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LGBTQ-performers-and-stories-among-2020-Emmy-nominations

  LGBTQ performers and stories among 2020 Emmy nominations

Streaming services and cable networks were well-represented among the Television Academy's 2020 Emmy nominations, which were announced July 28. Netflix led the pack with 160 nominations, followed by HBO, which had 107. LGBTQ programming and creative ...


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  GLAAD unveils inaugural 20 Under 20 list

GLAAD revealed its inaugural Rising Stars 20 Under 20 list. The list spotlights 20 young LGBTQ people, ages 20 and younger, who are accelerating acceptance of LGBTQ people while shaping the future of media and activism. ...


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  Memories of Pride

We asked our readers to share some of their favorite Pride memories from years past. Enjoy our shared history! I never missed a parade and had the feet and stamina to be in heels all day ...


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  Leaders in LGBTQ history documentation, interpretation, outreach create fact sheet

NEW YORK, NY — Tuesday, June 23, 2020 — The Stonewall 50 Consortium, Making Gay History, NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project, New York Public Library, GLSEN, National Parks Conservation Association, and the ONE Archives Foundation announce ...


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  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame selection committee to meet

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced earlier this year that it would resume inducting new members. After putting out a call to the community for nominations it now has a ...


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  On Memorial Day, LGBT monuments honor those who have died

Memorial Day is a time to honor military personnel who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery—located in Elwood, Illinois—is the site of the first ...


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  NCLR honors SF 49ers Offensive Assistant Coach Katie Sowers, comedian Gina Yashere

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — The National Center of Lesbian Rights ( NCLR ) today announced that they will be honoring San Francisco 49ers Offensive Assistant Coach Katie Sowers with their Trailblazer Award, presented by pro-athlete and ...


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  Ida B. Wells, two Black gay men win Pulitzer Prizes

Ida B. Wells ( 1862-1931 )—a Chicago investigative journalist, educator and an early leader in the civil rights movement—received a special citation when the 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced May 4, according to the awards's ...


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  Professor receives honor named after local LGBTQ historian

Caroline Radesky, visiting assistant professor in the University of Iowa Department of History, received the Organization of American Historians' 2020 John D'Emilio LGBTQ History Dissertation Award, the university noted. The award is given annually for the ...


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  30 Under 30 Awards moved to October

Windy City Times' annual 30 Under 30 Awards—usually held in June—will be moved to October ( LGBT History Month ) this year. The ceremony was originally scheduled to take place Wed., June 24, at Polo Cafe. ...


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  Local attorneys among those receiving LGBT Bar honors

The National LGBT Bar Association ( LGBT Bar ) announced 2020's Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40—and several Chicagoans have been included. Among the Chicagoans recognized this year are: —Kara Ingelhart, a staff attorney at Lambda Legal ...


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  Man behind memorial crosses diagnosed with terminal cancer

Greg Zanis—the Aurora man who has built more than 27,000 white crosses to commemorate victims of gun violence—has been diagnosed with bladder cancer, The Chicago Tribune reported. Also, despite surgery to remove the tumor, the disease ...


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  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame postpones upcoming events

Due to COVID-19-related concerns, the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announced that it has postponed three planned events—the meeting of its Selection Committee, slated for Saturday, March 21; its Bowlathon Fundraiser at Waveland Bowl on Saturday, ...


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  LGBT Hall of Fame bowling fundraiser on April 4 UPDATE

Update: This event has been postponed. The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced that it will hold its annual fundraising event—the Dick Uyvari Memorial Celebrity Bowl—Saturday, April 4, at Waveland Bowl, ...


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  LGBT Hall of Fame seeks selection committee members

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced earlier this year that it will resume inducting new members. After putting out a call to the community for nominations, it now has a ...


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  Leather64TEN Presents Kurt Allen Outstanding Community Service Award 2020

On Saturday, March 14, Leather64TEN will present the very first Kurt Allen Outstanding Community Service Award to Gerald "Daddy G" Cernak. The event will take place 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Jackhammer Bar, 6406 N. Clark St. ...


