Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2016-11-30
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

In the Life: Betsy Ade In the Life: Betsy Ade
Well-Known Strangers was formed about 18 months ago, and the group just ...

  Browse Windy City Times Archives

Windy City Times 2012-04-11
Download PDF Issue
 

Daily Breaking
Transgender woman found murdered in Chicago - News coverage updated April 21, 2012 - Paige Clay, a transgender woman who many believed to be a rising luminary in Chicago's ball scene, was found apparently ...
Obama executive order rejection: Old strategy or new campaign? - The Obama administration revealed a political calculation last week: Now is not a good time to sign an executive order ...
Gerber/Hart readying for move - Gerber/Hart Library and archives appears to be readying for its move to Rogers Park, just two weeks before it is ...
Immigration Services revises transgender policies - From a news release - Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a Policy Memorandum revising the treatment of gender designations ...
First gay hate crime charged under Matthew Shepard Act - From a news release - WASHINGTON — Two Harlan County, Ky., men were indicted today for their roles in kidnapping and assaulting a gay man ...
Rosen apologizes for comment on Romney's wife - Longtime Democratic and lesbian activist Hilary Rosen was in the proverbial political hotseat this week over a critique she offered ...
Groups push Obama on executive order to ban LGBT bias - From a news release - WASHINGTON, DC -- When the White House announced President Barack Obama would not sign an executive order at this time ...
Reports of tax confusion for civil union couples - Just days before tax deadlines hit, many Illinois civil union couples are reporting confusion over filing taxes this year, according ...
Man injured in Lakeview drive-by - A man has been treated and released after suffering a graze wound in a drive-by shooting in Lakeview Wednesday. According ...
HRC: Will Romney repudiate endorsement of anti-gay group? - Washington - The Human Rights Campaign is calling on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to immediately reject the endorsement ...

News
AIDS: Dan Anthon uses art in fight against AIDS - Dan Anthon took a skills inventory test on a computer back in 1984, and the result said that his strongest ...
AIDS: Authors write about HIV/AIDS - By Kergan Edwards-Stout and Gregory G. Allen - [ Editor's note: Authors Kergan Edwards-Stout ( Songs for the New Depression ) and Gregory G. Allen ( Well ...
AIDS: Mr. Friendly confronts AIDS fears - Dave Watt has a simple message: Be stigma-free of HIV. "Having lived through the 1980s, I've seen people living with ...
AIDS Black caucus hosts conversations on HIV - HIV/AIDS researchers, service providers, public health advocates and community members gathered for Conversations on HIV Research March 28 at the ...
Mike Wallace dies at 93 - Revered journalist Mike Wallace has died at the age of 93. Bob Schieffer, host of the CBS show Face the ...
Santorum bows out - Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum was one of the most virulently anti-gay candidates in the large field of Republican presidential ...
New HRC adoption campaign coming to Chicago - LGBT prospective parents looking for an adoption agency with a Human Rights Campaign (HRC) seal of approval will not find ...
Occupy Festival May 12-13 in Union Park - The first ever Occupy Festival will take place May 12-13 at Union Park, at Ashland Avenue and Lake Street, according ...
Stevenson's rainbow includes three transgender students - Cassidy Nordstrom clearly stands out at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, even among about 4,000 other students. Nordstrom went as ...
HRC: Will Romney repudiate endorsement of anti-gay group? - Washington - The Human Rights Campaign is calling on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to immediately reject the endorsement ...
Adrienne Rich, a life of poetry and activism - Lesbian-feminist poet Adrienne Rich, 82, died in her Santa Cruz, Calif., home March 27, from complications of rheumatoid arthritis. Rich's ...
The drama behind the DOMA hearing - The seventh-floor courtroom of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in Boston was packed to capacity. ...
White House: Pride Month video challenge - Posted on the White House blog by Gautam Raghavan - Across the country, ordinary people are doing extraordinary things to improve the lives of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender ...
Lambda seeks marriage rights for Nevada same-sex couples - (Las Vegas, April 10, 2012) — Lambda Legal today filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for Nevada ...
ACLU: Gay student should be commended, not punished - From a news release - In response to the public reprimand of a Fullerton Union High School student Kearian Giertz following a speech in which ...
Chicagoans head to White House fo Easter Egg Roll - From a news release - When suburban-Chicago family Jaime Garcia, Daryl Rizzo and their daughter Siena Rose Garcia-Rizzo enter the White House grounds on Monday ...
Chicago LGBT groups streaming live on CAN TV - From a news release - (Chicago, IL) — CAN TV is launching a web streaming service for Chicago nonprofits, enabling LGBT groups from across the ...
VIEWPOINTS Gay military families, veterans fight for rights - Several weeks ago, the free hotline at Servicemembers Legal Defense Network rang as it has done every day for nearly ...
Pink Moon Run, Walk to raise breast cancer research funds - From a news release - WILMETTE - Gather under a full moon on Saturday, May 5, at Plaza del Lago in Wilmette for the inaugural ...
Transgender women to be included in Miss Universe competition - From a news release - New York, NY, April 10, 2012- GLAAD, the nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ( LGBT ) media advocacy and ...
Sen. Brown's LGBT column; gay anchor wants Trayvon tweets to end - NATIONAL ROUNDUP: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - U.S. Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts published a guest column in the LGBT newspaper Bay Windows in which he praised ...
Cassidy, Steans part of Earth Day clean-up - State Rep. Kelly Cassidy, state Sen. Heather Steans and the Touhy Park Advisory Council will host an Earth Day park ...
Kevin Cathcart: Heading Lambda Legal for two decades - For more than half the time that Lambda Legal has been battling for LGBT people, the organization has been headed ...
Quotelines - "[L]et us not forget about what it meant when my husband appointed those two magnificent Supreme Court justices. And for ...
Gilda's Club provides outreach to LGBTQ community - Gilda's Club Chicago is one of many groups worldwide that honor the memory of Gilda Radner, the comedienne who died ...
PASSAGES Ann-Kirstine 'Stina' Rogal - Ann-Kirstine "Stina" Rogal, a larger-than-life personality whose dance lessons at Charlie's bar kept Chicago's LGBT community two-stepping for 15 years, ...
'Out in Chicago' at CHM hosting April 14 tag sale - The Chicago History Museum is hosting a tag sale of some of the items exhibited during the recent Out in ...
VIEWS: We are Trayvon Martin: LGBTs, Blacks united by murder - What does Trayvon Martin's murder have to do with gay-rights protection? The quick answer is the Matthew Shepard and James ...
LETTERS: Boystown watch; MACS study; Anti-GLBT church in school - Scale back, Boystown Dear Editor: The sad events in Florida leading up to and including the killing of Trayvon Martin ...
WCT seeks nominations for 30 Under 30 - CHICAGO—Windy City Times is seeking to recognize 30 more outstanding LGBT individuals (and allies) for its annual 30 Under 30 ...
AllOut.org thanks Electronic Arts for 'Dark Side' inclusion - From a news release - San Francisco, CA - In the face of right-wing attacks by the Family Research Council, consumers and citizens around the ...

