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Legacy-Walk-to-unveil-Tchaikovsky

  Legacy Walk to unveil Tchaikovsky

CHICAGO—One of the immortal composers of classical music, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, will join the ranks of such LGBQ icons as Alan Turing and Sylvia Riversa with a biographical memorial in Chicago's award-winning outdoor LGBT History Museum's ...


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  Buffalo Grove girl plans for 2019 Pride Parade

A Buffalo Grove student has been working to bring a Pride parade to her Northwest suburban community. The idea came to 12-year-old Molly Pinta, who attends Twin Grove Middle School, after she attended the wedding of ...


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  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame restructuring, no event 2018

From a news release

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame has issued a statement on a restructuring happening at the 27-year-old organization. The Hall of Fame will be on hiatus for 2018 and is expected to return in 2019. The ...


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  WCT looking for stories from 1968

Windy City Tines plans to examine what happened precisely 50 years ago—in 1968—and is looking for stories from LGBT individuals who were in Chicago at that time to shed light on what the climate was during ...


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  Legacy Walk to unveil Tchaikovsky exhibit Oct. 13

From a Legacy Project news release

CHICAGO—One of the immortal composers of classical music, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, will join the ranks of such LGBQ icons as Alan Turing and Sylvia Riversa with a biographical memorial in Chicago's award-winning outdoor LGBT History Museum's ...


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  Chicagoan Bernard Cherkasov among Carnegie Corporation immigrant awardees

The Carnegie Corporation of New York has named its 2018 Great Immigrant Award recipients—with Bernard Cherkasov among them. Cherkasov ( who is from Azerbaijan ) is a former CEO of Equality Illinois, and is the current ...


National-LGBT-Media-Association-Announces-2018-Ad-POP-Awards

  National LGBT Media Association Announces 2018 Ad POP Awards

From a press release

The National LGBT Media Association ( NGMA ) has announced its third annual Ad POP award winners, including Illinois Office of Tourism and many top corporate brand names. NGMA member papers have each selected one top ...


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  PrideIndex celebrates 11th Annual Esteem Awards

by Ashley Collins

On June 30 ( during Windy City Black Pride Week ), about 50 local residents, family and friends of the LGBTQ community and honorees celebrated the 11th annual Esteem Awards ceremony at Boystown nightspot Sidetrack. PrideIndex—a ...


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  Legacy Project head talks LGBT history

Legacy Project Executive Director Victor Salvo spoke about his organization's work at a Pride month gathering for LGBT professionals held June 28 at the Marriott Residence Inn in downtown Chicago. Out & Equal Chicagoland, Marriott International ...


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  PrideIndex.com's Esteem Awards June 30

PrideIndex.com announced the seven organizations and 12 individuals that have been selected to be honored at the 11th Annual Esteem Awards. This year's cocktail reception will take place Saturday, June 30, at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted ...


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  City to pursue landmark status for Legacy Walk

On June 22, as Chicago's Pride weekend kicked off, city officials announced that they'd be pursuing landmark states for the Legacy Walk in Boystown. "The Legacy Walk is not only a historically significant legacy of the ...


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  Attorney General Lisa Madigan honored by fellow Attorneys General

From a news release

Chicago — Attorney General Lisa Madigan received the prestigious Kelley-Wyman award Thursday from attorneys general across the country. The Kelley-Wyman Award is presented by the National Association of Attorneys General ( NAAG ) to an attorney ...


30-Under-30-to-be-honored-June-20-in-19th-annual-award-ceremony

  30 Under 30 to be honored June 20 in 19th annual award ceremony

June 20, Polo Cafe, 3322 S. Morgan St. Reception: 5:30pm. Program: 6-7:30pm. Admission: Free Windy City Times is proud to welcome co-sponsors AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Chicago House, Center on Halsted, Howard Brown Health and Polo ...