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  Darrow ceremony, symposium to mark 125th anniversary of speech on social justice

CHICAGO — With its mission of bringing the spirit of famed attorney and social justice advocate Clarence Darrow to bear on contemporary issues, this year's Darrow commemoration and symposium will focus on the Right of Revolution ...


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  SHOWBIZ Disney first, queer band, awards events, Aretha, 'Drag Race'

Months after The Rise of Skywalker featured the first same-sex kiss in the Star Wars galaxy, the new animated film Onward introduces the first self-identified lesbian character into the Disney-Pixar universe, Yahoo! noted. Her name is ...


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  Yarbrough officiates special Valentine's Day wedding

On Valentine's Day, Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough officiated the wedding of Bronzeville couple Ivan Bujan, 34, and Charles Long, 40, in the Cook County Clerk's Vital Records Bureau office downtown. Their marriage date fells on ...


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  30 Under 30 Awards to be held June 24

Windy City Times will again mark Pride Month with its annual 30 Under 30 Awards. The ceremony will take pace Wed, June 24. There will be a 5:30 p.m. reception, with the program being 6-7:30 p.m. ...


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  'Parasite,' Zellweger, Elton among Oscar winners

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences distributed the 2020 Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Feb. 9. The South Korean thriller Parasite was surely the most notable winner for the evening, winning ...


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  Public Health Institute names award after justice warrior Mary F. Morten

Chicago, IL - In a surprise move during the January 26, 2020 reception to celebrate the union between Illinois Safe Schools Alliance ( the Alliance ) and Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago ( PHIMC ), ...


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  OPALGA+ reflects on group's early years at gallery discussion

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Oak Park Area Lesbian & Gay Association + ( OPALGA+ ), the co-founders/authors of a new limited-edition book— The Oak Park Lesbian and Gay Association: Stories From the History-Making First ...


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  Former WCT 30 Under 30 honoree among Golden Apple finalists

On Jan. 23, Golden Apple—an Illinois nonprofit committed to preparing, honoring and supporting great educators who advance educational opportunities for students—announced the 2020 finalists for the prestigious Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Thirty educators ...


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  Equality Illinois to honor Baim, Rainbow Cafe LGBT Youth Center at gala

Equality Illinois will present its annual gala on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., starting at 6 p.m. The organization will honor Tracy Baim—former publisher of Windy City Times and current ...


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  Actors honor their own at 2019 SAG Awards

The acclaimed South Korean thriller Parasite won the Screen Actors Guild's ( SAG ) Award for outstanding performance by a motion picture cast the evening of Jan. 19, the first time that peer honor has been ...


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  Honorees named for Impact Awards

The honorees have been named for the Chicago Foundation for Women's 2020 Impact Awards, which celebrate the people that are working to make a better future for women and girls in our region a reality. —Founders ...


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  Oscar nominations out, with favorites and surprises

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its 2019 Oscar nominations Jan. 13. As widely expected by commentators, films with multiple nominations included critics' favorites such as The Irishman, 1917 and Marriage Story. Joker, ...


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  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame kicks off 30th year, seeks nominees, sets ceremony

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced today announced earlier this year that it will resume inducting new members. The deadline for nominations has been extended until February 15, 2020. Nominations ...


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  Screen queens, best and worst TV of 2019

The television entertainment landscape continued to evolve and grow in 2019, with Disney+ and Apple TV+ both making their debuts. Hopefully, the lists below will give TV watchers a way to separate the good, the bad ...


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  LGBT films and personnel among Golden Globe nominees

The 2019-2020 awards season kicked into full gear with the Dec. 9 announcement of this years Golden Globe nominees, and numerous LGBT-themed films and television shows, as well as LGBT personnel, were among those recognized by ...


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  ABA names Stonewall Award honorees for legal profession's LGBT advancements

CHICAGO, Nov. 25, 2019 — Three longstanding LGBT legal activists will be honored by the American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with its eighth annual Stonewall Award during a ceremony on Feb. ...