Entertainment
'Bully' director talks about film's impact - Documentary filmmaker Lee Hirsch hoped to start a national movement dedicated to stopping the practice of bullying in the United ...
Local gay and lesbian sailors on WTTW tonight - From a news release - Gay, Lesbian and Supporting Sailors (GLASS) are featured tonight, April 5, on "Chicago Tonight" on WTTW at 7pm. Read more ...
Woody Guthrie tribute concert includes Holly Near, Toshi Reagon - From a news release - The non-profit arts organization portoluz has produced a once-in-a-lifetime concert honoring the legendary American Folk hero Woody Guthrie. On Saturday, ...
Knight at the Movies: Bully; The Cabin in the Woods; film notes - "I don't believe in luck but I believe in hope," 12-year-old Alex says at the conclusion of Lee Hirsch's devastating ...
Jesse Tyler Ferguson on 'Modern Family,'film 'One Night Stand' - NUNN ON ONE - The 4th Annual Chicago International Movies & Music Festival debuts this weekend, with a variety of events. One Night Stand ...
Pevsner, Kazurinsky to star in Scrooge & Marley film - From a news release - Scrooge and Marley, a new independent film being shot in Chicago this May, will star respected out gay actor David ...
Jomama Jones: A force of nature - Chicagoans, brace yourselves, for a mighty force of nature is on our doorstep. This is not a "snowpocalypse" that your ...
Sister Spit bringing Dorothy Allison to Chicago - This month kicks off the national tour of Sister Spit, the self-described raucous, rowdy performance gang of queer poets, performers ...
Melanie Marshall on the show 'Fela!' - NUNN ON ONE: PERFORMANCE - Melanie Marshall has crossed the pond to perform as Fela Kuti's mother Funmilayo in the touring production of Fela! Audiences ...
Billy Masters - "He called me a fag 'cause I was wearing a scarf! Then he shoved my sister and I got behind ...
Phylicia Rashad directs Paul Oakley Stovall's Immediate Family - From a news release - Chicago, IL—Paul Boskind, Ruth Hendel and Stephen Hendel, by special arrangement with the Goodman Theatre, and in association with About ...
Bully film will receive PG-13 after big protest - From a news release - WASHINGTON, DC - Director Lee Hirsch and The Weinstein Company have announced that the documentary "Bully" will receive a "PG-13" ...
Center on Halsted 5-year anniversary with k.d. lang, Andy Cohen - From a news release - Chicago — Five years ago on June 1, Center on Halsted opened its doors to the public. Since that time, ...
Wanda Sykes in Chicago Sept. 29 - From a news release - Chicago, IL — MSG and Live Nation welcome Wanda Sykes to the Chicago Theatre on September 29th at 7:00 pm. ...
ALT Q music fest May 19 - From a news release - Scott Free's Alt Q Fest marks its 12th year Sat., May 19, 7 p.m. at the Old Town School of ...
Dolly on Whitney's funeral; Downton Abbey revelations - Entertainment news: Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - During a segment on CBS This Morning: Saturday, Dolly Parton said she cried when "I Will Always Love You"—a song ...
DANCIN' FEATS: Fab collab(oration) - Collaboration, by definition, means to work together with others on a project or endeavor; to cooperate for a mutual cause ...
Bailiwick has new artistic director - Bailiwick Chicago Executive Director Brian LaDuca announced that Lili-Anne Brown has been named the company's new artistic director. Due to ...
Joffrey women's board's gala May 6 - The women's board of the Joffrey Ballet will present its 10th-anniversary gala Sunday, May 6, which coincides with the last ...
MCA gets $10M gift - Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker director of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago, announced the gift of $10 million from Stefan ...
Steppenwolf's 'Red or White Ball' April 13 - Hundreds of Chicago's young arts supporters will gather at Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council's Red or White Ball Friday, April 13. The ...
Augie & C.K.'s founders' reunion in May - Augie & Cary will hold their first-ever reunion May 12 at the L26 Restaurant and Lounge in the Chicago South ...