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  Windy City Times 30 Under 30 Awards held in Bridgeport

The 19th annual Windy City Times 30 Under 30 Awards were held June 20 at Polo Cafe in Bridgeport. A diverse group of people from 18 to 30 were honored for their activism, cultural work, entrepreneurship, ...


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  'Speak Truth' through June 24

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center will present the Midwest debut of "Speak Truth to Power," a major touring exhibition based on the book, Speak Truth to Power: Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World, ...


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  City hosts LGBTQ Veterans Salute

Videos below

The City of Chicago hosted its annual LGBTQ Veterans Salute June 13, 2018 inside Daley Center. Keynote speaker for the event was Vanessa Sheridan, USAF, a transgender veteran who is Center on Halsted's director of transgender ...


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  LGBT advancements, challenges discussed at Holocaust Museum

Special to the online edition of Windy City Times

Several prominent LGBT activists gathered at Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie on June 10 for a discussion of LGBT rights. The session—which activist Lora Branch moderated—featured Channyn Lynne Parker, manager of youth drop-in ...


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  Siskel to honor Ethan Hawke on June 7

The Gene Siskel Film Center ( GSFC ) of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago will honor Academy Award, Golden Globe, SAG and Tony Award nominee Ethan Hawke on Thursday, June 7, at the ...


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  Chi-Town Squares marks 30 years with party, award ceremony

Chicago's LGBTQ square dancing club, Chi-Town Squares, recently celebrated its 30th anniversary with a party and pot-luck dinner, "Take Pride," May 12 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in Andersonville. The club began when Jerry Cohen and Ron ...


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  Equality Illinois Pride Brunch to honor two LGBTQ advocates

From a news release

CHICAGO—Two Illinois activists are 2018 Equality Illinois Community Pride Honorees for their strong, ongoing leadership on LGBTQ issues, Equality Illinois announced Friday. Nicole Bashor, who spearheads support for political candidates in Illinois who back pro-LGBTQ policies, ...


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  LGBTQ veterans of AVER, Lakeside Pride Freedom Marching Band join Memorial Day Parade

The rainbow flag, along with the American flag and those representing the various military service branches, was prominent in an early position in Chicago's 2018 Memorial Day parade on Saturday, May 26. The American Veterans for ...


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  Chicago street renamed in honor of Chuck Renslow

Dozens of community members gathered just outside Full Kit Gear, 5021 N. Clark St., the afternoon of May 19 as a portion of Clark Street was renamed in honor of gay businessman Chuck Renslow, who passed ...


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  Chuck Renslow street dedication May 19

A portion of Clark Street near some of the many businesses owned by gay activist Chuck Renslow will be given an honorary dedication in his name Saturday, May 19, 4 p.m., 5025 N. Clark. The City ...


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  29th annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York includes groundbreaking speeches

Videos below. From a press release

New York, NY, Monday, May 7, 2018 — GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, honored Ava DuVernay, Samira Wiley, and outstanding LGBTQ images in film and television at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards ...


Jeanne-Thornton-Mecca-J-Sullivan-earn-Markowitz-Award-for-Emerging-LGBTQ-Writers

  Jeanne Thornton, Mecca J. Sullivan earn Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers

From a Lambda Literary press release

Los Angeles, CA - Lambda Literary, the nation's leading national nonprofit organization promoting LGBTQ literature, is pleased to announce that Jeanne Thornton and Mecca Jamilah Sullivan have been named winners of the 2018 Judith A. Markowitz ...


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  11th Annual Esteem Awards to honor Chicagoans

Chicago, April 24, 2018 — PrideIndex.com has announced the seven organizations and 12 individuals that have been selected to be honored at the 11th Annual Esteem Awards. The honorees were selected by a committee of past ...


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  Ms. Gloria Carter to accept GLAAD Media Awards honors for son JAY-Z

From a press release

New York, NY — GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that Ms. Gloria Carter will accept the Special Recognition Award onstage at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York at ...