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  LGBTQ veterans observe Veterans Day with 27th annual dinner

Tatyana Moaton, a former U.S. Army intelligence analyst, was keynote speaker at the The American Veterans for Equal Rights ( AVER ) Chicago Chapter's 27th annual LGBTQ Veterans Day Dinner held at Ann Sathers on Belmont. ...


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  Sheridan speaks on trans military members

Center on Halsted Director of Gender Equity and Inclusion Vanessa Sheridan led the Center's 2019 salute to transgender service members, veterans and their families on Nov. 6. The salute has been an annual event at the ...


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  State treasurer commemorates LGBT History Month

Illinois state Treasurer Michael Frerichs marked LGBT History Month on Oct. 16 with a ceremony in the rotunda of the James R. Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. In the opening moments of the ceremony, Frerichs remarked ...


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  Events planned around LGBTQ veterans and Veterans Day

The American Veterans for Equal Rights ( AVER ) Chicago Chapter will hold its annual LGBTQ Veterans Day Dinner Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m.at Ann Sather Restaurant at 909 W Belmont Ave Chicago. The dinner speaker ...


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  On 10th anniversary of law, Matthew Shepard's parents Challenge Barr, DOJ

Washington DC — On Wednesday, October 16th at the Department of Justice commemorative event to mark the historic 10-year anniversary of the signing of the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, the ...


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  Legacy Project hosts '[un]Gala'

Supporters of Chicago's Legacy Project gathered Oct. 10 to pay tribute to key volunteers who've contributed to its organizational success. The event—" LANDMARK: The Legacy Project [un]Gala"—was held at the Chez event space, 247 E. Ontario ...


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  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame calls for 2019 nominees, announces ceremony date

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced today that it will resume inducting new members. The ceremony for inductees will be held on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at the Chicago History ...


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  Porter among those striking a pose at 2019 Emmys

Pose's Billy Porter made history the evening of Sept. 22 when he became the first openly gay Black actor to win the Emmy for the best lead actor in a dramatic series. Porter has rarely failed ...


Gay-Korean-war-era-veteran-honored-by-Chicago-Cubs

  Gay Korean war era veteran honored by Chicago Cubs

Jim Darby, Korean War veteran and the founder of the Chicago chapter of the American Veterans for Equal Rights ( originally named Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Veterans of America ) was honored for his service on Aug. ...


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  'Out at Wrigley'set for Aug. 25

The 19th annual "Out at Wrigley" will take place Sunday, Aug. 25, at Wrigley Field. This year, the Cubs take on the Washington Nationals at 1:20 p.m. after the campaign's winning national anthem singer sings the ...


Rothaus-Swisher-Vincenz-named-to-LGBTQ-Journalists-Hall-of-Fame

  Rothaus, Swisher, Vincenz named to LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists announced that longtime Miami Herald reporter Steve Rothaus, Recode co-founder Kara Swisher and LGBTQ pioneer Lilli Vincenz are the 2019 inductees in the LGBTQ Journalists Hall ...


Equality-Illinois-to-honor-Foxx-and-Flores-at-Fahrenheit

  Equality Illinois to honor Foxx and Flores at Fahrenheit

CHICAGO, IL- Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx and Illinois Deputy Governor Sol Flores will be honored for their long-time dedication and leadership in making the lives of LGBTQ Illinoisans better on Friday, August 23, at ...


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  Mills, Logue among ACS honorees

Attorney and activist Alan Mills was among those honored July 24 at the 2019 Legal Legends Luncheon of the Chicago Lawyers Chapter of the American Constitution Society. Mills, who is executive director of the Uptown People's ...


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  Crain's honors notable LGBTQ executives

Crain's Chicago Business has published a second annual Notable LGBTQ Executives with 84 Cbhicago area leaders in the business and nonprofit world. Included are: James Alexander, Co-trustee, Elizabeth Morse Genius Charitable Trust, Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust ...