Chicago Latino Film Festival: LGBT overview - The Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) is back for its 28th year Friday, April 13 through Thursday, April 26. The ...
Beyond the Fringe - THEATER REVIEW - Playwrights: Alan Bennett, Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller, Dudley Moore . At: Oak Park Festival Theatre at Madison Street Theatre Studio, ...
Roberto Clemente subject of art show - From a news release - (Chicago, IL) Roberto Clemente Walker (1934-1972) remains a legendary figure in sports and philanthropic worlds as well as in the ...
Drury Lane Theatre presents Hairspray - From a news release - Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. —HAIRSPRAY, the Tony Award-winning musical The New Yorker called "Exhilaratingly funny!"will be presented at Drury Lane Theatre, ...
Artemis 1940s, 1950s, 1960s Girls' Night Out concert, dance June 2 - From a news release - CHICAGO ─ To celebrate Pride Month, Artemis Singers, Chicago's lesbian feminist chorus, will present a concert and dance spotlighting the ...
Barrowman to be at C2E2 - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) has announced John Barrowman—the out gay actor best known as Captain Jack Harkness ...
Tunnel Rat - THEATER REVIEW - Playwright: Neil Cole. At: Genesis Theatrical Productions at Preston Bradley Auditorium, 941 W. Lawrence Ave. Tickets:773-327-7707; www.brownpapertickets.com; $25. Runs through: ...
Alison Bechdel exhibit opens - Lesbian artist Alison Bechdel (left) with Chicagoan Riva Lehrer, also an acclaimed artist, at the opening of Bechdel's exhibit, "Fevered ...
Trash - THEATER REVIEW - Playwright: Arthur M. Jolly. At: Babes with Blades Theatre Company at the Side Project, 1439 W. Jarvis Ave. Tickets: 773-904-0391; ...
Spotlight - If you somehow missed the Tony Award-winning jukebox musical Jersey Boys during its multi-year run in Chicago, be thankful that ...
Chesapeake - THEATER REVIEW - Playwright: Lee Blessing. At: Remy Bumppo Theatre, Company at Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets: 773-404-7336; www.remybumppo.org; $30-$40. Runs ...
Critics' Picks - Enron, Timeline Theatre at Baird Hall, through April 15. This true-life saga of corporate crime is recounted by Lucy Prebble ...
Red Carpet Chicago premiere of 'PROMISE LAND' April 20 - From a news release - NEQUA Studios is set to launch its much-awaited feature film, Promise Land, directed by Kevin Dalvi. The film stars a ...
Rent play co-produced by ATC and About Face - From a news release - Chicago, IL— American Theater Company (ATC), together with About Face Theatre, presents a co-production of Jonathan Larson's Rent, directed by ...
Chaz Bono honored by GLAAD - From a news release - Los Angeles, CA, April 10, 2012 — GLAAD announced it will honor LGBT equality advocate, author and speaker Chaz Bono ...
Dish: Dining news - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - —Phil Stefani's 437 Rush and RIVA Crab House on Navy Pier have translated the dinner menus at each restaurant into ...
Real Housewife Kyle lands in Aurora - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - There are rumors flying about the third season of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Casting shakeups including Camille Grammer ...
SAVOR: Glazed and Infused; Rockit Burger Bar - Trying to prove that there's room for more sugary goodness in Chicago, the donut shop Glazed and Infused (love that ...
'Big Package Auction' April 14 at Sidetrack - The Chicago Gay Men's Chorus (CGMC) will present its 4th Annual "The Big Package Auction"—with special guest hostess, Miss Richfield ...
Chicago House brunch fashion show May 6 - The 25th Annual Chicago House Spring Brunch and Fashion Show will take place Sunday, May 6, 12-3 p.m., in the ...
'Titanic: The Untold Tale of Gay Passengers and Crew' book out - San Francisco author Jack Fritscher has written Titanic: The Untold Tale of Gay Passengers and Crew, which is now being ...
Funny Ladies at Op Comedy Club - From a news release - April 12, 2012, Chicago --- UP Comedy Club (230 W. North Ave, 3rd Floor of Piper's Alley) is proud to ...