Local-historian-discusses-Belmont-Rocks-LGBTQ-history-at-forum

  Local historian discusses Belmont Rocks' LGBTQ history at forum

Author, scholar and historian Owen Keehnen discussed "Preserving Us: Documenting Life at the Belmont Rocks" April 19 at Columbia College. Columbia College's Department of Humanities, History and Social Sciences sponsored the event, which Humanities and Cultural ...


Gay-Is-Good-exhibit-opens-at-Gerber-Hart

  'Gay Is Good' exhibit opens at Gerber/Hart

Extended for the online edition of Windy City Times

To the curators' delighted surprise, over 100 people packed the Atrium at the Gerber/Hart Library, 6500 N. Clark St, for the April 21 opening of the "Gay is Good" exhibit. ( Perhaps it had something to ...


Centers-Human-First-gala-April-21

  Center's 'Human First' gala April 21

Center on Halsted's annual "Human First" gala will take place Saturday, April 21, that Grammy-Winning music legend Jody Watley is scheduled to perform live at the Center's gala on Saturday, April 21, at The Geraghty, 2520 ...


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  LGBT journalist Ronan Farrow wins Pulitzer

Journalist Ronan Farrow—who recently came out as a member of the LGBT community at the Point Foundation event Point Honors New York—was among those who have been announced as Pulitzer Prize winners. Farrow, as well as ...


30-Under-30-Award-nominations-due-April-13

  30 Under 30 Award nominations due April 13

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 pace Wed, June 20. There will be a 5:30 ...


MLKs-assassination-reminds-nation-of-gun-violence

  MLK's assassination reminds nation of gun violence

The 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination is, sadly, a searing reminder of unaddressed gun violence in the United States. And, because gun violence has gone unaddressed for half a century, ...


25-million-raised-at-Holocaust-museum-dinner

  $2.5 million raised at Holocaust museum dinner

The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center recently hosted its signature event: the annual Humanitarian Awards Dinner. More than $2.5 million was raised to support the educational mission of the Museum. Former Great Britain/Northern Ireland Prime ...


Lambda-Legals-Bon-Foster-on-April-19

  Lambda Legal's Bon Foster on April 19

Lambda Legal will hold its annual Bon Foster event on Thursday, April 19, 6-10 p.m., at Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan St. The Bon Foster Celebration is named in honor of the man whose legacy was ...


Addie-Wyatt-to-mark-50th-anniv-of-MLK-assassination

  Addie Wyatt to mark 50th anniv. of MLK assassination

The Addie Wyatt Center for Nonviolence Training ( AWC ) will host "Songs of the Chicago Freedom Movement: A Concert Remix" on Wed., April 4, at 7 p.m. at The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave. ...


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  Human First Gala to honor leaders advancing LGBTQ community, Jody Watley to perform

From a press release

CHICAGO, IL ( April 03, 2018 ) — Center on Halsted is proud to announce that Grammy-Winning music legend Jody Watley is scheduled to perform live at the Center's gala on Saturday, April 21, 2018. IT ...


Samira-Wiley-to-be-honored-for-LGBTQ-Advocacy-at-GLAAD-Media-Awards-in-New-York

  Samira Wiley to be honored for LGBTQ Advocacy at GLAAD Media Awards in New York

From a GLAAD press release

New York, NY — GLAAD, the world's largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that Emmy nominee Samira Wiley will be honored at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York at the New York ...


Cecile-Richards-Tarana-Burke-Dreamers-to-Receive-Civil-and-Human-Rights-Communitys-Highest-Honor

  Cecile Richards, Tarana Burke, Dreamers to Receive Civil and Human Rights Community's Highest Honor

From a news release

WASHINGTON — The past year has marked a pivotal point in America's civil rights history, with women's rights, racial justice, and immigration occupying the center of pitched battles to protect the victories of the past and ...