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  Intuit chosen by American Alliance of Museums for "Facing Change: Advancing Museum Board Diversity & Inclusion"

ARLINGTON, VA — Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art has been selected by the American Alliance of Museums ( AAM ) to participate in "Facing Change: Advancing Museum Board Diversity & Inclusion." This unprecedented ...


Rainbow-pylons-become-city-landmarks

  Rainbow pylons become city landmarks

The rainbow pylons dotting the Halsted Street landscape —and are the basis of the Legacy Walk outdoor museum—are officially city landmarks. The City Council approved a recommendation July 24 that the pylons be given landmark status. ...


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  Adler Planetarium Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Adler Planetarium Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing with Three Days of Special Programming this Thursday-Saturday WHAT: The Adler Planetarium is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon ...


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  'Stonewall' exhibit extended through Aug. 10

"About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art"—being shown at Wrightwood 659, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave.—has been extended through Saturday, Aug. 10. A first-of-its-kind exhibition, "About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art" surveys a global ...


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  PRIDE 2019 Esteem Awards honor local, national Black LGBTQ communities

The 12th Annual Esteem Awards paid tribute to 11 individuals and organizations Sunday for their contributions to the LGBTQ community. Held in conjunction with the Lighthouse Church of Chicago's Black Gay Pride Worship service on July ...


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  Teen performer talks Jimmys, being on Broadway

By Joshua Irvine

He was standing on an escalator in the lobby of a Times Square theater when the magnitude of what Jacob Simon was experiencing hit him. "It was surreal," Simon said. "I was, like, 'Wow, we're in ...


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  Two Frank Lloyd Wright Trust Sites get World Heritage Desnignation

CHICAGO, IL ( July 8, 2019 ) — The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust is proud to announce that the Frederick C. Robie House ( 1908-1910 ) and Unity Temple ( 1905-08 ), both architectural masterpieces designed ...


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  LGBTQ architects featured at Pride Month event

The national and local LGBTQ architect community celebrated Pride Month with a historical panel hosted by the national chapter of the American Institute of Architects ( AIA ) and AIA Chicago's LGBTQIA+ alliance at Skidmore, Owings ...


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  Nadler, Haaland, Baldwin Honor Stonewall Uprising Ahead of Historic 50th Anniversary

Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler ( D-NY ) and Deb Haaland ( D-NM ), Vice Chairs of the Congressional Equality Caucus, along with U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin ( D-WI ), introduced a resolution recognizing ...


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  Generation Stonewall, the courage of generations

The journey to LGBTQ equality in Chicago—to the point where we have an openly lesbian mayor—was made possible by the courage of several generations of activists. Starting with postal worker Henry Gerber and the short-lived Society ...


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  Scholar/producer to receive new honor, speaks on life goals

Aymar Jean Christian, Ph.D., has dedicated his life to communicating with meaning. Now the scholar, producer, founder and writer/director is being recognized for his work with the first Leaders for a New Chicago award, courtesy of ...


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  Esteem Awards to take place July 7

PrideIndex.com's 12th annual Esteem Awards will take place Sunday, July 7, 1-3 p.m., at Lighthouse Church of Chicago, 2335 N. Orchard St. Three organizations and eight individuals will be honored. The honorees—selected by a committee of ...


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  MOVIES Jon Favreau honored as Robert Downey Jr. attends event

The Gene Siskel Film Center of the Art Institute of Chicago held a gala at the Four Seasons Chicago on June 15 called "Marvel, Movies, and More: Honoring Jon Favreau in Conversation with Robert Downey Jr." ...


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  Stonewall: A personal memoir

That night, standing in Stonewall, I could not have imagined what the next few hours would do to change the gay and lesbian community around the world. I doubt anyone else could have known. How could ...


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  30 Under 30 Awards to be held June 26

Windy City Times will again mark Pride Month with its annual 30 Under 30 Awards. The ceremony will take pace Wed, June 26. As in the past few years, the event will take place at Polo ...