Outlines
A Gay in the Life: Melinda Suarez - Her mom is a singer, her dad plays multiple instruments. So being a diverse musician has come naturally for Melinda ...
Police officer makes Golden Gloves debut - She's been a Chicago police officer for almost five years—in the Third District, no less, at 70th Street and Cottage ...
Havruta: A home for Jerusalem LGBTs - JERUSALEM—Havruta, a social and cultural home for Jewish gay men from religious backgrounds, was started here about five years ago ...
Jerusalem Open House: An LGBT community center - JERUSALEM—The rainbow flag that waves outside the second-story, multiple-room offices of the Jerusalem Open House (JOH) is one of the ...
Chicago Force football prepares for 2012 season - From a news release - Evanston, IL — The Chicago Force women's tackle football team are just days away from kicking off their 2012 season. ...
CMSA Hall of Fame committee announces inductees - From a news release - The CMSA Hall of Fame committee is proud to announce this year's inductees: Shawn Albritton Samantha Hamilton Jack Neilsen This ...
Asset protection strategies beyond insurance - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - \Phillip Sitar is a financial advisor for Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., 307 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1818. He can be ...
Non-equity alternatives to rock-bottom yields - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - As interest rates have fallen to record lows and stayed there in recent years, the yield on your savings may ...
VIEWPOINTS Gay parenting - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - "What about our life is quintessentially gay?" I asked my partner this morning. I haven't been an active part of ...
Sizing up Cellular Intelligence Luxury MedSpa - Special to the online edition of Windy City Times - While I have been to several spas, it's safe to say that I haven't been at a place like Cellular ...
Housing rights and sexual orientation - Part of a series - Q. My partner and I tried to rent an apartment together on the northwest side of Chicago. When we went ...
Gay man part of Israel's tourism push, will receive award - SPECIAL ON ISRAEL - Russell Lord went on a summer trip in 1981 from his native New York to Europe and Israel—and never went ...
Chicago filmmaker working in Jerusalem - SPECIAL ON ISRAEL - JERUSALEM—Filmmaker Ronit Bezalel of Chicago spent two months here this year, visiting family that lives here and volunteering at the ...
T in the Life: Karen Elizabeth McReady - Identifies as: A pansexual, transsexual woman. Pronouns: She, her, hers Neighborhood: Edison Park Life's work: "I have always been ...
Running the Jerusalem Marathon - JERUSALEM—Running through 3,000 years of history isn't just the slogan of the Jerusalem Marathon—it's fact. However, it also seemed as ...
Bar is center of LGBT nightlife - SPECIAL ON ISRAEL - JERUSALEM—Monday nights here at Mikveh Bar are quite a drag—the drag show, that is. About 200 people cram the small ...
Lesbian couple starts LGBT congregation - SPECIAL ON ISRAEL - After five years together, lesbian partners Zehorit and Limor Sorek decided it was time to have a commitment ceremony. However, ...
Chicago helping push for LGBT tourism in Israel - SPECIAL ON ISRAEL - JERUSALEM—The push for LGBT tourism into Israel from North and South America comes, in part, from a straight, former Chicagoan ...
AllOut.org thanks Electronic Arts for 'Dark Side' inclusion - From a news release - San Francisco, CA - In the face of right-wing attacks by the Family Research Council, consumers and citizens around the ...






Copyright © 2016 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
the online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 



 

Barry's Bootcamp brings workouts to Chicago
 
PASSAGES Nancy Reiff, former Daley staffer, dies
 
World news: Trump's UK choice, Ukrainian Parliament, gay-dating app
 
CMSA Hall of Fame welcomes six in the class of 2016
 
In the Life: Betsy Ade
 
Windy City Times Current DownloadNightspots Current DownloadQueercast Current Download
Windy City Media Group BlogsJoin Our Email List!Donate Now








About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage



About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.

www.windycitymediagroup.com
[email protected]  •  [email protected]  •  [email protected]

Website Powered by LoveYourWebsite.com