-NATIONAL-Pre-teen-suicide-drag-queen-situation-Truth-Awards-Stormy-Daniels

  NATIONAL Pre-teen suicide, drag-queen situation, Truth Awards, Stormy Daniels

Special to the online edition of Windy City Times

A 12-year-old bisexual boy in Mississippi committed suicide after allegedly being bullied for coming out, Gay Star News reported. Andrew Leach was found dead March 6 at the family home after death by hanging. However, his ...


Japanese-American-Organizations-Launch-Oral-History-Project

  Japanese American Organizations Launch Oral History Project

From a press release

The Japanese American Service Committee ( JASC ) and the Chicago Japanese American Historical Society ( CJAHS ) have announced the launch of Untold Stories, an oral history project that documents experiences of Japanese Americans during ...


Truth-Awards-honor-African-Americans-in-the-LGBTQ-community-in-LA

  Truth Awards honor African Americans in the LGBTQ community in LA

LOS ANGELES — In the spirit of awards season, African Americans in the LGBTQ community took their bows and trophies at the fourth annual Truth Awards. The Truth Awards was held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 ...


Point-Foundation-hosts-networking-event-at-Salero

  Point Foundation hosts networking event at Salero

Approximately 80 people attended Point's 2018 Chicago Cornerstone Society Reception at Salero restaurant on March 8. Point board members Alexia Ward and Pete Subkoviak ( also an alum ) welcomed everyone and host committee member Kenn ...


-Legacy-Live-Series-March-26-with-Haifa-House

  Legacy Live Series March 26 with Haifa House

The Legacy Project and Center on Halsted present another in its Legacy LIVE Series of programs exploring how history is a living part of our daily lives. The program is Monday, March 26, 6:30 p.m., Center ...


Lambda-Legal-honors-Judge-Patricia-Logue

  Lambda Legal honors Judge Patricia Logue

In advance of the April 19 annual Lambda Legal Bon Foster Awards, the organization hosted a reception for Bon Foster Liberty Award honoree Judge Patricia M. Logue featuring top national attorneys in the fight for LGBT ...


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  30 Under 30 Awards to honor young LGBT individuals, nominations sought

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 pace Wed, June 20. There will be a 5:30 ...


Black-History-Month-event-honors-local-LGBTQA-luminaries

  Black History Month event honors local LGBTQA luminaries

The Chicago Department of Public Health and the Chicago Black Gay Men's Caucus hosted a Chicago LGBTQA Black history recognitions and awards event honoring luminaries in the community Feb. 23 at the South Side Community Art ...


CBA-to-honor-Lori-Lightfoot-Feb-28

  CBA to honor Lori Lightfoot Feb. 28

Lori E. Lightfoot, of Mayer Brown LLP, and Larry R. Rogers Jr., of Power Rogers & Smith, will be honored with the Chicago Bar Association's ( CBA's ) Earl B. Dickerson Award on Wed., Feb. 28, ...


Clarence-Darrow-Symposium-to-mark-80-years-since-Darrows-death-March-13

  Clarence Darrow Symposium to mark 80 years since Darrow's death March 13

From a press release

Tuesday, March 13, the Clarence Darrow Commemorative Committee marks two contributions by famed "attorney for the damned" Clarence Darrow: marking the 80th anniversary of the death of Darrow—the question "How does Darrow's work and legacy influence ...


-Clarence-Darrow-Symposium-Marks-80-Years-Since-Darrows-Death-March-13

  Clarence Darrow Symposium Marks 80 Years Since Darrow's Death March 13

Tuesday, March 13, the Clarence Darrow Commemorative Committee marks two contributions by famed "attorney for the damned" Clarence Darrow: marking the 80th anniversary of the death of Darrow—the question "How does Darrow's work and legacy influence ...


Holocaust-museum-official-on-making-a-difference

  Holocaust museum official on making a difference

For Matthew Sackel, who manages the education team at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center in Skokie, the most important aspect of his job is that young visitors come away with the message that one ...


