|Equality Illinois' virtual gala on Feb. 6
Equality Illinois will hold its 30th-anniversary gala virtually on Feb. 6, 2021. Things will kick off with a Champion Happy Hour at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program at 7 p.m. Honorees will include National Center ...
|Jane Fonda, Hillary Clinton attend Personal PAC's virtual luncheon|
Actor/Activist Jane Fonda, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Governor JB Pritzker were among those who took place in Personal PAC's Oct. 21 virtual luncheon. The reproductive-rights organization's principal ...
|HRC Chicago seeks nominations for corporate equality award
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Chicago has announced the inaugural HRC Corporate Champion for Equality Award to honor individuals who have made a significant contribution to advancing equality through their workplaces. ...
|AIDS Foundation of Chicago's 'Gala35' Nov. 19|
AIDS Foundation of Chicago's (AFC's) "Gala35"marking its 35th anniversarywill be a virtual event taking place Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. Gala35 marks the organization's 35th year of service and will be its premier gatheri ...
|Diversity report: More than 1,000 LGBTQs running for office
LGBTQ Victory Fund the only national organization dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public officereleased its inaugural "Out on the Trail" report, which details the diversity of LGBTQ candidates who ran for office in 2020. At ...
|Restaurant employee relief fund now open
Executives at the Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA) announced the opening of online applications for the Illinois Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (IRAEF) Restaurant Employee Relief Fund. This ...
|TPAN names Colleen O'Neill as its new CEO
TPAN has announced the hiring of Colleen O'Neill as its new CEO to assist in empowering the organization to continue to provide care and far-reaching education to people affected by HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and all related issues, ...
|Matthew-Lee Erlbach talks Be An #ArtsHero, career, other endeavors|
Writer, actor and filmmaker Matthew-Lee Erlbach is on a mission to get financial relief to the many arts workers and institutions impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Erlbach is calling on U.S. senators to sponsor the DAWN ...
Equality Illinois distributes $115,000+ in COVID relief grants to LGBTQs|
--From a press release - Equality Illinois, the state's civil rights organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer people; through a grant the Illinois COVID Response Fund (ICRF) and community organizations, has awarded over $115,000 in COVID relief grants ...
|Legacy Walk inducts singers Mercury and Sylvester|
Musicians Freddie Mercury and Sylvester became the latest inductees onto the Legacy Walk, the Northalsted landmark functioning as an open-air museum paying tribute to notable members of the LGBTQ community. Thanks to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, ...
|HRC releases newest Congressional Scorecard
On Oct. 8, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released its Congressional Scorecard measuring support for LGBTQ equality in the 116th Congress. Members of Congress were scored based on a range of key indicators of supportfrom votes ...
|Nat'l AIDS Memorial to launch 50-state AIDS Memorial Quilt Virtual Exhibition|
--From a press release - SAN FRANCISCO (October 9, 2020) — The National AIDS Memorial is announcing a virtual exhibition of the AIDS Memorial Quilt (the Quilt) that will feature more than 10,000 Quilt panels representing all 50 state and U.S. ...
|Hillary Clinton supports Personal PAC's virtual annual awards luncheon|
--From a press release - Chicago, IL — Personal PAC, the leading non-partisan political action committee (PAC) dedicated to electing pro-choice state and local officials in Illinois is excited to announce that Secretary Hillary Clinton ...
|Affinity celebrating 25 years virtually Oct. 9-11|
Affinity Community Servicesa social-justice organization serving the needs of the Black LGBTQ+ community, with a particular focus on Black womenwill celebrate its 25th anniversary virtually Oct. 9-11. The virtual anniversary ...
|Robin Roberts, George Wendt and more part of Oct. 8 virtual party|
Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts, comedic legends George Wendt and Tim Kazurinsky, and Chicago Bears legend Charles "Peanut" Tillman will be part of a virtual cocktail party supporting the work of the Illinois Medical District ...