.
The Nance opening night The Nance recreates the naughty, raucous world of burlesque's heyday and tells the backstage story of a gay performer, Chauncey Miles, whose role in the burlesque show was to brazenly exploit gay stereotypes of the time in a most suggestive manner. Through July 30.  7:30pm   Pride Arts Center, 4139 N Broadway, Chicago,  800 737 0984  http://www.pridefilmsandplays.com
Jason Collins at The Chicago Sky Diversity and inclusion event Meet-and-greet panel with Collins and Imani Boyette, "Facing Adversity Through Sports," moderated by Stephen Bardo on Thursday. Collins was the first active male athlete in any of the four major U.S. professional leagues to publicly announce he was gay in a Sports Illustrated story following the 2012-13 NBA season.   10:00pm   Midtown Athletic Club  http://sky.wnba.com

Friday, Jul 7
Jason Collins at Chicago Sky event Collins will participate in a breakast networking event with the LGBT Chamber of Commerce.   7:30am - 9:30am   Nacional 27  325 W Huron Chicago  http://ChicagoSky.net
Ruidofest VIP INCLUDES Festival Admission 07/07 - 07/9 Express Entry Gates Festival Grounds Re-entry Privileges w/ Commemorative Souvenir Wristband Access to VIP Lounge Access to VIP Seating and Stage-Front Viewing Areas* Complimentary Bottled Water Private Air-Conditioned Restrooms Access to Premium Beer & Spirits Bar *Capacities for VIP viewing areas may be limited, will operate on first come first serve basis while supplies last. Snakes!!!! Through 7/9/   3:00pm   Addams/Medill Park  http://ruidofest.com/

Saturday, Jul 8
Taste of Chicago Outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining community. Through July 9.  11:00am   Grant Park, Chicago  http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/taste_of_chicago.html?utm_source=Taste+Tickets%2C+Get+yours+before+they%27re+gone+2017&utm_campaign=Taste+Tickets%2C+Get+yours+before+they%27re+gone+2017&utm_mediu
2017 Ride for AIDS Chicago Hundreds of individuals will ride 100 or 200 miles in support of the 2017 Ride for AIDS Chicago. The Ride is committed to providing essential services to people living with and vulnerable for HIV and AIDS  Time:TBA     ,  http://tpan.convio.net/site/TR/CyclingCenturyRide/General?pg=entry&fr_id=1050.
Nothing Without A Company New Play Festival Opens with Bobby Pin Girls. Will the toxic people in their lives bust up this burgeoning friendship or will the girls learn to embrace their evolving identities?   Time:TBA   Mary's Attic  5400 N Clark Chicago  Tickets: http://nothingwithoutacompany.org
Jason Collins Q&A and Meet and Greet session with members of the Center on Halsted and Sky fans  5:30pm - 6:30pm   Skyline Room at Allstate Arena  Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/breakfast-networking-and-meet-greet-with-jason-collins-tickets-35445508470

Sunday, Jul 9
Taste of Chicago Outdoor food festival showcasing the diversity of Chicago's dining community. Through July 9.  11:00am   Grant Park, Chicago  http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/taste_of_chicago.html?utm_source=Taste+Tickets%2C+Get+yours+before+they%27re+gone+2017&utm_campaign=Taste+Tickets%2C+Get+yours+before+they%27re+gone+2017&utm_mediu
Self-Defense, Bystander Intervention for Identity-Based Violence Open to Adults and Teens 15+. Students will learn how to apply the Five Fingers of Self-Defense  1:30pm - 4:30pm   Thousand Waves  1220 W. Belmont Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://thousandwaves.org/self-defense/individuals/
Aging Gracelessly - 50 Shades of Fay After four books and countless magazine columns, author Fay Jacobs is touring with a hilarious and moving oral memoir.   4:00pm - 6:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.centeronhalsted.org/newevents-details.cfm?ID=14281
The Kiki - Queer Comedy with Variety Monthly show, second Sunday of every month, will feature video clips, audience interaction, games, and, of course, comedy. Doors 4pm.  5:00pm   The Laugh Factory Chicago  3175 N Broadway Chicago  http://www.LaughFactory.com

Monday, Jul 10
Weekly Transgender Care Services Chicago House TransSafe Drop-In provides weekly "one-stop shop," addressing the vulnerability of transgender individuals. No appointment necessary to access services most needed by those marginalized within the transgender community, including housing, legal, employment, medical including hormones, and social support.  2:00pm - 5:00pm   Heartland Health Outreach clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan, Fifth floor  http://www.chicagohouse.org/causes/translife-center/
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/