Woodward-Bernstein-event-Feb-8-at-NEIU

  Woodward/Bernstein event Feb. 8 at NEIU

Journalism icons and authors Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein will participate in a conversation about current events as Northeastern Illinois University presents the third installment of the Daniel L. Goodwin Distinguished Lecture Series at 3701 W. ...


Courageous-Conversations-Activism-Then-Now-at-DuSable-Museum-Feb-21-2018

  Courageous Conversations, Activism Then & Now, at DuSable Museum Feb. 21, 2018

From a press release

Courageous Conversations: Activism Then & Now, an intergenerational panel discussion about the history of Black LGBTQ activism, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 6 p.m. tp 8p.m. at the DuSable Museum of African-American History, ...


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  My True Colors announces champions of social justice, LGBTQIA+ rights and arts

From a press release

NEW YORK, New York, Tuesday, February 5, 2018—My True Colors Festival, an annual multidisciplinary arts event for and by underserved lesbian, gay, transgender, questioning, intersex, asexual plus ( LGBTQIA+ ) storytellers, announced today the winners of ...


Black-Lives-Matter-Global-Network-dedicates-Black-Futures-month-to-Erica-Garner

  Black Lives Matter Global Network dedicates Black Futures month to Erica Garner

From a press release

Washington, D.C. — Black Lives Matter Global Network will dedicate 2018 Black Futures Month to the legacy of activist Erica Garner in the wake of her untimely death late last year, and the future of Black ...


Chichester-receives-Damski-award

  Chichester receives Damski award

Local LGBT-rights activist Gary Chichester has been named as the recipient of the 2018 Jon-Henri Damski Award. Damski was an weekly columnist, poet and community activist who died in 1997 at age 60. Among other things, ...


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  Hundreds attend annual Affinity Burning Bowl

Founding National Director of the Black Youth Project ( BYP100 ) Charlene Carruthers gave the keynote address at Affinity Community Services' annual kick-off event, Burning Bowl: Re-Imagining Tomorrow: Serving Our Communities Future, Jan. 13 at Morgan ...


-Commissioner-Bridget-Gainer-honors-Equality-Illinois-

  Commissioner Bridget Gainer honors Equality Illinois

From a press release

Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer honored Equality Illinois at this month's Cook County Board Meeting on Jan. 9, 2018. Gainer invited Equality Illinois CEO Brian Johnson and staff member Elise Malary to receive an official resolution ...


Chicago-cultural-scene-opens-gates-for-Museum-Week-2018

  Chicago cultural scene opens gates for Museum Week 2018

From a press release

CHICAGO — Dec. 21, 2017 — Chicago's world-famous winters can make it difficult to comfortably discover the city, but that doesn't mean the fun has to go into hibernation. In fact, January is an ideal time ...


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  Leather Archives & Museum welcomes new executive director

Starting 2018 with a fresh start, Gary Wasdin steps in as executive director for the Leather Archives and Museum ( LA&M ) this month. Wasdin was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, where he developed a ...


Centers-Torres-receives-Allstate-scholarship

  Center's Torres receives Allstate scholarship

Hector Torres, chief program officer at Center on Halsted, will join 30 other nonprofit leaders from across the country to participate in the Allstate Foundation Greater Good Nonprofit Leadership program. Now in its fourth year, the ...


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  Showbiz news: Oprah, Jim Parsons, Morrissey, Kristin Chenoweth

Special to the online edition of Windy City Times

Oprah Winfrey is the next luminary who will receive the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Cecil B. DeMille Award, TheWrap noted. Presented annually at the Golden Globes ceremony, the prize recognizes "a talented individual who has made ...


LGBTQ-figures-part-of-new-Marshall-mural

  LGBTQ figures part of new Marshall mural

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand for the dedication of a mural recognizing 20 women notable for contributions to the Chicago Arts. Designed by internationally renowned artist and MacArthur Fellow Kerry James Marshall, the 132-foot ...