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  'Hadestown' rules Tony Awards

Hadestown ( a take on an ancient Greek myth ) dominated the 73rd annual Tony Awards—winning eight categories ( out of 14 nominations ) on June 9 at Radio City Music Hall, including Best Musical and ...


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  Stonewall bartender headlines Legacy Project event at Sidetrack

The Legacy Project kicked off Pride month with a talk featuring Stonewall Inn bartender Tree Sequoia and LGBTQ historian and Legacy Project co-founder Owen Keehnen on June 5 at Sidetrack. This year marks the 50th anniversary ...


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  New York monument to honor trans activists Johnson and Rivera

New York — Today, Mayor de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced that the next She Built NYC monument will honor pioneering transgender activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, key leaders in the Stonewall ...


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  NATIONAL Murder suspect, intersex passport, GLSEN awards

In Tennessee, officials have made an arrest in the murder of Daniel Shields last July, NewsChannel5.com reported. Gerry Weatherby was charged with first-degree murder and especially aggravated kidnapping for the homicide of Shields, a bartender at ...


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  Legacy Project event June 5

The Legacy Project will kick off Pride Month on Wed., June 5, 7-8 p.m., at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St., with Stonewall veteran Tree Sequoia. According to an organizational press release, Sequoia has been tending bar ...


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  Legacy Project event with Stonewall Inn bartender June 5

The Legacy Project will kick off Pride Month on Wed., June 5, 7-8 p.m., at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted St., with Stonewall veteran Tree Sequoia. According to an organizational press release, Sequoia has been tending bar ...


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  Chicago's Boystown sports rainbow crosswalks

Chicago's Boystown neighborhood has added a little color, thanks to rainbow pride crosswalks. Initiated by the Northalsted Business Alliance, the rainbows will adorn 14 crosswalks on east-west streets parallel to Halsted from Melrose north to Bradley, ...


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  'Stonewall' exhibit talks, performances on May 22-25

Talks related to the Wrightwood 659 exhibit "About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art" will take place May 22-25 at the gallery, 659 W. Wrightwood Ave. The exhibit itself will run May 22-July 20. The ...


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  Chicago Pride Parade to commemorate Stonewall anniversary

The 2019 Chicago Pride Parade will be themed around "Stonewall 50: Millions of Moments of Pride," parade officials announced May 8. The parade kicks off at noon, on Sunday, June 30. "Historically, Pride Parades commemorate the ...


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  ART Jonathan David Katz on curating revolutionary 'Stonewall' exhibit

On Wed., May 22, Wrightwood 659 will launch "About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art"—a major new exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion. Jonathan David Katz, Ph.D.—who, in 2016, co-curated "Art AIDS ...


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  Legacy Walk one step closer to historic designation

The Legacy Walk Rainbow Pylon Streetscape in Boystown received a unanimous recommendation from the City's Landmarks Commission May 2 to grant the installation Historic Landmark status. Legacy Project Executive Director Victor Salvo said, "The designation of ...


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  Nominations sought for 30 Under 30 Awards

Windy City Times is seeking to recognize 30 more outstanding LGBT individuals ( and allies ) for its annual 30 Under 30 Awards. The ceremony will take place Wed., June 26. There will be a 5:30 ...


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  Pride events planned in Aurora, Buffalo Grove, Woodstock, Highwood, Joliet

Buffalo Grove Pride Parade happening June 2 The Buffalo Grove Pride Parade will take place Saturday, June 2, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. BG Pride is inviting any group or business that supports "love, acceptance and equality ...


Center-on-Halsteds-Human-First-gala-set-for-May-4

  Center on Halsted's 'Human First' gala set for May 4

Center on Halsted is hosting its annual signature event, the Human First Gala—which recognizes the contributions of individuals, businesses and other organizations to the LGBTQ community in Chicago—on Saturday, May 4, at The Geraghty, 2520 S. ...







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