Tuesday, Jul 11
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/
Chicago Gender Society Social, and educational organization for members of the transgender community, supporters and the public. Meets every month on the second Tuesday. Doors open at 7pm.  8:00pm   Stardust Banquet Hall, 5688 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago  http://chicagogender.com/about-us/faq/

Wednesday, Jul 12
Golden Girls, the Lost Episodes Enjoy never-before-seen episodes of The Golden Girls featuring Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia and all of the siblings, daughters, sons, characters and rare diseases that were mentioned once, but never again. Also GG trivia and games. Through August 26.  7:30pm   Mary's Attic  5400 N Clark Chicago  800-838-3006  Tickets: http://www.handbagproductions.org
Sean Wiggins Originals, some covers and some brand new ones. Chandler on drums.  8:00pm - 10:00pm   Fritz's Poor House, 1511 Plainfield Rd, Joliet

Thursday, Jul 13
Queen and Adma Lambert New show for this tour brings Queen hits, like "Another One Bites the Dust," "Bohemian Rhapsody," "We Will Rock You," "We Are The Champions". Tickets On Sale Feb. 3  7:00pm   United Center  1901 W Madison Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://Livenation.com

Friday, Jul 14
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
RuPaul Drag Race Viewing Party No cover.  7:00pm   Sidetrack  3349 N Halsted St Chicago  http://www.sidetrackchicago.com/
Sean Wiggins New originals, new covers and a ton of fun as always at this cool local Irish Pub! With Paul Houston and Chandler Marino. $10 cover or $5 if you get there before 8:30  9:00pm - 11:00pm   The Glenwood Bar  6962 N Glenwood Ave Chicago

Saturday, Jul 15
Galvanize Program Chicago Foundation for Women and The United State of Women offer trainings & workshops to take action and continue the fight for women's equity, locally and nationally.  9:00am - 8:00pm   McCormick Place  http://www.theunitedstateofwomen.org/galvanizechicago/?bblinkid=51722832&bbemailid=4266415&bbejrid=313566539

Sunday, Jul 16
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
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 saleSundays. Suggested Donation $10. Register online.  3:00pm - 5:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  Tickets: http://community.centeronhalsted.org/Muffy1
Blue Man Group is teaming up with Autism Speaks Hosting autism-friendly performances suitable for individuals and families affected by autism.   4:00pm   Briar Street Theatre  3133 N Halsted St Chicago  Tickets: http://blueMan.com/autismspeaks

Monday, Jul 17
TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services Chicago House TransSafe Drop-In provides weekly "one-stop shop," addressing the vulnerability of transgender individuals. No appointment necessary to access services most needed by those marginalized within the transgender community, including housing, legal, employment, medical including hormones, and social support.   2:00pm - 5:00pm   Heartland Health Outreach clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan, Fifth floor  http://www.chicagohouse.org/causes/translife-center/
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/

Thursday, Jul 20
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   TPAN's Office, 5050 N Broadway St. #300, Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/client-services/groups#reclaiming
Sandra Bernhard, Sandra Monica Blvd: Coast to Coast Host of the live daily show Sandyland on SiriusXM Radio, in an all new show spotlighting her unique, sharp blend of hysterical insight and outspoken views with rock 'n' roll, cabaret, stand-up and a little burlesque. Sandra Bernhard, Sandra Monica Blvd: Coast to Coast. $45/$48/$55/$58. Doors 7:00pm  8:00pm   City Winery Chicago  1200 W Randolph St Chicago  http://www.citywinery.com

Friday, Jul 21
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

Monday, Jul 24
TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services Chicago House TransSafe Drop-In provides weekly "one-stop shop," addressing the vulnerability of transgender individuals. No appointment necessary to access services most needed by those marginalized within the transgender community, including housing, legal, employment, medical including hormones, and social support.   2:00pm - 5:00pm   Heartland Health Outreach clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan, Fifth floor  http://www.chicagohouse.org/causes/translife-center/
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/
90s Female Tribute Concert Chicago Performers Collective. $10  8:00pm   Martyers', 3855 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago  http://MartyersLive.com

Tuesday, Jul 25
Police Deaf Near Far Loosely based on actual events, the play follows the parallel stories of a young Deaf rights activist and two police officers as their worlds tragically collide. Through Aug. 9. $15/$12  7:30pm   Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn, Chicago  Tickets: http://www.steeptheatre.com

Friday, Jul 28
Fed Up Fest 2017 Chicago's Queer+Trans Punk Fest All proceeds to benefit EL RESCATE. More information to come.  5:00pm   Location TBA  http://fedupfestchicago.tumblr.com/