Heels-Hardhats-becomes-force-in-state-construction-industry

  Heels & Hardhats becomes force in state construction industry

Jackie and Cyndi Richter, a same-sex couple, founded Heels & Hardhats in 2010 to fulfill their dream of having equality for women and LGBT people in the construction trades. Two years later, Jackie became the first ...


Center-on-Halsted-hosts-annual-TDOR-event

  Center on Halsted hosts annual TDOR event

Community members came close to filling Center on Halsted's Hoover-Leppen Theater on Nov. 20 for an observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance ( TDOR ). The Center's Director of Trans Relations and Community Engagement, Vanessa ...


WBEZs-Podcast-Passport-goes-queer-with-Nancy

  WBEZ's Podcast Passport goes queer with 'Nancy'

Nancy, the LGBTQ-focused podcast from WNYC that debuted earlier this year, isn't just operating with only one community in mind. Co-hosts Kathy Tu and Tobin Low, both Asian-American, wanted to create space for voices that don't ...


ZooLights-through-Jan-7-2018

  'ZooLights' through Jan. 7, 2018

Lincoln Park Zoo's 23rd annual ZooLights Presented by ComEd and PowerShares QQQ by Invesco returns Nov. 24, and it will run through Jan. 7, 2018. In addition to the ongoing public displays, guests can attend several ...


The-Reindeer-Conundrum-Part-Five

  The Reindeer Conundrum Part Five

The Reindeer Conundrum written by Mark Zubro and illlustrated by W.S. Reed is a Christmas story with a message from the very heart of the holiday. It appears in the anthology Shifting Through the Snow from ...


ALMA-recognizes-recent-award-winners

  ALMA recognizes recent award winners

Special to the online edition of Windy City Times

The Association for Latino/a Motivating Action, or shortened as ALMA, honored LatinX inductees of the LGBT Hall of Fame and 30 Under 30 award winners from this past June at Zebraz 18, the newly renovated restaurant ...


Hall-of-Fame-induction-strikes-joyous-notes

  Hall of Fame induction strikes joyous notes

Video by CAN TV below

The overall mood of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame's Nov. 8 ceremony honoring its 2017 inductees was markedly different from the tone at the 2016 ceremony, noted Chicago Commission on Human Relations Commissioner Mona Noriega. ...


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  Professor/writer Danny Cohen featured at Holocaust museum event

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ( USHMM ) Midwest regional office hosted a talk featuring Northwestern University and Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies professor, Unsilence founder, human rights artist and novelist Danny ...


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  ALMA honorary event Nov. 9

The Association of Latinos/as Motivating Action ( ALMA ) will celebrate this year's Latinx LGBTQ Hall of Fame inductees and 30 Under 30 honorees Thursday, Nov. 9, 6-9 p.m., at Zebraz 18, 1104 W. 18th St. ...


LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-inductees-to-be-honored-Nov-8

  LGBT Hall of Fame inductees to be honored Nov. 8

Nine individuals, three organizations and two friends of the community have been selected for 2017 induction into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, the organization which honors and celebrates notable members of Chicago's LGBT communities. The ...


Cleve-Jones-speaks-on-preserving-LGBT-neighborhoods-politics

  Cleve Jones speaks on preserving LGBT-neighborhoods, politics

Longtime LGBT-rights advocate Cleve Jones was asked during a Nov. 6 appearance at Sidetrack bar what set him on his course to be an activist. Jones replied that two events had the most profound impacts on ...


Chicago-LGBT-Hall-of-Fame-inductees-to-be-honored-Nov-8

  Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame inductees to be honored Nov. 8

Nine individuals, three organizations and two friends of the community have been selected for 2017 induction into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, the organization which honors and celebrates notable members of Chicago's LGBT communities. The ...







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