Saturday, Jul 29
Fed Up Fest 2017 Chicago's Queer+Trans Punk Fest All proceeds to benefit EL RESCATE. More information to come.  5:00pm   Location TBA  http://fedupfestchicago.tumblr.com/
Queer Contra Chicago Contra is a traditional folk dance, born in New England that welcomes left feet and is inherently queer in nature. 6:30 introductory lesson, 7-9:30 dance   6:30pm   Second Unitarian Church  656 W. Barry Chicago  http://chicagoqueercontra.wordpress.com
Milly's Orchid Show 29 Years and Holdin' 29 and Holdin' is a variety show featuring Brigid Murphy as host Milly May Smithy and superstar band Expo 76 and other artists in many genres. Doors at 7 pm.   8:00pm   Park West Chicago  322 W Armitage Ave Chicago  Tickets: http://bit.ly/2rFRjRW
Tribute to Jane Fonda Cinema/Chicago and the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival will honor the two-time Academy Award®-winner and three-time Golden Globe®-winning actress and conduct an on-stage conversation with Fonda accompanied by iconic clips from her illustrious career. 6:30pm small plates, silent auction, Red carpet.   8:00pm   Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago  http://www.chicagofilmfestival.com

Sunday, Jul 30
Fed Up Fest 2017 Chicago's Queer+Trans Punk Fest All proceeds to benefit EL RESCATE. More information to come.  5:00pm   Location TBA  http://fedupfestchicago.tumblr.com/

Monday, Jul 31
TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services Chicago House TransSafe Drop-In provides weekly "one-stop shop," addressing the vulnerability of transgender individuals. No appointment necessary to access services most needed by those marginalized within the transgender community, including housing, legal, employment, medical including hormones, and social support.   2:00pm - 5:00pm   Heartland Health Outreach clinic 4750 N Sheridan, Fifth floor  http://www.chicagohouse.org/causes/translife-center/
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/

Tuesday, Aug 1
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, Aug 3
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   TPAN's Office, 5050 N Broadway St. #300, Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/client-services/groups#reclaiming

Friday, Aug 4
Black and Pink National Gathering Gathering for formerly incarcerated LGBTQ and/or HIV+ people from across the US, for volunteers and pen pals connected with Black and Pink, for anyone actively involved in the movement towards abolition with a focus on the needs of LGBTQ and/or HIV+ people. $500 sponsors an attendee.  Time:TBA   Contact organizers for location  http://www.blackandpink.org/registration/

Monday, Aug 7
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/

Friday, Aug 11
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

Sunday, Aug 13
The Kiki - Queer Comedy with Variety Monthly show, second Sunday of every month, will feature video clips, audience interaction, games, and, of course, comedy. Doors 4pm.  5:00pm   The Laugh Factory Chicago  3175 N Broadway Chicago  http://www.LaughFactory.com

Monday, Aug 14
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/

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   TPAN's Office, 5050 N Broadway St. #300, Chicago  http://www.tpan.com/client-services/groups#reclaiming

Friday, Aug 18
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

Sunday, Aug 20
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

Monday, Aug 21
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/

Friday, Aug 25
Lady Gaga's 2017 Joanne World Tour Tickets go on sale Feb. 13. More information to come.  11:30pm   Wrigley Field  1060 W Addison St # 1 Chicago

Monday, Aug 28
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/

Monday, Sep 4
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/

Tuesday, Sep 5
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, Sep 7
Ken Burns WTTW/Chicago PBS and Auditorium Theatre present an exclusive event to preview and discuss a new 10-part documentary The Vietnam War  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

Friday, Sep 8
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

Monday, Sep 11
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/

Friday, Sep 15
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

Sunday, Sep 17
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
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 saleSundays. Suggested Donation $10. Register online.  3:00pm - 5:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  Tickets: http://community.centeronhalsted.org/Muffy1

Friday, Sep 22
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 online .  11:00am - 4:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  http://www.werqchicagojobfair.com

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

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/

Sunday, Oct 15
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 saleSundays. Suggested Donation $10. Register online.  3:00pm - 5:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  Tickets: http://community.centeronhalsted.org/Muffy1

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 saleSundays. Suggested Donation $10. Register online.  3:00pm - 5:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago  Tickets: http://community.centeronhalsted.org/Muffy1

Saturday, Nov 16
Open Gym Volleyball All gender and experience levels welcome. Daily passes $7. Monthly passes $30.   6:00pm - 9:00pm   Center on Halsted  3656 N Halsted Chicago

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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